Senior Cloud Infrastructure Engineer

Remote US
USD 130k - 175k
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Classy, an affiliate of GoFundMe, is a Public Benefit Corporation and giving platform that enables nonprofits to connect supporters with the causes they care about. Classy's platform provides powerful and intuitive fundraising tools to convert and retain donors. Since 2011, Classy has helped nonprofits mobilize and empower the world for good by helping them raise over $5 billion. Classy also hosts the Collaborative conference and the Classy Awards to spotlight the innovative work nonprofits are implementing around the globe. For more information, visit

Classy's Product Technology team is hiring a Senior Cloud Infrastructure Engineer that will join our Cloud Infrastructure team.  In this role, you will lead a team of engineers to support the buildout of a next-generation Cloud Infrastructure which achieves 99.999% availability.  The ideal candidate is comfortable leading technical projects and people as well as creating a best in class infrastructure and reliability framework. The ideal candidate will have a history of building highly available cloud infrastructures for Saas platforms.  As a member of our team, you will have the opportunity to keep the Classy online fundraising platform for nonprofits running smoothly without interruption.

What you’ll do:

  • Join a team of skilled engineers dedicated to proactively building highly-performant infrastructures for online services
  • Have a critical role in building and maintaining a robust, fault-tolerant, global payments platform processing billions of dollars per year.
  • Participate in an engineering culture of “always be learning” where the sharing and learning from failures is celebrated and the giving and receiving of constructive candid feedback is highly encouraged.

What you bring (Required):

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or a related field, or equivalent work experience.
  • 7+ years hands-on experience building highly scalable projects involving cloud-based infrastructure design and implementation.
  • High-level proficiency with AWS.
  • Solid understanding of microservice architectures, database servers and API services
  • Good understanding of distributed data models with experience debugging distributed systems with high data loads.
  • High-level of proficiency in infrastructure as code (IaC) 
  • Experience with Scrum/Agile development methodologies.
  • A deep sense of quality, and sharp engineering skills with strong computer science fundamentals.
  • An ability to thrive in fast-paced, sometimes ambiguous start-up environments

What would be awesome to have (Preferred):

  • Experience building PCI compliant systems
  • Experience in payment processing systems
  • Experience developing high-volume transaction systems
  • Passion for building fault tolerant and secure platforms
  • Understanding of the requirements for performance and reliability testing for infrastructures
  • Strong APM experience using tools such as NewRelic, DataDog, Splunk, etc.

Why you’ll love it here...

  • Market competitive pay
  • Rich healthcare benefits including employer paid premiums for medical/dental/vision (100% for employee only plans and 85% for employee + dependent plans) and employer HSA contributions. 
  • 401(k) retirement plan with company matching
  • Hybrid workplace with fully remote flexibility for many roles
  • Monetary support for new hire setup, hybrid work & wellbeing, family planning, and commuting expenses
  • A variety of  mental and wellness programs to support employees   
  • Generous paid parental leave and family planning stipend
  • Supportive time off policies including vacation, sick/mental health days, volunteer days, company holidays, and a floating holiday
  • Learning & development and recognition programs
  • Gives Back Program where employees can nominate a fundraiser every month for a donation from the company
  • Inclusion, diversity, equity, and belonging are vital to our priorities and we continue to evolve our strategy to ensure DEI is embedded in all processes and programs at GoFundMe. Our Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion team is always finding new ways for our company to uphold and represent the experiences of all of the people in our organization.
  • Employee resource groups
  • Your work has a real purpose and will help change lives on a global scale.
  • You’ll be a part of a fun, supportive team that works hard and celebrates accomplishments together. 
  • We live by our core values: consider everything, do the right thing, spread empathy, delight the customer, and give back.
  • We are a certified Great Place to Work, are growing fast and have incredible opportunities ahead!
  • Our commitment to Sustainability. Classy exists to create a more inclusive and sustainable world for all.

Dedication to Diversity 

Classy is working toward building a more diverse and inclusive environment that is representative of individuals of all backgrounds, experiences, and lifestyles, allowing all employees to feel comfortable being their true, authentic selves in a space that enables productivity and meaningful work.

The total annual salary for this full-time position is $130,000 - $175,000+ equity + benefits.  As this is a remote position, the salary range was determined by role, level, and possible location across the US. Individual pay is determined by work location and additional factors including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training. 

Your recruiter can share more about the specific salary range based on your location during the hiring process.




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