Senior Site Reliability Engineer, Platform Team

NS1, Remote (US, UK, Ireland, Canada, Czechia, Greece, Netherlands)

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This position is open to remote employment in the following locations: US, UK, Ireland, Canada, Czechia, Greece, Netherlands

We also have offices in the NYC; San Francisco; Londonderry, NH; Reading, UK; Brighton, UK; and soon to be Cork, Ireland

We’re looking for an experienced Site Reliability Engineer to join our platform team. A talented individual to help us build and scale our AWS & bare metal infrastructures. Platform at NS1 is a mix of systems, networking, automation, and development. Our SREs amplify teams by working closely together with backend developers and sometimes stepping into their shoes to build and ship observable applications. SREs see the future by building well-instrumented services and environments that signal trouble well before any customer is affected. SREs are empowered to make any changes necessary to deliver reliable, resilient services.

About us:

NS1 has transformed the way the internet works by automating the deployment and delivery of the world’s most trafficked internet and enterprise applications. Its application networking stack modernizes DNS, DHCP, and IPAM — the familiar and universal foundations of all network and internet services — to unlock unprecedented automation, visibility, and control. NS1 has more than 600 enterprise customers worldwide, including LinkedIn, Dropbox, and The Guardian, and is backed by investments from Energy Impact Partners, Dell Technologies Capital, Cisco Investments, and GGV Capital.

Ideally, you’ll bring experience with:

  • AWS (EC2/RDS, DynamoDB, IAM) (other cloud provider experience may be considered)
  • CI/CD pipelines
  • Troubleshooting complex production systems
  • Proficient with Docker and experience with containerized applications 
  • Strong experience with Terraform & Ansible
  • Strong operational knowledge of Linux systems, security, networking, and automation
  • Proficiency with scripting and GoLang
  • Ability to effectively collaborate with developers
  • Extra kudos for experience with:
    • Observability/Monitoring
    • Kubernetes
    • Performance tuning
    • Domain Name System, DNS tools and protocol
    • Jenkins
    • RabbitMQ
  • Must have a valid work authorization for your location to apply

Working at NS1:

We’re a fast-growing, well-funded startup based in the heart of New York City’s Financial District with offices and team members around the world. Working at NS1, you’ll come to understand our team is unique, both in and out of the workplace. We have PhDs, musicians, artists, and athletes working side by side, dedicated to delivering first class products. We’re hardworking, but we're also a compassionate group. We understand that outside of NS1 is a world that places demands on our time. Our leadership team is dedicated to open and honest communication and we continuously strive to foster a culture of transparency, flexibility, and creativity. We were chosen as one of BuiltinNYC’s Top 50 Startups to watch in 2019 and closed our $40M Series D in July 2020.


For all employees, we offer:

  • Competitive compensation, including new hire and recurring stock options 
  • Flexible hours, time off and work from home options (even prior to COVID-19!)
  • Choice of laptop and supplemental allowance for workstation accessories
  • In house wellness programming and education
  • Access to employee-led affinity and social awareness groups
  • “Funtivities” calendar - employees can participate in culture building workplace activities ranging from happy hours, holiday events and special interest activities 
  • Quarterly giving campaign to charities and social causes

NS1 champions diversity - we welcome and employ people regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, gender, gender identity, genetic information, parental or pregnancy status, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, or Veteran status. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

About NS1

ABOUT US The idea behind NS1 is simple: DNS is ubiquitous and is the starting point for almost every website and application. That makes DNS an ideal place to make intelligent traffic management decisions - decisions that improve the reliability, performance, security, and automation of your most critical online applications. At NS1, we build the world’s most intelligent DNS and traffic management technologies, enabling our customers to take unparalleled control over their traffic and infrastructure as conditions change in application environments and across the global network. We’re relentlessly focused on helping our customers succeed in their digital transformation initiatives. Our platform is 100% API driven and DevOps is in our DNA. Through native integrations with leading DevOps tools and vendors, NS1 is removing the barriers to full infrastructure automation. NS1 is trusted by some of the highest trafficked sites on the internet and largest global enterprises, including Salesforce, LinkedIn, Dropbox, Weight Watchers, The Guardian, and many more. Today, NS1 is the DNS and traffic management provider the world’s leading online enterprises trust to power their business. Combining advanced technology with rock solid reliability, NS1 has become the choice of enterprises looking to bring their digital business to the next level.

Want to learn more about NS1? Visit NS1's website.