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Site Reliability Engineer

Flexport, Singapore

Fixing the user experience in global trade.


Site Reliability Engineer (Singapore)

We are reinventing global trade.

 

Flexport helps more than 10,000 clients and suppliers lead all aspects of their supply chain operations. Started in 2013, we've raised over $1.3B from investors that include the Founders Fund, Google Ventures, First Round Capital, Bloomberg Beta, Y Combinator, Wells Fargo, & Softbank. 

 

With offices on three continents, our team is as global as our client base and we’re excited to continue building a product and service they love. Wherever you are, whichever role you play, you’re guaranteed to share your day with committed, encouraging, and resourceful team members. 

 

Flexport is looking for Site Reliability Engineers to help Flexport establish itself as the most trusted company in the global trade ecosystem. Our SREs are responsible for creating a culture of reliability through the proactive development of services that make our engineering and IT teams do their jobs better.

What you’ll do:

  • Establish and maintain monitoring capabilities that track service availability, capacity, and performance across our production environments.
  • Develop SLOs in partnership with product and engineering teams to influence velocity and service reliability.
  • Lead the incident management program and build a blameless post-mortem culture.
  • Improve upon change management processes to limit the impact of bad changes, quickly and accurately detect problems, and ensure safe roll-back and recovery.
  • Partner with development teams to improve testing and release procedures.
  • Advise product teams in system design, platform management, and capacity planning.
  • Create sustainable systems and services through automation and uplifts.

What you’ll need:

  • 3+ years of SRE/DevOps experience in a fast-paced global environment.
  • 3+ years software development experience and proficiency in a language such as Python, Go, Java, JavaScript, or Ruby with hands-on experience debugging and optimizing code.
  • 3+ years of experience with developer tools including source code management, CI/CD pipelines, and configuration automation with Infrastructure as Code (CloudFormation, Terraform, etc).
  • 3+ years of experience with Linux server and container-based infrastructure.
  • 3+ years of hands-on experience with AWS. Experience with Azure and GCP a plus.
  • 3+ years experience with commercial or open-source infrastructure monitoring solutions.
  • Experience with Kubernetes, relational and non-relational databases, and Windows server infrastructure is a plus.
  • Excellence in problem-solving, strategic thinking, and collaboration with cross-functional teams.
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills.

 

Culture & Values

About Flexport:

We believe global trade can move the human race forward. That’s why it’s our mission to make global trade easier for everyone. We aim to do this by building the Operating System for Global trade - a strategic model combining advanced technology and data analytics, logistics infrastructure, and supply chain expertise. Flexport today connects almost 10,000 clients and suppliers across 109 countries, including established global brands like Georgia-Pacific as well as emerging innovators like Sonos. Started in 2013, we've raised over $1.3B in funding from SoftBank Vision Fund, Founders Fund, GV, First Round Capital and Y Combinator. We’re excited about the three big ways we’re moving forward after our recent $1B investment from SoftBank Vision Fund in February 2019.

Worried about not having any freight forwarding experience?

  • Don’t be! We’re building the first Operating System for Global Trade. That’s why it’s incredibly important for us to bring people from diverse backgrounds and experiences together with our industry veterans to help move the freight forwarding industry forward.
  • What’s freight forwarding and why does it matter? Freight forwarding is the coordination and shipment of goods from one place to another and it’s what makes global trade possible. Flexport is on a mission to make global trade easier for everyone because we believe it can help connect the world and break down economic barriers.
  • We know this industry is complex. That’s why we invest in education starting day one with Flexport Academy, a one week intensive onboarding program designed specifically to set every new Flexport employee up for success.

At Flexport, our ability to fulfill our mission of making global trade easy for everyone relies on having a diverse, dedicated and engaged workforce. That is why Flexport is committed to creating and nurturing an environment where anyone can be their authentic self. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical and mental disability, health status, marital and family status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law.



About Flexport

Flexport is a licensed freight forwarder that uses people and software to manage the complexity of international trade. Shipping something from Shenzhen to Cincinnati or Rotterdam to LA requires complex coordination. Currently that’s done by telephones, spreadsheets, and fax machines. Flexport provides a web-based app that offers real-time visibility of your shipments. And we’re not just a software platform: Our experienced logistics and customs experts are here to help at every step of the way. We offer services in air freight, ocean freight, trucking, warehouse & fulfillment, customs brokerage, and cargo insurance. Learn more about our services and request a live demo. Flexport is a freight forwarder for the Internet age. “What we do at Flexport” explains what we mean.

Want to learn more about Flexport? Visit Flexport's website.