Site Reliability Engineer (SRE)
MotiveFull time Full day
Who we are:
Motive builds technology to improve the safety, productivity, and profitability of businesses that power the physical economy. Motive combines IoT hardware with AI-powered applications to connect and automate physical operations. Motive is one of the fastest-growing software companies in the world, serving more than 120,000 businesses, across a wide range of industries including trucking and logistics, construction, oil and gas, food and beverage, field service, agriculture, passenger transit, and delivery.
Motive is built on four foundational attributes; Own It, Less but Better, Build Trust, and Unlock Potential. This has taken our company to great heights, including being recognized by Fortune for Best Workplaces, Forbes Best Startup Employers, and Comparably for our Best Global Culture, Sales Team, Leadership Team, Career Growth, and CEO for Diversity. We're proud to receive an employee net promoter score of 63 (according to Comparably) which places Motive in the top 5% of companies with 4,000 employees or more.
Today, our team is made up of more than 3,000 employees, located across the world, providing support to a wide range of customers. While most of our employees are remote, many have the opportunity to work on-site at any of our 8 global office locations. Visit our careers website to learn more about opportunities at Motive.
About the Role:
As a Site Reliability Engineer (SRE) on the Platform team, your role will be crucial in helping us design, scale, and manage our growing Kubernetes / AWS-backed infrastructure. Your expertise will contribute to scaling our architecture and building a highly available system with an enthusiastic team. We are looking for candidates who have production experience with AWS-based platforms, expertise in automating distributed systems, scaling a fast-growing platform, maintaining high availability, and a forward-thinking mindset ready to take on tomorrow's challenges.
What You'll Do:
- Automate the provisioning, scaling, and management of our infrastructure using Configuration As Code and Configuration Management
- Work with other engineering and product teams to design and build the infrastructure required to deliver new features to customers
- Identify and remove bottlenecks from systems in production
- Ensure 99.99% customer-facing uptime
- Continuously improve the monitoring and alerting capabilities of our platform, enabling us to be proactive instead of reactive
What We're Looking For:
- 3+ years of professional SRE/DevOps experience, and a demonstrated ability working on high volume production systems
- Hands on experience on Kubernetes based environments
- Working knowledge of AWS services and technologies (Redshift, DynamoDB, Kinesis, RDS, ELB, AutoScaling, Lambda, etc)
- Experience with infrastructure as code and configuration management (Terraform, Nix, Ansible, CloudFormation, Chef, etc...)
- Knowledge of Python, Ruby, or Go, and an understanding of relational and NoSQL databases (PostgreSQL a plus)
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