Senior Site Reliability Engineer

  • Platform Science
  • San Diego, CA, USA
  • Oct 02, 2020
Full time Engineering Information Technology

Job Description

Who we are:

We’re a fast-paced, rapidly growing, award-winning, and well funded IoT startup. We’re on a mission to make transportation smart. Interested in joining one of San Diego's top tech startups as a Senior SRE to help revolutionize the transportation industry?

Our infrastructure runs on AWS and other cloud platforms.  We currently utilize RDS, EC2, DynamoDB, Lambda, and AWS IoT to name a few.  Prior experience with managing VPCs is a huge plus. A large portion of our infrastructure is containerized with Docker and we’re ramping up Kubernetes.  Everything is configured with Terraform and Chef. Deployments are fully automated via Jenkins.

We are looking for a qualified Senior SRE to join our telematics team in San Diego, CA. You will be hired to solve operational problems and provide support to development teams for critical business applications in production.

Who you are:

As a Senior SRE, you have a software development background or systems background with strong coding skills. You’re passionate about observability and metrics-driven decisions, a DevOps evangelist, and are security-minded. You are versed in Agile/Scrum methodologies and are comfortable with giving and taking technical direction.

If all this sounds like a challenge you’re ready and willing to embrace then let’s chat asap!

What you’ll do:

  • On-call duties: provide support to development teams for critical business applications in production
  • Setup standardized observability tools to facilitate development teams operating their applications
  • Improve the resiliency of applications and systems using chaos engineering
  • Help development teams define SLOs and error budgets
  • Write software to solve operations problems
  • Build tools to improve stability and reliability of systems including local environments and deployment pipelines
  • On-call and incident management process optimization

What you bring to the table:

  • LAMP/LEMP Stack
  • Docker
  • Software development background or systems background with strong coding skills
  • Passionate about observability and metrics-driven decisions 
  • Experience deploying containerized services using orchestrators such as Kubernetes
  • Strong desire to automate
  • DevOps evangelist
  • Security minded
  • Emphasis on documentation to avoid tribal knowledge
  • Build, deployment, and release management processes and tools
  • IAAS, PAAS, SAAS product experience
  • HA systems architecture
  • Experience with high volume Web Services

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