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Engineering Manager - Infrastructure

BenchSci

BenchSci

Software Engineering, Other Engineering
Toronto, ON, Canada
Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2024
BenchSci's vision is to help scientists bring novel medicine to patients 50% faster by 2025. We empower scientists to run more successful experiments with the world's most advanced, biomedical artificial intelligence software platform.
Backed by F-Prime, Inovia, Golden Ventures, Google's AI fund, and Gradient Ventures, we provide an indispensable tool for scientists that accelerates research at 16 top 20 pharmaceutical companies and over 4,300 leading academic centers. We're a certified Great Place to Work® and a top-ranked company on Glassdoor.
We are looking for an Engineering Manager - Infrastructure to join our Platform Infrastructure Group. Reporting to the Sr. Engineering Director, you will work closely with key technical partners across the organization to ensure that BenchSci’s development tooling, cloud infrastructure, and engineering practices can support our long-term growth, you will provide technical leadership across several areas within the team, lead complex projects, participate in roadmap and project planning, and actively contribute to BenchSci's technical roadmap.

You Will:

  • Identify parts of our system and codebases that do not scale or meet reliability, performance, observability, and security requirements
  • Work with the infrastructure and CI/CD teams to drive high-quality designs to improve and scale our infrastructure provisioning and CI/CD pipelines
  • Collaborate closely with the security and GRC teams to ensure that our cloud configuration has adequate security controls, and meets contractual and compliance requirements
  • Develop and exercise disaster recovery plans and improve those capabilities
  • Partner with various engineering teams and identify opportunities to improve our development tooling, frameworks, and infrastructure
  • Partner closely with other Staff Engineers, Engineering Managers, and Directors to devise and refine requirements to create development tooling, and build systems and services that accelerate the velocity of our engineers
  • Lead software and system design initiatives by leveraging cloud-native design patterns and injecting your cloud expertise into the entire development lifecycle

You Have:

  • 4-5 years of Experience in a similar role in a SaaS or similar industry
  • A track record of planning and executing large, complex, organization-wide migrations
  • Experience developing, maintaining, and scaling CI/CD pipelines
  • Experience developing, maintaining, and scaling build tools for supporting large monorepo codebases and service-oriented architectures
  • Working knowledge of infrastructure-as-code solutions such as Terraform or KCC
  • A deep understanding of containerization, and extensive experience with Docker and Kubernetes
  • Expert knowledge of observability tools and techniques in a cloud-native environment
  • Experience tracking, maintaining, and improving reliability-related SLOs
  • A deep understanding of Python, Javascript, or similar programming languages
  • In-depth experience with GCP is ideal
  • Experience as a People Manager is a must
Benefits and Perks:
An engaging remote-first culture
A great compensation package that includes BenchSci equity options
A robust vacation policy plus an additional vacation day every year
Company closures for 14 more days throughout the year
Flex time for sick days, personal days, and religious holidays
Comprehensive health and dental benefits.
Annual learning & development budget
A one-time home office set-up budget to use upon joining BenchSci
An annual lifestyle spending account allowance
Generous parental leave benefits with a top-up plan or paid time off options
The ability to save for your retirement coupled with a company match!
About BenchSci:
BenchSci's mission is to exponentially increase the speed and quality of life-saving research and development. We empower scientists to run more successful experiments with the world's most advanced, biomedical artificial intelligence software platform.
Backed by Generation Investment Management, TCV, Inovia, F-Prime, Golden Ventures, and Google's AI fund, Gradient Ventures, we provide an indispensable tool for scientists that accelerates research at 16 top 20 pharmaceutical companies and over 4,300 leading academic centers. We're a certified Great Place to Work®, and top-ranked company on Glassdoor.
Our Culture:
BenchSci relentlessly builds on its strong foundation of culture. We put team members first, knowing that they're the organization's beating heart. We invest as much in our people as our products. Our culture fosters transparency, collaboration, and continuous learning.
We value each other's differences and always look for opportunities to embed equity into the fabric of our work. We foster diversity, autonomy, and personal growth, and provide resources to support motivated self-leaders in continuous improvement.
You will work with high-impact, highly skilled, and intelligent experts motivated to drive impact and fulfill a meaningful mission. We empower you to unleash your full potential, do your best work, and thrive. Here you will be challenged to stretch yourself to achieve the seemingly impossible. Learn more about our culture.
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: We're committed to creating an inclusive environment where people from all backgrounds can thrive. We believe that improving diversity, equity and inclusion is our collective responsibility, and this belief guides our DEI journey. Learn more about our DEI initiatives.
Accessibility Accommodations: Should you require any accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs. Please reach out to talent@benchsci.com.
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