Site Reliability Engineer
at particle

Particle's Engineering team is hiring Site Reliability Engineers that live the DevOps mindset to implement our identified best-practice scalability patterns across our backend systems.Particle has the largest developer community in the Internet of Things (IoT) with over 120,000 engineers and hundreds of companies building IoT products on our platform. We generate millions in revenue through enterprise sales and hardware development kits, and we reinvest those earnings into the expansion and quality of our platform.Are you a passionate, levelheaded, DevOps practitioner? Do you like to build intuitive systems that enable organizations to achieve higher feature velocity while also becoming more reliable? DevOps philosophy suggests this is possible if the right tools, processes, and culture are in place. As an organization, we already have good tools, processes, and culture; we are seeking additional engineers to help us scale and apply them consistently across all Particle engineering endeavors.__Responsibilities__* __Communication & Collaboration__: Participating in the discovery, refinement, articulation, and implementation of scalable software development patterns to backend systems that can boost engineering velocity and improve system reliability* __Coding__: Test driven infrastructure development with Chef, Chef Automate, Inspec, and Test-Kitchen* __On-Call__: Participating in an on-call PagerDuty rotation* __Science & Data Analysis__: Study production infrastructure and application monitoring & logging systems to help identify root causes behind complex problems, propose hypotheses, and conduct low risk experiments to prove or disprove hypotheses* __Documentation and automation tool creation__: Make the team more scalable by documenting technical systems and building scripts and tools to boost developer productivity.__Requirements__* 2 years experience with Ruby* Ability to teach test driven development* Experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS)* Familiarity with Chef* Familiarity with Docker* Very strong communication skills* Experience working as part of a distributed team with many remote colleagues__Preferences__* Experience doing test driven infrastructure development with Chef in production with over 100 nodes* Technical leadership experience stewarding organizational change to improve DevOps tools, processes, and culture* Experience with Cucumber* Experience with Terraform* Experience building CI/CD pipelines* Passionate about security__Working at Particle__* Competitive health, dental, and vision benefits* Stock options* Flexible and open vacation policy* Company mobile phone* Commuter/telecommuter allowances* Generous parental leave policy* Career planning and professional development* Work with an unbelievably talented and close-knit teamParticle is the most widely-used Internet of Things (IoT) platform. We've built the largest community of developers and engineers in the industry, and we've shipped more than hundreds of thousands of development kits to 170 countries. Hundreds of IoT products, from smart home appliances to industrial equipment, are being built on Particle's platform. We are committed to making it easy for anyone to get their products online, and we support product creators of any size — from Fortune 500s to blossoming entrepreneurs.We are inspired by our mission of enabling the next technological revolution, and by the incredible products that people build on our platform. We also support our Particle family and community by embracing our core values of caring, curiosity, openness, joy, and trust.Everyone is welcome at Particle. We are an equal opportunity employer who values diversity and inclusion and look for applicants who understand, embrace and thrive in a multicultural world. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.Pursuant to the SF Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider employment for qualified applicants with arrests and conviction records.