Software Engineer (Infrastructure Engineer)

About the role:

Rippling is building an operating system for running companies. We are building everything needed for employee management - be it payroll, insurance, single-sign-on, devices, licenses, surveys, time & attendance, spend management, etc. We are a compound startup.

The code base is written in python using the Django framework and we use MongoDB as a database. It's a large monolith code base as of now. More than 250 engineers work on the platform to build.

Platform infra team work on the common framework to enable the engineers to add application features. Common framework includes the python language runtimes, libraries, debugging tooling, managed cloud development environments, monitoring etc.

This is an interesting time for us. We are in the process of splitting the monolith. We are building tooling to improve the quality of the codebase. We are looking at incidents and design solutions to prevent them from reoccurring.


  • Develop high quality software with attention to detail
  • Conceive and build tools that makes the platform stable and efficient -- in unconventional ways at times
  • Be aware of the cutting-edge tech ecosystem and introduce them to platform
  • Design scalable and robust systems, and make decisions that will keep pace with the rapid growth of Rippling
  • Refactor/re-architect at framework level and help product engineers to refactor
  • Become the in-house expert on platform infra and help product engineers
  • Build relationships with developers across all of our teams to understand their needs and satisfy them with projects you develop


  • 7+ years of proven experience as Software Engineer
  • 4+ years of production experience in Python and MongoDB
  • Exposure to Devops key areas
  • A passion for for technology to continuously update yourself
  • Passionate about working at framework level that will make impact across the platform
  • Exposure to using Django, React, AWS will be a plus
  • You want to be part of a team of the most talented, forward-thinking engineers in the industry
bangalore, KA, IN