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Site Reliability Engineer II



Software Engineering, Other Engineering
Oakland, CA, USA
Posted on Friday, June 14, 2024

From Fivetran’s founding until now, our mission has remained the same: to make access to data as simple and reliable as electricity. With Fivetran, customer data arrives in their warehouses, canonical and ready to query, with no engineering or maintenance required. We’re proud that more organizations continue to leverage our technology every day to become truly data-driven.

About the Role
Fivetran is building data pipelines to power the modern data stack for thousands of companies.
We’re looking for looking for a high-performance engineer to be a part of a team of Site Reliability Engineers. You will be working closely with engineering teams, product managers, as well as support and sales engineers to build the future of the Fivetran Data Platform Reliability.
As a member of the Site Reliability Engineering team, you will contribute to overall performance and reliability of Fivetran’s infrastructure by monitoring, alerting and initial incident response. You will support the deployment pipeline by working alongside senior SREs. You will gain valuable experience in effective incident response and issue avoidance, becoming a key player in Fivetran’s growing SRE team..
This is a full-time position based out of our Oakland office.
Technologies You’ll Use
AWS, GCP, Azure Cloud, Kubernetes, Terraform, ArgoCD, Pulumi, Python, Java, Buildkite, Postgres
What You’ll Do
  • Responsible for monitoring the availability, capacity, and throughput of Fivetran's production infrastructure to identify and address potential issues
  • Collaborate with engineering teams to integrate reliability best practices into the product roadmap
  • Support the prioritization and resolution of critical bugs identified by support or sales
  • Contribute to maintaining 100% availability of production infrastructure by collaborating with engineering to implement automation for scalable deployments
  • Proactively monitor infrastructure vulnerabilities and collaborate with the security team to address them in a timely manner
Skills We’re Looking For
  • Knowledge of Cloud Platforms and related tooling: AWS, GCP, Azure, Terraform, configuration management
  • Experience in at least one scripting language. Bonus if you have Python, Java, GoLang experience
  • A strong foundation in Linux operating system internals and administration
  • Knowledge of Kubernetes
  • Familiarity with a relational database
Bonus Skills​
  • Multi-cloud infrastructure management, Strong networking and Programming experience


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Pay Range
$133,897.53$160,683.46 USD

Perks and Benefits

  • 100% employer-paid medical insurance*
  • Generous paid time-off policy (PTO), plus paid sick time, inclusive parental leave policy, holidays, and volunteer days off
  • RSU stock grants*
  • Professional development and training opportunities
  • Company virtual happy hours, free food, and fun team-building activities
  • Monthly cell phone stipend
  • Recharge, reenergize, and pursue personal and professional goals with a 30-day paid leave after 5 years*
  • Access to an innovative mental health support platform that offers personalized care and resources in areas such as: therapy, coaching, and self-guided mindfulness exercises for all covered employees and their covered dependents.

*May vary by country and worker type - please reach out to your recruiter for more information

Click here to learn more about Fivetran's Benefits by Region.

We’re honored to be valued at over $5.6 billion, but more importantly, we’re proud of our core values of Get Stuck In, Do the Right Thing, and One Team, One Dream. Read about us in Forbes.

Fivetran brings together high-quality talent across the globe to make data access as easy and reliable as electricity for our customers. We value and recognize that our customers benefit from having innovative teams made of people from many backgrounds, experiences, and identities. Fivetran promotes diversity, equity, inclusion & belonging through attracting, recruiting, developing, and retaining a diverse workforce, not only because it is the right thing to do, but because it helps us build a world-class company to better serve our customers, our people and our communities.

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