Site Reliability Engineer ($150K - $250K) / Remote-US

Site Reliability Engineer ($150K - $250K) / Remote-US

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What we're looking for

We have been tasked by a US (San Francisco) based profitable and fast-growing SaaS business in the business process software domain to recruit a Site Reliability Engineer. This exciting company is rapidly scaling infrastructure in line with their growth plans.

This is a full-time, fully remote opportunity in the Pacific time zone, though an exception can be made for a great fit located elsewhere in the U.S. who is willing and able to work during Pacific time zone business hours.

Visa sponsorships to relocate to the US ARE NOT available.


The SRE would possesses a strong understanding of how to leverage SRE best practices. As a critical member of the client’s Engineering team, the ideal candidate will combine engineering experience and an innate drive to improve existing systems and processes with the creativity to develop novel solutions to evolving challenges. You’ll be responsible for availability, latency, performance, efficiency, change management, monitoring, emergency response, and capacity planning.

The key objectives of this role include, but are not limited to:

  • Collaborate with software developers to design solutions for hosting and maintaining custom business applications in Google Cloud and AWS.
  • When CI/CD deployment pipelines fail or monitoring systems indicate performance degradation, troubleshoot these issues, working closely with product owners until the problem is resolved.
  • Contribute to ongoing efforts to develop standardized and compliant infrastructure services.
  • Participate in a morning stand-up or team meeting to report your accomplishments, plans for the day, and any roadblocks you encountered. Your team will do the same, giving you an opportunity to understand and contribute to other ongoing initiatives.
  • Research and present new ideas to your colleagues and leadership to further our digital transformation and contribute to continuously improving our enterprise hosting services.

What Do You Need to Be Successful?

  • Expert knowledge of Linux/Unix variants, especially Ubuntu and its derivatives, including best practices for deploying applications
  • Experience with Google Cloud services (examples include commonly used services such as Compute Engine, Cloud LB, and Cloud SQL)
  • Experience with infrastructure as code and automation/configuration management using Puppet
  • The ability to use a wide variety of technologies, including hosting services, continuous deployment and continuous integration services, code repositories, and security vulnerability identification tools to support our cloud infrastructure (examples include GCE, PHP, MySQL, Nginx, Gearmand, Docker, GitHub Actions, and Jenkins)
  • Good understanding of programming languages like PHP, Python, and/or Go
  • Experience analyzing solutions components, understanding systems integration challenges, and identifying technology gaps in current components that must be resolved to reach future performance targets and functionality requirements in cloud infrastructure
  • Advanced automated script design, coding, debugging, and maintenance skills (using Bash, Python, etc.)
  • Experience with HIPAA/PCI compliance

About You

  • Patience and tolerance when things go wrong
  • The skill and discipline to work remotely with a distributed team
  • Excellent communication skills (written, verbal, and virtual)
  • Self-motivated, logical, and detail oriented
  • Passionate about new technologies, software, and processes
  • The ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment with multiple deadlines is essential

Tooling Experience

  • Linux - Ubuntu & Debian
  • Databases: MySQL, Redis, MongoDB
  • Webservers: Nginx
  • PHP/Python/Go
  • Google Cloud Services
  • CI/CD: Git or Jenkins
  • Experience with HIPAA/PCI Compliance

Interview Process

  • Step 1 - Screening call with internal recruiter [15-20 mins]
  • Step 2 - Panel Interview including technical discussion [2-hours]

Benefits & Work Environment

The environment the client can offer you:

  • Flexible remote work from anywhere in US (preferably in Pacific Time Zone)
  • Generous market competitive total compensation package
  • Fully paid medical, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Additional company benefits include 10 vacation days per year, holidays, and office closure during the holiday season
  • High-growth, paced environment with collaborative and unique team culture
  • Professional Growth & Career Opportunities; The client supports your personal and professional development with ; Educational materials and expenses & Relevant conferences abroad to stay up to date with the latest industry trends & Online courses or coaching - and support you pursuing ones that you are passionate about!

How to Apply

If this is something which resonates with your career growth and development path, do share your CV with us at with subject title - SDO-SRE-902