Senior Site Reliability Engineer at Workiva

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At Workiva (NYSE:WK) we create best-in-class solutions for enterprise productivity. Workiva started with an idea: to make complex collaboration easy. Wdesk is being used by thousands of companies globally, including over 70% of the 500 largest U.S. corporations by total revenue. We love our customers, and they love us back.

Workiva's Site Reliability Engineering team is looking for experienced software developers who wish to expand their background to Site Reliability Engineering. As a member of our Site Reliability Engineering team, you will work to increase and maintain our SaaS product's availability, focusing on exceeding our customer's uptime requirements. In order to achieve the greatest availability possible, Site Reliability Engineers develop tools, systems, and automation to help monitor, measure, manage and make transparent, our cloud-based operations.

In this role, you will:

  • Work closely with application product teams to fully understand and resolve issues, concerns, and problems that might otherwise impede the delivery of high quality solutions
  • Think holistically about changes and issues. Recognizes the implications of work that addresses the needs and concerns of the entire Workiva customer base
  • Create innovative solutions that have positive, long-term results
  • Participate in our on-call rotations in support of all of Workiva's SaaS hosted environments
  • Maintain and improve the reliability and operability of all infrastructure and infrastructure management services
  • Write tools and leverage open source solutions to automate tasks with an emphasis on scalability and reliability
  • Troubleshoot and resolve performance and reliability issues across the stack
  • Collaborate with engineers to ensure services are designed to be cloud-native, scalable, and easily operated

Is this role right for me?

  • Does automation drive you either personally or professionally?
  • Do you love solving the really interesting problems?
  • Do you want to be on the cutting edge of cloud technologies?

What You Will Need to Be Successful in This Role:

  • Experience with Amazon Web Services, Google App Engine and/or Google Compute Engine
  • Experience with software development methods
  • Senior level experience in software engineering
  • Experience managing, maintaining and operating systems management tools including logging, alerting, and performance on a large scale.
  • Equivalent experience in lieu of a degree

Additional Bonus Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with Apache, Nginx, and/or MySQL
  • Knowledge of Docker, and Kubernetes
  • Experience with Shell & Python scripting
  • Experience with systems performance tuning and load testing
  • Experience with software and infrastructure automation
  • B.S./M.S. in Computer Science, Management Information Systems or a related field is preferred

Where You'll Work

  • Muse Page: https://www.themuse.com/profiles/workiva
  • Workiva Tech Blog: https://techblog.workiva.com/
  • Workiva Newsroom: https://www.workiva.com/newsroom
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • GolangLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • Google AppEngineLanguages
    • Open SourceLanguages
    • Dart Languages
    • ReactLibraries
    • CassandraDatabases
    • Graph DatabaseDatabases
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • JIRAManagement
    • DrupalCMS
    • SalesforceCRM
    • MarketoLead Gen

Location

Workiva is in an ideal location on the banks of the South Platte River surrounded by restaurants and retail shops!

An Insider's view of Workiva

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Workiva is a close-knit workplace where teamwork is highly valued—people encourage and truly appreciate the hard work of their fellow team members and treat each other as family. With everyone constantly working together to provide the best possible solutions to customers, employees take pride in developing creative products while delivering a serv

Jared

Lead Customer Success Manager

What projects are you most excited about?

Our platform is incredibly fun to build! It empowers our customers to produce complex documents involving hundreds of contributors, on extremely tight deadlines, leveraging their company’s most sensitive data, and where every single word and number must be exactly right.

Gray

VP of Product Management

How does the company support your career growth?

Workiva prides itself on sharing knowledge among peers. Our Annual Employee Learning Week encourages employees to take advantage of the wealth of knowledge available within the company and schedule time to participate in knowledge sharing sessions, training courses, and self-development opportunities.

Jenn

Director of Learning and Development

What is your vision for the company?

Our mission: To build trust in the global economy with transparent data and connected reporting.

Our mission statement gives us purpose, our company values inspire us, our leadership principles guide us and our culture connects us in a workplace where we all belong.

Marty Vanderploeg

CEO

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

Workiva employees have access to the latest technology in order to do their jobs the best they can, from wherever they work best. New laptops and wireless internet devices mean employees can work from home or while on the road, which helps create an excellent work-life-balance.

Nate

Engineering Manager

What are Workiva Perks + Benefits

Workiva Benefits Overview

Workiva offers competitive health and wellness benefits and perks, including a medical plan that offers paid premiums for employees, generous PTO and paid time to volunteer in the community. We have a flexible and casual work environment that also offers 12 weeks of paid parental leave, the ability to work remotely as needed, and to be able to bring your dog to work with you.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
We provide up to 12 weeks of parental leave for the primary caretaker. Workiva also provides 12 weeks of leave for the secondary caretaker.
Flexible Work Schedule
Acme Co. provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes Flexible start and end times.
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Our game room includes Ping Pong, Pool Table, Foosball, Video Games, Darts.
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Pet Friendly
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Acme Co. offers employees professional development opportunities like Onsite training courses, The ability to attend job related conferences and seminars.
Diversity Program
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Our mentorship program includes Leadership mentoring.
Time allotted for learning

Additional Perks + Benefits

Company Bicycles. Healthy Snacks and Drinks. Creative Culture & Open Minded Leadership (ie: autonomous work environment). Flex, HSA, Life, AD&D, supplemental life, Long & Short Term Disability, Paternity Leave. Stock Options and ESPP. Diversity & Inclusion Committee, Women in Tech Committee.

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