Senior Site Reliability Engineer


Big Cartel

October 12, 2022

Job Description

Headquarters: Salt Lake City, UT

We are looking for an experienced Senior Systems Reliability Engineer to join our DevOps team. In this role, you’d work alongside our development teams to ensure the availability of the Big Cartel systems. You would be on call and available to troubleshoot and restore services when needed. Experience with managing physical hardware and server systems a plus.

The “ideal” candidate
Note: We’d still love to hear from you even if some of the below attributes don’t describe you, so long as you’re excited about Big Cartel and eager to contribute.
  • Wants to build tools that make an impact on the lives of artists and creators
  • Can work alone or as part of a small team to build and launch ambitious projects
  • Has knowledge and experience automating systems with Ansible and Chef 
  • Experience with operating high throughput Rails applications
  • Extensive knowledge of Linux operating systems
  • Built Docker images for production use cases
  • Setup and operated Kubernetes clusters and authoring of Helm charts
  • Installation and configuration of monitoring tools such as Prometheus and Nagios
  • Understanding of web metrics and tracking down performance issues
Big Cartel has a fixed salary structure per role based on data from industry research. This ensures pay equality for employees doing the same job at the same level. Current salary range for a Senior level Application Developer is $130,000 – $160,000.
Hiring timeline
Application closing date: October 31, 2022
We hope to fill this position by the end of November 2022.