This is a remote role, employees are welcome to work near any of our principal location hubs: Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver, Dallas and NYC.
We are a purpose-driven, creative community who believes challenging convention moves culture forward, so we use our platform to amplify the voices that are changing the way we see the world. When you join us, you will become a part of an industry-leading fashion platform with a global reach.
Founded in 2003, we pace the vanguard of directional retail with a mix of luxury, streetwear, and avant-garde labels. We produce cutting-edge original content and take pride in building our own technology solutions and systems from scratch. Our field of focus has grown beyond that of a typical e-commerce entity as we explore the nexus of content, commerce, and culture.
Our team is currently 1100 strong, serving 150 countries, generating an average of 76 million monthly page views, and achieving high double-digit annual growth since inception. Our work is varied and ambitious. We have a roadmap full of rewarding projects to keep you motivated and engaged, with a leadership ethos based on transparency, collaboration and enabling performance.
SSENSE is looking for a Senior Site Reliability Developer – Technical Lead to join our rapidly growing technology team. The Senior SRE-TL will join the SRE squad and will be responsible for keeping all user-facing services and other production systems running smoothly. The Senior SRE – Technical Lead will be accountable for the reliability, scalability and resilience of complex infrastructure components in terms of quality assurance and production. The ideal candidate will actively contribute to knowledge dissemination within the organization, participate in the recruiting and onboarding of new employees.
Team leadership, knowledge sharing & coaching – 25%
Production Operations – 20%
Maintain Service Level Objectives (SLO)/ Service Level Indicator (SLI) – 20%
Product delivery – 15%
Ownership and accountability – 10%
Recruiting – 10%
WORLD CLASS TECHNOLOGY
Technology is at the core of everything we do at SSENSE. Driven by an engineering mindset and a problem-solving attitude, we blend fashion with technology to deliver an unparalleled experience to our customers as we build seamless, custom solutions to deliver the SSENSE offering.
WORLD CLASS TEAM
The SSENSE tech team is responsible for an international headless commerce platform. Working in an agile environment, our squads are made up of experienced innovators in Product Management, QA, Design, DevOps, Software Development, Machine Learning, Data Engineering, and Security. Headquartered in Montreal, our technology organization has been growing at a rate of 2X year-over-year and is doubling once again in 2021 as we expand across Canada, US, and Europe.
WORLD CLASS PLATFORM
The SSENSE platform runs on Amazon Web Services making use of serverless microservices across web, mobile and app. Our event-source architecture already achieves over 10,000 requests / second and growing at an unmatched pace, currently unseen across the industry. Our data-driven culture of innovation empowers every product team across the tech organization to explore building, testing and learning with the latest in Machine Learning techniques. Our automated continuous improvement DevOps model (making use of both blue / green and canary deployments) results in an average of 50 production releases every day.
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