Junior Site Reliability Engineer (Optional Remote)


Athens, GR
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: IT
  • Post Date: 03/06/2021
  • Website: workable.com
  • Company Address: 99 High Street, 26th Floor, Boston, MA, 02210

About Workable

At Workable, we know that when you make a great hire, you’re really making it possible for your company to do greater things. So we help you hire the greatest, every time.

How? To start, Workable helps you get more qualified candidates by sharing your job with everyone who’s right for it. With one-click posting to 200+ job sites, AI-powered sourcing, employee referrals and more, you’ll reach those best-fit candidates actively looking for work, those who may not be looking and even those your other successful hires already know.

Job Description

Workable makes software to help companies find and hire great people. We get recruiting and its role in building healthy workplaces — which is why we’re proud more than 20,000 teams around the world use Workable to do exactly that.

And while we take recruiting seriously, we don’t take ourselves too seriously. At Workable, you’ll find smart people who have fun, learn and innovate, and help others do the same. We brainstorm, we laugh, and, occasionally, we party (there’s a lot to celebrate), but we also appreciate people’s need for quiet time and focused work. We respect everyone, we hire the best, and make sure every experience is special.

We’re growing fast and we want to make sure that we scale from thousands to hundreds of thousands so we’re looking for a Junior Site Reliability Engineer to join our remote SRE team!

Our product is build with a microservices architecture deployed on Kubernetes platform. Our SRE team is responsible for deploying, monitoring, optimizting and securing our cloud infrastructure and company software, both rapidly expanding. Automation is at the core of what we do. If you love working with new technologies and solving complex problems on highly distributed systems then this is the job for you! You will be part of a talented team of engineers that demonstrate superb technical competency, delivering mission critical infrastructure and ensuring the highest levels of availability, performance and security.


As a Junior Site Reliability Engineer in this team, you will be responsible for the following:

    Operate, deploy and monitor cloud services from development to production.
    Working in a highly cross-functional team with Developers on designing, releasing and troubleshooting production systems.
    Develop tools and automations to make operations and deployments simpler and more robust.
    Be responsible for the availability, scalability and performance of our systems.
    Troubleshoot issues and analyze system performance.


You must have:

    BS/MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering (or a proven strong background)
    Excellent communication skills in English, particularly written communication.
    Analytical, troubleshooting and sysadmin skills
    Passion for cutting-edge cloud technologies and automation
    2+ years of relevant work experience, including programming experience
    Experience with a major cloud provider (GCP and AWS preferred)
    Experience with configuration management and orchestration tools (e.g., Ansible, Terraform)
    Experience with centralized logging, monitoring systems, and tooling frameworks
    Knowledge of Linux systems
    Familiarity of at least one programming language (preferably Python, Go, Java)

Preferred qualifications:

    Bonus: Familiarity with kubernetes platform and technology stack
    Bonus: Familiarity with Relational Databases
    Bonus: Familiarity with NOSQL databases (MongoDB, Redis, Elastic, etc.)
    Bonus: Networking skills, especially TCP/IP, HTTP, DNS and load balancers
    Bonus: Experience with remote working

Note: This is a Greece-based (optional) remote job (GMT+3) so we won't be able to proceed with candidates living outside Greece at the moment.

Technologies we use

    Kubernetes platform on GCP and the corresponding software stack
    Terraform, Ansible and Jenkins
    PostgreSQL, Redshift
    Mongo, Redis. RabbitMQ
    Elastic search
    Python, Go


Our employees enjoy benefits that make them more productive and contribute directly to the development of their professional skills. We want to be able to attract the best of the best and make sure they keep getting better. On top of an exciting, vibrant and intellectually challenging environment, we are offering:

    An attractive salary and a bonus plan
    Health insurance plan including dependents
    Mobile telephony including data plan
    Apple gear for your home office and access to the best productivity tools
    Extensive parental leave
    Annual summits in awesome locations (as soon as traveling is safe again)

Workable is most decidedly an equal opportunity employer. We want applicants of diverse background and hire without regard to colour, gender, religion, national origin, citizenship, disability, age, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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