Site Reliability Engineer

Engineering Labor · Louisville, Colorado
Department Engineering Labor
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level
Compensation $130,000 - $150,000

As a Site Reliability Engineer on our team, you will help design, build, maintain, and scale our new greenfield SaaS platform. As a believer of our DevOps practices, you will continue to automate all aspects of our software deployment and product delivery processes. You will report to our Infrastructure Manager and be fully remote.


Additionally, in this Site Reliability Engineer position, you will:

  • Help design, manage, and support our new SaaS platform
  • Build and manage highly reliable, redundant, secure, and scalable customer-facing infrastructure
  • Design, manage, and maintain tools to automate operational processes
  • Use monitoring tools to find problems, resolve and/or escalate to development and ensure that we exceed our SLAs
  • Work closely with the development and QA team throughout the technology stack
  • Participate in a 24/7 on-call rotation
  • Collaborate with other developers, testers, and system engineers to ensure quality product enhancements
  • Optimize like crazy; squeeze every bit of performance out of our servers
  • Automate everything!

Our ideal Site Reliability Engineer will have:

  • Proven experience supporting a SaaS platform as Infrastructure As Code
  • Experience building and using blue/green or canary deployment strategies
  • A security-first mindset when building infrastructure
  • Experience building and scaling Amazon EKS clusters
  • Experience deploying highly available applications with Kubernetes
  • Familiarity with monitoring and alerting solutions such as Prometheus and Grafana
  • Likes to code, seeking someone with development competency, ideally Python, Javascript, or C#
  • Knowledge of JIRA, Confluence, Docker, and Github
  • Good communication, presentation and collaborative problem-solving skills
  • Good analytical and organizational skills
  • Team player who has a strong desire to never do the same manual task twice
  • Ability to think proactively and work independently to accomplish goals
  • Self-motivated and able to manage multiple tasks simultaneously

To be considered for this Site Reliability Engineer role, you must have: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Science, Mathematics, or comparable or relevant work experience
  • 3+ years of work experience in an SRE or Infrastructure Engineer role, preferably in a fast-paced web application environment
  • Smart, friendly, gets stuff done
  • Experience in supporting a SaaS infrastructure
  • Experience and interest in hardware and systems; you like the nitty-gritty of web application delivery
  • Working knowledge of TCP/IP, HTTP, TLS, load balancing, DNS, and every step of how a web request gets from the server to the browser
  • Experience building critical production infrastructure with Infrastructure as Code tools such as terraform, pulumi, or CloudFormation
  • Hands-on experience with AWS, Google Cloud or MS Azure
  • Strong propensity for documentation and knowledge sharing
  • Intensely driven and proactive
  • Ability to learn quickly
  • Great team and business communication skills; project management communication ability

Don't meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. At Swimlane, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace, so if you're excited about this role but your past experience doesn't align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway! You may just be the right candidate for this or other roles!

Who we are, and what we offer:

Swimlane is a rapidly growing, innovative startup that provides cloud-scale, low-code security automation for organizations of all industries and sizes. Our technology is relied upon by major security-forward companies around the globe and we are consistently rated as the #1 trusted low-code security automation platform. Our mission is to prevent breaches and enable continuous compliance via a low-code security automation platform that serves as the system of record for the entire security organization.

What’s the best thing about working at Swimlane? If you ask the team, they'll tell you it's the people. Swimlaners are innovative, collaborative and driven by the purpose of revolutionizing the way security teams automate and respond to alerts. Headquartered in beautiful Louisville, Colorado, directly between Denver and Boulder, Swimlane's staff spans 28 states and 16 countries!

The Perks of being a Swimlaner

  • Competitive Benefits & Compensation
  • Equity & 401k Contributions
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Training & Professional Development Opportunities
  • Laptop of your choice
  • A hybrid work environment with remote options and flexible hours
  • Access to Mental Health & Wellness Resources
  • Great Company Culture
  • We value collaboration and innovation
  • Give-back Volunteering Opportunities
  • Team volunteer days in the local community

Here at Swimlane, our core focus is to Automate the World of Security and we strive to represent our five core values in everything we do:

  • Punch above your weight class - We make the most of our circumstances and constantly surprise and impress with our ability to deliver.
  • Be a happy innovator - The hard problems are the fun problems to solve, we’re excited to take on difficult challenges and find creative solutions.
  • Always be leveling up - We are continuously improving, embracing change, and consuming information to better ourselves and each other.
  • Move at the speed of WOW - We work with an extreme sense of urgency, but we never compromise quality.
  • Have honesty and integrity in ‘all the things’ - We make decisions with the best of intentions, doing what is right for as many stakeholders as possible.

This is a REMOTE position anywhere in the USA.

Direct Candidates Only- Recruiters will not be considered. 

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  • Location
    Louisville, Colorado
  • Department
    Engineering Labor
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience
  • Compensation
    $130,000 - $150,000