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Forward Deployed Engineer

Location: New York

Who we are

Plural, founded in 2021 and backed by some of the world's best early-stage investors, is reshaping the way Kubernetes is managed at scale.

With extensive experience in infrastructure, our founders identified a pressing need for a unified solution to the fragmented and inefficient Kubernetes management landscape.

Our cutting-edge Kubernetes Fleet Management platform simplifies Kubernetes management in a single pane of glass for engineering organizations. It offers comprehensive multi-cluster visibility, an intuitive interface for managing clusters and add-ons, and enables a broader team of engineers to share Kubernetes responsibilities while enhancing security measures.

Join us on our mission to streamline Kubernetes management, making it easier for teams to focus on innovation rather than infrastructure

What we’re looking for

We're looking for a dynamic Forward-Deployed Engineer who thrives on engaging directly with customers. This role requires a unique blend of technical prowess, customer-facing skills, and a collaborative spirit, as you'll be working closely with our CTO and CEO to showcase the transformative impact of our solutions.

The ideal candidate will possess a deep understanding of Kubernetes, cloud environments, and infrastructure management, combined with the ability to communicate complex concepts to a variety of audiences. If you're passionate about driving technological adoption, building strong customer relationships, and playing a pivotal role in our growth story, we want to hear from you.

What you can expect

  • Play a pivotal role in securing pilot wins by getting hands on keyboard and implementing solutions, directly influencing the success and growth of Plural.
  • Work closely with Plural’s leadership, including the CTO and CEO, gaining unique insights and contributing to high-level strategic decisions.
  • Be part of a forward-thinking team that's pushing the boundaries of Kubernetes management.
  • Develop and nurture strong relationships with clients, understanding their needs and use cases, and demonstrating how our solutions can solve their challenges.
  • Enhance your expertise in Kubernetes, cloud environments, and infrastructure management through hands-on experience and challenges.
  • Contribute to the shaping of our product and services based on customer feedback.
  • Join a supportive team that values innovation, open communication, and shared success.

What you’ll need

  • 3 years of experience in software engineering
  • Deep kubernetes knowledge
  • Excellent communication skills with experience engaging with customers directly
  • Comfort in building relationships and driving adoption of technical products.
  • A bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline


  • Experience programming elixir, haskell, or another functional language (our server side code is currently written in elixir)
  • Experience at startups

What we offer

  • Competitive salary, commission, and equity
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Remote flexibility
  • Healthcare, vision, and dental
  • Opportunities for international travel
  • A low-ego, high-output superstar team

To apply:

Email us with your CV/resumé at


The base salary range for this position is $150,000 - $200,000. An individual's base pay depends on various factors including experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities of the applicant.

Plural embraces diversity and equal opportunity. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We believe the more inclusive we are, the better our company will be.