CB Insights is a fast-growing market intelligence platform and services company based in NYC. We are seeking a SRE to join Team Sparta and support further growth. We want someone who has a penchant for efficiency and who loves creating dashboards from metric data. Someone who can help ensure our production systems run smoothly, efficiently, and is reliable at all times. Someone who understands the benefits of automation and how to scale out a system. 

As a Site Reliability Engineer, you will be a key member of a small but growing team charged with:

  • Ensuring the uptime of our platform by taking part in our on-call rotation schedule
  • Creating actionable alerts to page the team when issues arises
  • Work with teams in creating dashboards showing relevant and actionable information
  • Conduct timely post-mortems of production infrastructure incidents
  • Collaborating with our development leads to isolate application and deployment concerns
  • Providing tools and an environment to support efficient software development

Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Basic understanding of statistics and basic math
  • 2+ years experience using Amazon Web Services with a DevOps focus
  • 2+ years systems administration (Linux strongly preferred)
  • Scripting experience (Bash/Python).  Programming background strongly preferred.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Solid working knowledge of networking (TCP/IP, NAT) and related architecture and design concepts
  • Working knowledge of basic networking security and principles
  • General knowledge of open-source software stacks
  • Experience with container technology (Docker highly preferred)
  • Experience with microservice architecture is a big plus
  • Experience with Datadog is a plus
  • Experience in debugging performance bottlenecks is a plus
  • Experience with the Influxdata software suite (Telegraf, Influxdb, Chronograf, Flux) also a plus
  • Experience with the Hashicorp software suite (Terraform, Packer, Vagrant, Consul, Nomad) also a plus
  • College degree required, CS degree preferred
  • US Citizen or Green Card holder

We know that diversity makes for the best problem-solving and creative thinking. We are dedicated to adding new perspectives to the team and encourage everyone to apply if your experience is close to what we are looking for.  

Perks and Benefits:

  • Subsidized health, dental, and vision insurance
  • 401k with up to 4% match
  • $1,000 yearly continuing education stipend
  • Daily lunch stipend

Happy, Helpful, Humble, and Hungry: Check out more about our company culture here.

Equal Opportunity Employer: CB Insights is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

 

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