Sr. Site Reliability Engineer at Lytics (Remote)

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Engineers on the Lytics Platform team with the Sr. Site Reliability Engineering specialty utilize software to automate operational tasks that enable the platform to address developer enablement, scalability, and reliability problems. Lytics primarily is looking for smart people with a drive to learn and collaborate. We're looking for candidates who have an interest in one of the following: data intensive processing, data warehouses, stream processing, graph databases, distributed engineering, and/or processing data at petabyte+ scale.

What Our Technology Looks Like:

  • Our services are all in Go and hosted on GCP

  • The data pipeline is a collection of distributed services, processing billions of events per day, using a Lambda Architecture

  • We've built a unique data storage layer using cutting-edge graph and information retrieval technologies

  • We provide access to data through multiple APIs and systems

  • Our customers interact with Lytics via a SQL-like interface, which gets translated into AST which is evaluated by Lytics's data layer

Key Responsibilities:

  • Write code that defines cloud infrastructure in reusable, composable building blocks

  • Measure and improve performance, uptime, cost effectiveness, stability and other operational characteristics of the distributed systems underlying Lytics applications

  • Collaborate, educate, and work across teams to streamline and scale building and shipping software through improved tooling, automation, and communication

  • Design automation and processes that eliminate toil, speed up development, and reflect our focus on security and compliance


  • 5+ years of software engineering, or equivalent, experience in a modern programming language (Go experience preferred but not required)

  • Experience in scripting tools like PowerShell or Bash

  • Experience using Infrastructure as Code and Configuration Management tools to provision and manage complex systems (we use Terraform, Ansible, and Kubernetes)

  • Experience in building and maintaining CI/CD pipelines

  • Built, deployed, and hosted applications in a major cloud provider and understand the technologies that make this possible, including DNS, Load Balancing, Security Groups, and Cloud Networking. (We use GCP)

  • Experience with Git and understand the role that version control and effective, positive code review has in building great software

  • A strong understanding of the software development life cycle, and often find yourself seeking and sharing ideas on how to make it better

Extra Credit

  • You have experience with container management, using tools like Kubernnetes and Docker

  • You are equally adept on Windows, Mac and Linux

  • You are capable of building and debugging large-scale distributed systems

  • You are data-driven and analytical in your approach to solving problems

  • You have experience with the GCP cloud

  • You have experience with Go the programming language

Why Work at Lytics?

You will be working in a company with tons of talent, that is in a rapidly growing space with plenty of opportunity. Each individual at Lytics is given a lot of freedom and responsibility day to day. Since we are not a large company you will be able to learn everyone's name, and knowledge transfers quickly across the entire company. In addition the Lytics team is professional, open with sharing ideas and leadership is more than ready to help provide guidance on making you successful.

At Lytics, we recruit and reward employees based on performance and capability, regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, educational background, national origin, religion, or physical ability.

Our goal at Lytics is to create an environment where everyone, from any background, can do their best work. We know that the best ideas & the best solutions happen when people bring their uniqueness to work with them. Inclusion is an integral part of how we leverage that uniqueness into our company. Creating a culture of equality and respect isn’t just the right thing to do, it’s also the smart thing. Diverse companies are more innovative and better positioned to succeed in emerging technologies.


We are committed to taking care of our team, and along with providing a competitive salary and great benefits for employees and their families, we are dedicated to making sure there are a variety of methods for staff to grow their skills and further their careers. Benefits include affordable health insurance, 401K Match, flexible PTO, stock options, paid parental leave, remote work connectivity benefits, life insurance and disability plans.

To get started, click on the link below. To fast track your application, let us know in your cover letter why this job and company is of particular interest to you. We look forward to talking!

More Information on Lytics
Lytics operates in the AdTech industry. The company is located in Portland, OR. Lytics was founded in 2012. It has 90 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Health insurance. To see all jobs at Lytics, click here.
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