Software Engineer, Site Reliability Engineering (SRE)


  • Lead our world-wide team of engineers to operational excellence. Discover modern best practices and make them available through productivity-increasing tooling
  • Empower teams to provide reliable systems. Facilitate the operation of service level objectives (SLO), on-call rotations and blameless post-mortems
  • Drive the construction of a multi-regional cloud-native infrastructure that delivers performance to our global user base
  • Optimize the processes for trimming down infrastructure costs and tuning our fleet of instances for maximum efficiency

Minimum Qualifications

  • Production experience in at least one programming language, such as Go, Java, Kotlin, Python, Ruby, or JavaScript
  • Knowledge of application architectures such as: distributed systems, asynchronous processing, microservices
  • Competencies in operating public cloud services using infrastructure-as-code tools like Terraform or CloudFormation
  • Experience in observability for cloud-based environments, including monitoring and logging
  • Middleware configuration / troubleshooting experience on Linux/Unix platforms
  • Business level communication in English

Preferred Skills and experience

  • Experience in running a container-based application platform, based on Kubernetes and Docker
  • Strong knowledge of fundamental AWS services with a certification as an AWS Associate or above
  • Interest in industry best practices of Site Reliability Engineering, DevOps and the AWS Well-Architected Framework
  • Hadoop ecosystem operation / troubleshooting experience
  • OSS publication or contribution history

Benefits and Perks

  • SmartKitchen – Healthy organic lunch at our cafeteria
  • ChikyuCoffee – Delicious coffee provided by our baristas every day
  • Foreign language skill development support
  • Various social insurance benefits included

About SmartNews

Our mission News should be for everyone. But not when it’s buried under cat videos—or when your internet is spotty—or when it’s in a filter bubble. That’s why we created SmartNews. Our mission is "delivering the world's quality information to the people who need it". Our Values Three keywords below are SmartNews Core Values. All of our employees always believe in them. 1. For the Common Good 2. Be the Owner 3. Have Appreciation We believe in technology How do you deliver the world’s most important information to the people who need it automatically, in real-time? How do you determine what makes a quality story or what people want to read? This is a problem both on a planetary and individual scale, and requires many different disciplines to solve. SmartNews on YouTube: