Senior Software Engineer, Provisioning Team - Dublin

Etsy, Dublin

Peer-to-peer e-commerce website focused on handmade or vintage items and supplies

Etsy is seeking a Software Engineer to join our team and help build, operate and Automate the tools, services and infrastructure that directly impact the productivity of our engineering organization.
We are a distributed agile team across 2 continents, that is responsible for the Provisioning and Deployment of our Infrastructure that Etsy engineers utilise every day in Product Development, deploying our platform to production. We are currently transforming our platform from Private Cloud into Google Public Cloud, and work with our Systems Engineering teams to develop the necessary Infrastructure as Code and design and develop Automation services for the platform as we evolve the platform to be Cloud Native
We partner with engineers in identifying areas of improving the flow from code to production as we build the platform that connects millions of sellers and customers. Learn more about our engineering philosophies, tools, and some of the challenges we’ve been solving on our Engineering blog: http://codeascraft.com
We’re looking for people who are excellent at working with others and are problem-solvers, use software craftmanship as your mantra for problem-solving, challenge the status-quo, and are passionate about software development. We value clear communication, honest feedback, and empathy for the users of our services.
This full-time role is located in Dublin, Ireland.

About the Role

  • We have just begun our migration journey from our own Data Centers to Google Cloud for our Etsy Platform
  • We apply software engineering to Orchestrate, Automate and Provision our apps and services in the platform and build the missing pieces
  • We are developing next generation Automation to ensure our platform runs autonomously and continuously improving our DevOps tools
  • We are the go to team for Linux Systems trouble shooting and how to build applications, tools and services within Kubernetes Ecosystem
  • There will be a mix of work supporting the current infrastructure, building the new one (using Terraform, Jenkins and other services), while collaborating with other engineering teams in the Etsy Community such as Observability in the migration.
  • All team members participate in an on-call rotation to continuously identify and automate our services for continuous improvement
  • You appreciate the full stack and continuously grow your software skills

About You

  • You are passionate in writing code (Go, PHP, Ruby, Python, C) and use code to contribute making the platform efficient
  • You have experienced building, deploying and operating apps/services within Cloud Infrastructures such as Google Cloud, AWS or similar
  • You have in-depth knowledge of Linux operating systems
  • You have developed and integrated applications and tools in the Kubernetes Ecosystem and what backend solutions to integrate
  • You have experience in building API's and adopting micro-services technique in your design and build of applications and services
  • You contribute to other team tasks sharing your knowledge and improve the code others have written
  • You love to experiment and use data to drive decision-making design
  • You understand that being an effective software engineer is as much about communicating with people and understanding the problem to be solved as it is about writing code.

What’s Next

Interested in working with us? Send us a cover letter and your resume explaining why you’d be great for the job. We value your unique talents and point of view, so feel free to tell us what you are all about. If you have an online presence (blog, Twitter, Facebook), send it along. And if you write, draw, craft, or contribute to something you’re proud of, we’d love to hear about it.  

At Etsy, we believe that a diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace makes us a more relevant, more competitive, and more resilient company. We welcome people from all backgrounds, ethnicities, cultures, and experiences. Etsy is an equal opportunity employer, we do not discriminate on the basis of color, ancestry, religion, gender identity, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital or family status, disability, gender identity or expression, veteran status, actual or presumed belonging to an ethnic group, or any other legally protected status.

About Etsy

Etsy is a marketplace where people around the world connect, both online and offline, to make, sell and buy unique goods.

The heart and soul of Etsy is our global community: the creative entrepreneurs who use Etsy to sell what they make or curate, the shoppers looking for things they can’t find anywhere else, the manufacturers who partner with Etsy sellers to help them grow, and the Etsy employees who maintain and nurture our marketplace.

Want to learn more about Etsy? Visit Etsy's website.