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Remote Site Reliability Engineer

JustWatch · Jan 11th 2021

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Headquarters: JustWatch GmbH URL:

Your traits:

Curiosity, drive and passion are shared characteristics of all people at JustWatch and we are looking for these values in every person we are hiring. We only want people who are willing to constantly learn through challenging themselves and others. All of us also love to get things done and strongly believe in “done is better than perfect”.

In addition, for this particular role we are looking for:

  • Smart people with a desire to ship
  • 2-3 years of work experience with Go(lang)
  • Skills around the linux command line including basic networking and web technologies
  • Experience with some SQL and NoSQL data stores
  • Basic knowledge of active and passive security measures and cryptography
  • Initial experience about data structures and primitives of distributed systems
  • Ability and desire to work with cutting edge container and cluster technology
  • Fluent in English, ability to work on Berlin timezone (CET)

Your role:

  • You will continuously improve developer experience with fast builds, quick (canary) deployments and ChatOps
  • You will care about great metrics and sane alerting at a low false-positive rate
  • You will make distributed systems reliable, fault tolerant and highly available
  • You will build immutable infrastructure based on the 12factor methodology, incorporating cluster, configuration and credentials management
  • You will help set up, maintain, debug and optimize different data stores (PostgreSQL, ElasticSearch, Snowflake, ScyllaDB)
  • You will write lots of software too, always striving for the highest level of automatization and sharpening your engineering skills
  • You will orchestrate dozens of internal and external services and keep them fast and secure
  • You will be available to share pager duty for the rare instances of something serious happening

Our promise:

  • A steep learning curve: You will work directly with Dominik and his team, who are leading experts in systems design, infrastructure operations and site reliability engineering
  • A challenging environment with an open feedback culture and a strong focus on personal development
  • Lots of room for personal development, freedom and responsibility
  • You will have access to an experienced founder team with an international track record in building successful tech companies

Sounds like you? Great, we’d like to meet you. Just send us a short mail that gives us an idea of what motivates you, why you want to work at JustWatch and how you think you will help us to achieve our goals. We are not interested in a perfect CV, or letters of recommendation. We just want to know who you are and who you want to become!

We are very much looking forward to meeting you.

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