Lead Site Reliability Engineer (North America Remote Ok)

Anywhere, USA or Canada

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About curbFlowcurbFlow is a venture-backed, early-stage startup developing the world's first modular Computer Vision (CV) and IoT platform collecting real time data to help the Retail and Commercial Real Estate industries make better decisions. Main Street merchants, brokers and landlords use curbFlow's data and insights - like pedestrian tracing and counts - to inform on staffing, operating hours, sales conversion, site selection, competitive intelligence, and more. We’re on our way to providing small businesses the first-ever accessible platform to real-time data crucial to their success.
Leadership & CulturecurbFlow is founded and led by three former YC founders - two of whom are technical - with two exits under their belts.The company has operated as a distributed team since its founding in 2018 and will continue to support team members working from anywhere in North America. Team members currently live in NY, the Bay Area, DC, Toronto and Montreal. Accommodations are made for team members who want a hybrid work-from-home & office experience.
The Role curbFlow is looking for a Site Reliability Leader with exposure to IoT who wants to help the team build an industry from scratch. You'll be working in a team of full stack, CV and hardware engineers building a scalable, reliable and secure SaaS platform for clients to access their CV-generated data.
About You and How you Succeed at curbFlowYou're excited about building a product that hasn't been built before. You have a bias toward action when you are stuck but are not afraid to ask for help when you need to. You're eager to test new ways of doing things and can take advantage of the freedom an early stage startup can afford you. You are eager to engage not only with the business side of the team, but with the clients and users themselves.


  • Design, build, and manage a deployment infrastructure for our edge computing devices , allowing for remote deployment of new models, continuous performance monitoring, and robust logging to capture issues as they come up
  • Maintain and improve existing software build, test, and release pipelines
  • Contribute to API's for internal and external access to data collected by our deployed devices
  • Assist with the development of robust installation and debugging procedures for new and deployed devices by managing our already-existing AIR (Assembly, Installation & Repair team)
  • Work closely with computer-vision and backend engineering teams to ensure consistent, high-quality deployments and connectivity of devices on our platform


  • 5+ years of experience in engineering
  • Ability to operate and execute independently without significant oversight
  • Experience managing a large fleet of devices, particularly in environments with unreliable internet connections
  • Experience constructing automated release pipelines
  • Experience with cyber security best practices
  • Scaling and managing Distributed Systems in a production environment

Experience with Following Tools & Technologies

  • Linux, Operating Systems, and Networking fundamentals
  • Layered monitoring tools (network, machine, kernel, service, MQTT, iperf, nmcli, Datadog, etc)Designing microservice architecture and distributed systemsTerraform, Ansible, SystemD, and Vagrant or similar technologies like Puppet, Chef, SaltStack
  • Python/Go/C++/Java/Bash with multi-threading and performance optimization
  • AWS
  • Layered monitoring tools (network, machine, kernel, service, MQTT, iperf, nmcli, Datadog, etc)Designing microservice architecture and distributed systems
  • Git and CI/CD services
  • Deepstream and GStreamer
  • Computer vision or machine learning technologies

What we offer

  • Opportunity to shape an early-stage, mission-driven startup and make computer vision accessible to Main Street
  • Live anywhere you want in North America - Speed matters to scale, so we are building a distributed team of the best talent fast
  • Professional growth at a fast-growing, venture-funded start-up with a proven founder  
  • Competitive salary and meaningful equity for early team members 
  • Unlimited vacation days    
  • Generous health benefits (Health, Vision, Dental) 
  • 401k 
This position is an opportunity to further scale up a fast-growing network of CV-enabled devices by developing and managing a custom platform. You will be reporting to the Head of Engineering and have an opportunity to build a small team over time.
Job region(s): Remote/Anywhere North America
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