Senior Software Engineer | Infrastructure



Software Engineering, Other Engineering
Miami, FL, USA · New York, NY, USA · Remote
Posted on Wednesday, September 27, 2023

About Ramp

Ramp is the ultimate platform for modern finance teams. Combining corporate cards with expense management, bill payments, vendor management, accounting automation and more, Ramp's all-in-one solution is designed to save businesses time and money, and free finance teams to do the best work of their lives. Our mission is to help build healthier businesses, and it’s working: over 25,000 businesses on Ramp to save an average 5% and close their books 8x faster.

Founded in 2019, Ramp powers the fastest-growing corporate card and bill payment platform in America, and enables tens of billions of dollars in purchases each year.

Ramp's investors include Founders Fund, Stripe, Citi, Goldman Sachs, Coatue Management, D1 Capital Partners, Redpoint Ventures, General Catalyst, and Thrive Capital, as well as over 100 angel investors who were founders or executives of leading companies. The Ramp team comprises talented leaders from leading financial services and fintech companies—Stripe, Affirm, Goldman Sachs, American Express, Mastercard, Visa, Capital One—as well as technology companies such as Meta, Uber, Netflix, Twitter, Dropbox, and Instacart. In 2023, Ramp was named Fast Company’s #1 Most Innovative Company in North America, LinkedIn’s #1 Top Startup in the U.S., a CNBC Disruptor, and a TIME100 Most Influential Company.

About the Role

Ramp is, at its core, an engineering company, and is on a mission to build the best engineering team in the world! They are highly cross-functional, and eager to solve a wide range of engineering challenges. Our ideal candidate has a strong sense of ownership and enjoys owning projects from inception to scaling it in production. We value people who take pride in their work, and show an aptitude for learning quickly whether they’re familiar with our stack or not. As an early employee, you’ll be working with a nimble team of committed and talented engineers and having a large, long-term impact on technical design and engineering culture.

Our ideal candidate possesses a deep knowledge of AWS, or an equivalent cloud provider and will assist in constructing the upcoming versions of our database infrastructure. They have been accountable for deploying production databases and have experience handling scale, concurrency, fault tolerance, and idempotency. They exhibit a strong sense of ownership, promptly addressing high-urgency issues, and they also mentor and foster the growth of every other team member.

What You’ll Do

  • Influence and implement the next generation of Ramp's database, real-time queue, or container orchestration infrastructure

  • Work across our engineering organization to introduce and scale best practices with cloud-native technologies like Cloudflare, Amazon ALB, Service Discovery, ECS/EKS, Celery, Kafka, Amazon Aurora PostgreSQL, Elasticache Redis, and S3

  • Build abstractions within Terraform to simplify the architecture and increase velocity and ownership

  • Find solutions to Ramp's toughest scaling, performance, and low latency problems

  • Participate in an On Call rotation to solve critical production events

What You Need

  • Minimum 4 years of experience shipping high-quality architectures for critical systems preferred

  • Production experience in AWS, GCP, or Azure

  • An ability to think through customer requirements and come up with high-impact ways to quickly solve their problems

  • Expertise in a production deployment of Infrastructure-as-Code i.e. Terraform

  • Proficiency in an object-oriented programing language

  • Deep experience in one of the following:

    • Large-scale SQL database administration (e.g. PostgreSQL, MySQL)

    • Real-time queue systems (e.g. Kafka, Celery, SQS, Temporal)

    • Container Orchestration/Web Server Administration (ECS/Kubernetes, Load Balancing, Gunicorn, Flask)


  • The annual salary/OTE range for the target level for this role is $191,250 - $225,000 + target equity + benefits (including medical, dental, vision, and 401(k)

Benefits (for U.S.-based full-time employees)

  • 100% medical, dental & vision insurance coverage for you

    • Partially covered for your dependents

    • One Medical annual membership

  • 401k (including employer match on contributions made while employed by Ramp)

  • Flexible PTO

  • Fertility HRA (up to $5,000 per year)

  • WFH stipend to support your home office needs

  • Wellness stipend

  • Parental Leave

  • Relocation support for NY

  • Pet insurance

Other notices

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.