Senior Site Reliability Engineer

OfferUp is looking for a Senior Site Reliability Engineer to join our Operations Team.  We provide tools and services to all teams in OfferUp for managing an increasingly complex production infrastructure in AWS.  Our success is measured by our ability to allow everyone to stand up and deploy services quickly with no downtime.  In this role you will be at the forefront of driving and developing the technology that automates everything.  

Responsibilities:

  • Work with other SREs to build a comprehensive set of tools to automate and monitor our production infrastructure
  • Work with Engineering to build resilient, operable, self-healing services
  • Participate in reasonable on-call rotations with the rest of Engineering

Experience:

  • Managed groups of servers, preferably in AWS, at scale
  • Reasonably deep knowledge of Linux and internet technologies
  • Proficient in modern scripting languages like Python or Ruby
  • Configuration management tools like Puppet, Ansible, or Salt
  • Used advanced metrics to solve hard problems

Really nice to have:

  • Experience with continuous integration
  • Working knowledge of Big Data technologies
  • Contribution to open source projects
  • An active interest in containerization technologies such as Docker and/or Kubernetes

Our team:

  • Acts like a team
  • Avoids doing things twice
  • Solves hard problems for tomorrow, not just for today
  • Prefers fixing problems to complaining about them
  • Investigates, considers and adopts new technology where it makes sense
  • Doesn’t tolerate brilliant jerks


OfferUp is changing how people buy and sell locally by making it as easy as taking and sharing a photo from your phone. We are not just about connecting buyers and sellers; we are about creating a simple and safe marketplace that changes people’s lives. We are a rapidly growing team in Seattle looking to bring on more passionate, motivated, and curious people who want to be a part of our fast growing marketplace. Come join the team and take the ride of your life!


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