Site Reliability Engineer - Coalition

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(this position is available for our Toronto or Kitchener office)

Coalition was founded by repeat entrepreneurs, Joshua Motta (Cloudflare) and John Hering (Lookout), with a mission to solve cyber risk. We believe that cyber risk is among the most pervasive risks facing society, and we've built the first holistic solution to it by combining free cyber security tools to help prevent loss, expert response to mitigate it, and up to $10M of insurance coverage to recover from it. Our technology platform encompasses insurance, threat intelligence, patch and vulnerability scanning, DDoS mitigation, ransomware protection, and more. Coalition’s team of engineers, data scientists, security researchers, incident responders, and insurance personnel protect customers before, during, and after cyber incidents. Our insurance products are backed by Swiss Re, one of the world’s largest (re)insurers, and Argo Group. Our customers are in every industry, and all across the US. We are based in San Francisco, although you'll find some of our team in more exotic places.

If you enjoy solving problems at scale (with lots riding on it) we hope you'll consider joining us.

We are looking for a Site Reliability Engineer who has the experience, ability, and mental fortitude to instrument and monitor the breadth of our full system stack (hosts, applications, and performance).

As Site Reliability Engineer:

What You’ll Do - Function

  • Work closely with our engineering and information security teams to enhance the automated system provisioning and deployment subsystems within codified infrastructure

  • Work with developers to create more robust and scalable services independent of cloud implementations

  • Help to isolate, trap, and respond from the inevitability of system failure and develop strategies for continuous monitoring and analysis to reduce both downtime and required manual intervention

What You Bring - Experience

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, related field, or equivalent experience

  • 5+ years of combined experience in software development and information technology

  • 2+ years of experience in automated system provisioning and configuration (Terraform, Ansible, etc)

  • 2+ years of experience in developing and/or operating distributed systems

  • Experience working with fault tolerance approaches and the iterative development of highly-available systems

What You Have - Skill

  • Demonstrate proficiency with container-based development and deployment (Docker Swarm/Kubernetes)

  • Demonstrate proficiency in multiple languages, such as Python, Node.js, Java and others

  • Knowledge of one or more Infrastructure as a Service cloud provider technologies (AWS/Azure/DigitalOcean/Google Cloud)

  • Excellent organizational, verbal, and written communication skills

Nice to Have - Experience and Skill

  • Prior experience with datacenter monitoring, failure-based testing approaches, and monitoring strategies

  • Experience in monolithic app deconstruction into distributed service architectures

  • Networking monitoring, networking protocols, SNMP, syslog, network telemetry, REST API

  • Exposure to Grafana, InfluxDB/TICK stack and other time-series performance systems

  • Exposure to Kafka, AMQP, NATS, job queue and other pub/sub+queuing systems

  • Exposure to systems security requirements and basic information assurance techniques

  • Exposure to vulnerability scan results and reports

  • Exposure to information security domain and data breaches

  • Knowledge of Scrum & Agile Methodologies

Coalition is partnering with Terminal to grow and scale in the Canadian market.

At Terminal, we identify emerging tech hubs around the globe, and connect the top engineers with the most compelling companies. We provide complete operations and services to give companies all the benefits of a new office without any of the hassle.

We are focused on building a diverse and inclusive workforce. Terminal is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers applicants for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetics or any other basis forbidden under federal, provincial, or local law.

We thank all applicants for their interest.

Coalition is a security company. A successful background check is required for employment.