Site Reliability Engineer

SREs engage in and improve the whole lifecycle of services—from inception and design, through deployment, operation and refinement.

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Description

SRE's culture of diversity, intellectual curiosity, problem solving and openness is key to its success. Our organization brings together people with a wide variety of backgrounds, experiences and perspectives. We encourage them to collaborate, think big and take risks in a blame-free environment. We promote self-direction to work on meaningful projects, while we also strive to create an environment that provides the support and mentorship needed to learn and grow.

Responsibilities

  • Engage in and improve the whole lifecycle of services—from inception and design, through deployment, operation and refinement.
  • Support services before they go live through activities such as system design consulting, developing software platforms and frameworks, capacity planning and launch reviews.
  • Maintain services once they are live by measuring and monitoring availability, latency and overall system health.
  • Scale systems sustainably through mechanisms like automation, and evolve systems by pushing for changes that improve reliability and velocity.
  • Practice sustainable incident response and blameless postmortems

Requirements

Must-have

  • Good experience with working in a virtualized Linux based environment (bash, VMs, utilities, etc.).
  • Knowledge and experience with Kubernetes, Configuration Management (Terraform, Ansible, Scripting, Python) and use of GitOps.
  • Working knowledge of configuration and fine tuning of parameters (OS, Storage & Application) to provide stability and ensure performance of the system.
  • Experience in monitoring systems and service, performing log data analytics and RCA.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience designing and operating large-scale distributed systems.
  • Experience designing and developing software oriented towards systems or network automation.
  • Ability to debug, optimize code, and automate routine tasks.
  • Systematic problem-solving and effective communication skills.

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related technical field, or equivalent practical experience.
  • Experience with Unix/Linux operating systems, virtualization, Kubernetes, networking and/or cloud based systems.
  • Experience analyzing and troubleshooting complex systems.
  • Experience programming in C, C++, NodeJS, Python, Go, or similar language

Who we are

Alef is a global edge connectivity platform company that empowers enterprises and developers to rapidly launch their own private networks and develop innovative mobile applications through our flagship Private Edge Platform. At Alef, we simplify the complexity of 5G and edge computing through a suite of APIs and tools that allow for more control and security with less overhead, while operating at a fraction of the cost of legacy mobile network providers. Leading systems integrators, distributors, and technology partners trust us to help power the edge economy and enable companies and communities to connect with a purpose.

Alef’s Software-Defined Mobile Edge (SD-ME) platform enables a new set of mobility, cloud and applications APIs that enable enterprises and developers to unleash the full power of the edge and deploy, orchestrate, and manage their private networks and applications. These APIs enable new technologies like virtual and augmented reality, artificial intelligence, industry 4.0, smart cities, IoT gaming, and autonomous systems to exist, grow, and evolve.

What we offer

We have a stellar team of co-workers, a really cool office, and lots of fun activities. Oh yeah, and we pay competitive base salaries and we reward performance. Our salary structure is commensurate with experience. In addition, you will be eligible to participate in our comprehensive benefits program including medical insurance and 401(K).

When you join Alef, you’ll have access to:

Experts in virtually every field

A culture that focuses on supporting our employees

Opportunities that provide stability while offering variety

Our proud commitment to building a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace drives our organizational culture and allows us to deliver exceptional work.

Alef is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status.

How to Apply

Please send resume and cover letter to careers@wearealef.com