Site Reliability Engineer


New York City, NY, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: IT
  • Post Date: 05/12/2021
  • Website:
  • Company Address: , New York, NY, 10036

About Thinknum

Thinknum allows investors to get data driven investment ideas by monitoring companies'‚Äč websites.

Job Description

Thinknum is one of the fastest growing web data software startups in the world. 

Thinknum creates datasets from a broad array of public online sources, capturing ephemeral information on the products, operating markets and labor markets of 400,000+ global companies across sectors, and provides rich toolsets for extracting intelligence. Thinknum has 150+ clients across major corporations and investment firms.

Thinknum's founders met at Princeton University and worked at Goldman Sachs and a hedge fund respectively before starting the company.

We are looking for an experienced and results-driven Site Reliability Engineer (SRE) with solid knowledge of infrastructure and scalability best practices. You’ll be responsible for Thinknum’s infrastructure — (including security), CI/CD & deployment tools, monitoring and observability tools while working in a fast-paced startup environment. 

This is a salaried position with full benefits. Visa sponsorship is available 


Job Description

  • Expand and improve our monitoring solution for our infrastructure
  • Manage users, roles, and privileges through AWS IAM
  • Identify and eliminate bottlenecks while ensuring the speed and reliability of our products
  • Run software performance analysis and system tuning
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Stay informed of and implement operational security best practices


  • An obsession for building scalable, performant, and fault tolerant products
  • Experience automating cloud infrastructure using tools such as Ansible, AWS Cloudformation, etc.
  • Previous experience enforcing standard development processes through a proper CI workflow
  • Basic programming skills
  • Degree in Computer Science or related preferred
  • Knowledge and experience with AWS

Major Pluses:

  • Advanced knowledge in Vertica, Python 
  • Azure/Google Cloud knowledge 
  • Relational database tuning knowledge
  • Professional or above AWS certification

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Perks and Benefits 

  • Competitive compensation package
  • Health & Dental Insurance for employee and their dependents
  • Enrichment stipend towards learning and development for your role
  • Free dinner, and kitchens stocked full of snacks
  • Company happy hours, social events and outings
  •  Transitcheck

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This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.