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Senior Dev Ops / Site Reliability Engineer (SRE)

Engineering | Palo Alto, CA | Full Time

Job Description

Senior Dev Ops / Site Reliability Engineer (SRE)

(Palo Alto or Santa Monica,CA)

Wurl is building a leading streaming video service to support thousands of content providers and hundreds of streaming video services.

As a charter member of our operations team you will be expected to support the company as the business scales with demand for our services and implement solid operations practices to build a highly reliable service.  

In addition, you will be a key member in growing our SRE team.


• Ensure that systems are available for customers.

• Enhance the infrastructure to improve our ability to scale, become increasingly more automated with a goal towards self-healing systems.

• Acquire a comprehensive understanding of existing technical environments and

• the business' needs to help the company move faster with respect to delivering value to it's customers.

• Participate in on call rotations, troubleshoot and restore system functionality, as needed.

• Manage increasingly large systems and collaborate with development teams to continuously improve product reliability.

• Other duties as the needs appear.


Required Skills and Experience 

• 5+ years software development experience.

• 3+ years experience in Site Reliability Engineering and/or DevOps.

• The ability to work in a fast paced environment where long term goals vs short term 'get it done' tasks is a reality of a scaling business.

• Strong troubleshooting/debugging skills.

• Strong experience running production workloads in an AWS environment.

• Experience working in a collaborative environment with ability to listen to all view points.

• Ability to communicate and describe problems and their resolutions to non-technical co-workers and customers.

• Production experience in designing, deploying and administering complex cloud applications.

• Solid experience developing, maintaining, and debugging applications built in Ruby, Node.JS, or GoLang.

• Solid experience with automation and configuration management tools (e.g., Chef).

• Experience with monitoring software and services (e.g, Nagios, Pingdom, PagerDuty). 

• Linux Systems Administration.

• Internet and Cloud based software architecture.

• Experience with container technologies (e.g., docker).

• Able to collaborate and work with teams as well as independently with minimal supervision as needed. 

• Distributed Version Control Software (e.g., git).



• Streaming video delivery experience.

• Knowledge of streaming video formats.

• Some experience with information security helpful as customer's place their intellectual property in our hands and trust us to treat it accordingly.

• Excited to learn new things and share knowledge.


About Wurl

Wurl is a next-gen media company that is redefining TV programming and advertising. Wurl enables leading digital-first video producers to create and manage linear channels, live broadcasts and on-demand content for distribution to pay TV and OTT platforms around the world. Wurl is based in Palo Alto, California.