Site Reliability Engineer - Embedded Applications

WePay, Redwood City, CA

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Do you enjoy working with a highly motivated and talented team to deliver mission critical software?  WePay is looking for an Site Reliability Engineer - Embedded Applications to help play a crucial role in deploying and managing our best in breed Risk as a service offering.  WePays Risk Offering is what distinguishes WePay from its competitors and is a critical part of WePays continued success.

As a Site Reliability Engineer - Embedded Applications you will have the chance to bring a brand new Risk Engine to life by helping to build a new microservice based Risk engine to replace our current monolith implementation.  You will be able to work with Google Cloud using kubernetes for the scheduler as well as for the services. You will help build models based on known fraudulent behavior and be able to deploy them regularly.  The nature of the data as it is is quite large and very sensitive, so it needs to be handled appropriately and you would be responsible for ensuring that is the case.

Here at WePay, we embed our application Site Reliability Engineers into three engineering divisions. This allows the Site Reliability Engineers to keep context with the day to day issues of the their dedicated team as well as helps fosters a team mentality where the Site Reliability Engineers work with the application engineers to deliver solutions. The Site Reliability Engineer and engineering team as whole, have been built from the ground up with a world class team.  The work at WePay is fast paced but structured.  We have aggressive goals but keep a good work/ life balance.  WePay chooses our technology carefully and makes sure the business problems are clear and addressed.  We actively participate in the open source projects and have chosen and give back community at large.  


How well WePay will develop and deploy its applications will define how well we do as a company.  You will drive impact through technical influence across the organization and play a critical role that includes greenfield micro-services development of the monitoring and deployment infrastructure.

You will be responsible for creating the security and trust that our applications are running in a safe, well thought out and reliable infrastructure. You will also ensure the ease of integration and management with the infrastructure, lends itself to rapid development and adoption.  You will be part of a growing company with a huge opportunity and one of the measures that will determine your success is the reliability and ease of use of our infrastructure.  The whole company realizes and is ready to put a big investment to make it happen.


  • Know your way around a Unix shell
  • Can debug complex problems across the whole stack
  • Have experience designing, building, and operating large-scale productions systems
  • Experience with Python, Java, Scala or Go
  • Experience with open-source databases (MySQL, Postgres, Redis, or others)


We want to see your problem-solving and analytical skills. Be prepared to write good, clean, scalable code. You don’t need to know our entire stack, but we’re looking for practical experience, someone who can solve production problems in the cloud. Our hiring processes might include:

  • Online Code Challenge
  • Recruiter Phone Screen
  • Technical Phone Interview with an Engineer
  • On-site Interview


WePay is the payments partner to the platform economy. It has uniquely enabled Constant Contact, GoFundMe, Meetup, and more than 1,000 other B2B and B2C platforms to provide integrated payments processing without compromising on their user experience or taking on risk and regulatory exposure.

WePay is a two-time honoree on the Inc. 500 fastest growing private companies list before its December 2017 acquisition by JPMorgan Chase & Co., and has earned recognition on San Francisco and Silicon Valley “Best Places to Work” lists for an open, supportive culture that focuses on delighting customers and employees and offers all the usual perks (free lunch daily, subsidized gym membership, Responsible Time Off, etc.).

You can find more information at wepay.com.

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About WePay

About us WePay helps online platforms increase revenue through integrated payments processing under their own name. The company has uniquely enabled more than 1,000 platforms including Constant Contact, GoFundMe, and Meetup to incorporate payments without compromising on their user experience or taking on risk and regulatory exposure. In a mobile world, WePay’s integrations with Apple Pay and Android Pay for the Web help ensure high transaction conversions, while the company’s mobile point of sale (mPOS) solution allows platforms to seamlessly handle in-person payments in addition to online payments. WePay also offers a wide range of add-ons to support platforms’ specific needs. WePay has earned Inc. 500 recognition as one of the fastest growing private US companies. It has also earned recognition on multiple Best Places to Work lists.

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