Site Reliability Engineer

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We are seeking a highly skilled and proactive Site Reliability Engineer to join our team. As a Site Reliability Engineer, you will be responsible for ensuring the reliability, scalability, and performance of our systems and infrastructure. You will work closely with cross-functional teams to design, implement, and maintain robust solutions that enhance the overall availability and efficiency of our technology stack.


  • Collaborate with development, operations, and security teams to design, implement, and maintain scalable and reliable systems and infrastructure.
  • Monitor the health and performance of our applications, services, and systems to proactively identify and address any issues or potential bottlenecks.
  • Design, implement, and maintain automated monitoring, alerting, and incident response systems to ensure early detection and resolution of system anomalies and failures.
  • Conduct regular performance testing, capacity planning, and optimization to ensure optimal system performance and scalability.
  • Develop and maintain disaster recovery and business continuity plans to minimize system downtime and data loss.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve complex system and infrastructure issues, collaborating with cross-functional teams and vendors when necessary.
  • Continuously evaluate and improve system reliability, availability, and scalability through automation, process enhancements, and infrastructure upgrades.
  • Participate in the design and implementation of deployment pipelines, ensuring efficient and secure software releases.
  • Stay up to date with industry best practices and emerging technologies in site reliability engineering and infrastructure management.
  • Provide technical guidance and mentorship to junior team members and promote knowledge sharing across the organization.


  • Designing and implementing scalable and reliable systems, infrastructure, and applications.
  • Collaborating with cross-functional teams to ensure continuous integration, delivery, and deployment practices are followed.
  • Developing and implementing strategies for monitoring, alerting, and logging to proactively identify and address potential issues or bottlenecks.
  • Conducting performance analysis and capacity planning to optimize system performance and ensure scalability.
  • Troubleshooting and resolving complex technical issues related to system reliability, performance, and security.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related field. (Relevant certifications or equivalent experience may be considered)
  • years of experience as a Site Reliability Engineer or in a similar role.
  • Strong knowledge of Linux/Unix systems and command line tools.
  • In-depth knowledge of React.js and its core principles, as well as popular state management libraries (e.g., Redux, MobX).
  • Experience with modern front-end build pipelines and tools (e.g., Webpack, Babel).
  • Familiarity with RESTful APIs and asynchronous request handling.
  • Ability to write comprehensive unit tests using testing frameworks such as Jest, Enzyme, or React Testing Library.
  • Experience with version control systems (e.g., Git) and collaborative development workflows.
  • Solid understanding of responsive design principles and mobile-first development.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and a keen eye for detail.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Previous experience in mentoring and guiding junior developers is a plus.
  • A portfolio of past projects or code samples demonstrating React.js expertise is highly advantageous.