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Site Reliability Engineer

| Seattle

About the Role:

We’re looking to add a Site Reliability Engineer to our team, where you’ll be a core part of a supportive team that’s passionate about systems thinking, amplifying feedback loops, and continual experimentation and learning. 

For this role, we’re looking for a candidate who loves using technology to solve problems for customers. We need someone with a strong disposition to Software Development. Our existing Platform Engineering and Operations Team is taking on a growing set of responsibilities that includes building platforms and interfaces where our applications will run and owning core shared internal services. 

In this role you will:

  • Make decisions that carry influence and direction for the entire engineering org.
  • Build tools to deliver applications to our customers and ensure they enjoy a secure, performant, stable experience. 
  • Be aware of and share the available features of the cloud platform.
  • Own core business capabilities like authentication, network routing, and CI/CD pipelines.
  • Collaborate with development teams to solve customer and business problems.


What You’ll Be Doing:

In any given week, you may find yourself:

  • Pairing to sort out how to best approach a problem
  • Developing tools to speed and standardize cloud usage (we use and love AWS)
  • Doing code reviews for this team and other teams
  • Pioneering the use of new features of our cloud
  • Serving in on-call rotations

About You:

Are you looking for a workplace where you can find creative ways to use technology to solve real user problems? Would you like to be a part of a company that's growing quickly, with opportunity for advancement? We want to talk to you!

You may be the right fit if you:

  • Enjoy being part of a collaborative team
  • Have an intermediate understanding of some programming language (our team mostly uses Python, and we also use PHP, NodeJS, Ruby, Bash, and some GoLang)
  • Have an intermediate ability to operate and manage Linux (other Unixes are ok too)
  • Have a novice understanding of a config management tool (we use Chef)
  • Have working experience in a role where the business runs on a cloud, and you have been responsible for portions of leading the use of that cloud
  • Are interested in containers and container management techniques
  • Have experience in Information Security practices and principles
  • Are always learning, and you are excited about the field of Software Development

 

Travel:

None anticipated in this role

Work Environment:

The RealSelf office sits in a historic Pioneer Square building. Employees also have the option to bring their dogs to work!

About RealSelf:
RealSelf.com is the leading consumer destination in the $32B US medical aesthetics market. We make it easy to get the information and deep support needed to make confident purchase decisions. Since 2006 our authentic stories, unbiased ratings, and expert answers from board-certified doctors have helped millions of people explore treatments and decisions that range from laser skin resurfacing to highly considered cosmetic surgery. With the backing of world-class investors we’re growing RealSelf into a global business with a broad range of services. Come join our super talented and passionate team!

Check out our realselflife Instagram account to keep up on company updates and learn more about life at RealSelf.

RealSelf is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • JavaLanguages
    • PHPLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • SwiftLanguages
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • CakePHPFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • Ruby on RailsFrameworks
    • MySQLDatabases
    • RabbitMQDatabases
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • OptimizelyAnalytics
    • IllustratorDesign
    • PhotoshopDesign
    • SketchDesign
    • JIRAManagement
    • SalesforceCRM
    • Outreach.ioEmail
    • MarketoLead Gen

Location

We are in Seattle's original neighborhood that boasts trendy coffee shops, art galleries, and restaurants. Easy to commute to via public transit.

An Insider's view of RealSelf

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

Work life balance is important at RS - we offer a very flexible work schedule with the option to work remotely when ever needed, with two dedicated wfh days. This helps employees save time on commutes, ability to make appointments during the week, and spend more time with your family. We also offer 22 PTO days per year + 8 company paid holidays.

Amy

Sr. Recruiter

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

We're increasing trust on our platform in a time where people are less trustful of what they read online. Our goal is to give everyone the information they need to make strong, confident decisions about their medical care.

Sharon

Lead Trust & Safety Program Manager

How does the company support your career growth?

Goal-tracking tools and resources at RealSelf keep me accountable and focused on results. The mentorship program and professional development grant also allowed me to learn new skills I can apply to my role. But nothing beats the amazing people at RealSelf–my manager truly cares about how I'm growing and how best she can support my ideas.

Geri

Sr. Community Manager

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

As Marketing Copywriter, I’ve got the unique privilege of partnering across our Email, Product, and Brand teams to help drive marketing initiatives forward. Each day I use the power of language to connect with our audience in interesting and impactful ways. Collaborating with such bright colleagues is a fun, challenging, and exhilarating experience

Jamachia

Marketing Copywriter

What are RealSelf Perks + Benefits

RealSelf Benefits Overview

RealSelf offers a comprehensive benefits package that is very competitive when compared to other similar companies. Employees pay nothing out of pocket for full medical/dental/vision coverage and premiums for dependents are covered at 75%. Many employees take advantage of the health and wellness reimbursement benefit and professional development grant program where they can use the funds for courses, conferences or anything else that would further their career development.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Someone's primary function is managing the company's diversity and inclusion initiatives
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
RealSelf's health insurance policy covers up to 100% of out of pocket expenses for employees. 75% for spouses and dependents.
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
RealSelf's team fitness initiatives include In-office yoga, Sponsored race teams.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
RealSelf provides employees with a 401(k) matching plan managed by [provider]. We match 4% of contributions.
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
We provide up to 12 weeks of parental leave for the primary caretaker. RealSelf also provides 6 weeks of leave for the secondary caretaker.
Flexible Work Schedule
RealSelf provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes Flexible start and end times.
Remote Work Program
Our remote work program includes work from home Full-time remote for specific positions, Work remotely $2 days per week, Work remotely on occasion as needed.
Family Medical Leave
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Company sponsored family events
RealSelf sponsors family oriented events Annually.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
RealSelf employees receive 22 paid days off per year.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
We offer employees Paid on-site garage parking, A parking subsidy.
Pet Friendly
RealSelf's pet policy is dog friendly daily.
Recreational Clubs
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
RealSelf hosts lunch and learn meetings once per quarter.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Our mentorship program includes 1-to-1 program, Cross-department program, Career mentoring, Leadership mentoring.
Customized development tracks
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