Senior Manager, Foundation Engineering

Posted Apr 21

The Foundation Engineer Manager will support, develop, and empower a team of Site Reliability Engineers (SREs) focused on Platform Core Engineering (PCE). This team delivers reliable compute for systems hosted in public clouds and physical data centers. The PCE team works closely with Configuration Management, Data, Control Plan, and Edge engineering teams. At Fastly, we embrace our competitive without arrogance value. At the end of each day, we want you and your team to feel you made a positive impact with our customers, products, and people.

What You'll Do

  • Remove ambiguity and advocate for continuous improvement
  • Mentor and provide regular feedback to engineers
  • Lead a distributed team of engineers and collaborate with internal customers
  • Recruit and hire engineers
  • Bring a product owner attitude to set clear expectations for roadmaps and work you're doing
  • High level of organization with a clear ability to prioritize, lead, budget, and deliver on time
  • Employ your excellent technical and non-technical communication skills to communicate roadmaps, project progress, and design documentation.

What We're Looking For

  • Shown success working with teams building platforms and improving system reliability
  • A clear understanding of modern SRE principles around automation, toil, MTTR, and service levels
  • Experience nurturing and supporting a strong service ownership culture
  • Ideal candidates with have ability to periodically travel to off-site engineering gatherings

We value a variety of voices, so this is not a laundry list. It would be an added bonus if you have experience in ANY of these:

  • Public clouds, containers, virtualization, and configuration management
  • Coding in languages such as ruby, python, or go
  • Migrating physical or cloud-based workloads to new hosting platforms
  • Project management with Jira

In accordance with applicable law, Fastly’s minimum base pay for this role if hired in Colorado is 169,000 per year. Additionally, this role is eligible to participate in Fastly's equity plan. Final offer amount will be at the company’s sole discretion and determined by multiple factors, including years and depth of experience and expertise, location and other business considerations. Note that this role is available to candidates outside of Colorado and different minimum compensation may apply.

Fastly is proud to deliver a strong total rewards program to our employees. This role is eligible to participate in the following benefits:

  • Health benefits (medical, dental, and vision)
    • Medical: Cigna or Kaiser available
  • Retirement benefits and employer match
  • Life Insurance (Basic and Voluntary Life)
  • Short & Long Term Disability with a buy-up LTD option
  • Voluntary Accident & Critical Illness benefits
  • Flex Spending Accounts & Mass Transit benefits
  • Open Vacation Policy
  • Sick Time
  • Generous leave benefits (medical, maternity, paternity, and personal)
  • Paid wellness days
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Learning & reimbursement program stipend
  • Mobile and internet allowance
  • Wellness stipend
  • Pet insurance

Fastly reserves the right to amend or modify for any reasons in accordance with applicable law.

Why Fastly?

We have a huge impact.Fastly is a small company with a big reach. Not only doour customershave a tremendous user base, but we also support a growing number ofopen source projects and initiatives.Outside of code, employees are encouraged to share causes close to their heart with others so we can help lend a supportive hand.

We love distributed teams.Fastly’s home-base is in San Francisco, but we have multiple offices and employees sprinkled around the globe. In fact, 50% of our employees work outside of SF! An international remote culture is in our DNA.

We care about you.Fastly works hard to create a positive environment for our employees, and we think your life outside of work is important too. We support our teams with great benefits like up to 20 weeks of paid parental leave, options for free medical/dental/vision plans, and an open vacation program that enables our folks to take the time they need to recharge (some benefits may vary by location).

We value diversity.Growing and maintaining our inclusive and diverse team matters to us. We are committed to being a company where our employees feel comfortable bringing their authentic selves to work and have the ability to be successful -- every day.

We are passionate.Fastly is chock full of passionate people and we’re not one size fits all’. Fastly employs authors, pilots, skiers, parents (of humans and animals), makeup geeks, coffee connoisseurs, and more. We love employees for who they are and what they are passionate about.

We’re always looking for humble, sharp, and creative folks to join the Fastly team. If you think you might be a fit, please apply!

Misc Info For This Position:

Remote Mix: 100% Remote

Position Level: Senior Manager

Job Type: Full-Time

Regional Restrictions: USA Only

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