Site Reliability Engineer

last updated February 8, 2021 6:14 UTC


HQ: Remote

PolyScale is changing how databases are distributed and scaled. Our mission is to make data-driven apps faster by simplifying global caching for developers. If you are passionate about developer experiences, data performance and are a curious problem solver, join us.

We’re a small (less than 10), Series Seed funded and fully-remote team that’s engineering heavy. We fully embody principles of servant leadership.

We’re a fast-growing PaaS looking to bring on our first full-time SRE/DevOps person. You will have an opportunity to make key technical decisions which help define the future of the PolyScale platform, shaping how we build and scale. You will be driving the design and implementation of DevOps principals across the business and will be a subject matter expert in CI/CD pipeline architecture & design.

What you will be doing:

  • Developing and implementing a global SaaS architecture including network, security policies and observability
  • Operate and support mission critical services on a globally distributed level, using cloud hosting providers like AWS, GCP, Azure, and more
  • Create and maintain complete and accurate documentation for the purpose of operational audits including security and compliance.
  • Be part of an on call rotation to support the production service

What you will bring along:

  • BS in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Software Engineering or equivalent experience in those fields.
  • 2+ years of experience building, maintaining and automating distributed systems, data infrastructure, back-end systems or related infrastructure.
  • 2+ years hands-on experience in AWS
  • Experience with Kubernetes and Docker
  • Strong Linux administration experience (any flavor)
  • Deep expertise with operational support systems, automation, and CI/CD tools
  • Proficiency programming in at least one of Bash, Python, Go, Java, C++
  • Experience with performance management, logging, and monitoring tools such as Prometheus & Grafana

What would be great:

  • Experience with Hashicorp Vault, Docker Pipelines and Github Actions
  • Experience with Envoy Proxy and/or Istio service mesh
  • Experience with intrusion, penetration, vulnerability scanning and PCI compliance

What we offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • Equity in the business
  • Benefits package
  • Flexible PTO
  • Remote working (AMER timezone)
  • Early-stage company – true ownership over your work
  • A great work-life balance

PolyScale Inc is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.

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