Senior Site Reliability Engineer

Reddit, San Francisco

Reddit is an American social news aggregation, web content rating, and discussion website.

"The front page of the internet,” Reddit is comprised of thousands of user-run communities, each with its own personality, unique focus, and moderator team. Founded in 2005, Reddit is a place for community, conversation, and connection with over 300 million users worldwide and growing fast!

Monetization is often the most data heavy, latency sensitive and technically demanding part of any online business. The ads platform serves more requests and generates more data than the rest of Reddit combined, and every minute of downtime means lost revenue. As an ads SRE, you'll have the chance to harden our infrastructure and procedures to create reliable yield and delivery.

If you have experience with modern container infrastructure and you'd like to be part of the team that turns Reddit into a real, sustainable, long-term business, come join us!

Key Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a primary point who is responsible for the overall health, performance, and capacity of the Ads DC/OS cluster
  • Determine best staging and deployment practices for the ads team as we grow
  • Develop tools to improve our ability to effectively monitor applications with high uptime requirements
  • Identify and lead efforts to improve automation
  • Participate in an on-call rotation
  • Function well in a fast-paced, rapidly-changing environment

What We Can Expect From You:

  • 3+ years of DevOps or Site Reliability experience
  • Experience with Docker, DC/OS, Mesos, Kubernetes or similar technologies
  • Experience with Terraform on AWS
  • Experience managing big data tools such as Kafka and Spark
  • At least 2 of managing processes built in Golang, Java, Scala, Python

What You Can Expect From Us:

  • Competitive Healthcare Benefits Package
  • Quarterly Dependent Care or Pet Care Stipend
  • Family Expansion Benefits
  • 4 Months Parental Leave with Flexible Return-To-Work Programming
  • Professional & Personal Development Stipends
  • Unlimited Vacation, Annual Travel Stipend, and 10 Paid Holidays
  • Onsite Wellness Classes and Wellness Stipend
  • 401k Plan with Employer Contributions
  • Monthly Commuter Stipend
  • Monthly Cell Phone Allowance
  • Paid Volunteer Days, plus Reddit For Good Volunteer Opportunities
  • Catered Meals & Snacks
  • The opportunity to bring goodness into the world, one subreddit at a time

About Reddit

Founded by Steve Huffman and Alexis Ohanian in 2005, Reddit is an online community where users submit, vote, and comment on content, news, and discussions. Nicknamed "the front page of the internet," Reddit is one of the top ten sites in the United States (source: Alexa), with hundreds of millions of users each month on desktop, mobile web, and our official Android/iOS apps. 

Want to learn more about Reddit? Visit https://www.reddit.com/