Site Reliability Engineer at Electric

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Site Reliability Engineer (DevOps/SRE)

Electric is a Series B startup backed by Bessemer Venture Partners, Bowery Capital, Primary Venture Partners, GGV Capital, and led by a team of seasoned entrepreneurs, operators, and technologists. With software forming the foundation of every office, Electric is the world’s first all-in-one, modern IT support solution that can truly meet the needs of growing businesses. Through a chat interface, personalized service, and flat-rate pricing we keep our client’s email, computers, Wi-Fi and software running smoothly at a fraction of the cost and headaches normally experienced with traditional managed service providers.

Our company is a fun, fast-paced environment with enormous opportunities for career advancement. We are seeking highly motivated, detail-oriented go-getters who want to move up in a tech startup.

The Role 

Building a technology-powered organization is essential to our success. We are seeking a Site Reliability Engineer to help build our growing SRE and Infrastructure team. We use a microservices architecture with a Python and Ruby on Rails backend, employing technologies like AWS Lambda, RDS, and Dynamo. We are migrating off Heroku, and adding more AWS services to our stack. We seek a highly motivated SRE who will work with our technical leads to design and build fast, scalable, robust, and resilient systems. You will help evangelize SRE and DevOps insights and methodologies across the entire Engineering department.

As an engineer here, you'll have the freedom to help our team implement innovative solutions and have a significant impact on our product, and the business as a whole. We want someone who is passionate about moving fast while building highly performant, robust code that brings great value to our customers. We value experimentation, growth mindset, thinking outside of the box, and Getting S#!& Done!

Responsibilities

  • Build fast, scalable, robust, resilient infrastructure using Infrastructure as Code practices
  • Play a key role in several brand new and highly-visible operations, ranging from monitoring and observability to high-availability and internal tooling
  • Evangelize the underlying philosophy of SRE and DevOps to all your peers
  • Focus on building products that have measurable impact 
  • Continuously pay off tech debt, refactor code, re-architect as necessary, and use the latest and greatest technologies
  • Help to build a culture of excellence in the engineering organization

Qualifications

  • BA/BS degree in Computer Science or a related field, or equivalent experience
  • 2+ years of software development experience for infrastructure and DevOps
  • 2+ years shipping production code in a fast-paced environment
  • Working familiarity with AWS, microservice architecture, and infrastructure as code (IaC)
  • Strong communicator, both verbally and written
  • Self-motivated, data-driven, perseverant, resilient, scrappy, hands-on. No job is too small, and you take a bias towards action. When something isn’t working, your first instinct is to rip it apart and figure out why.

Preferred Technical Skills


  • Infrastructure as Code tools such as Terraform, CloudFormation, or Serverless Framework,
  • Competency in bash, python, or other relevant scripting languages,
  • Experience with a majority of the following AWS services: API Gateway, EC2, EKS, IAM (Roles, STS, Policies), Lambda, RDS, Route53, S3, SQS, VPC networking
  • CI/CD tooling (CircleCI, Jenkins, Travis, etc.)
  • Experience with Docker and container orchestration (Kubernetes, Docker Swarm, etc.) is a plus
  • Knowledge of configuration management tools (Chef, Puppet, Salt) is a plus 

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Location

408 Broadway, New York, NY 10013

What are Electric Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Acme Co. offers employees professional development opportunities like The ability to attend job related conferences and seminars.
Lunch and learns
Acme Co. hosts lunch and learn meetings once per month.
Cross functional training encouraged
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