Software Engineer - Infrastructure (All Levels)



Full Time


8 months ago
Smartcar is on a mission to make it easy for everyone to use the apps and services they love with their car. We build developer-friendly APIs which makes it easy for businesses to integrate their products with vehicles of any brand using a single integration.

Founded in 2015, Smartcar has raised $36M from Andreessen Horowitz, New Enterprise Associates, and Energize Ventures. We are now the leading developer platform for mobility businesses across North America and Europe serving amazing customers including brands like British Petroleum (BP), Turo, NRG, and more.

Innovative mobility companies use our API platform to verify mileage, issue digital car keys, manage EV charging schedules, monitor fleets, and much more. 

As Smartcar’s first Software Engineer focused on Infrastructure, you will have the opportunity to lay the foundation for the infrastructure team at Smartcar and work closely with the engineering teams to deliver a secure and reliable product. Smartcar's infrastructure is predominately on AWS and is all managed using Terraform. We follow AWS best practices with respect to multiple accounts, infrastructure as code, least privilege IAM policies, and AWS organizations. 

All of our openings are remote within California. We'd love for you to join us!

Key Responsibilities

  • Own the architecture and management of Smartcar's infrastructure stack 
  • Create CloudWatch Dashboards, Alarms and Alerts for important infrastructure metrics 
  • Ensure high availability for our databases and compute clusters
  • Envision and completing projects that increase the security of Smartcar's infrastructure stack 
  • Write documentation and building tooling that makes the infrastructure easier to use and manage
  • Work closely with the engineering teams to deploy new services and increase performance of current services
  • Own the process of turning Smartcar's infrastructure stack into a multi-region stack in late 2022

Who You Are

  • 1+ years of experience with building web applications and back-end systems
  • 1+ years of experience with infrastructure and devops specifically
  • Experience with managing, maintaining, and monitoring the following AWS services in a production environment: VPC, IAM, ECS, RDS (PostgreSQL), CloudWatch
  • Understanding of AWS cost management and AWS organizations 
  • Fluent in HashiCorp Language and Terraform
  • Experience with Docker and deployment of Docker containers
  • Experience with networking tools (tcpdump, dig, wireshark, netcat, etc.)
  • Ability to balance speed and quality, weighing tradeoffs between different solutions and making thoughtful decisions about solutions 


  • Experience with AWS Transit Gateway
  • Experience with setting up and maintaining continuous integration and continuous deployment pipelines
  • Experience with multi-region active-active database deployments 


Your Team

Compensation and Benefits Package

  • Base salary determined by years of experience: $105,00 - $165,000
  • Equity
  • Remote work within CA
  • Health, Dental and Vision covered at 90% for all plans and 80% coverage for dependents, which amounts to approximately $11,000 a year
  • 401K matching at 4%
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Wellness stipend of $50 a month
  • Cell phone and Internet stipend of $50 a month
  • $300 yearly learning and development stipend
  • $350 work-from-home stipend
  • 8 weeks of 100% paid parental leave with a 1-week half day ramp back time and a 5 week Freshly subscription
  • 10 days of paid bereavement leave


  • We currently offer sponsorship opportunities for this role
Smartcar is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please do not hesitate to reach out, in confidence, to mathilde@smartcar with how we can help make your interview process as comfortable as possible and how we can provide reasonable accommodations.
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