Site Reliability Engineer - Infrastructure

Kensho, Cambridge, MA


At Kensho, we hire talented people and give them the autonomy and support needed to build amazing technology and products. To do this, we look for people who insist on a bias towards action to minimize unhelpful hierarchy and process. We collaborate using our teammates' diverse perspectives to solve hard problems. Our communication with one another is open, honest and efficient. We dedicate time and resources to explore new ideas and, as a result, we produce technology that is scalable, robust, and useful.

As a Site Reliability Engineer (SRE) at Kensho, you are a thoughtful, collaborative, and dynamic technologist who loves building the infrastructure that helps others do their jobs more effectively and efficiently. In this role you will have to ensure that Kensho’s services both internally critical and external facing ones have reliability and uptime based on user’s expectations.

What You'll Do:

Run Kensho’s production services that support critical financial web applications.
Monitor, maintain and help scale services that are integrated into S&P’s platform.
Manage end-to-end availability and performance of critical services and build automation to prevent problem recurrence.
Design and build advanced automated operational and deployment frameworks alongside tooling and infrastructure to help engineering teams measure and increase their velocity
Cultivate full-team participation in high quality, thoughtful software
Periodic “pager-duty” is required

What We Look For:
3+ years of experienceExperience running production services in a modern, containerized cloud environment
Expertise in automated and scalable testing, automation, and continuous integration frameworks and best practices
Desire to build a strong, operationally minded engineering culture
Practical understanding of algorithms, data structures, and design patterns
Effective coding, documentation, and communication habits
Thoughtful and collaborative code reviewer and teammate

How to Really Get Our Attention:
Major technical contributor at a top 10 software company
Your open source projects show innovation and initiative
Hedge fund or major financial institution trading experience
Research, publications, and patents

Technologies We Like:
Postgres, Kubernetes, HAProxy, Jenkins, Git, Docker, Kafka, Prometheus, Kibana, Elasticsearch, Grafana,

Medical, Dental and Vision insurance with 100% premium covered
Unlimited vacation days
Paid Parental Leave
401(k) plan with employer match
Free snacks and drinks

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.

About Kensho

Kensho is a Data Analytics and Machine Intelligence Company Kensho deploys scalable machine learning and analytics systems across the most critical government and commercial institutions in the world to solve some of the hardest analytical problems of our time.

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