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Staff Software Engineer | Cloud Infrastructure - Ramp

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Job Title
Staff Software Engineer | Cloud Infrastructure
Job Location
New York, Miami, Remote
Job Description

Ramp is building the next generation of finance tools—from corporate cards and expense management, to bill payments and accounting integrations—designed to save businesses time and money with every click. Over 12,000 customers cut their expenses by 3.5% per year and close their books 8x faster by switching to the Ramp platform.

Founded in 2019, Ramp powers the fastest-growing corporate card and bill payment software in America and enables billions of dollars of purchases each year. Ramp continues to grow quickly, more than doubling its revenue run rate in the first half of 2022.

Valued at $8.1 billion, 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. Ramp was named Fast Company’s most innovative finance company in 2022 and #5 on LinkedIn Top Startups 2022.

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 has a deep knowledge of AWS, or equivalent cloud provider, and will set the technical vision for Ramp’s core infrastructure. They have architected systems from the ground up, and have experience with scale, concurrency, fault tolerance, and idempotency. They take full ownership and are able to respond to high urgency issues. And they are able to mentor and grow every other member of the team.

What You’ll Do

  • Define the roadmap and lead the implementation of Ramp's real time cloud infrastructure and architecture
  • Work across our engineering organization to introduce and scale best practices with cloud-native technologies like Amazon Aurora, PostgreSQL, RabbitMQ, SQLAlchemy, and Celery
  • Build abstractions within terraform to simplify the architecture and increase velocity
  • 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 6 years of experience shipping high quality architectures for critical systems
  • Deep 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 along at least 3 of the following axes:
    • Infrastructure-as-Code, i.e. Terraform
    • Object oriented programing language
    • Large-scale SQL database administration (e.g. PostgreSQL, MySQL), especially on managed solutions like Amazon Aurora
    • Real-time message queues and event-driven architecture with tools like Celery, RabbitMQ, Kafka, or Amazon SQS


  • The annual salary/OTE range for the target level for this role is $233,750-$275,000 + target equity + benefits (including medical, dental, vision, and 401(k)

Ramp Benefits (for U.S. based employees)

  • 100% medical, dental & vision insurance coverage for you
    • Partially covered for your dependents
    • One Medical annual membership
  • 401k (including employer match)
    • Please note only 401k contributions made while employed by Ramp are eligible for an employer match
  • Unlimited PTO
  • WFH stipend to support your home office needs
  • Wellness stipend
  • Parental Leave
  • Relocation support
  • Pet insurance

Ramp Headquarters Location


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Ramp Company Size

Between 100 - 500 employees

Ramp Founded Year


Ramp Funding Rounds

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  • Series B

    $70,000,000 USD

  • Series A

    $52,700,000 USD

  • Seed

    $10,114,287 USD

  • Pre Seed

    $1,000,000 EUR