Client Platform Engineer (Remote US)

Shopify

Anywhere Remote only

Full time

May 9

About the role

FULL-TIME - REMOTE - AMERICAS

Shopify has grown rapidly over the last number of years. Through a series of safeguards, the Trust team has created a safe environment for employees to do their best work without risking our merchants' trust. The Client Platform Engineering team within Trust, supports our 10000+ employees globally by designing and building solutions to run, manage and secure our fleet of employee hardware. The team strives to find the best ways to keep our devices as secure as possible, while providing a frictionless experience for Shopifolk.

As a Client Platform Engineer, you’ll play an important part in building the future for our client platform architecture and services while working with other engineering teams to accomplish it. We are looking for someone who is an active member of the IT engineering community, who enjoys keeping up to date on the newest technology and exploring creative ways of using this technology in our ecosystem. We are looking for someone to develop and champion device management solutions for Apple, Windows, ChromeOS and Android devices.

You’ll be working on things like:

  • Designing the client platform architecture
  • Defining the endpoint security baseline, working alongside the Security Engineering team 
  • Building creative and technical solutions for managing Apple, Windows, ChromeOS and Android devices
  • Mentoring and working alongside our Engineering and IT teams on device management priorities
  • Writing and reviewing technical design documents and providing feedback on proposals written by others
  • Writing release plans and technical end user documentation to support our growing organization
  • Actively looking for opportunities to automate tasks to increase team efficiency
  • Leveraging data to visualize impact and surface opportunities to further enhance protections

Qualifications

  • Implementing and using MDM solutions to manage Apple and ChromeOS devices at a large scale
  • Exposure to Automated Device Enrollment programs such as ABM / DEP or Android Zero touch
  • Working in-depth with the macOS, iOS, ChromeOS and at times Windows platforms
  • Scripting with languages like Python, BASH,Swift, etc., including automation via API calls to various services
  • Using Git and Github
  • Researching, planning and implementing new technologies organization-wide
  • Championing new projects and working autonomously as needed
  • Working remotely, while maintaining collaboration with multiple teams and stakeholders to ship projects
  • Prioritizing tasks based on impact on the users and company

It’d be great if you had:

  • Knowledge of Google Workspace
  • Experience with Ruby on Rails or other programming languages
  • Experience with client management environments such as: Chef, Puppet or Munki
  • Experience with Okta or similar IDP

Tools of our trade:

Note: if some of this tech is new to you, that's okay! We realise that not everyone has worked with this stack before and provide opportunities for learning as you go.

  • Jamf Pro
  • Google Device Management
  • Intune

Experience comes in many forms, many skills are transferable, and passion goes a long way. If your background is *thisclose* to what we’re looking for, please consider applying, even if you aren’t able to check every box above.

This posting will close on Monday May 16th.

Additional Information


We know that applying to a new role takes a lot of work and we truly value your time. We’re looking forward to reading your application.


At Shopify, we are committed to building and fostering an environment where our employees feel included, valued, and heard. Our belief is that a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion enables us to truly make commerce better for everyone. We strongly encourage applications from Indigenous peoples, racialized people, people with disabilities, people from gender and sexually diverse communities and/or people with intersectional identities.

#LI-KO5 #LI-REMOTE

Shopify is now permanently remote, and we’re working towards a future that is digital by design. That location you see above? Consider it merely an example of hundreds of potential locations Shopify is hiring. Learn more here: https://www.shopify.com/careers/work-anywhere

Our belief is that a strong commitment to diversity & inclusion enables us to truly make commerce better for everyone. We encourage applications from Indigenous peoples, racialized people, people with disabilities, people from gender and sexually diverse communities, and/or people with intersectional identities. Please take a look at our Sustainability Reports to learn more about Shopify’s commitments to our communities, and our planet.

At Shopify, we understand that experience comes in many forms. We’re dedicated to adding new perspectives to the team - so if your experience is this close to what we’re looking for, please consider applying.

How we hire

At Shopify, we put a lot of care and time into who we hire. We believe that in order to build the best products, we need to build high impact teams. Our recruitment process centres around what we call the Life Story interview, a conversational-style interview where we get to learn more about you.

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