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Staff Site Reliability Engineer

Fivetran

Fivetran

Software Engineering
Dublin, Ireland
Posted on Thursday, June 27, 2024

From Fivetran’s founding until now, our mission has remained the same: to make access to data as simple and reliable as electricity. With Fivetran, customer data arrives in their warehouses, canonical and ready to query, with no engineering or maintenance required. We’re proud that more organizations continue to leverage our technology every day to become truly data-driven.

About the Role

We’re looking for a high-performance, experienced engineer to be a part of a team of Site Reliability Engineers. You will be working closely with engineering teams, product managers, as well as support and sales engineers to build the future of the Fivetran Data Platform Reliability. As a member of the Site Reliability Engineering team, you will take ownership over the overall performance and reliability of Fivetran’s infrastructure, the robustness of the deployment pipeline, as well as timely and effective incident response and resolution. You will take responsibility for the growth and stability of Fivetran’s infrastructure, and be a key player driving effective incident response and overall issue avoidance.

Technologies You’ll Use

  • Cloud Service Providers(CSPs): AWS, Azure and Google Cloud
  • Kubernetes: Managed Kubernetes services (EKS, AKS and GKE)
  • Continuous Integration tools: github actions, Buildkite
  • Continuous Delivery: ArgoCd
  • Databases: Postgres and all the major Databases
  • Languages: Go, Java
  • Scripts: Typescript, Python, Shell
  • IaC: Terraform and Pulumi
  • RESTful API: FastAPI
  • Cloud networking: private links in Azure and AWS, Private service connect in GCP and site-to-site VPN tunnels in all 3 major cloud service providers - AWS, Azure and Google Cloud
  • Monitoring and Observability: New Relic & Prometheus etc.

What You’ll Do

  • Responsible for ongoing reliability and robustness of Fivetran’s production infrastructure by monitoring availability, capacity, and throughput.
  • Evolve systems by adding reliability into our product roadmap
  • Coordinate the re-prioritize or fix critical bugs for support or sales requirements as needed
  • Make recommendations to production infrastructure by interfacing with engineering to ensure 100% availability
  • Ensure scalable artifacts deployment to all environments by automation scripts
  • Constantly monitor infrastructure vulnerabilities and remedy them by working with the security team

Skills We’re Looking For

  • Working knowledge of Kubernetes.
  • Knowledge of Cloud Platforms and related tooling: AWS, Azure, Google Cloud (GCP), Terraform, Ansible, Buildkite, Pulumi and ArgoCD.
  • Experience in Python/Shell scripting. Bonus if you have Java, Go etc
  • Experience with Linux operating systems internals and administration
  • Experience with cloud networking like Site-to-Site VPNs, Privatelinks and Private Service connect (GCP)

Bonus Skills​

  • 5+ years of experience working with SaaS products at scale
  • Experience with databases such as PostgreSQL

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Perks and Benefits

  • 100% employer-paid medical insurance*
  • Generous paid time-off policy (PTO), plus paid sick time, inclusive parental leave policy, holidays, and volunteer days off
  • RSU stock grants*
  • Professional development and training opportunities
  • Company virtual happy hours, free food, and fun team-building activities
  • Monthly cell phone stipend
  • Recharge, reenergize, and pursue personal and professional goals with a 30-day paid leave after 5 years*
  • Access to an innovative mental health support platform that offers personalized care and resources in areas such as: therapy, coaching, and self-guided mindfulness exercises for all covered employees and their covered dependents.

*May vary by country and worker type - please reach out to your recruiter for more information

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We’re honored to be valued at over $5.6 billion, but more importantly, we’re proud of our core values of Get Stuck In, Do the Right Thing, and One Team, One Dream. Read about us in Forbes.

Fivetran brings together high-quality talent across the globe to make data access as easy and reliable as electricity for our customers. We value and recognize that our customers benefit from having innovative teams made of people from many backgrounds, experiences, and identities. Fivetran promotes diversity, equity, inclusion & belonging through attracting, recruiting, developing, and retaining a diverse workforce, not only because it is the right thing to do, but because it helps us build a world-class company to better serve our customers, our people and our communities.

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