Senior Production Engineer



Other Engineering
Culver City, CA, USA
Posted on Friday, October 27, 2023

Lightspark is the easiest, most reliable, enterprise-grade gateway to the Lightning Network, enabling money to move just like bits and bytes do on the Internet. Lightspark services aim to be the fastest, lowest cost, easiest and most reliable way to send and receive payments globally using Lightning. We want to deliver open payments for the Internet at scale and we’re laser-focused on solving real problems for our customers with best-in-class innovative software solutions. We aim to help businesses around the world benefit from real time payments and build amazing new experiences for themselves and their customers. Lightspark is headquartered in Los Angeles but serving the world.

We are looking for engineers who thrive in entrepreneurial environments, enjoy writing and shipping code fast, and can help us build out a great culture of engineering excellence. We’re looking for people who are passionate about building world-changing software and solving complex problems to further our mission, as well as having fun along the way. As a Production Engineer, you’ll build and integrate new experiences for Lightspark’s customers, and optimize the performance, scalability, and reliability of Lightspark infrastructure.

What you'll be doing:

  • Designing, building, scaling, securing and maintaining production services
  • Writing or improving code frameworks (e.g. monitoring, logging, database access, authentication)
  • Desire to learn and grow in a highly collaborative environment
  • Building and optimizing core infrastructure to support new features and functionality
  • Joining the oncall rotation, supporting the Software Engineers, and debugging the hardest problems

What we're looking for:

  • 5+ years of Production / Site Reliability / DevOps Engineering
  • Experience writing high quality and well tested code
  • Experience communicating and collaborating across technical and other cross functional teams
  • CS degree, or equivalent is ideal but not required. We appreciate and acknowledge that some of the best talent comes from non-traditional backgrounds.
  • Familiarity with cloud infrastructure and infrastructure-as-code solutions (i.e. AWS, Kubernetes, Terraform, etc.)
  • Experience programming in high-level languages such as Python is preferred

Lightspark is on a mission to build an open payment protocol for the Internet at scale and therefore we’re committed to creating a more inclusive and diverse workplace to reflect the customers we serve. We welcome interest from individuals of all backgrounds and levels of experience who share our mission. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.