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Site Reliability Engineer

| Greater Denver Area

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The Site Reliability Engineer (SRE) is a combination of a software engineer and a systems enthusiast that provides technical leadership to a growing team focused on applying software engineering practices to operations at scale. SREs focus on operational procedures, code fixes, etc. increasing the automation, repeatability, and consistency of operational tasks. The successful candidate will have a breadth of knowledge to solve for complex problems across the entire technology stack.




  • Design and architect operational solutions for managing applications and infrastructure
  • Monitor and report on service level objectives for system-wide application and infrastructure services. Work with service and product owners to establish KPIs to identify trends and quantify whether at the site/system level we are getting better, or not
  • Define standards for configuration, monitoring, reliability, and performance
  • Participating actively and critically in retrospectives that had broad impact and/or are leading indicators of potential site issues
  • Provide deep troubleshooting for production issues
  • Engage with service owners on root cause analysis for service interruption recovery and create preventive measures
  • Analyzing & interpreting metrics by using them


Required Skills

  • Strong DevOps background
  • Experience working in a large scale enterprise containing infrastructure with hundreds or thousands of servers and dozens of technologies
  • Experience with system engineering & SDLC
  • Bachelors in Computer Science/ Information Systems Management/or relevant work experience
  • Years of work experience required: 5 years
  • Experience with application of requirements from NISPOM, DCID 6/3, ICD 503, NIST 800-53 and related US Government standards and requirements a plus
  • Advanced knowledge of Unix/Linux systems: feel very comfortable at the command line
  • Proficient with at least one programming language (e.g., Python, Ruby, Java, etc)
  • Familiarity with configuration management and remote execution tools (Ansible, Puppet, etc)
  • Knowledge of continuous integration and continuous delivery tools such as Jenkins, with an understanding of Docker
  • Familiarity with distributed version control systems such as Git
  • Good understanding of networking fundamentals
  • In-depth understanding of cloud technologies, including AWS
  • Familiarity with infrastructure as code
  • US Citizen and ability to qualify for TS/SCI Clearance level


Preferred skills:

  • Make it happen attitude!
  • Effectively prioritize work and encourage best practices in others
  • The ability to “smell out” potential issues in the system (not just individual services) is important
  • A knack for troubleshooting tough problems: a high level of ownership and curiosity empower this skill
  • Meticulous and cautious: identify and consider all risks and balance those with performing the task efficiently
  • Organized - able to document and communicate ongoing work tasks and projects
  • Positive, flexible, and personable – adaptive to change
  • Receptive to giving, receiving, and implementing feedback in a highly collaborative environment
  • Learn rapidly in a faced paced environment while being extremely curious about how things work



Westminster, CO / Longmont, CO


DigitalGlobe and Radiant solutions offer a generous compensation package including a competitive salary; choice of medical plan; dental, life, and disability insurance; a 401(K) plan with competitive company match; paid holidays and paid time off.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • C++Languages
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PerlLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • D3JSLibraries
    • jQueryLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • DjangoFrameworks
    • FlaskFrameworks
    • SpringFrameworks
    • AccessDatabases
    • Microsoft SQL ServerDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • Microsoft ProjectManagement
    • CAManagement
    • SalesforceCRM


Our location is just steps away from plenty of expansive open space, restaurants, and bars. We are less than a 5 minute walk from an RTD Park-n-Ride.
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Monthly "Welcome & Well Wishes" (W3) meetings where we come together to meet new team members and say farewell to long-term employees who are retiring. A member of the DigitalGlobe Leadership team hosts the event and features a slideshow to introduce new team members. And refreshments/snacks/ice cream are served.


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DigitalGlobe Benefits Overview

A great team deserves great perks.

Comprehensive Medical/Dental/Vision Plans + Flexible Time Off + 10 Paid Company Holidays + Competitive Salaries + Employee Cafe + Free General Healthcare (when enrolled in a paid DG medical plan) + Amazing Office & Game Room + Exclusive Disc Golf Course = WE VALUE OUR PEOPLE

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Contribute from $120 to $2,650 per household (per calendar year) for reimbursement of health‐related expenses you may need to pay for out of pocket.
Disability Insurance
6 weeks of salary continuation at 100% beginning on 8th consecutive day - 60% up to $20,000 per month if unable to work due to disability longer than 12 weeks.
Dental Benefits
The plan will pay 100% Preventative, 80% Basic, and 50% Major. $2,000 Annual Maximum. Deductible of $50 individual and $150 family for basic and major services. Orthodontics at 50%.
Vision Benefits
Vision Service Plan - 1 set of contact lenses and 1 eye exam (after copay) per calendar year. 1 pair of frames every 24 months.
Health Insurance Benefits
Options include a Consumer Driven Healthcare Plan (CDHP) and PPO. Prescription Drug Plan is also covered under these medical plans. DigitalGlobe pays the majority of costs for both FT/PT employees.
Life Insurance
2X salary each up to a max of $800,000.
Wellness Programs
Counselors available 24/7, 365 days through a toll free number, 5 free face to face counseling sessions. Chiropractic services on-site weekly.
Onsite Gym
DG's onsite gym and yoga studio is available to all employees.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Immediate vesting of matching contribution upon completion of enrollment provided by Fidelity Investments.
401(K) Matching
Discretionary match of 50% of the first 8% of eligible earnings contributed on a per‐pay‐period basis to an annual maximum of $9,000.
Company Equity
Available for some employees- dependent on specific position
Performance Bonus
Available for some employees- dependent on specific position
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
DigitalGlobe offers competitive leave benefits including PTO, Unlimited Time Off (for salaried employees), Parental Leave, Military Leave, Jury Duty, and Bereavement Leave.
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
8 holidays and 2 floating holidays.
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
DG's casual dress code is largely varied, with some employees wearing shorts and sandals, while other opt for more button ups and jeans. Rarely, if ever, are suits seen in the office.
Commuter Benefits
Employees can set aside a portion of their pay, via pre‐tax payroll deductions, for the payment of Mass Transit or Parking expenses.
Game Room
Our game room has access to outdoor terraces, and includes competitive ping pong games, as well as bean bags and Foosball tables.
Stocked Kitchen
Kitchens on each floor include ice, coffee, assorted teas, and waters. Soda is provided in one central location free of charge (just bring your own cup).
Some Meals Provided
Free fruit, bagels, or donuts every Tuesday!
Our employees have two parking garages with more than enough spaces to go around. Motorcycle, Electric Vehicle charging, and bike spots are given close access to the indoor entrances to the building.
Relocation Assistance
Relocation is offered on a case by case basis
Fitness Subsidies
At DigitalGlobe we want to stay focused on wellness and getting, or staying, in shape! Incentives include waiving joining fees, significantly reduced month-to-month rates with no contracts.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
DG offers a wide range of training programs. Currently, DG is converting to AWS - included in that is varying AWS-related training and certification programs offered to all employees.
Tuition Reimbursement
The tuition reimbursement for employees is a maximum of $5,250. Effective after one year of employment.

Additional Perks + Benefits

Flex time off plus 10 paid holidays. Free general healthcare when enrolled in a DigitalGlobe medical plan
Amazing corporate office with game room and cafe. Frisbee golf course around corporate building exclusively for employees. Free fruit, bagels, or donuts every Tuesday!

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