Director of Platform Engineering



51-200 employees

Employee engagement software reducing workforce turnover

Data & Analytics
Industrial & Manufacturing

Senior, Expert

Remote in USA + 1 more

Required Skills
Microsoft Azure
Development Operations (DevOps)
Google Cloud Platform
  • 5+ years experience in a people leadership role within software engineering or related field
  • 10+ years experience in software development
  • Strong technical expertise in cloud infrastructure (AWS, Azure, or GCP), DevOps practices, and containerization technologies (Docker, Kubernetes).
  • Experience with security best practices and tools, including identity and access management, encryption, and vulnerability management.
  • Demonstrated ability to recruit, build, and lead high-performing engineering teams.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to work effectively across departments and levels of the organization.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Passion for the WorkStep mission
  • Experience building enterprise SaaS is highly desired
  • Experience with early stage startups is preferred
  • Familiarity with compliance frameworks and privacy regulations
  • Post-secondary degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field
  • Oversee the design, development, and maintenance of our platform infrastructure, ensuring scalability, reliability, and performance.
  • Manage and optimize our cloud infrastructure, leveraging best practices to enhance efficiency and cost-effectiveness.
  • Implement and maintain robust security measures to protect our platform and data against potential threats.
  • Stay current with industry standards and best practices in cybersecurity.
  • Drive the development and maintenance of shared services and tools that enhance the productivity of our development teams.
  • Develop and execute a strategic roadmap for platform engineering, identifying opportunities for innovation and improvement.
  • Implement monitoring and alerting solutions to proactively identify and address performance issues.

Company Stage

Series B

Total Funding



San Francisco, California



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth



Top class health & dental insurance

Flexible PTO

Flexible working schedule

Company equity

401k match

Home office setup stipend

Wellness & fitness reimbursement

Fully remote team

Team building activities & off-sites