Junior Site Reliability Engineer



Software Engineering, IT
Central Macedonia, Greece
Posted on Thursday, August 31, 2023

Workable makes software to help companies find and hire great people. We get recruiting and its role in building healthy workplaces — which is why we’re proud more than 20,000 teams around the world use Workable to do exactly that.

And while we take recruiting seriously, we don’t take ourselves too seriously. At Workable, you’ll find smart people who have fun, learn and innovate, and help others do the same. We brainstorm, we laugh, and, occasionally, we party (there’s a lot to celebrate), but we also appreciate people’s need for quiet time and focused work. We respect everyone, we hire the best, and make sure every experience is special.

We’re growing fast and we want to make sure that we scale from thousands to hundreds of thousands so we’re looking for a Junior Site Reliability Engineer to join our SRE team.

Our product is built with a microservices architecture deployed on Kubernetes platform. Our SRE team is responsible for deploying, monitoring, optimizing and securing our cloud infrastructure and company software; both rapidly expanding. Automation is at the core of what we do. If you love working with new technologies, open source software, and solving complex problems on highly distributed systems then this is the job for you! You will be part of a talented team of engineers that demonstrate superb technical competency, delivering mission critical infrastructure and ensuring the highest levels of availability, performance and security.


As a Junior Site Reliability Engineer and member of the observability team you will:

  • Operate, deploy and monitor cloud services from development to production with an emphasis on our observability tooling
  • Working in a highly cross-functional team with Developers on designing, releasing and troubleshooting production systems and supporting them in properly instrumenting their applications and services.
  • Develop tools and automations to make operations and deployments simpler and more robust.
  • Be responsible for the availability, scalability and performance of our systems and continuously improve their monitoring to provide better insights.
  • Troubleshoot issues and analyze system performance and continuously enhance our alerting system to ensure proactive detection of issues.

You must have:

  • BS/MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering (or a proven strong background)
  • Excellent communication skills in English, particularly written communication.
  • Strong understanding of observability principles and practices.
  • Analytical, troubleshooting and sysadmin skills (experience with linux systems)
  • Passion for cutting-edge cloud technologies and automation
  • Relevant work experience, including programming experience
  • Familiarity with centralized logging, monitoring systems, and tooling frameworks such as Prometheus, Grafana, ELK Stack, and Datadog.
  • Experience with a major cloud provider (GCP and AWS preferred)
  • Experience with configuration management and orchestration tools (e.g., Ansible, Terraform)
  • Familiarity of at least one programming language (preferably Go and / or Python)

Preferred qualifications

  • Bonus: Familiarity with OpenTelemetry standards.
  • Bonus: Familiarity with Kubernetes platform and technology stack.
  • Bonus: Familiarity with Relational and / or NoSQL Databases.

Our employees enjoy benefits that make them more productive and contribute directly to the development of their professional skills. We want to be able to attract the best of the best and make sure they keep getting better. On top of an exciting, vibrant and intellectually challenging environment, we are offering:

  • An attractive salary and a bonus plan
  • Health insurance plan including dependents
  • Mobile data plan
  • Apple gear and access to the best productivity tools
  • Annual retreats in awesome locations

Workable is most decidedly an equal opportunity employer. We want applicants of diverse background and hire without regard to colour, gender, religion, national origin, citizenship, disability, age, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by law.