Weekend Site Reliability Engineer | Sporty Group | Remote (Anywhere)

Weekend Site Reliability Engineer | Sporty Group | Remote (Anywhere)

Remote Worldwide
Application ends: July 20, 2024
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Job Description

Sporty’s sites are some of the most popular on the internet, consistently staying in Alexa’s list of top websites for the countries they operate in

In addition to our DevOps Team we are building a Site Reliability Team whose purpose is to focus on site reliability and security. It will also involved deployment, configuration, and monitoring, as well as the availability, latency, change management, emergency response, and capacity management of services in production.

Responsibilities

Work across the weekend and your choice of weekdays

Work with a team of DevOps/SRE and DBA professionals

Improve existing infrastructure and processes currently deployed in as well as streamlining processes deploy to new countries in the future

Holistically improve all aspects of our current infrastructure including: reducing costs; streamlining environment provisioning; lowering response times and incorporating the latest techniques and technologies

Monitor and maintain the existing cloud infrastructure via autoscaling, automated alerts, andOpsWork and Grafana dashboards

Take ownership and responsibility for our cloud operation activities

Liaise with external security agencies for annual audits as well as perform our own internal security sweeps

Aid in reconfiguring existing architecture to allow for rapid deployments to new countries

Mentoring less experienced team members

Requirements

4+ years SRE/DevOps experience

Be based in Europe or Latin America

Experience independently leading the planning and deployment of a project

Experienced with cloud platforms, especially AWS, including solid knowledge of how to utilize cloud resources to fulfill the demand from other teams and production

Familiar with one program language or script language (Python, Java….)

Experience managing multiple kubernetes clusters in production (virtualization, orchestration, scalability, security, and high availability), skillset such as Helm, Rancher, ArgoCD

Solid networking protocol and cyber security knowledge, especially the TCP / IP stack and HTTP protocol 

A strong understanding of cache, including CDN, HTTP cache (CloudFlare, AWS CloudFront)

Experienced with CloudNative Monitoring solution in Large distributed system using observation model(Trace, Metric, Logging), skillset such as Prometheus, Jaeger, Loki, ELK, Grafana

Excellent troubleshooting skills, including Linux OS issue diagnosis and OS parameter optimization

Beneficial

Experience working with other cloud platform is a plus. (GCP, Azure, AliCloud)

Familiar with at least one of infrastructure as Code (Terraform, Cloudformation)

Design and implement CI/CD workflow is a plus (Jenkins, Github Action)

Experience with system automation tools (Ansible, Salt, Chef)

Understanding of modern Micro Services and Service Mesh concepts is a plus(Containers, Istio)

Benefits

Quarterly and flash bonuses

We have core hours of 10am-3pm in a local timezone, but flexible hours outside of this

Top-of-the-line equipment

Referral bonuses

28 days paid annual leave

Annual company retreat

Highly talented, dependable co-workers in a global, multicultural organisation

Payment via DEEL, a world class online wallet system 

Our teams are small enough for you to be impactful

Our business is globally established and successful, offering stability and security to our Team Members

Our Mission

Our mission is to be an everyday entertainment platform for everyone

Our Operating Principles

1. Create Value for Users

2. Act in the Long-Term Interests of Sporty 

3. Focus on Product Improvements & Innovation 

4. Be Responsible 

5. Preserve Integrity & Honesty 

6. Respect Confidentiality & Privacy 

7. Ensure Stability, Security & Scalability 

8. Work Hard with Passion & Pride

Interview Process

90 min HackerRank Test 

Remote video screening + ID check with our Talent Acquisition Team 

Remote video interview loop with 3 x Team Members (45 mins each)

ID Check Via Zinc & 2 references from previous employers

24-72 hour feedback loops throughout process

Working at Sporty

The top-down mentality at Sporty is high performance based, meaning we trust you to do your job with an emphasis on support to help you achieve, grow and de-block any issues when they’re in your way.

Generally employees can choose their own hours, as long as they are collaborating and doing stand-ups etc. The emphasis is really on results. 

As we are a highly structured and established company we are able to offer the security and support of a global business with the allure of a startup environment. Sporty is independently managed and financed, meaning we don’t have arbitrary shareholder or VC targets to cater to. 

We literally build, spend and make decisions based on the ethos of building THE best platform of its kind. We are truly a tech company to the core and take excellent care of our Team Members.