Site Reliability Engineer

Remote, USA

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Addepar is a wealth management platform specializing in data aggregation, analytics and reporting. Provide clients with a complete, meaningful financial picture and offer better advice with consolidated and unified data. Learn more about...
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Who We Are

Addepar’s mission is to bring data, technology and people together to help investors make more informed and timely investment decisions. Our wealth management platform is transforming the fintech industry by providing data aggregation, analytics and reporting for even the most complex investment portfolios. Here, your voice matters. We believe that portfolio, market and client insights can make a significant and sustainable impact, one person and one community at a time. Working at the intersection of groundbreaking technology and limitless financial services industry growth, we are optimizing how capital is put to work.

The Role

The ideal candidate will need to have a robust cloud platform experience across AWS Elastic Kubernetes Service (EKS), AWS Elastic Container Services (ECS), Docker, AWS Fargate, Linux systems, and demonstrate knowledge with automated deployment architecture and production workloads at scale. 

Additionally, this position also requires experience in designing, developing, and reviewing security and technology solutions; identifying issues, and driving their resolution to closure. This individual must be a consensus builder, a team player, and work well within a fast-paced global enterprise support environment. 

What You’ll Do

  • Delivering production code at a regular cadence using Agile techniques, tools, and methodologies.
  • Building automation tools and components to enhance the installation and provisioning of cloud-based applications in AWS, Azure, or similar cloud providers.
  • Collaborating with Software Architects, Software Engineers, and Infrastructure Engineers and ensuring products and services are pushed into production in a secure fashion.
  • Automating the deployment of products and services and active monitoring to ensure uptime and effective performance of applications and platforms.
  • Acting as an escalation point to address issues with outages and operations and actively forecasts to proactively address issues and minimize downtime.   

Who Are You

  • 10+ years of software development experience with emphasis on DevOps responsibilities.
  • 4+ years of Kubernetes experience focused on DevOps.
  • A deep understanding of CI/CD tools, processes and a strong desire to help teams release frequently to production with a focus on creating reliable high-quality results.
  • Strong development experience with languages such as Python and python [boto3], shell, and general UNIX tools.
  • Experience integrating monitoring and alerting capabilities using software such as Grafana, StatsD, Prometheus, DataDog, etc.
  • Experience working or developing autoscaling solutions within Kubernetes and AWS.
  • Expertise with Amazon AWS, Azure Platform, and other common public cloud providers.
  • Ability to tackle problems both at the large scale and the small scale, with a constant focus on optimization, high availability, and security.
  • A drive to continually learn new technologies, tools, and methodologies, including those out of your comfort zone.
  • Strong attention to detail, excellent analytical capabilities, and a passion for building robust platforms for accelerating delivery to production.
  • Demonstrated ability to continually drive documentation to ensure complete, accurate, and up-to-date depiction of processes 
  • BS in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Computer Engineering, or equivalent experience.

Preferred Skills

  • Expertise with Jenkins
  • Past experience with infrastructure tools such as Terraform, Saltstack, Ansible, and Vault.
  • Experience solving problems in a live production environment.
  • Experience working with and managing multiple Kubernetes clusters
  • Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA) a plus.
  • Experience with AWS and general internet application development
  • Experience in release engineering for an organization with large and complex applications
  • History of establishing and maintaining good working relationships with other Engineering and Technical Operations teams
  • Flexibility and adaptability towards changes in assignments and work schedules
  • Pride in work through attention to detail
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision with extensive latitude for initiative and independent judgment.
  • Ability to work shift-based work hours to meet Addepar’s customer needs
  • Ability to provide non-business-hours on-call support on rotation
  • Ability to manage and coordinate Infrastructure Platform Engineering team activities, initiatives, and projects.

About Addepar

Addepar was founded in 2009 by Palantir co-founder Joe Lonsdale, who currently serves as an active Chairman of its Board of Directors and General Partner at 8VC. Addepar works with hundreds of leading financial advisors, family offices and large financial institutions that manage data for over $3 trillion of assets on the company's platform. Addepar was named a Forbes Fintech 50 company and honored as a member of the CB Insights Fintech 250. Addepar is headquartered in Silicon Valley and has offices in New York City,  Salt Lake City and Edinburgh, Scotland.

At Addepar, we are driven by our core values:

  • Take Action - We believe in empowering each other to make decisions that elevate our colleagues and our communities.
  • Build Together - We celebrate success by recognizing the value of collaborating with each other, our clients and partners.
  • Best Ideas Win - We welcome new ideas that inspire change.
  • Demand Transparency - We encourage open discussion and information-sharing to strengthen communication across organizations.
  • Solve Problems that Matter - We put our community of clients and partners first by creating technology that meets their needs today

In addition to our core values, Addepar is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We seek to bring together diverse ideas, experiences, skill sets, perspectives, backgrounds and identities to drive innovative solutions. We commit to promoting a welcoming environment where inclusion and belonging are held as a shared responsibility.

To ensure the health and safety of all Addepeeps and our prospective candidates, we have instituted a virtual interview and onboarding experience.

Job region(s): Remote/Anywhere North America
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