Seattle Site Reliability Engineer

De Forest Search - Seattle, WA


What you'll be doing in the near future…

The Site Reliability Engineer position will be the second addition to a new SRE team based in Seattle, WA. We are open to mentoring and helping a junior candidate grow. However, because we are a small team, any candidate should be able to be a major contributor.

Some of the things we expect you to do…

The Role:

Some projects you’ll be working on include:

  • Migrating all infrastructure/applications from a PaaS to a major Cloud IaaS provider
  • Implement CI/CD and Kubernetes during the PaaS -> IaaS migration
  • Continuing to break up a Django monolith into Python & Go microservices
  • Scale existing applications leveraging PostgreSQL, Redis, RabbitMQ, and more!
  • Experiment with and introduce new solutions as needed to build reliable applications
  • Secure applications and infrastructure from vulnerabilities and attack vectors

The Person:

You should be able to:

  • Write quality code in a team setting using Python and/or Go. You’ll be using both
  • Implement and maintain cloud services using Kubernetes and more
  • Learn, communicate, share, and grow with the team
  • Care about and share in our mission to eradicate pay disparity in the workplace

 Basic Qualifications…

  • Experienced. 5 – 8 years of experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate with a distributed sales team.
  • Capability of understanding customer pain points, requirements and correlating potential business needs to value that can be provide
  • Promote a strong sense of urgency for reaching goals and key deliverables. Act smartly without being told what to do. Brings new ideas to the company.
  • Strong verbal, written, presentation acumen.
  • Drive, Grit, Team Oriented: Strong desire to compete and win
  • Believer: You’re a believer in equal pay for equal work, and you’re willing to change your career to prove it.
  • BA/BS degree.

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