Who We Are

Motive builds technology to improve the safety, productivity, and profitability of businesses that power the physical economy. The Motive Automated Operations Platform combines IoT hardware with AI-powered applications to automate vehicle and equipment tracking, driver safety, compliance, maintenance, spend management, and more. Motive serves more than 120,000 businesses, across a wide range of industries including trucking and logistics, construction, oil and gas, food and beverage, field service, agriculture, passenger transit, and delivery.

Motive is proud to be a Forbes Cloud 100 company and a 2020 Career-Launching Company by Wealthfront.

About the Role: 

As a Site Reliability Engineer on the Platform team, your role will be crucial in helping us design, scale, and manage our growing AWS-backed infrastructure. Your expertise will contribute to scaling our architecture and building a highly available system with an enthusiastic team. We are looking for candidates who have production experience with AWS-based platforms, expertise in automating distributed systems, scaling a fast-growing platform, maintaining high availability, and a forward-thinking mindset ready to take on tomorrow's challenges.

What You’ll Do: 

  • Automate the provisioning, scaling, and management of our infrastructure using Configuration As Code and Configuration Management
  • Work with other engineering and product teams to design and build the infrastructure required to deliver new features to customers
  • Identify and remove bottlenecks from systems in production
  • Ensure 99.9% customer-facing uptime
  • Continuously improve the monitoring and alerting capabilities of our platform, enabling us to be proactive instead of reactive
  • Create deployment pipelines; take code from git to production

What We’re Looking For: 

  • 4+ years of professional SRE/DevOps experience, and a demonstrated ability working on high volume production systems
  • Experience with container orchestration frameworks such as Kubernetes, Docker Swarm or similar.
  • Working knowledge of AWS services and technologies (Redshift, DynamoDB, Kinesis, RDS, ELB, AutoScaling, Lambda, etc…)
  • Experience with infrastructure as code and configuration management (Terraform, Nix, Ansible, CloudFormation, Chef, etc...), and with build managers such as Bazel, Pants, Buck
  • Knowledge of Python, Bash or other scripting languages. Knowledge of Ruby, or Golang is a plus.

Creating a diverse and inclusive workplace is one of Motive's core values. We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome people of different backgrounds, experiences, abilities and perspectives. 

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