System Development Engineer

Washington DC or Frederick MD

Fugue is a venture-backed software company developing an infrastructure-level operating system for cloud computing. Initially available on Amazon Web Services (AWS), Fugue builds, optimizes, and enforces cloud infrastructure—continuously and automatically. The company has raised a total of $74MM from investors including New Enterprise Associates, The Maryland Venture Fund, and Core Capital Partners. With offices in Frederick, MD, Washington, DC, and San Jose, Fugue is rapidly expanding its talented, high performing team. We are looking for a passionate technologist to join our growing engineering team!


Position Summary

Fugue is seeking a Systems Development Engineer (“SysDev”) to help with large-scale automation and tooling.  Candidates should be able to grab existing technologies and glue them together to create powerful, highly-available systems.  When something they need doesn’t exist, the should feel extremely comfortable sitting down and coding it themselves from scratch.  CI/CD should be their normal mode of operation and they should be comfortable driving infrastructure with gitflow-based methodologies.


Required Skills and experience:

  • Hands on experience with Golang and/or Python
  • Strong understanding of Networking Protocols
  • Strong understanding of CI/CD and source control
  • Strong understanding of Security concerns and how to address them
  • Demonstrated ability to work with others to come up with creative solutions to difficult problems
  • Ability to create tools that reduce operational workload
  • Production experience with AWS

Bonus Qualifications:

  • Experience with other infrastructure platforms (Azure, GCP, Digital Ocean, etc)
  • Experience with NoSQL data stores
  • Experience with Functional Programming
  • Experience with Containers


Who are we?

Fugue is leading the next stage in the development of Cloud Computing. While the cloud liberated us from the burdens of physical IT infrastructure, it introduced new challenges as applications became distributed and infrastructure proliferated. Fugue reigns in this complexity and simplifies operations, allowing our customers to take control of their cloud infrastructure, move fast, and save money!

We offer competitive compensation, time off, strong work-life balance and amazing startup culture. Come join some of the brightest minds in technology today, and help us change the face of cloud computing!

At Fugue we believe that the only way to build a successful company is by building a diverse team of talented, smart individuals. We know that humans are better together than alone. Whether or not the government provides protection, we do not discriminate against anyone for any reason. Here’s the standard EEO statement - know that we believe in it even more than is required!

Fugue 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 or veteran status. In addition to federal law requirements, Fugue complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment.