Senior Site Reliability Engineer (L3)
Posted on Tuesday, July 4, 2023
CoinGecko is a global leader in tracking cryptocurrency data. Operating since 2014, CoinGecko has built the world's largest cryptocurrency data platform, tracking over 10,000 tokens across more than 400 exchanges, serving over 300 million page views in more than 100 countries. We are proud to have played a major part in mainstream awareness, adoption, and education of cryptocurrency globally.
We at CoinGecko believe that cryptocurrency and blockchain will define the future of finance, bringing greater financial and economic freedom around the world. In anticipation of that future, CoinGecko is building the foundation to scale cryptocurrency market data to serve billions.
We practice transparent salaries and a level structure at CoinGecko:
• The salary for this position is RM13,342.
• Learn more about our level structure at CoinGecko's Career Progression.
What you'll be doing :
• System Architecture: Review architecture and software components with software engineers and architects. Ensure best practices are consistent across all teams.
• Operational Excellence: Own and ensure SLOs and SLAs are met. Monitor operational metrics and lead improvement plans. Develop tools including infra-as-code resources to scale operations and allow other teams to be autonomous.
• Security and Compliance: Manage and audit security controls to meet enterprise requirements. Implement and maintain best practices and compliance standards. Collaborate with legal and compliance to assess overall risk management.
• Release Planning: Conduct performance tests for large scale events or critical releases.
• Disaster Recovery: Develop and implement DR plans and procedures, including data recovery and fault injection simulations on production replicas.
• Incident Management: Lead incident response and post-mortems to resolve production issues, identify root-causes and prevent future occurrences.
• Documentation: Develop runbooks and other technical assets. Complete periodic technical audits as required.
• Daily Operations: Perform and improve day-to-day tasks including access onboarding-offboarding, config and patch management etc.
• Sharpen the Saw: Stay up-to-date with emerging trends, threats and technologies to propose improvements and proof-of-concepts in technical roadmaps.
• Team player: Collaborating with cross-functional teams to ensure smooth deployment and operation of software releases. Answer technical questions from other teams or outside the organization.
• Coaching: Provide feedback on the performance of junior staff and participate in people development initiatives.
• Support any ad hoc tasks as required by the company.
What we look for in you :
• Proven track record: 3 to 5 years in managing software deployments and instrumentation in production environments with defined SLAs and SLOs. Strong knowledge of software delivery and devops principles.
• Cloud Operations: Experience with cloud platforms (e.g., AWS, CloudFlare, GCP) and infrastructure-as-code tools (e.g., Terraform, CloudFormation). Strong programming and scripting skills, preferably in languages such as Python, Go, or Ruby.
• Accreditation: Bachelor’s degree in Comp Sci., InfoSec or similar fields, or professional certificates e.g. Certified DevOps Professional, Certified Solutions Architect Professional in AWS or GCP.
• Scope of Work: Fully capable of taking substantial features from concept to shipping as a sole contributor. Works effectively in open-ended projects and is self-sufficient to deep dive and evaluate multiple solutions to a problem.
• Problem Solving: Solve hard problems with many constraints, using sound judgment to assess risks and present arguments in a well-structured, data-backed, written narrative. Have passion, creativity and empathy for users.
• Quick Thinking: Able to derive information, think critically and make snap judgements based on measured data in high pressure situations.
• People Skills: Strong communicator who is able to build positive working relationships between teams and form relationships with key customers.
• Nice to have:
- Experience working in a early-to-growth stage startup
- Experience building applications in different tech stacks
- Keen interest in decentralized technologies and its applications including cryptocurrencies
Some of the perks while at CoinGecko:
• Remote Work Flexibility: Work wherever you feel most productive.
• Flexible Working Hours: No 9-5 structure, work the hours you need to get your tasks done.
• Comprehensive Insurance Coverage: We provide life, medical, and critical illness insurance.
• Equity: You'll be entitled to virtual options, with terms and conditions.
• Transport Allowance: You will be given a monthly fixed allowance to ease the cost of travelling.
• Flexible Claim Allowance: You will be allocated a quarterly budget of RM1,800 / SGD1,200 to subsidise your meals and setup your work-from-home station.
• Learning Allowance: You will be allocated an annual budget of USD500 to help you continuously learn in the pursuit of your professional and personal development.
• Social Activity Allowance: Want to set a date to watch a movie or play futsal with your colleagues? Get it organised and we subsidize a portion of the cost.
CoinGecko is an equal employment opportunity employer. Qualified candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, military or veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
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