Flashpoint

United States

Site Reliability Engineer

Company Description:

Flashpoint is the globally trusted leader in risk intelligence for organizations that demand the fastest, most comprehensive coverage of threatening activity on the internet. From bolstering cyber and physical security, to detecting fraud and insider threats, Flashpoint partners with customers across the private and public sectors to help them rapidly identify threats and mitigate their most critical security risks. Flashpoint is backed by Georgian Partners, Greycroft Partners, TechOperators, K2 Intelligence, Jump Capital, Leaders Fund, Bloomberg Beta, and Cisco Investments.

What are we looking for:

Our best engineers are collaborative and selfless. They enjoy writing code but they prioritize mentoring and supporting others. They leave code cleaner than when they found it but don’t insist on particular patterns. They optimize for simplicity and readability. They are involved in the full lifecycle of software development: understanding the requirements, designing the solution, writing the code, testing the code, testing the integration, deploying it to production, and monitoring the deployment. They are fully engaged in the problem domain.

We see it as a prerequisite that candidates possess and demonstrate a desire to lead from the front in improving a supportive, empathetic team; we expect candidates to be trusted and beloved by their teammates such that they become technical and emotional anchors for the rest of the team and department.

What you will do:

  • Help architect, develop, and maintain our infrastructure.
  • Esure our systems are secure, available, scalable, and monitored.
  • Create observability tooling to help other teams debug, understand, and tune their applications and services.
  • Assist and mentor other teams with building and managing their infrastructure.
  • Evangelize best practices in system and operations management.
  • Write tools to automate processes and deployments.
  • Write empathetic documentation and runbooks to enable your team to be force multipliers for each other.
  • Help bring in new technologies and develop innovative approaches to the reliability and performance challenges we face.
  • Apply your honesty, strong sense of morals and ethics, and sense of responsibility towards making Flashpoint and those around you smarter, stronger, and kinder.
  • Identify opportunities for automation and drive process improvements

What you will bring

  • 2 - 5 years experience working in AWS.
  • Expertise with Kubernetes and Linux.
  • Proficient with a programming language. We predominantly use Python.
  • Solid foundation in computer science fundamentals from data structures and algorithms to high level design patterns.
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving and technical skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to learn and leverage new technologies.
  • Good understanding of privacy and security.
  • An organized work ethic.
  • A humble attitude and persistence to learn and to Get Stuff Done Right

What else would be great

  • Experience with Terraform, Prometheus, and Vault.
  • Experience with automating infrastructure using leading cloud providers.

Why Flashpoint is a Great Place to Work:

  • Diversity.  Flashpoint is committed to fostering, cultivating and preserving a culture of diversity, inclusion, belonging, and equity. We recognize that diversity is key to achieving our vision. We believe that every person and their experiences contribute to building a work environment and a product that will change the world.
  • Culture and Belonging.  Our company’s culture isn’t something you join, it’s something you build and shape, and each person's unique backgrounds and experiences contribute to who Flashpoint is and will become.  You will have ample opportunities to connect with coworkers through various communication channels and company-funded events: dietary & allergy conscious catered lunches, book clubs, happy hours, committees and much more.
  • Benefits. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, including unlimited PTO, 401(K), mental health and wellness benefits, commuter benefits, and generous parental leave policies.
  • Perks. Flashpoint understands that personal wellness is one of the keys to a happy, healthy and productive work environment.  That’s why we also prioritize health and wellness perks like gym reimbursements and daily meditation,  well-stocked kitchens, cool cultural initiatives and inclusive employee events.
  • Career Growth. Flashpoint is invested in the growth of our team members and understands that frequent, two-way feedback is critical to that growth. We encourage regular one-on-ones with your manager, a regular schedule of performance reviews, learning and development opportunities, and guidance through formalized career paths; whether that be towards being a great manager, being a great individual contributor, or a lateral move to gain breadth of knowledge and experience.
  • A Great Place to Work. Literally. According to the 99% of employees surveyed, Flashpoint earned designation as a Great Place to Work-Certified™ Company for 2021. 100% of employees agree that new hires are made to feel welcome and appreciated. If you are interested in learning more, please check out our Certified Profile.