Senior Platform Engineer

👋 Read about Deta first!

At Deta we are trying to push the limits of two critical technologies — personal and cloud computing — for developers around the world.

As part of our platform engineering team, you’ll design, build and scale robust and secure distributed systems that are critical to our products and services: Deta Cloud and Deta Space.

Your Role

  • Develop a deep understanding of Deta’s existing infrastructure and our planned projects for the future
  • Lead the end to end design and delivery of core services; specification, implementation, testing, security, integration, deployment, scaling, maintaining and monitoring of performant services
  • Identify and remove substantial technical debt
  • Act as an advocate for adoption of best practices in system design and development standards

Your Profile

The following profile is a just suggestion, and we will hire engineers who don’t satisfy all the requirements but they are amazing at something important.

Our core stack is: Go, Kubernetes, AWS (EKS, EC2, Lambda, etc), Nginx and PostgreSQL.

  • Seniority: 4+ years experience, having worked with large scale systems with high usage (large number of requests etc.) is a big plus
  • Critical thinking around the architecture and design of a system and making it future-proof in accordance to Deta’s ambitions
  • Ability to take a project from scoping requirements, breaking down tasks and delivering the launch of the project taking full ownership
  • In depth knowledge of linux systems, containerization and deployment technologies
  • In depth knowledge of cloud services (aws, gcp etc)
  • Good knowledge of security, in depth security knowledge is a massive plus
  • Good knowledge of computer networks
  • Good knowledge of database systems, in depth knowledge of databases is a plus
  • Good knowledge of modern web development technologies and practices
  • Good technical communication skills: requirements, features and designs

Our Typical Process

  • Initial call
  • Skills deep dive
  • Call with the Deta CEO
  • Trial project
  • De-brief & references
  • Offer

🖖 To apply, please send an email to with your CV, a cover letter and links to things you've built, if you have any.