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Site Reliability Engineer



Software Engineering
San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Thursday, July 4, 2024
  • 2 months ago

  • Full Time

  • Product Development

  • San Francisco, CA, USA, USA, Canada

  • Hybrid - Open to remote

Sara Beykpour

Hiring Manager

Particle is a startup based in the San Francisco Bay Area. We are seeking candidates who are self-starters, adaptable, and flexible in a startup environment. As a team of veteran technologists from Twitter, Tesla, Periscope, and more, we are developing a next-generation news platform to redefine your daily intake of news. Learn more about us here. We value active engagement in discussions and encourage contribution to the product development process.

We are seeking an experienced Site Reliability engineer to join our team. This role involves proactively monitoring and maintaining Particle's systems, automating tasks, responding to incidents, and collaborating with the Particle team. Additionally, the SRE will design/own/implement architectural, infrastructure, and other improvements.

Required key experience:

  • Very senior (5+ years) level of experience in SRE or DevOps
  • Expertise in Go
  • Kubernetes, Docker
  • GCP
  • Observability software such as Prometheus, Grafana, or Jaeger

Experience nice-to-haves:

  • GraphQL
  • Postgres
  • Redis
  • A vector database such as Qdrant

Key requirements:

  • Self-starter, capable of completing projects with minimal direction
  • Willingness to work in a fast-paced startup environment with a focus on rapid prototyping and iteration
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills

Particle is funded and offering a competitive salary, equity, and benefits package. We welcome on-site, hybrid, and remote candidates across the USA & Canada.


At Particle, we’re reimagining your daily intake of news to help you understand more, faster. Particle lets you browse a personalized list of news stories, to get you quickly up-to-speed at a glance, or go infinitely deeper to understand various perspectives, broader context, and how a story has unfolded over time.

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