Site Reliability Engineer

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Job type
Full Time,
Opening date
Closing date
19 Feb 2023

About Instructure

Amplify teaching. Elevate learning. Intensify impact.

At Instructure, we believe in the power of people to grow and succeed throughout their lives. Our goal is to amplify that power by creating intuitive products that simplify learning and personal development, facilitate meaningful relationships, and inspire people to go further in their educations and careers. We do this by giving smart, creative, passionate people opportunities to create awesome products and tools.
By focusing on our values — ownership, openness, simplicity, equality, and relationships — and using a modern stack that includes AWS, Docker, Kubernetes, Vault, Terraform, Ruby, and Go, we are pushing the boundaries of managing services at scale.

What you will be doing

  • Partnering with engineering teams to automate & optimize service availability, scalability, performance, monitoring, and alerting.
  • Educating & empowering software engineers to think operationally when designing services and to operate what they build.
  • Developing software to automate the manual work required to keep a SaaS offering highly available, scalable, and resilient to the vagaries of the Internet and frequent deploys.
  • Developing and maintaining methodologies of iteratively deploying Instructure’s cloud-based architecture.
  • Building resilient and self-scaling systems so that you can sleep through the night.
  • This is an exciting opportunity to push the boundaries of cloud automation and gain hands on experience developing software with AWS.

What we look for

  • Experience managing a 24/7 SaaS with amazing uptime.
  • Experience with Amazon Web Services.
  • Programming experience in at least one modern programming language (for example, Ruby, Python, or Go)
  • Experience with Containers; Docker, Kubernetes, etc.
  • Deep understanding of configuration management, automation, and infrastructure-as-code tools (for example, Ansible, Terraform, Salt, or Puppet)
  • CI/CD exposure – Jenkins, Git/Gerrit, etc.
  • Open, team-oriented, and with a broad range of skills and interests.MS/B in Computer Science or applicable development camp cert. preferred, but not required

Get in all on the awesome at Instructure

  • Competitive salary, equity and 401k.
  • Medical, dental, disability, and life insurance.
  • HSA program, vision, voluntary life, and AD&D.
  • Tuition reimbursement.
  • Paid time off, 11 paid holidays, and flexible work schedules.
  • Gym club reimbursements and rewards-based fitness tracking.
  • iMacs or MacBooksQuarterly hack week, where individuals and teams can experiment and build whatever they want
  • Yearly internal technology conference
  • Monthly technology talks
Final salary is subject to location and experience.
We’ve always believed in hiring the most awesome people and treating them right. We know that the more diverse we are, the more diverse our ideas will be and when we openly welcome those ideas, our environment is better and our business is stronger.

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