Infrastructure Engineer



Other Engineering
Oslo, Norway
Posted on Saturday, June 29, 2024
About Cognite
Embark on a transformative journey with Cognite, a global SaaS forerunner in leveraging data to unravel complex business challenges through our cutting-edge Cognite Data Fusion (CDF) platform. We were awarded the 2022 Technology Innovation Leader for Global Digital Industrial Platforms. In the realm of industrial digitalization, we stand at the forefront, reshaping the future of Oil & Gas, Manufacturing and Energy sectors. As part of the esteemed Aker family, Cognite brings forth a legacy of innovation and excellence. Excitingly, we are set to extend our footprint to the vibrant landscapes of India, which opens the door for you to be part of the expansion from the beginning. Join us in this venture where data meets ingenuity, and together, we forge the path to a smarter, more connected industrial future.
Our teams are working on building the next-generation industrial data platform and applications across many different industries, such as Oil & Gas, Manufacturing, and Power & Utility. This includes enabling all types of workflows, including analytics, to assist in making better decisions. We are a good mix of engineers, products, and design. What we have in common is that we care deeply about the user experience and create products that users really want to use.
Our work environment is not just exciting and dynamic, but also intensely collaborative and supportive. You will work with the best domain and industry experts: designers, product managers, software developers, ML engineers, AI engineers and business leaders. We support one another, ask good questions, and give each other constructive feedback. Our goal is to leverage our diverse set of strengths and backgrounds to build innovative products, to think outside the ordinary, and grind through and nurture a great.
Learn more about Cognite here
Our values
Impact: Cogniters strive to make an impact in all that they do. We are result-oriented, always asking ourselves.
Ownership: Cogniters embrace a culture of ownership. We go beyond our comfort zones to contribute to the greater good, fostering inclusivity and sharing responsibilities for challenges and success.
Relentless: Cogniters are relentless in their pursuit of innovation. We are determined and deliverable (never ruthless or reckless), facing challenges head-on and viewing setbacks as opportunities for growth.
We are looking for an Infrastructure engineer to join our infrastructure group. Infrastructure in Cognite is responsible for our foundational infrastructure and the internal developer platform. This means everything from provisioning cloud infrastructure with Terraform through supporting our service teams with CI/CD services and ensuring they have working observability and alerting. In addition, we build an internal developer platform to reduce cognitive load for our developers. Our success is measured by how easy it is to be a productive developer in Cognite and the quality of the infrastructure we build.
You will work together with other engineers in the team across a wide range of services, choosing to focus where the effort will have the largest impact. Our tech stack is built on Kubernetes and cloud technologies, using GitHub, Jenkins and Spinnaker for CI/CD, Prometheus, Grafana and Lightstep for metrics and observability. We run across multiple clouds, currently Google Cloud, Azure, AWS, and OpenShift. A strong understanding of the underlying concepts and ways of thinking in the infrastructure space is more important than familiarity with all of the tools we use.

Key Role & Responsibilities include

  • Develop robust infrastructure for deploying Cognite’s products on multiple clouds (including Azure, Google Cloud, AWS, and OpenShift)
  • Develop our internal developer platform, with a focus on reducing friction and cognitive load for our developers
  • Work with other engineering teams in Cognite to improve and adapt their services to run smoothly on Kubernetes
  • Use and contribute to open source tools such as Kubernetes, Emissary, Terraform, Prometheus, Spinnaker and Grafana
  • Tackle and solve challenging problems in areas such as network security, continuous integration, continuous deployment, monitoring, tracing, authentication and authorization, and secret management in a multi-cloud environment
  • Help shape the culture of the infrastructure team as well as the wider overall culture of Cognite

Key Skills, Knowledge & Abilities Include

  • Broad experience with DevOps practices such as CI/CD and Infrastructure as code
  • Experience building scalable solutions
  • Cloud experience is preferred, but a keen proven interest can compensate
  • Software development experience, preferably with Go or Python
  • Familiarity and experience with our tech stack is beneficial
  • Passionate about automation
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Adaptability and resilience; comfort in startup environment, thinker, builder and continuous improvement
  • Continuous learner; naturally curious, and always ready to learn
  • Achievement oriented; exhibit a high say/do ratio
  • Teamwork & growth mind-set; partnering to support growth, challenges, finding creative solutions & delivering results
A snapshot of our many perks and benefits as a Cogniter
* Competitive salary and benefits include a pension plan, insurance, parental benefits, and more.
* Join an organization of 70 different nationalities 🌐 with Diversity, Equality and Inclusion (DEI) in focus 🤝
* A highly modern and fun working environment with sublime culture across the organization, follow us on Instagram @cognitedata 📷 to know more
* Flat structure with direct access to decision-makers, with minimal amount of bureaucracy
* Opportunity to work with and learn from some of the best people on some of the most ambitious projects found anywhere, across industries
* Join our HUB 🗣️ to be part of the conversation directly with Cogniters and our partners.
* Gain perks like a paid mobile telephone subscription and broadband connection.
* Get access to extended private health services with Aker Care.
* Hungry? We’ve got your back. A subsidized lunch at the canteen is delivered by our chefs who specialise in options for both vegetarians and non-vegetarian, salads and hot soups every day
* Stay fueled between meals with snacks and drinks on the house.
* Our own Cognite exclusive coffee bar ☕ with the friendliest baristas is here to brew coffee for coffee lovers, tea for tea lovers, smoothie for smoothie lovers, and the baristas creative concoctions when the mood strikes.
* We take your mental- and physical health seriously by having a broad health offering and a free membership to our fully-staffed gym on-site.
* A pet lover? Get the chance to meet Spot 🐶!
Why choose Cognite? 🏆 🚀
Join us in making a real and lasting impact in one of the most exciting and fastest-growing new software companies in the world. We have repeatedly demonstrated that digital transformation, when anchored on strong DataOps, drives business value and sustainabilityfor clients and allows front-line workers, as well as domain experts, to make better decisions every single day. We were recognized as one of CNBC's top global enterprise technology startups powering digital transformation! And just recently, Frost & Sullivan named Cognite a Technology Innovation Leader! 🥇 Most recently Cognite Data Fusion® Achieved Industry First DNV Compliance for Digital Twins 🥇
Apply today!
If you're excited about the opportunity to work at Cognite and make a difference in the tech industry, we encourage you to apply today! We welcome candidates of all backgrounds and identities to join our team. Please do not hesitate to contact our Talent Acquisition team with any questions -
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