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Next-Generation API Platform for Modern Architectures

Senior Site Reliability Engineer

$150k – $220k AngelList Est.
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Are you ready to join the API revolution?

About the role:

You will be responsible for building and maintaining workflows that automate releasing, testing and deploying Kong Cloud products. Improving staging and production environments for SaaS distributions. Research and build monitoring/analyze tools to optimize building and deploying code-base, manage distributed systems and application resources. You will build workflows for delivering our software to a variety of platforms including AWS, GCP, Azure, and container technologies like Docker, Swarm, Mesosphere and Kubernetes to automate deployment and scale our products.

What you bring:

  • BS degree in Computer Science, similar technical field of study or equivalent practical experience
  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant work experience
  • Experience with continuous/rapid release engineering (CI/CD)
  • "Infrastructure as Code" configuration management systems such as Terraform, Chef, Puppet or Ansible
  • Experience building and administering alerting and monitoring systems for API services
  • Strong knowledge of PostgreSQL/MySQL and Linux/Unix systems
  • Knowledge of one or more mainstream programming languages (Go, C/C++, Python, PHP)
  • Strong skills in network services such as DNS, TLS/SSL, HTTP
  • Experience working in a 24/7/365 service environment

Bonus Points:

  • Experience implementing secure and highly-available distributed systems/microservices
  • Performance analysis and debugging with tools like perf, sar, strace, dtrace
  • Time series databases (OpenTSDB, Graphite, Prometheus, Grafana)
  • Design, implement, manage and orchestrate container clusters
San Francisco
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Kong at a glance

Next-Generation API Platform for Modern Architectures

Kong focuses on Enterprise Software, Cloud Computing, Information Services, Developer APIs, and Development Platforms. Their company has offices in San Francisco. They have a mid-size team that's between 51-200 employees. To date, Kong has raised $69.101M of funding; their latest round was closed on March 2019.

You can view their website at https://konghq.com/ or find them on Twitter and LinkedIn.

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