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Site Reliability Engineer

$140k – $180k • 0.01% – 0.1%
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imgix is looking for an experienced Service Reliability Engineer to join our Infrastructure Engineering team. In this role, you will work closely with other members of the Infrastructure team to build and operate the high performance, high availability infrastructure that powers image delivery for some of the largest sites on the Internet.

The imgix Infrastructure team is responsible for building and operating the core imgix service and for encouraging operational best practices in the larger engineering organization. We seek experienced engineers who have strong professional skill sets and who are passionate about making positive contributions to the evolution of the company as a whole.

We are looking for:
- Experience building and operating large-scale consumer-facing production environments with a focus on service quality, performance, and uptime.
- In-depth knowledge of at least one of: CDNs, logging and metrics pipeline, monitoring, the HTTP protocol, high-performance web services, customer-facing APIs, infrastructure security.
- Nice to have (but not required) experience in one or more of: Ansible, Prometheus, Grafana, HAProxy, Varnish, Ansible, Python.


About the role:
- Build and operate highly reliable and performant distributed systems at scale.
- Observe and measure the imgix infrastructure for performance, reliability and correctness.
- Contribute expertise towards architectural planning and ensure that the company builds sustainable services that meet our objectives while leveraging the right tools and frameworks.
- Foster and promote operational awareness throughout the larger engineering organization.
- Actively participate in the review and testing process for our production services.


imgix is building the future of visual media on the Internet. imgix operates the premier solution to deliver impactful, engaging, highly responsive and super fast imagery to eyeballs around the world. Our service consists of a top tier image delivery platform tightly coupled with imgix's proprietary, on-demand image processing pipeline. It provides customers with great design flexibility while reducing the engineering investment required to serve state-of-the-art visual media. imgix enables our customers to greatly increase the value of their imagery and get back to building awesome things.

We are located in downtown San Francisco, close to BART, Caltrain, and a really good sandwich place. Employee benefits are comprehensive (401k, medical, dental and vision), perks are generous (catered lunches, paid rides home, the occasional team outing), vacation time is flexible, and salaries are commensurate with experience. We also provide employees with anything they (reasonably) need to be effective in their work: funky keyboards, standing desks, a desk cactus, and maybe even a laptop. The troposphere is the limit.

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