Senior Engineering Manager, Infrastructure

Job Description

Posted on: 
January 10, 2023

We are looking for a hands-on Senior Engineering Manager to join our growing Engineering team and lead our Infrastructure efforts.

It’s an exciting time to join Sorare as we scale our engineering presence both in Paris and NYC. As we work on expanding to more sports as well as scaling our current infrastructure, we need to level up our growing organization to address our upcoming challenges.

As our Infrastructure Engineering Manager, you will be responsible for the strategy and growth of our core infrastructure. The core competencies of this role include building and supervising the infrastructure of all our games with scalability and reliability in mind as well as scaling a team of site reliability engineers to support our hyper growth.

As an Engineering Manager at Sorare, you need to be technically credible and to know the details of what engineers work on. Your time is also spent safeguarding your team's health, hiring a world-class team, and putting them in the best position to succeed. Be ready, things move quickly at Sorare as we work toward building a unique and category-leading game!

You don’t need to be a sport expert, a gaming addict or crypto enthusiast to work with us. We're looking for teammates who like to get things done, work in a fast-paced environment at a hyper-growth company, take ownership and autonomy for their work, and expect to learn a lot along the way.


  • Set vision and directions for our infrastructure team in order to enable Sorare delivering on product goals
  • Help the team plan, execute and operate a scalable, reliable and efficient cloud infrastructure to support orders of magnitude more players
  • Build tools to make our engineering team life easier
  • Coach and mentor site reliability engineers to excel at their work and grow
  • Hire and onboard engineers to build a diverse and excellent team
  • Lead by example, being hands-on with individual contributor work when necessary
  • Be a culture advocate within the company
  • Continuously work on our engineering brand by producing content, attending events, leading tech talks and other creative ways to spread the word about engineering at Sorare

Job Requirements

  • 8+ years of professional experience in site reliability or software engineering
  • 4+ years managing or leading SRE/DevOps teams
  • Experience building and operating production systems at a massive scale
  • Strong understanding of cloud environments (preferably AWS)
  • Production experience with Docker and Kubernetes (Terraform is a plus)
  • Hands-on scripting experience in Python or Ruby (Golang is a plus)
  • Deep interest in people and mentoring
  • Experience with agile development practices
  • Self-sufficient without the need for daily direction from your manager
  • Eager to learn and work in an environment with new technologies and paradigms
  • Excellent spoken and written communication skills in English
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