Engineering Manager - (Infra) - Workload Integration (Remote across ANZ)



Software Engineering, Other Engineering
Perth, WA, Australia
Posted on Friday, July 5, 2024

Company Description

Join the team redefining how the world experiences design.

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Thanks for stopping by. We know job hunting can be a little time-consuming and you're probably keen to find out what's on offer, so we'll get straight to the point.

Where and how you can work

Our flagship campus is in Sydney. We also have a campus in Melbourne and co-working spaces in Brisbane, Perth and Adelaide. But you have a choice in where and how you work, we trust our Canvanauts to choose the balance that empowers them and their team to achieve their goals.

What you’d be doing in this role

As Canva scales change continues to be part of our DNA. But we like to think that's all part of the fun. So this will give you the flavour of the type of things you'll be working on when you start, but this will likely evolve.

About the Group/Team
The Workload Integration team is responsible for workload identity, workload networking and dynamic configuration. You will be responsible for managing a team of 4 Engineers (Mid-level and Senior). The team is part of the Cloud Platform Group their goal is to enable the safe, secure and reliable operation of and internal workloads. Cloud Platform’s mission is to reduce the complexity of using the Cloud (we use AWS) so that engineers can focus on their own domains. We build products to support engineers across the company to easily provision and configure Cloud resources, release, run and operate workloads. And our goal is to ensure it's all done in the simplest and most secure way possible.

About the Role/Specialty
Workload Integration is tasked with building out our cloud platform to make it safe and easy for engineers to define and manage their services configuration and communication needs.

We aim to hide the complexity of configuring secure, authenticated and observable communication between services behind a simple self-serve platform API.

What you’ll do (responsibilities)

  • Defining the roadmap, vision and mission for the team.
  • Regularly catch up with each team member to helm them grow.
  • Provide support to each team member to make sure they are challenged and motivated to perform at their best.
  • Individual performance reviews, setting impact and growth goals.
  • Working with stakeholders and other platform teams to forge Canva’s cloud platform products.

What we're looking for

We are looking for engineering managers who can apply infrastructure engineering skills with a platform product mindset. You will need experience managing platform or infrastructure teams and:

  • Skills in software and network engineering.
  • A working understanding of Kubernetes and Kubernetes networking.
    • Understanding of networking protocols e.g. IP, DNS and TLS.
  • Experience working with cloud infrastructure platforms to create a foundation for building secure, reliable and performant systems.
    • Knowledge of web application architecture in the context of cloud providers.
    • Experience using IaC tools like terraform to manage cloud infrastructure.
  • Experience as a software engineer building platform products to accelerate and empower engineers to achieve crazy big goals.

What's in it for you?

Achieving our crazy big goals motivates us to work hard - and we do - but you'll experience lots of moments of magic, connectivity and fun woven throughout life at Canva, too. We also offer a range of benefits to set you up for every success in and outside of work.

Here's a taste of what's on offer:

  • Equity packages - we want our success to be yours too
  • Inclusive parental leave policy that supports all parents & carers
  • An annual Vibe & Thrive allowance to support your wellbeing, social connection, office setup & more
  • Flexible leave options that empower you to be a force for good, take time to recharge and supports you personally

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Other stuff to know

We make hiring decisions based on your experience, skills and passion, as well as how you can enhance Canva and our culture. When you apply, please tell us the pronouns you use and any reasonable adjustments you may need during the interview process.

We celebrate all types of skills and backgrounds at Canva so even if you don’t feel like your skills quite match what’s listed above - we still want to hear from you!

Please note that interviews are conducted virtually.