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Senior SRE

Urbint

Urbint

Bengaluru, Karnataka, India · Remote
Posted on Monday, May 27, 2024

Sr. Site Reliability Engineer

At Urbint, our mission is to make communities more resilient. We do this by pairing external data with artificial intelligence to identify areas of high risk and prevent catastrophic loss for utilities across the country. We are a team of close-knit engineers, entrepreneurs, and data geeks who obsess over problem-solving, new technologies and making a positive impact in our communities.

Job Summary

We are seeking a Senior Site Reliability Engineer to take charge of our servers, deployments and overall systems.

You will have a passion for the practical side of managing large, complex systems and services and planning for maximum uptime leveraging modern tools. Urbint has a mix of self-hosted services deployed within Google Cloud with most managed through Google Container Engine (Kubernetes) and a need to support on-premise deployments to address specific security postures of some clients.

What You'll Do

  • Design High-Availability Systems - ensure that all of the systems that we deploy and depend on are configured to maintain full uptime. Planning out deployment strategies to ensure that uptime is maintained during upgrades and maintenance. Designing and building out an infrastructure-as-code project.
  • Guiding Development Team with Best Practices - working with the Development team to ensure that the software being built will be practical to deploy and maintain.
  • Maintaining System and Network Security - patch management, ensuring that dependencies are kept up to date. Staying informed about zero-day vulnerabilities and any risks that cannot be immediately patched and coming up with alternative methods to mitigate their risk.
  • Logging, Metrics and Alerting - managing and organizing an on-call schedule through Pagerduty, connected to metrics and log events. On-call responsibilities will be shared.
  • Build Engineering - managing build/deployment pipelines and ensuring best practices are followed in this.

Who You Are

  • 5+ years of experience designing and maintaining application systems
  • A friendly person first and a technologist second
  • A deep understanding of operating systems and computer architecture experience with:
    • Linux - at least 5 years
    • GCP or AWS experience - at least 3 years
    • Terraform - at least 2 years
    • Kubernetes experience - at least 2 years
    • Docker - at least 3 years
    • Monitoring systems (Graphite/prometheus/grafana/statsd/DataDog…)
    • Strong shell scripting ability
  • Solid programming abilities - to help build any glue components between service
    • Ideally professional Python dev experience
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills a must

Benefits

  • Mission Driven - Some companies use AI to serve better digital ads and trade stocks, we seek to make our communities safer and more resilient
  • Competitive compensation package
  • Generous Paid Time off, Paid Company Holidays including Mental Health Days
  • Medical Insurance covering self, spouse, 2 children and parents/in-laws
  • Hybrid work - Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday at office; Thursday and Friday at home

We're 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.