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Staff Software Engineer, Infrastructure at VSCO (Remote)

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About VSCO

At VSCO, our mission is to nurture creativity so you can make it. We are a leading photo and video editor with a library of 200+ premium quality presets and tools, an easy-to-use video editor, and a curated collection of photography of all genres, styles and aesthetics from our global community of talented creators. We are looking for humble overachievers and self-starters who are naturally curious, highly organized, and thrive in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment. We foster a culture of collaboration, inclusion, ambition, and progress.

 The day-to-day

  • Be responsible for infrastructure stability and uptime, alongside our infrastructure team
  • Participate in our on-call rotation responding to production issues
  • Collaborate with engineering teams to design, implement, maintain and improve our infrastructure and tools
  • Do code reviews and provide feedback on design documents and architectural decisions
  • Help and guide our engineering teams with their infrastructure needs


  • BS in Computer Science or related technical discipline, or equivalent practical experience
  • 5+ years applicable experience working in small dev teams
  • Experience troubleshooting and resolving complex production issues, including network-related ones, as well as helping identify and prioritize their remediations
  • Excellent communication skills: you are excited to explain complex systems and concepts to different types of audiences
  • Experience leading technical architecture discussions and driving decisions within your team, as well as understanding the tradeoffs between different solutions
  • Strong experience automating operational processes
  • Experience with AWS or GCP
  • Experience with Docker and Kubernetes (or similar orchestration platforms)
  • Experience with Configuration Management (Chef, Puppet, Ansible, Salt)
  • Experience with CI/CD, Jenkins and/or other automation tools
  • Experienced with programming languages like Go, PHP, NodeJS, Java, Ruby, Python


Nice to have

  • Experience with the Hashicorp tool suite (Vagrant, Terraform, Packer, Consul)
  • Experience with MongoDB, MySQL, Cassandra, DynamoDB, Kafka, etc.
  • Experience with CDNs and caching best practices
  • Experience with microservices architecture
  • Experience with tracing

Job Perks

  • A virtual first workplace with quarterly company-wide travel events to connect and play.
  • Competitive Salary & Equity 
  • Healthcare insurance, vision, dental insurance for employees and families
  • Flexible vacation policy 
  • Creative Fridays, VSCO Create weeks (our version of hack week), and so much more.

 Why VSCO?

We value the creative process and our employees’ opinions — input is encouraged, regardless of your position or title. We want to work with people who are driven and demonstrate initiative in taking our mission to the next level.

We believe in building a safe place for creative expression and celebrating that which makes us human, welcoming unique and personal backgrounds and experiences. We’re proud to foster diverse perspectives within VSCO as we continue to build an inclusive culture.

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Technology we use

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What are VSCO Perks + Benefits

VSCO Benefits Overview

People are multi-faceted. We want to ensure that you have the time and resources to enjoy your life outside of work. Here are some of our highlights:

🌴 Flexible Time Off Policy
👩🏻‍⚕️ Full coverage for Medical, Dental, Vision
📱 Monthly Wellness/Tech Stipend
🧑🏽‍💻 HACK WEEK – A quarterly hack week to foster engineering ingenuity
🎨 Creative Fridays – Last Friday of every month off to enjoy a creative endeavor of your choosing!

Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Wellness Programs
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Fitness Subsidies
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees

An Insider's view of VSCO

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Ashley Robinson

Digital Content Strategy Manager

What does your typical day look like?

I start each day engaging with our community of 8M+ followers across social channels, from sharing creator spotlights to hosting virtual community dialogues. I also work cross-functionally to co-create marketing strategies for upcoming releases and to ideate new ways to amplify the diverse voices of VSCO creators and the global community.

Ashley Robinson

Digital Content Strategy Manager

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