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The Mechanic Who Comes To You!

Site Reliability Engineer

$90k – $135k • 0.01% – 0.02%
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YourMechanic is expanding its innovative Mobile Auto Repair Platform nationwide and we are looking for software engineers who, like Mechanics, enjoy looking 'under the hood' to design and innovate across our entire product spectrum, As part of our engineering team you will be working intimately with both the low-level parts of our back-end system as well as the user-facing front-end. Our back-end implements some of the most complex modules of our system, including our instant pricing engine that is capable of producing car repair and maintenance cost estimates across multitudes of combinations of cars and services. If you are excited about solving challenging problems and helping to bring a disruptive new approach to the auto repair industry, we would love to hear from you!

Our Development Stack:

-Ruby on Rails for backend.
-PostgreSQL DB, with Redis for in-memory caching.
-React for frontend.
-Swift for iOS app.
-Java for Android app.
-Redshift + Ruby on Rails for Analytics infrastructure pipeline.
-Special purpose modules in NodeJS, GoLang and Java/Tomcat.
-Hosted on Amazon Web Services

What We're Looking For:

-Someone who is an overall good problem solver, and not necessarily a “pro” in any specific language or framework or software development technique.

-Someone who is open and eager to learn new technology rather than being intimidated by it. Someone who is not married to ‘traditional’ or ‘orthodox’ software development methodology.

-Someone who is willing to work on any part of the product, from the web app to mobile apps to data processing for analytics, etc.

-Someone who is detail-oriented and mindful of the entire code base. This means doing your own thorough testing to ensure the code base is always in a healthy state. We don’t do extensive code reviews, and therefore place full responsibility on the individual dev team members.


-Administer, monitor, upgrade all production of computer operating systems.
-Prepare reports and ensure optimal performance and maintain records of service level agreements for production systems as well as customer agreed upon SLA’s.
-Design, implement and ensure efficient maintenance and compliance with all disaster recovery plans.
-Perform appropriate tests and provide training to upgrade product quality and standardize all artifacts.
-Assist technical staff to check and ensure resolution of all issues to achieve objectives.
-Administer all spheres of OC physical planning, provide security and backup for recovering systems.
-Determine availability of systems and IT network application process.
-Design and maintain all IT processes according to operation policies through standardization.
-Maintain and prepare reports for various activities and provide performance backup to retrieve data in emergencies
-Participate in and manage all group communications
-Prepare designs and evaluate all balancing functions as required by Engineering departments and other functional areas.
-Prepare and review all Service Level and Operational Metrics, and KPI scorecards for service delivery.
-Analyze processes through various proactive self-initiated projects and ensure efficiency.
-Escalate issues in a timely manner

We offer competitive pay /equity/benefits and other perks. But beyond that, we offer you an opportunity to build something meaningful. Your work will redefine a massive industry, with disrupting technology and approach. You will empower thousands of mechanics to enjoy an enriched career and live a better life. We’re growing fast and we offer our employees the opportunity to be part of an exciting new adventure while leaving a meaningful legacy. YourMechanic is backed by top tier investors like Andreessen Horowitz & Softbank.


YourMechanic offers great medical and dental insurance, with curated options to choose from.


We know you have a life outside of work, so why not go out and enjoy it? Our unlimited PTO policy encourages you to work hard & play hard too!


When we're not talking about cars, there's a good chance our focus is on food. We love our daily catered lunch and dinners, hot and fresh Philz coffee, and ample stock of snacks and beverages.


We’re a close-knit, hard-working, and diverse team. We look out for each other and know that laughing is just as important as learning. Every YourMechanic team member is driven to win, whether by crushing goals or at the office ping-pong table.


Our office is located in sunny Mountain View, California, in the heart of Silicon Valley. We're close to CalTrain and just steps from great restaurants, coffee shops, gyms, and parks.

YourMechanic at a glance

The Mechanic Who Comes To You!

YourMechanic focuses on E-Commerce, Automotive, Marketplaces, Logistics, and Curated Web. Their company has offices in San Francisco, Silicon Valley, and Mountain View. They have a mid-size team that's between 51-200 employees. To date, YourMechanic has raised $28M of funding; their latest round was closed on March 2016.

You can view their website at http://www.yourmechanic.com or find them on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.

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