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9 Sep 2022

Full-Time Senior Software Engineer- Cloud Platform (Remote US)

DomainTools_CJ – Posted by DomainTools_CJ United States

Job Description

DomainTools is seeking a Senior Software Engineer to join our Platform team. We want you to research, develop and deliver cutting edge techniques in cloud native application management. The Platform team’s goal is to accelerate engineering productivity, reduce operational toil, increase consistency, and improve the lives of our coworkers every day.

Our team’s vision is to create a self-service, GitOps driven, developer-centric platform that allows for continuous integration and deployment of our world class security applications to our hybrid cloud environment.

You will closely with small, highly collaborative Operations and Development teams to architect and deploy high impact solutions. As a Senior member of the team, you will provide technical leadership, evangelize the platform and champion best practices including automation, observability, reliability, and security.

Do you want to build the foundation for the hundreds of applications and services that DomainTools deploys every day in order to make the internet a safer place? Are you excited about the security space?

As a member of the Platform team, you will build and maintain a cloud-native platform for building, deploying, and operating big data systems.


  • Accelerate engineering productivity, reduce operational toil, increase consistency, and improve the lives of your coworkers
  • Automate management of all aspects of cloud and on-prem infrastructure with Kubernetes operators and Crossplane
  • Automate management of data pipeline infrastructure such as Apache Kafka, CockroachDB, PostgreSQL, and others
  • Automate all aspects of application life-cycle (deployments, infrastructure management, application monitoring, change management, security, etc.)
  • Provide common tooling for metrics, tracing, cost-management, backup and recovery
  • Provide guidance on best practices regarding application performance, cost-effectiveness, security, and reliability
  • Raise the technology bar by trailblazing, supporting, and evangelizing the platform to DomainTools developers and operators
  • Help grow and train a cross-functional platform team consisting of developers and systems engineers

Key Applicant Qualifications

  • Delivery:
    • 5+ years software development experience building resilient platforms and/or SaaS solutions
    • Strong familiarity with Kubernetes and declarative infrastructure management patterns
    • Excellence in at least one programming language; preferably Go as that is what we primarily use
    • Strong familiarity with AWS (primarily EC2, networking, and IAM) and/or Openstack
    • Self-motivated, able to work independently
  • Evangelism:
    • Proven ability to interact, present and influence at all levels of companies, from executives to engineers
    • Prior experience bridging development and operations teams
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Inspiration:
    • Passion for Cloud Native software and design patterns
    • Believe in and practice DevOps philosophy
    • Excited about security space!


  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer Science/related field or equivalent experience
  • Experience writing Kubernetes Operators
  • Broad experience with CNCF Landscape projects (e.g. Prometheus, Thanos, Vault, cert-manager, etc.)
  • Experience with streaming data patterns and applications
  • Experience deploying and operating metrics, logging, and tracing stacks at large scale
  • Experience with AuthN/AuthZ (e.g. OAuth) and secrets management
  • Design, implementation and/or maintenance of CI/CD automation and tooling
  • Experience with infrastructure as code and declarative infrastructure
  • Experience with containerization technology and best practices


DomainTools is the global leader for internet intelligence and the first place security practitioners go when they need to know. The world’s most advanced security teams use our solutions to identify external risks, investigate threats, and proactively protect their organizations in a constantly evolving threat landscape. DomainTools constantly monitors the Internet and brings together the most comprehensive and trusted domain, website and DNS data to provide immediate context and machine-learning driven risk analytics delivered in near real-time.

DomainTools embraces diversity, equity, and inclusion to its fullest as an equal opportunity employer. We build our teams so creativity and innovation can flourish. We believe inclusivity and equity fosters innovation and growth; and we harness this mindset to drive a culture that serves our employees and our customers. We encourage people of all backgrounds, ages, perspectives, and skill sets to apply; and do not discriminate based on age, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.

How to Apply

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Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time.

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