Senior Site Reliability Engineer



Software Engineering
Austin, TX, USA
Posted on Saturday, June 29, 2024
About Cognite
Embark on a transformative journey with Cognite, a global SaaS forerunner in leveraging data to unravel complex business challenges through our cutting-edge Cognite Data Fusion (CDF) platform. We were awarded the 2022 Technology Innovation Leader for Global Digital Industrial Platforms. In the realm of industrial digitalization, we stand at the forefront, reshaping the future of Oil & Gas, Manufacturing and Energy sectors. As part of the esteemed Aker family, Cognite brings forth a legacy of innovation and excellence. Excitingly, we are set to extend our footprint to the vibrant landscapes of India, which opens the door for you to be part of the expansion from the beginning. Join us in this venture where data meets ingenuity, and together, we forge the path to a smarter, more connected industrial future.
Our teams are working on building the next-generation industrial data platform and applications across many different industries, such as Oil & Gas, Manufacturing, and Power & Utility. This includes enabling all types of workflows, including analytics, to assist in making better decisions. We are a good mix of engineers, products, and design. What we have in common is that we care deeply about the user experience and create products that users really want to use.
Our work environment is not just exciting and dynamic, but also intensely collaborative and supportive. You will work with the best domain and industry experts: designers, product managers, software developers, ML engineers, AI engineers and business leaders. We support one another, ask good questions, and give each other constructive feedback. Our goal is to leverage our diverse set of strengths and backgrounds to build innovative products, to think outside the ordinary, and grind through and nurture a great.
Learn more about Cognite here
Our values
Impact: Cogniters strive to make an impact in all that they do. We are result-oriented, always asking ourselves.
Ownership: Cogniters embrace a culture of ownership. We go beyond our comfort zones to contribute to the greater good, fostering inclusivity and sharing responsibilities for challenges and success.
Relentless: Cogniters are relentless in their pursuit of innovation. We are determined and deliverable (never ruthless or reckless), facing challenges head-on and viewing setbacks as opportunities for growth.
We’re seeking a highly skilled and versatile SRE to work on the SRE team in the infrastructure department. This role is designed for a proactive and knowledgeable individual who is comfortable working across all parts of the tech stack. This includes infrastructure, frontend, and backend. The ideal candidate will excel in a collaborative environment, demonstrating a strong ability to proactively reach out to various teams within the company to collaborate on optimizing service reliability and up time.
A strong candidate will enjoy getting their hands dirty writing code in multiple languages, as well as figuring out optimized infrastructure setups and consumption patterns.
You will be a technical nomad. Optimizing, learning and teaching across the organization.

Key Role & Responsibilities include

  • Collaborate with product teams across the organization to understand cloud usage patterns and identify optimization opportunities; both technical and functional.
  • Develop and implement tools and processes for monitoring, analyzing cloud performance across GCP, AWS, and Azure.
  • Work closely with development teams to optimize application performance and increase up time without impacting service quality.
  • Participate in the design and deployment of scalable and efficient cloud infrastructure solutions.
  • Lead initiatives to educate teams on best practices for reliability management and efficiency.
  • Provide regular reports and insights on cloud performance, optimization efforts, and other reliability metrics.

Key Skills, Knowledge & Abilities Include

  • Experience with one or multiple of the major cloud providers, GCP, AWS, Azure
  • Fluent in one or more backend oriented languages like Go, Kotlin, Python, Rust (and an eagerness to learn whatever is needed to get the job done)
  • SQL databases from a major vendor such as Postgres, Oracle, …
  • Building and maintaining dashboards with tools such as Grafana, PowerBI or similar
A snapshot of our many perks and benefits as a Cogniter
* Competitive Compensation including base plus bonus
* 401(k) with 4% employer matching
* Health, Dental, Vision & Disability Coverages with premiums fully covered for employees and all dependents
* Unlimited PTO + flexibility to enjoy it
* 18 Company Holidays including the week between Christmas & New Years
* Paid Parental Leave Program
* Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)
* Employee Referral Program
* Company Paid Friday Lunch via DoorDash + Fully Stocked Fridges in the offices
* Join a team of 70 different nationalities 🌐 with Diversity, Equality and Inclusion (DEI) in focus 🤝.
* A highly modern and fun working environment with sublime culture across the organization, follow us on Instagram @cognitedata 📷 to know more
* Opportunity to work with and learn from some of the best people on some of the most ambitious projects found anywhere, across industries
* Join our HUB 🗣️ to be part of the conversation directly with Cogniters and our partners.
* Paid mobile phone and WiFI
*A pet lover? Get the chance to meet Spot 🐶!
Why choose Cognite? 🏆 🚀
Join us in making a real and lasting impact in one of the most exciting and fastest-growing new software companies in the world. We have repeatedly demonstrated that digital transformation, when anchored on strong DataOps, drives business value and sustainabilityfor clients and allows front-line workers, as well as domain experts, to make better decisions every single day. We were recognized as one of CNBC's top global enterprise technology startups powering digital transformation! And just recently, Frost & Sullivan named Cognite a Technology Innovation Leader! 🥇 Most recently Cognite Data Fusion® Achieved Industry First DNV Compliance for Digital Twins 🥇
Apply today!
If you're excited about the opportunity to work at Cognite and make a difference in the tech industry, we encourage you to apply today! We welcome candidates of all backgrounds and identities to join our team. Please do not hesitate to contact our Talent Acquisition team with any questions -
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