Site Reliability Engineer (100% Remote) - European Time Zone

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  • Remote (European Time Zone)
  • Aug 21, 2019
Full time Engineering

Job Description

About You

We're looking for a full-time Site Reliability Engineer to join our core team who has significant experience building, managing, and monitoring infrastructure and backend services at scale.

Come help us with projects like...

  • Building out our Kubernetes infrastructure to include additional services, increased redundancy/scalability, and harnessing new k8s features
  • Scale our Elasticsearch and MongoDB clusters to support our data growth
  • Tune our MySQL and PostgreSQL databases
  • Improve our public API’s performance and resiliency
  • Tighten security across our infrastructure
  • Implement autoscaling techniques that balance performance, workload demands and costs
  • Improve our CI/CD process making builds/deployments faster and safer
  • Further develop our Prometheus/Grafana monitoring infrastructure
  • Enhance our Elasticsearch/Logstash/Kibana(ELK) logging stack


Bonus: Are you a MongoDB expert? Please let us know! 🌟

You should...

  • Be able to work in a continental European timezone (strongly preferred)
  • Have real world experience building scalable systems, working with large data sets, and troubleshooting various back-end challenges under pressure
  • Have significant experience with *nix, Python, bash, Terraform, Ansible, or similar backend systems and frameworks
  • Experience working with large databases running on MySQL, PostgreSQL, and/or MongoDB
  • Have experience configuring monitoring, logging, and other tools to provide visibility and actionable alerts
  • Enjoy automating processes using Python, bash, Terraform, Ansible, or other scripting languages
  • Have experience with Docker containers and microservices
  • Understand the full web stack, networking, and low level Unix computing
  • Always be thinking of ways to improve reliability, performance, and scalability of the infrastructure
  • Be self-motivated and comfortable with responsibility
  • Have participated in and be comfortable with being part of an on-call rotation.(1 out of every 6 weeks)

Why Close?

  • 100% remote (we believe in trust and autonomy)
  • 2 x annual team retreats ✈️ (Lisbon Retreat Video)
  • Competitive salary
  • 7 weeks PTO (includes company-wide winter holiday break)
  • 1 month paid sabbatical after 5 years
  • $200/month co-working stipend
  • Paid parental leave (10 wks primary caregiver / 4 wks secondary caregiver)
  • Our story and team 🚀
  • Glassdoor Reviews 

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Remote

Yes