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Senior Site Reliability Engineer

Greenhouse Software

Greenhouse Software

Software Engineering
Ontario, Canada · British Columbia, Canada
Posted on Thursday, November 9, 2023

We believe in the power of hiring. Because the potential for people to do something outstanding has everything to do with being in the right role, on the right team, at the right time. That’s where Greenhouse comes in – from recruiting to on-boarding, we make software to help every company be great at hiring.

Greenhouse is looking for a Senior Site Reliability Engineer to join our team!

In this role you'll help keep our products performant and secure by building scalable and fault-tolerant cloud infrastructure using technologies like Terraform, AWS, and Kubernetes. In the coming year, you'll help us build out Kubernetes-based services for our Internal Developer Platform, support for global scalability and disaster recovery, and architect solutions for the next generation of database solutions at Greenhouse. Our Platform team is a critical part of our organization, responsible for designing, implementing, and maintaining Greenhouse’s cloud infrastructure which enables us to deliver the best recruiting software possible.

Learn more about our engineering culture here!

Who will love this job

  • A problem solver - you not only think about the bigger picture, but can also connect the dots and dedicatedly resolve issues quickly and efficiently
  • A lover of detail - you enjoy analyzing and managing large problem domains
  • A doer - you don't just tinker but have a strong bias for action
  • A great teammate - you are able to contribute and thrive within a fast-paced environment

What you’ll do

  • Collaborate with product engineers to design new applications and make them performant, scalable, and reliable
  • Learn and deploy cutting-edge tools and technologies: Docker/Containerd, Kubernetes, Container Linux, Terraform, Prometheus, Loki, Grafana, and Go
  • Build new robust self-service database solutions for our gitops-based internal developer platform
  • Optimize and maintain critical cloud infrastructure, databases, and storage systems to ensure high availability, reliability, and cost efficiency
  • Scale the Greenhouse platform to deliver a consistently great user experience worldwide

You should have

  • A deep understanding of Linux systems
  • Experience running production cloud infrastructure (AWS, GCP, Azure)
  • Proficiency in a high-level programming language (Ruby, Go, Bash, Python, JS)
  • Experience with the Kubernetes ecosystem
  • A knack for troubleshooting and fixing hard bugs
  • Ability to design and build large distributed systems
  • Your unique talents! If you don’t meet 100% of the qualifications above, tell us in your cover letter why you’d be a great fit for this role.

Applicants must be legally eligible to work in Canada as of the start date chosen by the Company.

For purposes of processing or administering your employment relationship, personal information that you provide to the Company may be transferred to and accessed by an affiliate in the United States or elsewhere, or to agents and contractors (such as payroll companies, insurance companies, information technology consultants, etc.) that provide services to the Company.

The national pay range for this role is $142,500 - $158,650 annually. Individual compensation will be commensurate with the candidate's experience and local cost of labor. Certain roles may be eligible for additional compensation, including stock option awards, bonuses, and merit increases. Additionally, certain roles have the opportunity to receive sales commissions that are based on the terms of the sales commission plan applicable to the role.


Who we are

At Greenhouse, we celebrate having a diverse group of hardworking employees and it hasn’t gone unnoticed. We’ve won numerous awards including Inc. Magazine Best Workplace (2018-2022), Glassdoor #1 Best Place to Work, Forbes Cloud 100, Deloitte Technology Fast 500, Inc. 5000, Crain’s Best Places to Work NYC, Fortune’s Great Place to Work (2019 - 2022), and Mogul’s Top 100 Workplaces for Diverse Representation (2022). We pride ourselves on fostering a collaborative culture throughout every step of a Greenhouse employee's journey. From day one of our interview process to executive "Ask Me Anything" sessions, we consistently cultivate an inclusive environment.

Greenhouse provides a variety of benefits to employees, including medical, dental, and vision insurance, basic life insurance, mental health resources, financial wellness benefits, and a fully paid parental leave program. For US-based employees, we offer short-term and long-term disability coverage, a 401(k) plan and company match. U.S. based employees also receive, per calendar year, up to 13 scheduled paid holidays and up to 80 hours of paid sick leave. Non-exempt employees accrue up to 20-25 days of paid vacation time, depending on tenure, and exempt employees have unlimited paid time off (PTO). For Ireland-based employees, we offer 25 days' vacation and an employer matching pension program.

Our success in making companies great at hiring depends on our ability to create a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment. To that end, we’re committed to attracting, developing, retaining and promoting a diverse workforce, and infusing DE&I throughout all of our internal practices. By ensuring that every Greenie is able to bring a diversity of talents to our work, we’re increasingly capable of living out our mission and providing real insight from our products to support our customers. We encourage people from underrepresented backgrounds and all walks of life to apply. Come grow with us at Greenhouse, where we’re building a team to face the world’s increasingly complex and diverse hiring needs.

Want to learn more about our interviewing process? Check out our interviewing at Greenhouse page

**We are a distributed company and do our best work where it works best for us - as individuals and as teams. Our regional headquarters are based in New York (North America) and Dublin (Europe), but our employees are distributed across the US, Canada, and Ireland. **

Our Talent Acquisition (TA) team at Greenhouse has recently been notified of a phishing scam targeting candidates applying for our open roles. Scammers have been posing as hiring managers and recruiters in an effort to access candidates’ personal and financial information. Please note that any communication from our hiring teams at Greenhouse regarding a job opportunity will only be made by a Greenhouse employee with an email address. We would never ask you as part of our interview process to provide personal or financial information, including but not limited to your social security number, online account passwords, credit card numbers, passport information and other related banking information. If you believe you’ve been a victim of a phishing attack, please mark the communication as “spam” and alert us right away at .