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Senior Systems Engineer (SRE)

Dublin, Ireland, Remote

We are seeking Site Reliability Engineers (SREs) to help scale and secure the infrastructure that powers Nitro Cloud 

Nitro SREs are part of the Systems Engineering team, that exists to maximize customer trust and engineering innovation. SREs are experts in software and systems and act as core participants in every significant engineering effort underway here at Nitro. We hire people from both systems and software backgrounds. The strongest candidates will have experience in both. 

A taste of our philosophy: 

  • We believe that engineering should be fun 
  • The best products demand the best platforms, and that is exactly what we build 
  • We are passionate about instrumentation, continuous improvement and operational excellence 
  • We are committed to building systems and services that just work, without heroics 
  • We not only believe in your personal and professional growth, we expect it 

What you’ll be doing: 

  • Working closely with a tightly-knit engineering organization to architect, deliver, and improve technical solutions that delight our customers 
  • Solving problems relating to mission critical services for build, test and delivery automation 
  • Writing and reviewing software to improve the availability, scalability, and efficiency of Nitro Cloud services 
  • Creating tools to deploy, provision and observe infrastructure efficiently 
  • Influencing, implementing and discussing new designs, architectures, standards and best practices for large-scale distributed systems 
  • Together with our other engineering teams, you will share an on-call rotation and be an escalation point for service incidents 

Successful candidates will have some or all of these skills: 

  • Expertise in designing, analyzing and implementing large-scale distributed systems and architectures  
  • Versed on SRE best practices and operational excellence for Systems Engineering 
  • Experience building microservice-based internet SaaS platforms 
  • Expertise on modern CI/CD architectures, systems and best practices 
  • Ability to develop software in at least one programming language (e.g. Go, Python, Ruby...) and have experience with / be willing to learn several others. 
  • Familiarity with diverse programming paradigms, such as object-oriented and functional 
  • Configuration management expertise (e.g. Ansible, Chef, Salt...) 
  • Experience using containerization (e.g. Docker) and orchestration frameworks (e.g. Kubernetes) for managing microservices 
  • Passionate about infrastructure as code (e.g. Terraform) 
  • Expertise in System, Network or Application Security 

Who We Are: Our Beliefs 

Nitro is an exciting, high-growth company in the rapidly evolving digital documents space. We put people at the center of everything we do, both our customers and our employees.

It comes back to one of our core values:
High Performance - We have a “performance first” orientation and ambitious plans for the company. This means ample opportunity for those who join us to make a big impact. Non-high performers need not apply.
Be Good - We hire people with big hearts and foster an environment where they can be themselves and do their best work. We celebrate individuality and diversity and provide our employees with the opportunities, the resources and the support they need to thrive and flourish.
No BS – this one is self-explanatory
Our value proposition is straightforward, tangible and easy to prove: We believe software technology should be easy to use, help make people better, and be accessible to any knowledge worker who wants to be more productive. We are on a mission: we hire creative, intelligent, talented people; we build great products that delight our customers; and we are doing it in a rewarding way– a way that feels good and makes us proud to be part of Nitro.
About Nitro:
Nitro is a global document productivity software company accelerating digital transformation in a world that demands the ability to work from anywhere, anytime, on any device. Nitro enables organizations to drive better business outcomes through 100% digital document processes and fast, efficient workflows. The Nitro Productivity Platform offers comprehensive business solutions, including powerful PDF productivity, unlimited eSigning and industry-leading analytics, all supported by a superior customer success team. Nitro has over 2.8 million licensed users and 13,000+ Business Customers in 155 countries, including over 68% of the Fortune 500 and three of the Fortune 10. Nitro is headquartered in San Francisco with hubs in Toronto, Dublin, London, and Melbourne.


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