Site Reliability Engineer at Personio

Posted on: 03/14/2021

Location: Dublin, (ON-SITE)

full time

Glassdoor: 4.0 / 5 | Original Source

Tags: kubernetes docker aws

**THE ROLE** Personio was founded in 2015 and its mission is to enable better organisations. We simplify and automate recruiting, payroll and human resource management software (all-in-one) for small to medium-sized businesses. Our HQ is in Munich and we have additional offices in Madrid, London and most recently Dublin. Globally we are home to 600 employees and 3,000 customers. In January 2021 we raised $125 million in ‘Series D’ funding, led by Index and Meritech. We’re rated 4.6/5 on Glassdoor to work for, with a 100% CEO favourability and 95% would recommend a friend to work here. We are listed by CB Insights as one of ‘50 Future Unicorns’ to watch and by GP Bullhound in their ‘Titans of Tech’ report as one of the most promising European technology companies to watch. In 2021 we will scale our Dublin office from circa 50 employees towards 200. Come join us! We are just starting to build out our brand new Site Reliability Engineering team in Dublin from scratch. We’re looking for a Senior Site Reliability Engineer (SRE) with a strong background in database technologies along with problem-solving skills fuelled by a desire to design, build, and scale the infrastructure of one of Europe’s fastest-growing SaaS startups. The SRE team offers services, tools, and coaching to the product engineers in a self-service way in order to allow them to have full ownership of their applications and infrastructure. Due to the sensitivity of the data we host we adhere to the highest data protection requirements. We strive to further build a state of the art and least-maintenance infrastructure to fulfil our customers’ needs. In this role you would be responsible for building an automated, secure, reliable, and cost-efficient platform that enables innovation and easy access to solutions for engineers to focus on feature development. Responsibilities: * Monitor, maintain, and apply best-practices for the underlying platform infrastructure * Write public and accessible documentation and organise training for a good customer experience regarding the services we manage * Support running the Personio applications from an SRE perspective in order to automate tasks * Support product engineers and platform engineers with all the knowledge you have * Provide engineers with tools required to build and run their services * Aim for a cost-efficient infrastructure and work with product teams to optimise the costs * Proactively engage in shaping the future product and platform architecture **WHAT YOU NEED TO SUCCEED** * 3+ years production experience with AWS * Experience in fast-scaling SaaS environment * Administrating production databases with replication and heavy loads * Production experience with Docker * Infrastructure as code experience & container orchestration experience with Kubernetes * Proven experience with microservice architecture and tooling * Experience with CI/CD automation tools * Experience with best practices in software engineering * Confidence in coaching and onboarding team members and driving cross-team engineering initiatives * Excellent English language skills (written and verbal) **WHY PERSONIO** * As you are joining Personio at such an early stage, this shows us your trust and confidence in us. We would like you to profit from the success of the company, and therefore, we offer you a competitive compensation package (salary, benefits and pre-IPO equity) * We love what we do, but we are still happy to enjoy 26 days of paid holidays + 2 days off for Christmas and New Years * We enjoy becoming better day by day, that is why you will receive €1,500 of development budget every year * We have fun! Join us for regular team events, e.g. Oktoberfest, summer event, skiing trip and online events in lieu of Covid-19 restrictions * We focus on results rather than schedules - we offer Flexibility and Remote-working * Comprehensive healthcare scheme fully covered for each permanent employee * Pension scheme, up to 5% matching contribution * Corporate benefits - a range of employee discounts for different brands so you can save money while shopping (e.g. Adidas, LG, Bosch, Apple, Dia, etc.) * #SocialResponsibility: We are grateful for our privileges and take action to have a positive impact on the environment and society. Therefore, you will have two extra days to have #Impact: one individual and one supporting a company-wide project! You can find more information and impressions here: [Kununu](http://www.kununu.com/personio) or [Glassdoor](https://www.glassdoor.com/Overview/Working-at-Personio-EI_IE1430594.11,19.htm) The well-being of our employees is paramount. Although we’ve recently opened our Dublin office in the City Centre area, all employees are currently working from home, the office or a combination of the two at their discretion due to Covid-19. Personio is an equal opportunities employer and does not discriminate on the grounds of gender, civil status, family status, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability, race or being a member of the traveller community.