Backend Engineer (Go)
Porter is a Platform as a Service that runs in the user's own cloud. We allow users to deploy applications to their own AWS/GCP accounts by simply pointing at the code they want to run and automate devops from CI/CD to autoscaling. Under the hood, Porter runs on Kubernetes but abstracts away its complexity from the end user.
We are growing fast, small but formidable, and are at one of the most exciting junctures a startup can be at with the state of our growth. We've grown 8x in ARR since the beginning of 2022 and are profitable as of Q3 2022. We are building out a founding team in NYC who can share this journey with us. (Remote is also OK depending on circumstances - see the end of this job post)
View the Porter GitHub repo
We are looking for a backend engineer who is a Go expert. Additional familiarity with the Kubernetes and Helm APIs is certainly preferred but not required.
You will be expected to push critical code on a daily basis, help to architect our backend, and also work on larger features that constantly expand the capabilities of the platform.
- Extend our API written in Go using native Kubernetes, Helm, and Docker client packages to be more reliable and scalable
- Improve the developer experience on Porter by adding capabilities to our
- Work on auxiliary services, such as our cluster and infrastructure provisioner, written 100% in Go
- Implement a custom k8s controller
- Raise the bar for code quality and our engineering culture
Who we're looking for:
For this role, we are not looking for a generalist. We want someone who can immediately bring their existing experience to the table - elevating the standard for code quality without sacrificing rapid iteration and flexibility. As is the case with most early-stage startups, you should be comfortable with regularly shifting priorities.
- Backend: Go, Kubernetes + Helm APIs
- Web: React, TypeScript
- Infrastructure: AWS, GCP
Porter is open source. You can view our entire codebase here.
Our team is currently based in NYC, but we are open to remote hiring for those who can guarantee overlap with our core working hours (Monday through Friday, 9am-5pm ET). If you're in New York City, we're happy to discuss specific working arrangements.
Interested? Email your resume to jobs at getporter.dev and let us know why you would be a great fit for this role.
Web: React (styled-components), TypeScript Backend: Go, Kubernetes and Helm APIs, Postgres, Redis Infrastructure: AWS, GCP