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Senior Software Engineer (Open-source Services)

About Containership

Containership is a VC backed Containers as a Service platform that is building the future of cloud computing. We’re unlocking the power of every cloud to developers by building provider agnostic automation tools and services. We make it simple to build and manage complex web infrastructure with easy to use database, and third party SaaS integrations. With Containership, developers build their infrastructure once, and seamlessly migrate between providers with a click.


What you will be doing

  • Building a stable, well documented, and extensively tested container platform
  • Designing and architecting core platform features
  • Building fault-tolerant and scalable systems
  • Actively participating in open source projects such as Kubernetes
  • Making an impact at a startup with a big opportunity


What we are looking for

  • Working knowledge of distributed systems principles
  • Expertise in Kubernetes and Docker
  • Desire to create the simplest container platform in the market
  • A clear and effective communicator
  • A solid grasp of computer science fundamentals including algorithms and data structures
  • Proven experience building production grade projects in a team environment
  • Extensive experience writing nodejs in production environments
  • Motivated individuals who want to work really hard, learn a ton, and help us build something that people love


Bonus Points

  • Kubernetes Administrator Certification
  • Extensive knowledge of cgroups and linux internals
  • Experience interfacing with CoW filesystems



  • Competitive Salary
  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Free Parking / Public Transportation
  • Remote Friendly
  • Flexible Paid Time Off
  • Choice of Hardware
  • Stock Options in Containership, Inc
  • Regular Company Outings
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