Senior Site Reliability Engineer, Observability

San Francisco, CA

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Cruise LLC

Posted 1 month ago

We’re Cruise, the self-driving ride-hailing service.

We are building the world’s most advanced self-driving vehicles to safely connect people to the places, things, and experiences they care about. We believe self-driving vehicles  will help save lives, reshape cities, give back time in transit, and restore freedom of movement for many.

At Cruise, our engineers have opportunities to grow and develop while learning from leaders at the cutting-edge of their fields. With a culture of internal mobility, there's opportunity to thrive in a variety of disciplines. This is a place for dreamers and doers to succeed.

If you are looking to solve one of today’s most complex engineering challenges, see the results of your work in hundreds of self-driving cars, and make a positive impact in the world starting in our cities, join us.

As a member of the Site Reliability Engineering team, you work closely with our platform team and service owners.  You will be responsible for driving SRE culture across teams who are responsible for building core backend services to control our fleet of vehicles, run driving simulations at scale, execute machine learning training jobs for our Autonomous Vehicle engineering team and more.

What you’ll be doing:
  • Help service owners  identify and instrument Service Level Objectives and design alerts that follow best practices
  • Build tools and mechanisms that enable engineers to deploy and test their services in production
  • Facilitate blameless postmortems and drive effective action items
  • Help teams with automating tedious tasks and enable them to quickly launch new services.
  • Work with service owners to have a proactive approach to designing tests, observing results and creating fixes for complex failure scenarios.
What you must have:
  • 5+ years of experience as an SRE, Production or Systems Engineer
  • Experience with Cloud Platforms such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure or Google Cloud Platform
  • Fluent with one or more programming languages such as Go, Python or Java
  • Ability to debug and optimize code 
  • Considerable Linux experience
  • Ability to coordinate and manage incident response
  • Skills in defining  and instrumenting SLOs and SLIs
  • Automate tasks and processes with open source tools
  • Streaming and Database technologies such as Postgres, Kafka, Cassandra, ElasticSearch, etc.
Bonus Points!
  • Previous experience as an SRE 
  • Experience with Chaos Engineering practices
  • Familiarity with Kubernetes, Docker, Go, Istio, Terraform, Vault, Google Cloud
Why Cruise?
  • Our benefits are here to support the whole you:
    • Competitive salary and benefits 
    • 401(k) Cruise matching program 
    • Medical / dental / vision, AD+D and Life
    • Flexible vacation and company paid holidays
    • Healthy meals and snacks provided
    • Paid parental leave & family expansion stipend
    • Monthly wellness stipend
    • Commuter benefits
  • We’re Integrated
    • Through our partnerships with General Motors and Honda, we are the only self-driving company with fully integrated manufacturing at scale.
  • We’re Funded
    • GM, Honda, SoftBank, and T. Rowe Price have invested billions in Cruise. Their backing for our technology demonstrates their confidence in our progress, team, and vision and makes us one of the leading autonomous vehicle organizations in the industry. Our deep resources greatly accelerate our operating speed.
  • We’re Independent
    • We have our own governance, board of directors, equity, and investors. Our independence allows us to not just work on the bleeding-edge of technology, but also define it.
  • We're Vested
    • You won’t just own your work here, you’ll have the potential to own equity in Cruise, too. We are competing in a market that is projected to grow exponentially, which gives our company valuation room to grow. 

Cruise LLC is an equal opportunity employer.  All applicants for employment will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, genetics or any other legally protected basis.   Below, you have the opportunity to share your preferred gender pronouns, gender, ethnicity, and veteran status with Cruise to help us identify areas of improvement in our hiring and recruitment processes. Completion of these questions is entirely voluntary.  Any information you choose to provide will be kept confidential, and will not impact the hiring decision in any way.

We also consider for employment qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with applicable laws.  And, if you believe that you will need any type of accommodation, please let us know.

Note to Recruitment Agencies: Cruise does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Furthermore, Cruise does not pay placement fees for candidates submitted by any agency other than its approved partners.

Job tags: AWS Azure Docker Elasticsearch Go Google Cloud Platform Java Kafka Kubernetes Linux Open source Postgres Python Reliability engineering Streaming Terraform Vault