Who We Are

The Farmer’s Dog is the fastest growing pet health service company in the US, and was born from a mission to change the landscape of pet health, providing dogs and their humans with honest, smart, and simple care – a fresh proposition in an industry riddled with manipulative and misleading marketing. We’re starting by radically improving the $100 billion pet food market, replacing bulk bags of highly-processed pellets with a personalized subscription service that sends healthy, freshly-made dog food, balanced by top veterinary nutritionists, directly to customers’ doors. Our ultimate goal is to create innovative, honest, and delightful experiences across all aspects of pet care, and we believe our direct-to-consumer business model, holistic approach to growth, and dynamic and forward-thinking culture uniquely position us to shepherd this backwards industry into the future.

To date, The Farmer’s Dog has delivered hundreds of millions of meals nationwide and raised over $150M in funding to help us build a company as healthy as the dogs who are eating those meals. Join us as we continue to develop ways of bringing peace of mind to our customers, health to their companions, and much-needed change to the way people feed and care for their pets.

#LongLiveDogs

Where You'll Come In

We are looking for a Sr Platform Engineer to join our growing Engineering team! We are seeking someone to build and maintain our software infrastructure, tools, and services that engineers and other technical users collectively leverage in a self-service fashion as ‘the platform’. This individual will bridge the gap between IT Operations and Software Engineering. This person will need to be able to draw on shared experience with Software Engineers to understand their needs, and also mentor operational practices, and share expertise, when needed.

At TFD, we view Platform Engineering as successful when Software Engineers are able to deliver their software to end-users quickly, safely, and feel a high degree of ownership throughout the process.

How You'll Make An Impact

  • Migrate monolithic system to microservices architecture.
  • Evangelizes, researches, builds proofs of concept and -when appropriate- introduces new technologies to the team, delivers independently with limited mentorship. Diagnoses root causes in systems and issues.
  • Owns the production operation and monitoring of the system and is aware of its SLAs.
  • Proactively shares with others to accelerate their career-growth and encourages them to participate, while welcoming feedback in the process.

We're Passionate About You Because

  • You should have at least 7+ years of professional experience working in a software related field
  • 3+ years of recent experience working as a Platform Engineer, DevOps Engineer, or SRE
  • Must have hands-on experience using AWS or CNCF
  • Familiar with Terraform, Docker, Ansible, and Kubernetes
  • Functional knowledge of JavaScript and Postgres

Benefits

  • Dog-friendly office in Greenwich Village 
  • Market-competitive compensation and equity packages
  • Comprehensive Healthcare, Dental, and Vision
  • Competitive 401k plan with company match
  • 12 week paid parental leave
  • Flexible PTO and (when in office) WFH policy
  • Discounted fresh food for your pup
  • Your pet interrupting video calls (and in-person meetings) is now a feature, not a bug

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