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A revolutionary new school that invests in you

Infrastructure Engineer

$120k – $200k • 0.0% – 0.5%
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Lambda School is a combination of a school and an investment fund. Lambda School's mission is to find untapped or underutilized talent, and to train that talent for the most in-demand jobs in the world. Lambda School is pioneering a new model of higher education in which the school invests in the students, instead of the other way around.

Lambda has just successfully completed its Series B fund raising round with premier tier venture investors. We are operating in 40+ states across the US today and eyeing international expansion opportunities.

WHAT YOU WILL DO
* Build Infrastructure on AWS from the ground up
* Ensure high availability across all services
* Provide self-service access for engineering teams to deploy, scale and access production infrastructure
* Participate in on-call rotation
* Balance security and usability with novel approaches to isolation and access
* Provide durable and optimized storage services for internal applications

WHAT YOU WILL NEED
* 4+ years of experience with Amazon Web Services
* Experience using Kinesis, Postgres and Redis
* Experience building and maintaining large-scale production systems
* Ability to debug complex systems and evolve a running environment while maximizing availability
* Hands-on coding ability Interest or passion for building solid, scalable infrastructure
* Experience with host, network and account security in a VPC
* Passion about learning about newer services/features on AWS and how we utilize them.

BIG PLUS IF YOU
* Live/work in the San Francisco Bay Area
* Have a B.S., M.S., or Ph.D. in economics, applied math, statistics, physics, engineering or other quantitative fields
* Have a passion for education
* Have previous experience at a growth stage internet/software company
* Have a non-traditional story. Many of our students have beaten a unique path to their new jobs. We like team members who have done the same

The position is a full-time, salaried role with medical benefits.


Lambda School is an equal opportunity employer, and acts in this capacity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, or disability.

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