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Site Reliability Engineer

About the role:

Giphy serves over 7 billion GIFs per day with millions of mobile product users, and our API is integrated into some of the biggest digital platforms in the world. We’re searching for a Senior Site Reliability Engineer to help run and improve our different platforms so we can provide the best, the most relevant content in real-time. You will join a team to support and scale the production infrastructure for the delivery of these applications.

Salary:

To be discussed

Location:

Remote/LatAm

Skills & Experience:

  • Must have experience with Terraform. We use Terraform as our infrastructure-as-code solution, and all our cloud resources are defined with it;
  • Hands-on experience with a container orchestration system (especially Kubernetes) with experience in running, deploying, and debugging containerized microservice deployments in production.;
  • Good knowledge of AWS (e.g., EC2, IAM, RDS, Redshift, DynamoDB, EMR, OpenSearch);
  • 3+ years of experience in Site Reliability or Infrastructure Engineering;
  • Strong background in Linux/Unix Administration;
  • Experience monitoring and supporting 24×7, high availability systems that include web, application and database servers, and load balancing systems;
  • Experience with a scripting language (Python, Ruby, Bash);
  • Experience with relational databases (MySQL or Postgres);
  • Working knowledge of web servers, proxies, and caches (e.g., Nginx, Varnish, HAProxy);
  • Experience with some CI/CD (i.e., Jenkins, Travis, Spinnaker, CircleCI, or similar) tools for software delivery management;
  • Experience with log aggregation tools (e.g., Splunk, Elasticsearch, Scalyr);
  • Experience with metrics infrastructure tools (e.g., DataDog, New Relic, Prometheus).

Nice to have:

  • Experience with configuration management (Ansible, SaltStack, or equivalent);
  • Background in software development (Go, Python, Scala, or Java);
  • Experience managing and optimizing databases and data models.

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct performance tuning, load testing, optimization of information/data processing, maintenance, and support of production and development environments;
  • Design and deploy applications using components of the AWS stack, focusing on high availability, fault tolerance, and disaster recovery;
  • Work with developers to troubleshoot, monitor, and optimize microservices to maintain SLOs;
  • Build and manage software delivery, systems integration, and developer support tools;
  • Serve as a technical expert on the most difficult support and troubleshooting problems.

WORK:

  • Flexible working hours;
  • Direct communication with C-levels;
  • Collaborative, friendly team environment
  • Remote/hybrid work;
  • Company equipment provision; 

LIFE:

  • Maternity and paternity leaves;
  • Proxet Cultural Club events;
  • Company social events;
  • Annual corporate parties;

HEALTH:

  • Comprehensive medical insurance and sports benefits;
  • Mental health program with private consultations;
  • Live webinar with therapists;
  • Paid sick leaves;

EDUCATION:

  • Allowances for professional education;
  • English language courses with native speaker;
  • Internal knowledge-sharing sessions.

project tech-stack

AWS, Kubernetes, Linux, Python, Terraform

About the Client

Name

Giphy

Company size:

150-200

Revenue:

~28 Million USD per year

Overview:

Giphy is an online database and search engine that allows users to search for and share short looping videos with no sound, which resemble animated GIF files. GIPHY is the world’s best, most comprehensive place to search, discover, share and create animated graphics. Giphy is a leading brand in providing elements for visual communication and short-term entertainment. With a wide variety of topics, such as animals, cartoons, TV shows, movies, arts, design, fashion and more, Giphy supports multiple API integrations with most messengers like iMessage, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter, Tinder, Slack, WhatsApp, and many more. This enables a powerful expression of any topic within global communication platforms.

Stakeholders:

Who you will be working with

Meet you future colleagues:

My name is Sofia, and as a QA team lead with seven years of experience, I am passionate about testing and process improvement to ensure that our clients are satisfied. I also like to analyze functional requirements and perform manual testing while implementing new features.

Site Reliability Engineer

About Proxet

company information:

We at Proxet believe that employee collaboration is the key to success. Our employees feel valued, listened to, and involved this way, and we are proud to say that our people are our biggest asset!

If you’d like to join our Proxet Nation and work closely with high-level professionals and our engineers, fill in the form!

Company benefits

  • Work-from-home policy (fully remote option)

  • Insurance coverage and paid sick leaves

  • In-house English classes with native speaker

  • Trainings allowance based on eligibility conditions plus professional certification paid by the company

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    Recruiter:

    Madeleine Barthelmess

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