CircleCI is seeking a Community amp; Partner Engineer to build technical assets that extend the core CircleCI platform, including, but not necessarily limited to, the emerging ecosystem around orbs, (our new package manager for CircleCI configuration) and our fleet of Docker convenience images, used every day in thousands of CircleCI jobs.
As a Community amp; Partner Engineer, you will develop amp; support a wide range of codebases and projects, most of which are open source. You will also work directly with end users and
to improve the integration of our platform with third-party services and, overall, to support the continued growth of an open-source community around CircleCI.
Part of CircleCI’s Customer Engineering organization, the Community Partner Engineering team is currently 100% remote and distributed across the United States East Coast.
Working remotely at CircleCI
We’re a distributed company with teammates across the world. We can support you working remotely anywhere in the United States or Canada, and you also have the option to work out of our Toronto office.
About Community and Partner Engineering at CircleCI
Community and Partner Engineering falls under CircleCI’s Customer Engineering organization, alongside our Solutions Engineering, Success Engineering, and Support Engineering teams. Community and Partner Engineering will build a strong understanding of the developer community and the DevOps Technology ecosystem and will confidently communicate with and provide first class support to CircleCI customers and technology partners.
We care deeply about diversity and inclusivity. We carefully consider every applicant that takes the time to apply.
What you'll do:
Quickly deploy new CircleCI features and functionality, via orbs
Gain exposure to a range of DevOps tools and platforms as you work to integrate them with CircleCI, often via direct collaboration with the technical teams building those tools and platforms
Use shell scripts, YAML, Docker, and third-party APIs on a daily basis
Collaborate with the CircleCI user community on improvements and fixes to many of our open-source codebases
Work across the Customer Engineering organization, as well as with folks within Product and Engineering
Write code that is self-documenting and continuously tested/deployed, and that has immediate, direct customer impact
What we're looking for:
We’re looking for someone who is curious and interested in learning, brings strong communication and teamwork skills, and helps others grow by sharing their expertise and encouraging best practices. If this sounds like you, here are some additional qualifications we’re looking for:
Passion for open source software—ideally, you already create or contribute to projects, or else you would be excited to do so
Experience using Git, GitHub/Bitbucket, and/or other version control systems
Experience using continuous integration and deployment platforms (like, for example, CircleCI)
Experience writing shell scripts and command-line tools
Strong skills around various Linux distributions (Ubuntu, Debian, Alpine, etc.) and containerization/virtualization (Docker, VMs) technologies. Bonus if you're also familiar with macOS and/or Windows.
Use and automation of infrastructure/tools/services for at least one major cloud provider (AWS, GCP, Azure)
Strong customer-facing skills (communication, empathy, technical writing)
Experience with popular web app frameworks (e.g. Rails, Django, React) and/or mobile app development (iOS, Android)
Familiarity with Clojure and/or Golang
You’ve thrown together an app or two in a high-level programming language
You can tie business problems to technical solutions and understand technology value propositions
Demonstrated capacity to quickly absorb new concepts and technologies
How to apply
If you’re interested in joining the team at CircleCI, please send a resumé and a cover letter if you’d like to let us know describing what inspires you and why you think you are a good fit for the team. If you contribute to an open-source project, write a blog, or have a presence on the web (GitHub, Twitter, Stack, etc.) we would love to hear about it.
We know there’s no such thing as a “perfect" candidate - we’re all a work in progress and are growing new skills and capabilities all the time. CircleCI welcomes those who are enthusiastic about learning and evolving, so however you identify and whatever your background, if this looks like a role where you could do work that excites you, we hope you’ll apply.
CircleCI is the world’s largest shared continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD) platform, and the central hub where code moves from idea to delivery. As one of the most-used DevOps tools that processes more than 1 million builds a day, CircleCI has unique access to data on how engineering teams work, and how their code runs. Companies like Spotify, Coinbase, Stitch Fix, and BuzzFeed use us to improve engineering team productivity, release better products, and get to market faster.
Founded in 2011 and headquartered in San Francisco with a global remote workforce, CircleCI is venture-backed by Scale Venture Partners, Threshold Ventures (formerly DFJ), Baseline Ventures, Top Tier Capital, Industry Ventures, Heavybit, Harrison Metal Capital, Owl Rock Capital Partners, and NextEquity Partners.
CircleCI is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law.