Cvent

Senior Site Reliability Engineer (Atlanta, GA)

Reliability Engineer in Atlanta, GA

Posted 2018-10-03
Description

We are the world's leading provider of cloud-based software for meetings and event management. Companies use our SaaS platform to manage and facilitate online event registration, venue selection, budgeting and event management, website design, email marketing, day-of-event activities, social media integration, and much more. We build beautiful software that helps event planners take the event experience to their attendees via our responsive mobile web, HTML5, and native mobile apps, backed by a robust microservices architecture. We are responsible for ensuring that our platform is stable and healthy. We break down barriers by fostering developer ownership and empowering developers. We support them by building creative and robust solutions to operations problems. We use our background as generalists to work closely with product development teams from the early stages of design all the way through identifying and resolving production issues. We see the big picture. We help create and enforce standards while facilitating an agile and learning culture. We use SRE principals such as blameless postmortems and operational load caps to ensure we’re constantly improving our knowledge and maintaining a good quality of life. Overall, we’re passionate about automation, learning and participating in dynamic day to day work.

Site Reliability is about combining development and operations knowledge and skills to help make the organization better. Whether you have a development background and are interested in learning more about operations or are a DevOps/Systems Engineer who is interested in developing internal tools – Cvent SRE can benefit from your skillsets. Ultimately, we are looking for passionate people who love learning and technology.

We use a wide variety of technologies and avoid getting locked into a single path. If we find something that works better than what we have, we always are open to trying it out.

Here is a taste of the technologies you’ll get to work with:

AWS (EC2 / ECS / Lambda / RDS / S3 / Route53 / DynamoDB)
Docker
Java, .Net, Ruby
Linux, Windows
PostgreSQL, SQLServer
Kafka / CouchBase / CouchMobile
Chef, Puppet
Datomic
Consul
Terraform, CloudFormation
Jenkins
ReactNative
Native iOS and Android
What You Will Be Doing

As a Site Reliability Engineer, you'll use your advanced development and operations knowledge to identify and prioritize issues. Find universal solutions to common problems and mentor and support junior staff.

Enlighten, Enable and Empower a fast-growing set of multi-disciplinary teams, across multiple applications and locations.
Tackle complex development, automation and business process problems.
Champion Cvent standards and best practices.
Ensure the scalability, performance, and resilience of our suite of products.
Work with the development and product team of a new application to establish the right monitoring and alerting strategy.
Work with a new acquisition's DevOps team to cross-pollinate best practices, educate and close gaps in Cvent standards.
Develop build, test and deployment automation that seamlessly targets multiple on-premises and AWS regions.
Help a dev team working on a legacy code base to realize zero-down-time deployments.
Give back by working on and contributing to Open Source projects: https://github.com/cvent
Automate all the things!
What You Need for this Position

We believe that passion and willingness to learn outweigh any list of skills, however having experience in some of the areas below would help you hit the ground running and show that you can be successful as an SRE at Cvent.

Object-Oriented Software development in Java, Scala, etc.
CI Server administration and support (Jenkins)
Configuration automation using Chef or Puppet.
Building tools and scripting frameworks from scratch
Solid Windows and Linux administration skills.
Working with APM, monitoring, and logging tools (New Relic, DataDog, Splunk)
Project management tools like Jira, Trello.
NoSQL (etc., Couchbase, Cassandra).
SQL databases (MSSQL, PostgreSQL, etc.).
Message Queues (RabbitMQ).
Scripting languages like Ruby, Groovy, Bash, PowerShell or Python.
Bachelor's or Master's Degree in a technical field required

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Company summary

We are the world's leading provider of cloud-based software for meetings, event management, and hospitality. Companies use our SaaS platform to handle and facilitate online event registration, venue selection, budgeting and event management, website design, email marketing, day-of-event activities, social media integration, and much more. We build elegant software that helps event planners take the event experience to their attendees via our responsive mobile web, HTML5, and native mobile apps, backed by a robust microservices architecture.

At Cvent, we know that our people make the difference and help fuel our growth – which is why we are hiring more than 1,000 people in 2018. We invest in our employees and offer a unique work environment where people can cultivate their careers and an enjoy an enriching company culture; all while helping to power the human connection.

Perks

We offer competitive salary packages, an extensive benefits package for all full-time employees, including medical, dental, vision, semi-annual bonuses, 401K match, gym membership discounts and other great perks.

In addition, some intangible benefits of working at Cvent include culture: we firmly believe that our employees are the #1 priority, so a lot of our business decisions reflect our beliefs. Being a sensible, business operator; being direct and offering your opinion; having a sense of urgency; being agile and quick to pivot for adaptability; making informed decisions and calculated risks; and striving to be the top 1%. We're a pretty flat organization where your voice will be heard, and your impact can be made in very far-ranging ways.

Tech Stack

Java, Javascript, Node.js, Angular, React, AWS (EC2, ECS, Lambda, RDS, S3, DynamoDB), Docker, PostgreSQL, SQL, CouchBase, Oracle, Chef, Puppet, React Native, iOS, Android

Interview process

Candidates will first speak with a member of our Talent Acquisition team, to get more information on the position and also what the fit can look like.

The next step will be to have a technically-focused phone interview with the hiring manager, and complete a few assessments. We like to do a screen share and walk through a coding exercise together.

Afterwards, the final step is to come onsite into one of our various offices where you will be potentially working at, and have some one-on-one discussions with key people with whom you'll be working with and influencing. If the match and fit is right, you can expect an offer!

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