Site Reliability Engineer

  • Full Time
  • NY-New York City
  • Mid Level

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We help entrepreneurs and businesses grow with confidence

Who We Are
At Justworks, you’ll enjoy a welcoming and casual environment, great benefits, wellness program offerings, company retreats, and the ability to interact with and learn from leaders in the startup community. We work hard and care about our most prized asset – our people.

We’re helping businesses get off the ground by enabling them to focus on running their business. We solve HR issues. We’re data-driven and never stop iterating. If you’d like to work in a supportive, entrepreneurial environment, are interested in building something meaningful and having fun while doing it, we’d love to hear from you.

We’re united by shared goals and shared motivations at Justworks. These are best summed up in our company values, which are reflected in our product and in our team.

Who You Are
Justworks is seeking a Site Reliability Engineer to join our Payments and Tax Unit (PTU) team. You will be focused on the health and reliability of the servers and systems that are used by PTU. As the team whose mission is to process payments and payroll taxes accurately and on time, PTU is responsible for mission critical operations that are crucial to Justworks. As a successful candidate, you have demonstrated the ability to build, deploy and maintain large-scale, distributed applications. You have worked within a service-oriented architecture and know how to separate data and functionality as necessary. We work primarily in Ruby on Rails and JavaScript, but prior knowledge is not a requirement, and you should have a deep understanding that goes beyond the ability to use these tools.

What You’ll Do
Take ownership of designing and developing tools focused on observability, performance, and developer velocity
Add capabilities to our high-volume, fault-tolerant processing infrastructure
Enhance our testing, monitoring and continuous deployment infrastructure
Maintain systems’ health and troubleshoot when necessary
Keep extremely sensitive data compartmentalized and secure
Facilitate incident response and conduct root cause analysis
Defining SLIs, SLOs with engineering teams

Minimum of 3 years of professional hands-on experience
Strong systems architecture and coding/scripting skills
Experience working with complicated systems at scale
Solid understanding of data structures and algorithms
AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Professional highly preferred
Technologies We Use
Ruby on Rails, Javascript/React, Redux, Sidekiq, Aurora (MySQL), AWS, Git
ElasticSearch, Docker, InfluxDB, Redshift, Jenkins, CircleCI, DataDog, Nagios
The base wage range for this position based in our New York City Office is targeted at $115,000.00 to $155,000.00 per year.

Actual compensation is based on multiple factors that are unique to each candidate, including and not limited to skill set, level of relevant experience, and specific work location.  Salary ranges for positions based in other locations may differ based on the cost of labor in that location.

For more information about Justworks’ Total Reward Philosophy, including all of the perks and benefits we are proud to offer our team members, please visit Total Rewards @ Justworks.

Please Note: We believe Justworks has a responsibility to support efforts to get as many people vaccinated as possible. We’re committed to safeguarding the well-being of our employees, their families and the broader community from the risks associated with COVID-19. Because this position requires onsite work, this position will require the successful candidate to show proof of vaccination against COVID-19.  As an equal opportunity employer, Justworks will provide reasonable accommodation to those individuals who are unable to be vaccinated in accordance with its obligations pursuant to applicable federal, state, provincial, and local law.

Diversity At Justworks
Justworks is committed to maintaining a workplace where diversity of identity, culture, and life experience is the norm and is celebrated authentically and respected consistently. Diversity in our work, our people, and our product drives creativity and innovation, entrepreneurial leadership and integrity, competitiveness, and collaboration throughout our business and in the market. We depend on our differences to make our team stronger, our workplace more dynamic, and our product accessible to all of our customers.

We’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer open to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital or familial status, disability, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected status.

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