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Software Engineer
Infrastructure, High Seniority
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
San Francisco, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Development Operations (DevOps)
  • 12+ years of experience as a DevOps engineer, Site Reliability Engineer, or Software Engineer building platform infrastructure
  • Have 5+ years of experience with building and operating SaaS products hosted in a public cloud
  • Have shipped and maintained a horizontally scaled stateful service in a public cloud for a large set of customers
  • Have led a large migration (e.g., from monolith to multi-services) or led the refactoring or replacement of a large hosted service
  • Are deeply familiar with micro-services architecture and can design distributed systems using managed Kubernetes (e.g., AWS's EKS), a service mesh (e.g., istio), and a distributed secrets store (e.g., Hashicorp Vault)
  • Have experience with deployment and configuration management frameworks such as Terraform, Ansible, or Chef; CI/CD systems such as BuildKite or Jenkins; and containers and container management systems such as Kubernetes or Amazon ECS
  • Write clear, well-tested code in Python, Java, Go, or Ruby
  • Have a bachelor's degree or equivalent in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a related field
  • Improving the reliability of Benchling systems at scale
  • Shepherding Benchling into a multi-services world
  • Defining and leading processes for site reliability that will be used across Engineering and Customer Experience
  • Defining and leading processes for disaster recovery
  • Defining and implementing our infrastructural security posture
  • Designing release procedures for regulatory environments
  • Mentoring other engineers and being a significant multiplier across the team

501-1,000 employees

Cloud platform for life science R&D
Company Overview
Benchling's mission is to accelerate life science for the benefit of humanity. The company is building a modern R&D software for biotechnology research.
  • Four months of fully paid parental leave
  • 401(k) plan
  • Remote working stipend
  • Yearly company-wide retreat
  • Monthly gym and wellness stipend
  • Commuter benefits
  • 100% premiums covered for health, dental, and vision
  • Weekly company social events
  • Flexible PTO and company-wide winter holiday shutdown
Company Core Values
  • Build a Lever - We choose to build tools and infrastructure that will help others make world-changing innovations.
  • Empower through Information - We believe that sharing information builds trust and enables better decision-making.
  • Rely on Tenacity - Dreaming big isn’t enough. We must make the most of every day by bringing the highest level of determination to our work.
  • Raise the Bar - We’re dedicated to creating a place where everyone feels challenged to improve.