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Lead Site Reliability Engineer

Technology | Dublin, Ireland | Full Time

Job Description

Want to join a company on the cutting edge of technology and travel? Want to be part of a fantastic and fun company that’s revolutionizing the online travel advertising space?


Sojern is travel's direct demand engine for thousands of brands. Through its Sojern Traveler Platform and billions of traveler intent signals across online and mobile channels, Sojern puts more heads in beds and travelers in town for its clients worldwide. Currently one of the fastest growing travel tech companies, Sojern works with top travel brands and independent hotels in North America, Latin America, Europe, MEA and APAC. The company is headquartered in San Francisco, with key offices in Dubai, London, New York, Omaha and Singapore. For more information, please visit


The Role:

  • Be the founding engineer on our Site Reliability Engineering team, establish best practices and shape the SRE culture at Sojern, and work in close collaboration with SWEs

  • Instrument the VM, the OS, the network, ensure thread liveness and count every context switch to squeeze the last drop of performance from your systems.

  • Enjoy a fast paced environment that challenges you to adapt to change swiftly.

  • Focus on solving the problem with simple, concise, maintainable, transparent techniques.

  • Implement revenue producing features plus discover and contribute your own.

  • Ability to work independently, learn from and mentor other team members.

  • Apply statistical measurements to your systems to carve out the signal from the noise.


What you bring to the table:

  • 5+ years of experiences as a SWE/SRE

  • Experience leading projects from start to completion

  • Experience working with product teams

  • Proven experience shipping software, or insatiable desire to do so!

  • Proficiency in Python and Java or Go.

  • Excellent grasp of CS fundamentals and Linux environment

  • Excellent grasp of network fundamentals, i.e. grok exactly happens when I type in a browser on every layer

  • BS/MS/PhD in CS/EE or equivalent experience.


Bonus Points:

  • Experience with Distributed Systems and highly parallel processes.

  • Experience managing small teams

  • Experience with Google Cloud Platform or Amazon Web Services infrastructure (EC2, S3).

  • Experience with Kubernetes, Prometheus, Jenkins, Grafana, pprof, perf tools

  • Big Data experience: Hadoop, HBase, BigTable, BigQuery



  • Culture: Our team loves a good time

  • Opportunities: Be part of a growing team with training and support to help you grow

  • Give Back: We give 40 hours a year to volunteer and organize office volunteer programs with local organizations

  • Ownership: Lead creative and challenging projects

At Sojern, we value diversity and always treat all employees and job applicants based on merit, qualifications, competence, and talent. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.