About AppLovin

AppLovin makes technologies that help businesses of every size connect to their ideal customers. The company provides end-to-end software and AI solutions for businesses to reach, monetize and grow their global audiences. For more information about AppLovin, visit: www.applovin.com.

To deliver on this mission, our global team is composed of team members with life experiences, backgrounds, and perspectives that mirror our developers and customers around the world. At AppLovin, we are intentional about the team and culture we are building, seeking candidates who are outstanding in their own right and also demonstrate their support of others.

Fortune recognizes AppLovin as one of the Best Workplaces in the Bay Area, and the company has been a Certified Great Place to Work for the last four years (2021-2024). Check out the rest of our awards HERE.

Our Operations team is searching for a Senior Infrastructure Engineer to join them in maintaining, scaling, and optimizing our globally distributed infrastructure. We’re looking for someone comfortable in an SRE/DevOps-style role who wants to engage with the entire product development cycle.

This position reports directly to our Principal Software Engineer in Infrastructure and Operations.


  • Develop and maintain shared tools and infrastructure used by product and engineering teams
  • Measure SLIs and take necessary action to make systems meet organizational SLOs
  • Participate in on-call rotation to analyze and repair production-critical issues as they arise
  • Champion process improvements and automation to reduce toil and improve operational health
  • Drive continuous improvement of existing systems and tooling (testing, monitoring, alerting, security, release, etc.)
  • Provide input to help other engineering teams design reliable and maintainable systems
  • Help define standards, guidelines, and best practices


  • 5+ years of relevant experience 
  • Experience operating and maintaining distributed systems
  • Functional knowledge of Linux and Kubernetes
  • Proficiency in any programming language
  • Familiarity with SRE principles and practices
  • First principles approach to problem solving
  • Strive for simplicity, but comfortable with complexity
  • Love of learning, exploration, and growth

Bonus Points: 

  • Experience with any of the following:
    • Public cloud platforms (e.g. GCP, AWS, Azure)
    • Infrastructure as code (e.g. Terraform, Terragrunt, Chef, Puppet, Ansible)
    • Monitoring and alerting (e.g. Prometheus, Thanos, Cortex, VictoriaMetrics, Alertmanager, Grafana)
    • Logging (e.g. Fluentbit, Logstash, Loki, Elasticsearch, OpenSearch)
    • Databases and caches (e.g. MySQL, PostgreSQL, Vertica, Aerospike, BigQuery, Memcache)
    • Data pipelines (e.g. Kafka, Spark, Airflow)
  • Design and implementation of Kubernetes custom resources and controllers
  • Active contributor to open source and cloud-native community
  • Fluent in Go (aka Golang)


  • Competitive salary and equity compensation
  • Free medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Work from home stipend each paycheck
  • 401k matching and employee stock purchase plan
  • Flexible time off - take time when you need it
  • AppLovin provides a competitive total compensation package with a pay-for-performance rewards approach.

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AppLovin provides a competitive total compensation package with a pay for performance rewards approach. Total compensation at AppLovin is based on a number of factors including market location and may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. Depending on the position offered, equity, and other forms of incentive compensation (as applicable) may be provided as part of a total compensation package, in addition to dental, vision, and other benefits.

US base pay range (total compensation package will be commensurate with experience)
$152,000$247,000 USD
AppLovin is proud to be an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status, or other legally protected characteristics. Learn more about EEO rights as an applicant here.
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