Senior Dev Ops / Site Reliability Engineer (SRE)


(Palo Alto or Santa Monica,Ca)
Please send your resume to: careers@wurl.com.

Wurl is building a leading streaming video service to support thousands of content providers and hundreds of streaming video services.

As a charter member of our operations team you will be expected to support the company as the business scales with demand for our services and implement solid operations practices to build a highly reliable service.  

In addition, you will be a key member in growing our SRE team.

Responsibilities

  • Ensure that systems are available for customers.
  • Enhance the infrastructure to improve our ability to scale, become increasingly more automated with a goal towards self-healing systems.
  • Acquire a comprehensive understanding of existing technical environments and
  • the business' needs to help the company move faster with respect to delivering value to it's customers.
  • Participate in on call rotations, troubleshoot and restore system functionality, as needed.
  • Manage increasingly large systems and collaborate with development teams to continuously improve product reliability.
  • Other duties as the needs appear.

Required Skills and Experience 

  • 5+ years software development experience.
  • 3+ years experience in Site Reliability Engineering and/or DevOps.
  • The ability to work in a fast paced environment where long term goals vs short term 'get it done' tasks is a reality of a scaling business.
  • Strong troubleshooting/debugging skills.
  • Strong experience running production workloads in an AWS environment.
  • Experience working in a collaborative environment with ability to listen to all view points.
  • Ability to communicate and describe problems and their resolutions to non-technical co-workers and customers.
  • Production experience in designing, deploying and administering complex cloud applications.
  • Solid experience developing, maintaining, and debugging applications built in Ruby, Node.JS, or GoLang.
  • Solid experience with automation and configuration management tools (e.g., Chef).
  • Experience with monitoring software and services (e.g, Nagios, Pingdom, PagerDuty). 
  • Linux Systems Administration.
  • Internet and Cloud based software architecture.
  • Experience with container technologies (e.g., docker).
  • Able to collaborate and work with teams as well as independently with minimal supervision as needed. 
  • Distributed Version Control Software (e.g., git).

Extras

  • Streaming video delivery experience.
  • Knowledge of streaming video formats.
  • Some experience with information security helpful as customer's place their intellectual property in our hands and trust us to treat it accordingly.
  • Excited to learn new things and share knowledge.

About Wurl

Wurl is a next-gen media company that is redefining TV programming and advertising. Wurl enables leading digital-first video producers to create and manage linear channels, live broadcasts and on-demand content for distribution to pay TV and OTT platforms around the world. Wurl is based in Palo Alto, California.

 

Please send your resume to: careers@wurl.com.