Web Infrastructure Engineer

  • Location: Chicago, IL
  • Department: Engineering
  • Type: Full Time
  • Min. Experience: Mid Level

Web Infrastructure is an engineering group within Sprout Social dedicated to identifying cross-team concerns as they relate to our burgeoning web practice, and fixing the problems that offer the most value to the team. Web Infrastructure provides support to Sprout’s Web Engineers by building and updating tools and systems that allow our web team to deliver great products to 19,000+ customers around the world, in a safe and reliable manner. Companies like Adobe, Pivotal Labs, Google, Marvel and Evernote rely on Sprout to create stronger relationships with their customers through social media.

If you've worked as a web engineering generalist and enjoy wearing many hats, this position may be the perfect fit for you.

Relocation is offered for this role, if applicable.


  • Research and build out Sprout’s Continuous Deployment/Integration methodology to ensure web teams can effectively and safely ship their code to production
  • Reimagine how Sprout’s web application is architected to improve performance, reliability, and cross-team collaboration
  • Improve the developer experience surrounding development and deployment
  • Discover ways for disparate web teams at Sprout to share code more effectively by modifying code or processes
  • Apply web technologies to improve page load performance

Skills & Experience

  • A minimum of 2 years of experience as a software engineer
  • Experience building medium to large-scale JavaScript-based web applications
  • Familiarity with JavaScript and CSS frameworks and web application build processes (linters, type-checkers, minifiers, bundlers, etc.)
  • Experience debugging and scaling web servers and server-side application code
  • Familiar with Unix/Linux environments

About Sprout Social
Sprout Social powers open communication between individuals, brands and communities through elegant, sophisticated software. We are relentless about solving hard problems for our customers and committed to both customer and team success.

Team Sprout is a group of very talented, smart and passionate people with broad interests and backgrounds. We’re proud to regularly be recognized for software, product and company culture achievements. Our team’s shared belief in Sprout’s mission promotes a culture of openness, empowerment and fun. We have built a benefits program to match the strength of our team. This program includes:

  • Insurance and benefit options that are built for both individuals and families, including generous company contributions
  • Progressive benefit programs, like our parental leave program and free Divvy bike memberships
  • High-quality and well-maintained equipment - your computer will never prevent you from doing your best
  • Beautiful, convenient and state-of-the-art offices in Chicago’s Loop
  • Solid programs in some of the staples: transportation, disability and life insurance
  • Wellness initiatives to ensure both health and financial well-being of our team
  • Breakfast and lunch options onsite, and more healthy snack options and beverages than you can imagine
  • Growing corporate social responsibility program that is driven by the involvement and passion of our team members

Sprout Social is unable to provide H-1B sponsorship.

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