Senior/Staff Site Reliability Engineer

Remote (US/Canada)

Full Time Senior-level / Expert
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About SecurityScorecard
Funded by world-class investors including Silver Lake Waterman, Moody’s, Sequoia Capital, GV, Riverwood Capital, and others with over $290 million in funding, SecurityScorecard is the global leader in cybersecurity ratings and the only service with over 2M+ companies continuously rated. Founded in 2013 by security and risk experts Dr. Aleksandr Yampolskiy and Sam Kassoumeh, SecurityScorecard’s patented rating technology is used by over 16,000 organizations for enterprise risk management, third-party risk management, board reporting, due diligence, and cyber insurance underwriting. This is done by measuring your and your vendors' cyber-health by assigning a security rating of "A" through "F" based on outside-in, non-intrusive data. SecurityScorecard continues to make the world a safer place by transforming the way companies understand, improve and communicate cybersecurity risk to their boards, employees, and vendors. 

SecurityScorecard is headquartered in NYC with over 450 employees globally. Our culture has helped us be recognized by Inc Magazine as a "Best Workplace," "Best Places to Work in NYC" by Crain's NY, and one of the 10 hottest SaaS startups in NY for two years in a row. 

About the Role

We are seeking a Site Reliability Engineer (SRE) with a knack for solving complex problems. You will combine your acumen for product operations and engineering to help build high-quality solutions which elevate our platform.

More specifically, you will be responsible for availability, latency, performance, efficiency, monitoring, emergency response, and infrastructure planning of SecurityScorecard’s platform. On a daily basis, you will both resolve problems as they arise and then design infrastructure and automation to eliminate or iteratively fix these incidents going forward. Any reactive fix you encounter will motivate and propel you towards creating key infrastructure improvements.

What you will do

  • Work with the rest of the team to improve the reliability of the product and its individual services
  • Identify and automate solutions to improve the performance, monitoring, scalability, and overall stability of our platform
  • Troubleshoot and identify service level issues
  • Collaborate with engineering teams to design, maintain, and support backend applications
  • Service operational tickets that deal with existing issues, and identify places where automation could be used to limit/eliminate future incidents
  • Participate in capacity/infrastructure planning and implementation of small and large-scale distributed systems
  • Research new technology and methodologies for improvement projects
  • Be on-call periodically

Basic Qualifications

  • 7+ years of overall experience in software engineering, systems administration, DevOps, SRE, or related disciplines
  • 5 years of experience managing enterprise applications on cloud (3 years experience with AWS)
  • Continuous Integration/Deployment pipelines experience (Eg. Jenkins)
  • Experience with Containers (Docker, Kubernetes etc...)
  • Configuration Management (Terraform, Ansible) experience preferred (Eg. Chef, Puppet)
  • Experience using Golang or Python
  • Experience in Logging & Monitoring solutions and techniques (Eg. Datadog, Splunk, logstash)

Additional Qualifications

  • Strong troubleshooting and analytical skills
  • Working knowledge of industry standard network protocols and services


We offer a competitive salary, stock options, a comprehensive benefits package, including health and dental insurance, unlimited PTO, parental leave, tuition reimbursements, and much more!

SecurityScorecard embraces diversity. We believe that our team is strengthened through hiring and retaining employees with diverse backgrounds, skillsets, ideas, and perspectives. We make hiring decisions based upon merit and do not discriminate based on race, religion, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, or marital, veteran, or disability status.


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