Senior Site Reliability Engineer


About the role

  • Our SRE team is responsible for the overall reliability and performance of Evernoteʼs service and products to over 200 million world-wide users around the world with billions of notes and files
  • We participate in all aspects of running our platform at scale, focusing on both the service as it runs today and ensuring we can deliver new and exciting features rapidly to users
  • We work hand-in-hand with product teams to help them ship production-ready services and get new features in our userʼs hands


What you’ll do

  • You will maintain and evolve the configuration, monitoring, metrics, reporting, processes, tools and documentation of our global cloud platform
  • You will research and analyze new technology to solve problems at all layers of our stack
  • You will develop software and maintain automation systems to reduce toil and to run our infrastructure at scale
  • You will participate in an on-call rotation to help maintain the availability of our service so that users always have access to their data


Who you are

  • You take initiative and lead by example to motivate your peers
  • You focus on quality to build resilient, scalable, and maintainable systems.
  • You enjoy solving tough technical problems
  • You always want to understand the why in order to better see patterns and improve quality
  • You have strong interpersonal and communications skills


What you’ve done

  • You know Linux systems like the back of your hand and mastered the fundamental TCP/IP networking protocols (e.g. HTTP, DNS, etc)
  • Youʼve managed large-scale, online web service at scale in a public cloud environment (AWS or GCP)
  • You have a strong familiarity with web applications including MySQL, Java, Apache
  • Youʼve used configuration management and orchestration tools and you understand why theyʼre important
  • You have the ability to solve problems quickly and automate processes using scripting and other programming languages
  • You have developed extensible and maintainable automation and written software


Skills that are particularly meaningful to us

  • Linux
  • System and application level debugging
  • Experience with systems at scale
  • Exposure to configuration management, orchestration, and/or automation tooling
  • Plusses: Ansible, Puppet, Datadog, Splunk, Kubernetes, Docker
  • Languages/Libraries: Python, Java, Go, Thrift, Node.js, gRPC 


** Please submit your CV in English only ** 


We are committed to an inclusive and diverse Evernote. We believe that different perspectives lead to better ideas, and better ideas allow us to better understand the needs and interests of our diverse, global Evernote Community. We welcome people of different backgrounds, experiences, abilities and perspectives and are an equal opportunity employer.


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About Evernote

Evernote is a place for individuals and teams to assemble, nurture, and share ideas in any form.

We’ve assembled an incredibly talented, diverse, and spirited team to build products that impact the lives of millions of people around the world. Our employees enjoy access to the best tools available, an open and collaborative work environment, and end each day knowing that they’ve made a tangible impact.

The Evernote app is available across platforms on desktop, mobile, or on the web, meaning your ideas are always with you, always accessible, and always in sync. We believe that no idea is too big to lead or too small to matter, and continually develop a service and reputation based on innovation and trust.