Senior Engineering Manager, Infrastructure at Carta | Powderkeg

The Company You’ll Join

Carta is a platform that helps people manage equity, build businesses, and invest in the companies of tomorrow. Our mission is to create more owners.

Carta is trusted by more than 30,000 companies and over half a million employees in nearly 150 countries to manage cap tables, compensation, and valuations. Carta also supports over 5,000 funds representing over $100B in assets under administration with their venture capital solutions. Carta’s liquidity solutions have returned $13B to shareholders in secondary transactions. Today Carta’s platform manages over two trillion dollars in equity for nearly two million people globally. Companies and funds like Canva, Tribe, and Pipe build their businesses on Carta.

The company has been included on the Forbes World’s Best Cloud Companies, [Fast Company's Most Innovative]( companies/2020) list, and Inc.’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies. We’ve also been recognized as a 2023 Built In Best Place to Work in the U.S. and a [Muse VIBE Award winner in the Vacation and Time Off category]( benefits).

For more information about our offices and culture, check out our Carta careers page.

The Team You’ll Work With

The Infrastructure Engineering team is responsible for providing secure, reliable, scalable and performant Infrastructure to Carta’s customers and developers.

We are Software and Infrastructure Engineers who specialize in cloud computing, networking, systems design and architecture, associated automation, tooling and processes. We possess a breadth and depth of knowledge about Carta’s infrastructure that translates into leverage for Carta’s business.

The Problems You’ll Solve

We welcome leaders who can lead diverse, thoughtful, and driven engineers while balancing technical direction, collaboration and people development.

As a Senior Engineering Manager, here are some of the exciting problems to solve:

  • Lead: Mentor, grow, and empower your team
  • Own: Be responsible for the availability, scalability and reliability of Carta's cloud infrastructure
  • Partner: Partner with peer organizations throughout the company to ensure that their infrastructure needs are met. Developer Experience is a critical component of this role
  • Deliver: Build a culture of execution. Define metrics, tools, and practices to ensure the team is delivering significant business impact
  • Handle performance: Provide (and seek) regular feedback from your teams
  • Technical direction: Directionally align the design and technology choices with overall engineering strategy. Align initiatives with the top business goals at Carta

About You

You will act as a technical leader on all things related to the team’s domain architecture to help and empower engineers in making technical decisions. You will work closely with other Platform Infrastructure and Product teams to build and scale their services.

You are excited by the idea of developing scalable, reliable and efficient infrastructure that powers the entire company. Our stack is Python, Golang, Terraform, gRPC, Docker, Kubernetes running on AWS. Come join us!

Here is what we are looking for:

  • Experience in successfully delivering large scale projects that include technical deep-dives and solving production issues in all or some of these areas: compute, networking, communications, storage, operating systems, and software engineering
  • Experience writing production quality code in a major programming language, such as Python, Java, Go
  • A strong perspective on positive customer and developer experience
  • A consistent track record of leading, managing, coaching, and mentoring geographically distributed teams with passion for developing engineering careers
  • Ability to empower teams and resolve disagreements with empathy
  • Experience in building services and have successfully taken projects from inception to production
  • Deep understanding of Linux, AWS, Docker and Kubernetes
  • Endorsement of infrastructure as a code and passion for software development and automation
  • Production experience with public cloud technologies

The Interview Process

Carta’s compensation package includes a market competitive salary, equity for all full time roles, exceptional benefits, and, for applicable roles, commissions plans. Our expected cash compensation (salary + commission if applicable) range for this role is:

  • $255,200 - $319,000 in San Francisco, CA; Santa Clara, CA; or New York City, NY
  • $229,680 - $287,100 in Seattle, WA

We are hiring for multiple levels and locations, so final offers may vary from the amounts listed based on geography, experience and expertise, and other factors.

We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to providing a positive interview experience for every candidate. If accommodations due to a disability or medical condition are needed, connect with us via email at As a company, we value fairness, helpfulness, transparency, leadership and build our teams around these values. Check out our careers page to get to know us better as you think about your next step at Carta.

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Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Senior Engineering Manager, Infrastructure
  • Company
  • Location
    San Francisco, CA
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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