Site Reliability Engineer - Bozeman, MT or Remote

$149,000 - $199,000 yearly
  • Workiva
  • Remote (Bozeman, MT, USA)
  • Jun 27, 2022
Full time Computer Science Data Engineering Mid Level Software Development

Job Description

The Site Reliability Engineer works to increase and maintain our SaaS product’s availability, focusing on exceeding our customers uptime requirements. In order to achieve the greatest availability possible, Site Reliability Engineers develop tools, systems and automation to help monitor, measure, and manage our cloud-based operations. The Site Reliability Engineer dives deep and analyzes issues that prevent availability or scaling and develops solutions that provide long-term stability.


What You'll Do

  • Understands & fulfills customer needs & requirements

  • Works closely with Product teams to fully understand and resolve issues, concerns, and problems that might otherwise impede the delivery of high quality solutions

  • Thinks holistically about changes and issues. Recognizes the implications of work that addresses the needs and concerns of the entire Workiva customer base

  • Creates innovative solutions that have positive, long-term results

  • Participates in on-call rotations which include 24x7 support of all of Workiva’s SaaS hosted environments

  • Maintains and improves the reliability and operability of all infrastructure and infrastructure management services

  • Writes tools and leverages open source technology to automate tasks with an emphasis on safety and repeatability

  • Troubleshoots and resolves performance and reliability issues across the stack

  • Collaborates with engineers to ensure services are designed to be cloud-native, scalable, and easily operated

  • Works within planned budgets and timelines, and ensures quality of finished product ​


What You'll Need


  • Undergraduate Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience in a related field.



  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills

  • Self-motivated with strong propensity for action, results and continuous improvement

  • The ability to work successfully in a high-energy, fast paced and rapidly changing environment

  • Exceptional organizational skills with the ability to multi-task

  • Familiarity with Amazon Web Services, Google App Engine or Google Compute Engine

  • Experience with Go and Python or other programming language

  • Familiarity with Kubernetes, Cloudformation and Terraform

  • Experience with Docker and Operating systems(Linux,Windows, etc) preferred

  • Experience with systems performance tuning and load testing preferred

  • Experience with software development methods preferred


Travel Requirement

  • Minimal travel


Working Conditions & Physical Requirements

  • Reliable internet access for any period of time working remotely, not in a Workiva office.

  • Available at all times during on call rotations


How You'll Be Rewarded

  • Base Pay Range in Colorado: $101,000 - $137,000

  • A discretionary bonus typically paid annually

  • Restricted Stock Units granted at time of hire


The base pay range represents the low and high end of the hiring range for this job. Actual pay will vary and may be above or below the range based on various factors including but not limited to relevant skills, experience, and capabilities.




Where You’ll Work


Our values drive how we work and who we hire. You will see these values ingrained in how we support our customers, work with team members, build our products and in the work environment we’ve created.

  • Customer Success:  Always delight our customers.

  • Trust: Rely on each other. 

  • Integrity: Do the right thing, every time. 

  • Collaboration: Share resources and work together. 

  • Innovation: Keep creating solutions and finding better ways. 

  • Inclusion: Support a diverse community where we all belong. 

  • Accountability: Be responsible for your success and failure.

We believe our people are our greatest asset, and our unique culture gives employees the opportunity to make an impact everyday. We give our employees the freedom and resources they need—backed by our culture of collaboration and diverse thought—to continue innovating and breaking new ground. We hire talented people with a wide range of skills and experiences who are eager to tackle some of today’s most challenging problems.


At Workiva, you’ll enjoy: 

  • Fantastic Benefits: With coverage starting day one, choose from competitive health, dental, and vision plans on the largest physician networks available.

  • Casual Dress: Workiva has a casual work environment, most people wear jeans to the office.

  • Involvement: Ability to participate in Employee Resource Groups, (Women in Tech, Women in Sales, Ethnic Diversity, Veterans, Rainbow (LGBTQ), Remote Employees, Caregiving) Volunteering, Company wide celebrations, and more

  • Work-life Balance: We have competitive PTO, VTO and Parental Leave. We encourage employees to spend time enjoying life outside of work.

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Workiva is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.  We believe that great minds think differently.  We value diversity of backgrounds, beliefs, and interests, and we recognize diversity as an important source of intellectual thought, varied perspective, and innovation.  Employment decisions are made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other protected characteristic.  


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