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Senior Solutions Engineer

San Francisco, CA, US

At Joyent we believe that containerization will not only transform the way software is developed and deployed but will provide the foundation upon which the modern economy is run. For the past 10 years our mission has been to build and support the very best container-native infrastructure (Triton Cloud, Triton Datacenter, Manta Objects, Manta Functions, Container Pilot) that makes modern application development and operations easier. Now, with Samsung behind us, we have the unique opportunity to pair this robust infrastructure foundation with some of the leading innovations in mobile, IoT, AI, and more.

We are seeking a Solutions Engineer with extensive experience architecting, deploying, and operating applications in a global enterprise environment. One who is comfortable leading a team through strategic project planning one day and debugging code the next. In this role you will work with and provide best practice guidance around a broad set of technologies from the lowest level infrastructure services to language-specific design decisions in application architectures. If you are excited by the challenge of attacking big, complex, web infrastructure problems and share our passion for containers and open source software, we would love to talk.


  • Work with Joyent's software and product engineers on some of the most innovative projects in our space
  • Collaborate with open source communities
  • Contribute to product and strategy roadmaps
  • Work closely with development, operations, and technical leadership teams across the globe who are building software services at a scale rarely seen


  • 5+ years experience developing software and experience working in more than one language, one of which is Java (Node.js and Golang experience a plus)
  • Experience in deploying and maintaining applications and systems with one or more infrastructure automation and configuration management tools (e.g. Chef, Puppet, Terraform, Packer, etc)
  • Awareness of Docker and trends in modern applications and operations, including schedulers or orchestrators (e.g. Kubernetes, Mesos, Nomad, etc.)
  • Experience deploying and managing both noSQL databases (e.g., Cassandra) and SQL databases (e.g. MySQL) in production
  • Experience designing the architecture of a multi-service application and have helped maintain it in an enterprise setting
  • Experience with AWS core IaaS services (EC2, S3, DynamoDB, VPC)
  • Willingness to travel 1-2 weeks per month. Occasional extended trips.

Added Bonus

  • Fluent in English and Korean
  • Hands on experience using Docker and Kubernetes
  • Experience with Node.js and JVM languages
  • Familiarity with Triton and Manta products
  • Contributed to an open source project
  • Experience working within a global multi-national corporation

About Joyent

Joyent, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Samsung, is the open cloud company. With its Triton Kubernetes services and support, Joyent helps its customers build and operate modern cloud native applications across multiple clouds. Joyent’s Triton Private Regions provide low cost, dedicated cloud infrastructure that gives its customers the ability to own their data and control their cloud costs.

To apply, please submit a brief introduction, a copy of your resume, and a link to your Github or LinkedIn profile to with Senior Solutions Engineer in the subject. Qualified applicants with criminal histories will be considered for the position in a manner consistent with the Fair Chance Ordinance.

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