Acelerate is using virtual food brands to maximize restaurant profitability by increasing their delivery sales. We’re funded by Sequoia Capital and expanding across the country. Join us as we grow into the world's largest restaurant company!

Contract-to-hire, probably part-time to start

Responsibilities 

  • Making sure infrastructure, like CI and certificate refreshes, is functioning properly and optimally
  • Keep all libraries up-to-date
  • Keeping the service up and running
  • Deploying code changes, monitoring deploys for errors
  • Defining metrics to track, making dashboards and alerts, and monitoring those dashboards
  • Running backup restores if anything goes wrong
  • Making sure that the service is performant enough to be useable, now and in the future
  • Making sure our service is secure
  • Defining on-call rotations, setting up alert system
  • Keep additional environments running and useful (e.g., staging needs up-to-date data)
  • Monitor cloud computing costs
  • Responding to issues when on-call

Requirements

  • Excellent character, trustworthy, and morally upright
  • Ability to deliver excellent quality, quickly
  • Love of learning
  • Ability to communicate clearly and articulately
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong grasp of the fundamentals: OSI model, networking; POSIX command line tools; containerization; TLS; application and infrastructure monitoring and alerting; loadbalancing and firewalls
  • Relative familiarity with most of our stack: Kubernetes, GCP, Terraform, Vault, Prometheus, Postgres, Node.js, SQL, and Grafana. It's not necessary to know all of these, but you'll be expected to be proficient in all of them eventually

Preferences

  • ETL experience
  • Security experience
  • Experience in scaling high-availability systems

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Benefits

  • Opportunity to join a fast-growing startup. Drive growth strategies to shape the future of Acelerate.
  • Competitive benefits with full health, dental, vision coverage and unlimited PTO policy.
  • Ability to taste test our virtual brands menus (Foodie Heaven!)

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