Senior Platform Engineer - 100% Remote, East Canada Time Zones

Flexible hours
Fully remote
Employment type
Full time

Form3 are looking for a Senior Platform Engineer - 100% Remote, Canada to join their team.

WHO WE ARE?

Our mission started in the UK and we're currently one of the top startups to work for in the UK and Europe.

We’re now looking for outstanding Senior Software Engineers to join our new engineering team that we will be building in Canada. As one of our first Canada-based engineering hires you will have a rare and exciting opportunity to shape the product and the team we hire, you'll be working 100% remotely and cross-collaborating with our engineers based in the EU and UK. This will enable us to diversify our talent distribution and bring in some of the world's best engineers to build Form3's revolutionary payment technology platform.THE TEAM

All our engineers work within small, agile, self-managed teams that emphasise best practices and believe quality is everyone’s responsibility. They favour collaborative development and leverage open-source tools and communities, whilst making sure to share their know-how back up stream.

THE ROLE

We are looking for a Senior Platform Engineer with a passion for architecting and building cloud native systems. Within this role, you will have the opportunity to work on our own private cloud which is hosted in Form3 data centres and to help us build the next generation Form3 platform which will run across multiple public clouds.

TECHNICAL ENVIRONMENT

Go, AWS, GCP, Azure, Kubernetes, TravisCI, Docker, Terraform, Vault, Consul, Linkerd, Redis, Prometheus, Postgres, Cockroach DB, Elasticsearch, PACT, Github, DevOps, TDD, BDD, Pair Programming

FORM3'S PRIVATE CLOUD TECHNOLOGY

Observability: Prometheus | CI/CD: Flux | Networking: Cilium | Cloud hosting: EKS, GKE | Messaging: NATS | Storage: CockroachDB | On-prem infrastructure management: Terraform with Terraform Enterprise | Virtualization: Cloudstack, KVM & Digital rebar

FORM3'S MULTI PUBLIC CLOUD TECHNOLOGY

Observability: Prometheus | CI/CD: Flux v2 | Networking: Linkerd2 | Cloud hosting: EKS, GKE, AKS | Messaging: NATS JETSTREAM | Storage: CockroachDB | Infrastructure management: Terraform with Terraform Enterprise | Virtualization: AWS EC2, GCP Compute

WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR

  • Experience in Infrastructure as Code patterns and practices (Terraform is a plus)
  • Knowledge of networking and DNS
  • A background in Software Engineering and solid programming experience (preferably Go but we're flexible on this)
  • Knowledge of Kubernetes (ideally)
  • Enthusiasm towards building the next generation Form3 platform and an interest in technical challenges around how to make a platform cloud agnostic and scaleable in order to process billions of payments

BENEFITS

  • 30 days annual leave plus Bank Holidays 
  • Remote friendly environment 
  • Remote working equipment allowance
  • Flexible working arrangements 
  • Udemy and educational reimbursements 
  • Full details are available on our careers page

Form3 appreciates that we all lead different and often really busy lives. We work remotely 100% of the time and many of us work part time. If you’re interested in hearing what different flexible working arrangements may be available, we’d love to chat.

Please note that all our engineering teams are currently based in the EU and UK. Due to time-zone differences and working practicalities, we’re only able to hire Engineers based in Canada East timezones or based in Canada and able to work close to GMT-4. However, this may change in the future as we start streamlining some of our internal structure and recruitment processes in Canada.

ABOUT US 

We are an award-winning cloud-native payment technology provider for financially regulated institutions. Launched in 2016, we've doubled in size year on year as we continue to redefine what a truly instant payment experience means. 

We celebrate diversity, promote entrepreneurialism and are committed to giving everyone a say in shaping our business. Here you will grow as a person and accomplish incredible things. A career at Form3 is empowering, inspiring and fun. Join us and help shape the future of payments.  

EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES 

At Form3 we embrace equal opportunity and are committed to building a diverse team of exceptional individuals. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status and it is our strong belief that the more inclusive we are as a business, the better our work will be.

Flexible hours
Fully remote