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Site Reliability Engineer


About the Role:

imgix is looking for a Site Reliability Engineer to join our Infrastructure Engineering group. In this role, you will work alongside other Site Reliability Engineers on your team, along with other engineers in the extended Infrastructure group, in order to build and operate the highly available and performant infrastructure that powers image delivery for some of the largest sites on the Internet.

The Infrastructure group is involved in building and operating the imgix image processing API and encouraging operational best practices throughout the entire engineering organization.

About You

  • Enjoy helping colleagues recognize operational awareness throughout an extended engineering organization.
  • Interested in build and operating highly reliable and performant distributed systems at scale.
  • Familiar with continuous delivery using tools such as Ansible, Terraform, and shell scripts.
  • Have previously interacted with containers, ideally within a Kubernetes environment.

About the Role

  • Ongoing participation in the review and testing process for our production services.
  • Enabling various HTTP services to interact with each other using HAProxy, Envoy, nginx, and a variety of Google Cloud Platform (GCP) Load Balancers.
  • Using tools such as Prometheus, Grafana, and BigQuery (among others) to observe and measure the imgix infrastructure for performance and reliability.
  • Custom tool and service development using Python, Golang, and LUA.

imgix is building the future of visual media on the Internet. imgix operates the premier solution to deliver impactful, engaging, highly dynamic and real time imagery to eyeballs around the world. Our service consists of a top tier image delivery platform tightly coupled with imgix’s proprietary, on-demand image processing pipeline. It provides customers with great design flexibility while reducing the engineering investment required to serve state-of-the-art visual media. imgix enables our customers to greatly increase the value of their imagery and get back to building awesome things.

imgix currently operates as a mostly remote workplace with employees distributed around the world. This role can be mostly remote (with potential exceptions for on site datacenter work), with the possibility of being based in our San Francisco office when it is appropriate and our office can safely reopen. Employee benefits are comprehensive (401(k), medical, dental, and vision), perks are generous, vacation time is flexible, parental leave is available and highly encouraged, and salaries are in line with industry averages.

Meet imgix

imgix is the leading provider of on-demand image processing for websites and mobile apps. imgix’s API gives developers the power to perform image transformations at scale — from simple crops and compression to changing color profiles and adding watermarks — in real time before an image is served.