Platform Engineer -, Remote Worldwide (preference for APAC timezone)

Introductory paragraph

At our vision is to make effective human support accessible to vulnerable people everywhere. We are developing a web application that allows social impact organisations to have private, personal, guided conversations on chat to improve lives at scale.

As a Platform Engineer you will be responsible for designing, building and maintaining the core infrastructure and business services that supports our software development and deployment processes and business operations. You will work closely with cross-functional teams to ensure the reliability, security, and performance of our platform while driving automation, scalability, and efficiency.

About us

My name: Shaun Sephton
My position: Engineering Lead
Company name:
Company website:
Company headquarters (country): USA (team fully remote across the world)
Company info and history: Please check some of our ElixirConf talks, like this one:

About the job

Job title: Platform Engineer
Job description: See Careers: Platform Engineer
Salary range: 85K USD annually total cost to company

Qualifications or experience required:
The role requires knowledge and experience in infrastructure provisioning and management, system administration (Terraform, GCP, AWS, K8S), designing and implementing backend services (Elixir) and security best practices (SOC2/ISO27001). Also required is experience in traditional developer toolset and practices such as source control, code reviews, release management, continuous integration and delivery, and agile methodologies.

What the successful job applicant will be working on:
Platform Engineering at is ultimately about providing the tooling and infrastructure to host securely at scale with minimal friction and operational burden and cost. Your day-to-day will include provisioning, maintaining, optimizing and supporting systems (using Terraform, Kubernetes, GCP and AWS etc.), whilst also enabling the broader team to effectively deliver, support and operate our product by building internal business and admin services (using Elixir, Phoenix and Live view etc.).

Position on remote work

Remote job: Yes
Remote restrictions: No outright restrictions but a preference for APAC timezone.

About the interview process

  1. Introductory call with the team to introduce you to the role and get to know you better.
  2. Tech challenge where we work together to implement a simulated technical solution spanning hosting infrastructure and a backend service.

Further info

To apply or to see the full job listing see Careers: Platform Engineer
You can reply here or DM me if you have any questions.