Systems Engineer

Betabrand Corporation - San Francisco, CA


Betabrand is a fast growth, venture backed apparel company based in San Francisco. We crowdsource design ideas and crowdfund them to life. Betabrand’s Engineering department is looking for a talented Infrastructure Engineer to join its ranks.

As Betabrand’s Infrastructure Engineer you will own our stack running on Kubernetes via Google Cloud. You will be responsible for keeping our e-commerce website and its supporting systems running smoothly and for improving and scaling them over time. If you’re looking to have a large personal impact on a small engineering team at a late stage startup, this is the role for you!

Your long term goals will be comprised of designing software and systems of low complexity and high reliability, scalability and security. You are expected to carefully consider your options and build solutions that not only work now but for the foreseeable future.

You will be highly autonomous, rigorous, responsive, communicative, collaborative, willing to read and write clear documentation, and willing to read, understand and modify other people’s source code.

You will be delighted to tackle the problems that arise from constant growth and seasonal traffic changes.

You’ll also work closely with our small, tight-knit engineering team where you help with tooling, monitoring, CI/CD pipelines and maintain a development environment that replicates our production configuration as closely as possible on our local machines.

You should be proficient with:

  • Kubernetes
  • Linux
  • Docker
  • PHP
  • Networking (the OSI kind)

Bonus qualifications:

  • 3+ years in infrastructure engineering
  • Hands-on experience with building and maintaining an ecommerce website
  • Strong networking design, implementation and maintenance experience
  • Advanced on Linux command line
  • Thorough knowledge of layered systems architectures and layered solutions and designs; understanding of shared software concepts
  • Obsessive about delivering quality software
  • Strong technical writing and oral communication skills
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Passionate about open source
  • Relentless in keeping solutions secure
  • Thrives on challenges and problem solving
  • B.S. in Computer Science or a related field
  • Experience with
  • Google Cloud
  • Varnish
  • Haproxy
  • Apache
  • Golang
  • Magento
  • MySQL

Our stack consists of the following technologies:

  • Kubernetes
  • Redis
  • HAProxy
  • Varnish
  • Apache
  • Magento
  • Cloudflare
  • Google Cloud SQL
  • Google Cloud Pub/Sub
  • Google Kubernetes Engine
  • Google Cloud Build
  • Gluster
  • Prerender
  • MySQL
  • Concourse-Ci
  • Antora / ASCIIDoc

If you’re interested in what you’ve read above, please submit a resume for consideration.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $100,000.00 to $140,000.00 /year


  • systems engineer: 2 years (Preferred)


  • Bachelor's (Preferred)


  • TS/SCI clearance (Preferred)

Additional Compensation:

  • Store Discounts

Work Location:

  • One location


  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Paid time off
  • Flexible schedule
  • Professional development assistance

This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:

  • Dependable -- more reliable than spontaneous
  • Adaptable/flexible -- enjoys doing work that requires frequent shifts in direction
  • Detail-oriented -- would rather focus on the details of work than the bigger picture
  • Autonomous/Independent -- enjoys working with little direction


  • Monday to Friday