About Vercel:

Vercel’s Frontend Cloud provides the developer experience and infrastructure to build, scale, and secure a faster, more personalized web. Vercel enables customers like Under Armour, Nintendo, The Washington Post, Porsche, and Zapier to build dynamic user experiences on the web.

At Vercel, our mission is to enable the world to ship the best products and that goes hand in hand with creating an environment where you can do the best work of your life.

About the role:

We are seeking a Platform Engineer with a specialization in billing infrastructure to join our Engineering team. Your focus will be on architecting and implementing core components of our distributed systems infrastructure, ensuring optimal performance, scalability, and reliability for billing-related services. This is a unique opportunity to shape the foundation of our billing platform and contribute to transforming the way we handle subscriptions, invoicing, payments, and internal features supporting customer success, finance, and billing operations.

What you will do:

  • Architect and implement core components of our distributed billing infrastructure, focusing on service APIs and usage infrastructure for product teams.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to design and implement solutions for scalability, fault tolerance, and accurate invoicing.
  • Optimize system performance, identifying and resolving bottlenecks and inefficiencies in billing processes.
  • Contribute to the development and maintenance of tools for monitoring, logging, and debugging billing-related services.

About you:

  • Possess at least 6+ years of experience in designing and implementing distributed systems, with a strong focus on billing infrastructure.
  • Strong understanding of networking protocols and distributed computing concepts, particularly as they relate to billing operations.
  • Experience with containerization and orchestration tools such as Docker and Kubernetes.
  • Familiarity with cloud infrastructure providers like AWS, GCP, and Azure.
  • Proven track record of troubleshooting and resolving complex system issues.


  • Great compensation package and stock options.
  • Inclusive Healthcare Package.
  • Learn and Grow - we provide mentorship and send you to events that help you build your network and skills.
  • Flexible Time Off - Flexible vacation policy with a recommended 4-weeks per year, and paid holidays.
  • Remote Friendly - Work with teammates from different time zones across the globe.
  • We will provide you the gear you need to do your role, and a WFH budget for you to outfit your space as needed.

The San Francisco, CA base pay range for this role is $192,000.00 to $240,000.00.  This salary range is an estimate. Actual salary will be based on job related skills, experience and location. Pay ranges outside San Francisco may be  adjusted based on employee location.  The total compensation package also includes benefits and equity-based compensation. Your recruiter can share more about the specific pay range for your location during the hiring process.

Vercel is committed to fostering and empowering an inclusive community within our organization. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Vercel encourages everyone to apply for our available positions, even if they don't necessarily check every box on the job description.

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