Senior Site Reliability Engineer, Platform Security, Venice, CA

Credit Karma, Venice, CA

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Platform Security’s mission is to build the core security components that protect our 80+ Million members personal information. Think Authentication (OAuth2), Authorization, Single Sign On, Encryption, Key Rotation, PII management, Secret Management, IAM, and Data Security architecture. At around 20 engineers strong, Platform Security is central to CK’s production strategy, and offers plenty of growth challenges.

Reliability is paramount for us as in any hiccup in our services can create ripples through all of CK micro services and impact our members experience as well as CK’s bottom line.

What the job entails?

  • We are looking for talented and experienced Site Reliability Engineers to build a team within Platform Security that will be responsible for:
  • Define technical requirements, instill best practices, build tools to support the Platform Security service teams in building best in class monitoring, alerting and production debugging.
  • Own, in partnership with our infrastructure team, our Secret Manager (Hashicorp Vault), our hardware HSMs, our Kubernetes/Docker deployment, and Platform Security’s staging environment.
  • Own our business continuity, ensuring our backups SLA through automation and ensuring the security of these backups through several turnkeys processes.
  • Own the second level on call rotation for the services teams for issues requiring production access.

Ideally, a Candidate Would Have

  • 7+ years of professional experience in server-side website development or in a DevOps role, deep understanding of at least two of the following: Hashicorp Vault, networking
  • MySQL, Docker, Kubernetes, or cloud infrastructure. Built tooling to improve reliability of systems, automated remediation of issues, or improve scalability.
  • 4 or more years experience working in production environments at scale, and want to improve our availability and performance.
  • Writing a script should come as second nature to you, and you should have experience with Python, Bash or Go. High level language knowledge such as Scala and Java are a great plus.
  • Experience with a configuration management system like Puppet, Chef or Salt. (We use Salt) Clear communication of technical details when speaking or writing.
  • Experience with GCP or AWS
  • Collaborative and curious personality, eager to learn.

About Credit Karma

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