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Site Reliability Engineer at Envato

Melbourne, VIC and Remote

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In line with our long history of flexible working, Envato is continuing to hire throughout the COVID-19 period, with all interviewing and on-boarding currently taking place virtually. All of our existing and future employees around the world will continue to Work from home for the time being, supporting our creative community to thrive through these ever-changing times. 

What we’re looking for

  • You’re comfortable with application development in various languages and managing the underlying infrastructure that your systems run on.
  • You have previous experience with deployment pipelines, monitoring systems, and you expect production deployments to happen multiple times per day without issue.
  • You’re a hands-on team player that can support other teams to help them do the best work they can by minimising operational toil.
  • You believe in improving collaboration between development, operations, and security disciplines. 

What you’ll be doing

We value people who can roll up their sleeves and get things done while keeping the big goals in sight. As a Site Reliability Engineer, you'll be working as part of a product team, to ensure the reliability, security and performance of Envato's websites. Here's a snapshot of your day-to-day:
  • Design and Build: AWS and Heroku infrastructure and support tooling
  • Availability: work to decrease the mean-time-to-detection and mean-time-to-recovery of all systems, both public-facing and internal.
  • Monitoring: improve the monitoring and measurement systems that support our operational scale and continuous delivery
  • Performance, Efficiency & Latency: contribute to the measurement techniques that assist in the performance tuning of the applications stack
  • Security & risk: be an active contributor to identifying and mitigating risks
  • Supporting a large public-facing web-based application

Essential requirements

  • Ruby and Ruby on Rails application development experience
  • Linux & Docker administration experience
  • Amazon Web Services administration experience
  • Experience building and maintaining cloud-based applications and infrastructure
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Technologies in use at Envato

Infrastructure:

  • Heroku
  • Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • AWS RDS (PostgreSQL) & Amazon Aurora
  • AWS Elastic Container Service
  • Elasticsearch
  • CloudFlare, AWS CloudFront, and imgix CDNs
  • DDoS mitigation systems

Application & Tooling Development:

  • React, Node.js, Typescript, Service Side Rendering (SSR)
  • Elixir (specifically large CQRS architectures)
  • Ruby and Ruby on Rails
  • Python
  • Go

Everything else:

  • New Relic
  • Rollbar
  • Datadog
  • Sumologic
  • Buildkite
  • Github

Today, we're home to over 600 staff in many locations. Over 700k customers purchase content with Envato every month, and the creative community has earned over $1billion USD through our platforms. We're certified as a BCorp and consistently rank highly in Australia's Great Place to Work survey.
We’re here without a single dollar of investment or debt, because we’ve been profitable every single year. 

What we offer

Purpose and Profit — Envato is a purpose-driven, BCorp certified business. We strive to have a positive impact on the lives of all of our stakeholders, from content creators and customers to our staff and the broader community.
Global Impact — Envato helps anyone unlock their creative potential. Millions of people around the world use Envato’s products to bring their ideas to life and earn a living using their creative skills.
Diverse and Inclusive — Envato consistently ranks high in Australia’s Great Place to Work survey. We’re committed to ensuring all our staff feel welcome, included and respected every day they work for Envato, through a caring, engaged and flexible work environment.
Personal Growth — At Envato, personal development and career progression can take many forms. Envatians are supported to shape their careers through our Apprentice Developer program, secondment opportunities, investment into development programs, or formal mentoring and more.

Who should apply?

We care deeply about diversity and inclusion at Envato, and welcome applicants of all types, and from all backgrounds. If you think you have the skills and experience needed for this role then we'd like to hear from you. We are considering applicants to either work remotely from anywhere Australia & New Zealand, or eventually join us in our Melbourne HQ.

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About Envato

Office address

  • 121 King Street, Melbourne CBD, VIC, 3000

Company size

1001-5000 people

Founded in

2006

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