clients Standard

Staff Infrastructure Engineer


🇺🇸 USA Only

Job Type






Skill Set


Devops Sysadmin

Job Details

At Standard Cognition, we’re revolutionizing the way the world shops. By replacing cash registers with computer vision-powered checkout, we’re creating a frictionless experience for shoppers. Since launching in 2017, Standard has contracts with multiple global retailers and is in the process of deploying our Standard Checkout solution across thousands of stores globally. We’re backed by some of Silicon Valley’s leading investors including Softbank, CRV, Initialized, EQT, Draper Associates and YCombinator. We just announced our series C in February 2021!

Standard is building a highly scalable and versatile platform-as-a-service architecture. We deploy a variety of algorithms to the cloud in a live-inference setting with high-throughput demands and must do so in a scalable, efficient way for all of our stores. This role is a unique opportunity to work at the cutting edge of building systems and tools that empower machine learning at scale. We're looking for someone passionate about infrastructure development and production engineering to help perfect and scale our system to hundreds of stores. You will design and build high-quality production systems that drive key improvements to our platform-as-a-service architecture. You’ll be working with a group of brilliant and highly skilled engineers. If this sounds like fun, we'd love to hear from you!

This is a FULL TIME remote position located in the United States.

What you'll do here:

  • Use your product mindset to design, develop, and maintain infrastructure, in particular:

  • Design, develop, and maintain secure infrastructure for real-time and on-demand computer vision inference pipelines, and services in the cloud.

  • Design, develop, and maintain infrastructure to provide developers with a safe and friction-less development, build and testing environments in the cloud.

  • Plan for and optimize our infrastructure for security, scale, usability, and cost

  • Be an awesome person to work with, somebody who sincerely empathizes with others

Who you are:

  • You have experience building cloud infrastructure as a product that serves its users

  • You have experience with GCP (preferred), AWS, or Azure cloud infrastructure.

  • Container platforms: Docker

  • CI/CD platforms: Jenkins, GCP Cloud Build, Github Actions.

  • Artifact platforms: Nexus, Artifactory.

  • Languages: Bash, Python, Go, Rust.

  • Orchestration tools: Terraform and Terragrunt

  • Configuration management tools: Ansible, Salt.

  • Experience with Kubernetes or related automation / orchestration tools.

  • Experience with domain driven design and architecting systems that are easy to change

Only meet some of these traits or experiences? We'd still love to hear from you!

Why you might want to work with us:

  • We take care of you and your family with health, vision, and dental insurance.

  • You will have the option to contribute to a 401k.

  • You're excited to work on a product that will impact almost any consumer, almost anywhere.

  • Standard is a remote first company. We trust you to get your job done in the location that works best for you.

  • We dress casually. Some of us wear slippers in the office. In current work from home standings, we’re super comfy.

  • We believe in a culture of learning, and want to keep building our skills, experiences, and capabilities.

  • We offer flexible work schedules. We trust our team to know how they will do their best work.

  • We're family friendly. We want our teammates to focus on what they need to when they need to.

  • We offer very competitive compensation, including equity in Standard, to each one of our employees.

Standard provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetics, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce and welcome people from all backgrounds, experiences, perspectives, and abilities.

Not quite ready to apply? Send us an email at [email protected]. Someone from the team will follow up to answer your questions.