Senior DevOps Engineer

Posted Oct 22

Build the world's fastest Identity and Checkout products

Company Mission

Our mission is to make buying online faster, safer and easier for everyone. Fast Login and Fast Checkout enable a one-click sign-in and purchasing experience that makes it easier for people to buy and merchants to sell. The company’s products work on any browser, device or platform to deliver a consistent, stress-free purchasing experience. Fast is entirely consumer-focused and invests heavily in its users’ privacy and data security. Headquartered in San Francisco but open to a globally remote workforce, we are a founders-led, privately held company funded by Stripe, Index Ventures, Susa Ventures and other world-class investors.

We are committed to diversity and inclusion, and demonstrate our values through equitable pay, fantastic benefits, and access to all reasonable accommodations.

We are looking for a Senior Engineer that has worked on cloud infrastructure solutions to join our team. You will work closely with Fast software engineers & use your expertise in this space to identify improvements in our systems and to benefit their work. Come and join an amazing engineering team that is shaping a new, frictionless online purchasing experience, where you will have a voice in the architecture that will propel us forward.


  • Architect and deliver cloud infrastructure solutions in AWS and Kubernetes
  • Configure and leverage features in Cloudflare CDN
  • Contribute to ongoing maintenance and security related updates to our infrastructure
  • Use your deep experience in this problem space to identify and advocate for improvements to our systems
  • Scope and design features that may be executed on by other team members
  • Empower engineers on our product teams by listening to feedback, gathering ideas and identifying actionable improvements that will benefit their work
  • Effectively train and educate engineers on the operation and usage of features you are responsible for. For example by holding browbags and creating documentation.
  • Contribute to the team on-call rotation. This includes keeping alerts tuned to avoid non-actionable pages, writing runbooks and proposing changes to alerting/monitoring.


  • Experience with Terraform and understanding of Terraform API and features.
  • Advanced understanding of a wide range of cloud primitives and their usage. For example IAM concepts, load balancers, compute and storage
  • Working knowledge of security best practices in AWS
  • Expertise in Kubernetes including experience in a major roll in building and maintaining one large-scale Kubernetes project.
  • Have opinions on how to properly utilize and scale Kubernetes.
  • Knowledge of kubernetes configuration management tools like Heml and Kustomize.
  • Understanding of the interactions between applications and infrastructure
  • Proficient in bash


  • Experience with SQL and NoSQL databases for example we utilize DynamoDB and Redis
  • Istio experience
  • Have authored or contributed to OSS Terraform providers or modules
  • Interest in the other responsibilities the team covers and the tools they use. This includes CI/CD using Spinnaker, Bazel and Buildkite. Scripting in GoLang.

Benefits and Perks- Because People Matter

Comprehensive insurance (paid 99% by the company) with no deductible, and 10 dollar copays

Globally remote with flexible work schedules to fit your needs

Generous parental/family leave for all caregivers- available at any time within 12 months after the new family member joins you

401k with match up to 4%

Equity grant

People-focused PTO that you determine- time off is there when you want it, when you need it

Frequent inclusive events scheduled to allow everyone to express their voice (or dance skills)

Monthly exercise and internet stipends-and snacks