Head of Infrastructure

Join as they are looking for a Head of Infrastructure

About Us is one of the largest gaming sites in the world and the #1 platform for playing, learning, and enjoying chess.

We are a team of 600+ fully remote people in 60+ countries working hard to serve the global chess community. We are here to support 100M+ chess players worldwide with the best possible product, content, and tools to serve the community!

We are a tech company. A gaming company. A content company. And we do it all with passion and commitment to the game. Above all we prize our mission-driven, flat, life-celebrating, no-corporate culture, and we look forward to meeting you and learning more about what you can bring to the team.

About You

You have a proven track record of operating online services at a massive global scale. You have taken systems from on-prem to cloud, and also from cloud to on-prem. You have hired and supported phenomenal engineers and architects. You understand how to support the team to deliver on the roadmap, and continuously improve day to day operations both as a hands on leader and as well as a mentor and coach. You optimize cycle times and continuously invest in developer experience across all of engineering. You can pivot quickly between being a teacher and being a student. You are humble with a sense of humor and don’t take yourself too seriously. You feel a sense of radical ownership for delivering stability and a quality experience for users above all. You have been working in or dreamed of working in the gaming industry and are ready to turn your talents towards chess!

What You’ll Do

  • Collaborate across multiple teams to define and execute the infrastructure roadmap
    • Scale our existing infrastructure and data centers
    • Support self-serve private cloud hosting on-prem and in GCP
    • Support product, security and architecture initiatives 
    • Support data layer architecture and operations
  • Optimize cycle time on cloud and on premise infrastructure changes
  • Optimize cycle time on supply chain and DC operations
  • Own our observability stacks leveraging both commercial and open source tools
  • Support opex and capex forecasting and vendor management 
  • Support and develop the team
  • Improve our operational excellence, communication and processes

Preferred Skills

  • Demonstrated ownership and responsibility 
  • Expert in collaboration and communication skills in a fully distributed team
  • Vision and deep technical acumen in infrastructure and cloud operations
  • Project Management and Forecasting
  • Vendor Management
  • Chess player
  • Lifelong learner

About the Opportunity

  • This is a full-time or equivalent position
  • We are 100% remote (work from anywhere!)
  • This is open to applicants from anywhere! (US Eastern Timezone preferred)


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We look forward to meeting you!