2010 Broadway St, Suite 200,
Redwood City, CA 94063
Ph: 650-521-5449

Site Reliability Engineer

Location: Redwood City -OR- Dallas, TX

Comprehend is a Software as a Service (SaaS) solution for life sciences companies running clinical trials. With minimal deployment timelines or staff involvement, this private cloud solution maximizes IT investments and helps life sciences companies to stay competitive.

In your role as a Site Reliability Engineer at Comprehend, you will work closely with members of other teams to support the infrastructure and employees that are behind our application.

Stuff we use:

  • Scala, Python, PostgreSQL
  • Docker, SMAK (Spark, Mesos, Akka, Kafka) stack
  • Ansible to express infrastructure as code

A Site Reliability Engineer at Comprehend:

  • Introduces changes to private cloud configuration
  • Create and manages monitoring and logging infrastructure
  • Implements security aspects across the private cloud stack
  • Creates and configures virtual machines
  • Is responsible for data center operations and network infrastructure configuration
  • Is responsible for service level objectives of private cloud stack

Minimum qualifications

  • 3+ years technical experience in the IT industry
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Self-motivated, quick-learning, process and detail-oriented, organized
  • General knowledge of an infrastructure automation
  • Experience with Git or other version control system
  • Strong familiarity with the configuration of network infrastructure devices
    • Routers, switches, and firewalls
  • Strong familiarity with the configuration and hardening of Linux operating system environment

Preferred qualifications

  • Linux certification or equivalent credential/experience
  • CCNA or equivalent level network certification/experience
  • Deep knowledge of distributed scheduler systems (Mesos/Kubernetes) is a strong plus