CircleCI seeks experienced software engineers with distributed systems experience who are excited to help us shape the future of our platform. We’re growing fast and continuously hiring folks to join our mission: enabling thousands of developers to do better work every single day.

You'll join a distributed, cross-functional team building the software that powers the CircleCI platform. You'll gain a deep understanding of our system and solve challenging problems at scale while delivering new capabilities to our customers. You'll write sustainable, resilient code as part of an engineering organization that values collaboration, trust, and learning.

You will have direct impact in the following ways:

  • Improving our systems-level tooling and programming to make our system more robust and reliable.
  • Fostering a culture of observability and monitoring; helping your team use operational data to improve the stability and performance of our systems.
  • Solving complex operational challenges in tandem with other teams from engineering, SRE, and support.
  • Collaborating with your team to evolve our architecture.
  • Writing sustainable, high-quality, high-performance code using Go.
  • Partnering with product owners to set the direction of our platform.
  • Participating in your team’s on-call rotation.

About you

Do you love collaboration and teamwork? Are you eager to learn new things and help others learn, too? Are you a strong communicator in both synchronous and asynchronous mediums? If so, here’s the additional experience we’re looking for:

  • Experience building and debugging distributed systems.
  • Proficiency in one or more of Go, C++, C, or Python.
  • An understanding of how to build observability into systems to ensure issues can easily be identified and fixed.
  • A focus on delivering high-quality code through strong testing practices.

We know there’s no such thing as an “ideal” 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 Engineering Competency Matrix

The Engineering Competency Matrix is our internal career growth system for engineers. We’re hiring experienced backend engineers at levels E3-E5 – and if you’re not sure if this is you, we encourage you to apply. Find more about the matrix in this blog post.

 Working remotely at CircleCI

We’re a distributed company with teammates across the world. We can support you working remotely anywhere in North America.

About CircleCI

At CircleCI you will be part of a company that values trust, respect, diversity, and inclusion. We are proud to foster a workplace free from discrimination. We strongly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and background will lead to a better environment for our employees and a better product for our users. We carefully consider every applicant who takes the time to apply. 

We are a globally distributed team working towards the common goal of being the standard bearer for continuous integration and deployment software. We are looking for people who are interested in helping us shape software engineering best practices for the industry as a whole.

CircleCI is the best platform for software teams looking to rapidly build quality projects, at scale. Our intelligent continuous integration and delivery tools are simple yet powerful. Our aim is to provide the wisdom of a connected development ecosystem to every team member making technology decisions. 

We run 12M+ builds a month on our platform for companies like Spotify, Kickstarter, Sony, and Coinbase. Over 25,000 organizations and 300,000 developers actively build, test, and deploy on CircleCI. We’ve raised $59.5M in venture capital from Industry Ventures, Top Tier Capital, Scale Venture Partners, DFJ, Harrison Metal Capital, and Baseline Ventures.

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