Senior Site Reliability Engineer



Software Engineering
Berlin, Germany
Posted on Friday, February 23, 2024

About us is a next-gen high-performance low-latency storage software for modern databases and IO-intensive stateful workloads in Kubernetes. We help enterprises maximize the efficiency of their data storage operations while reducing cost & complexity.

What are the tasks?

In this role you will build, run and improve simplyblock multi-cluster storage operations on AWS (and other clouds in the future):

  • Design and implement an operations model with defined processes for monitoring and health management, event management and incident response
  • Drive the improvement of monitoring, backup, cluster deployment and incident response functions and manage their implementation with the development team to continuously improve the availability and decrease manual operations efforts
  • SLA management: collect metrics and monitor compliance
  • Perform e2e testing for cluster operations functions and manage resolution of issues in close interaction with the development team

What's required?

  • Minimum 4 years of experience in a leading IT operations and support role, such as SRE team lead, Head of application operations or Head of infrastructure (either in on premise data centers or on a major cloud provider)
  • Minimum of 4 years of hands-on admin/ops experience with the Kubernetes platform
  • Several years of experience with data storage system implementation / operations (SAN, NAS, etc.)
  • Some background in system virtualization, networking and linux
  • Preferably: Several years of experience with the administration of cloud-based IaaS such as aws ec2/vpc/eks

What do we offer?

  • Zero BS policy. No unnecessary meetings, no weekly 1-1s, no rigid performance management frameworks. Trust in your dedication to the project, team, and colleagues to deliver outstanding work.
  • Experts & Executives. No managers of managers. We're building the team of experts and executives; complex structures have no place here. Minimize layers to create a cohesive, collaborative team.
  • Your time, your space. No fixed working times. Embrace autonomy without rigid schedules. Manage your work with the freedom that suits your productivity best.
  • Open communication. No barriers, just open channels. Transparent and direct exchanges ensure everyone is aligned and moving forward together.
  • Actions speak louder. No participation rewards. We celebrate ambition, passion and outstanding results.
  • Innovation, Innovation, Innovation: Innovation isn't a department; it's a collective responsibility at simplyblock.
  • Benefits for remote teams