Circle is building the modern community platform for every creator and brand in the world: think "Shopify for creator/brand-led communities". We make it really easy for creators and brands to bring their discussions, members, and content all into one place.
We're looking for a DevOps Engineer (SRE) to help our DevOps team build and maintain monitor-able, performant, reliable, and highly-scalable software systems.
This is a 100% remote role. We're now a fully remote team of 65 (and growing!) based in the U.S., Colombia, Portugal, India, Argentina, Slovenia, and other countries. We have a preference for candidates in U.S. and European time zones.
Check out our Careers page for more information about us.
Manage the infrastructure and communicate updates with the Dev team
Ensure the safety and security of all our infrastructure and data
Maintain production cloud infrastructure
Support the product team with the relevant knowledge about the infrastructure evolution
Maintain, evaluate, and improve the developer experience, including the local developer environment, continuous integration, and deployment workflows
Who we're looking for
A strong understanding of GNU/Linux and operating system basics
Hands-on experience on using IaaS cloud solutions, specifically AWS - knowledge of AWS services (EC2, EKS, RDS, S3, Cloudfront, VPC, Security groups, and Cloudwatch) required
Experience with CI/CD tools and automating them using tools like Jenkins / CircleCI
Experience working with declarative Infrastructure-as-Code frameworks (Terraform) and knowledge of configuration management frameworks (Ansible)
Experience running docker workloads in production and at scale using Kubernetes
Strong experience with databases such as MySQL, Elasticsearch, and Redis
Experience with automation skills in bash scripting, Ruby on Rails, and / or other languages.
Solid understanding of network fundamentals and protocols such as HTTP/S, DNS, TCP/IP, load balancing, and reverse proxy
Knowledge of security practices / related tools like firewalls and VPNs on cloud and servers
Experience doing logs aggregation and analysis using tools like EFK
Nice to have: Experience in managing / deploying Ruby on Rails applications on the cloud
Nice to have: Understanding of Redshift, AWS Glue, and other data warehouse tools
Nice to have: Knowledge of Prometheus, Grafana, Helm, Kustomize, and Ingress Controllers
How to apply
If you’re interested in joining, please apply here!
About this role
July 11th, 2022
May 12th, 2022
Learn about Circle and their company culture.
Circle's founders are ex-Teachable ($250m exit in March 2020) and ex-Gumroad — two notable creator platforms that have helped creators earn over $1 billion in aggregate. Sid and Andrew joined < $50k ARR at Teachable and helped scale it to $25m+ ARR.
Sid Yadav (CEO) was Teachable's first designer, and then the VP of Product
Rudy Santino was a designer at Teachable + Gumroad, and has consulted directly for 30+ top earning creators
Andrew Guttormsen was Teachable's VP of Growth, responsible for Teachable's growth engine
We're now a fully remote team of 31 (and growing!) based in the U.S., Czech Republic, Canada, India, Argentina, Colombia, Slovenia, and Macedonia.
We've raised ~$5.5m from Notation Capital, Box Group, Jeff Morris Jr, Harry Stebbings, Todd Goldberg, Scott Belsky (CPO, Adobe), Jason Warner (CTO, Github), Dharmesh Shah (CTO Hubspot), and the founders or CEOs of Zapier, Superhuman, Teachable, Gumroad, ConvertKit, Morning Brew, Rent the Runway, and ProductHunt.
How we work
We trust in autonomy We’re building a company in which team members set their own quality bar, take pride in their workmanship, and are trusted to do their life's best work without supervision.
We see work as positive sum We believe that shipping software is a positive sum endeavor — there are no winners and losers at Circle. No bureaucracy and paper pushing. No interpersonal scorecards. We play together as a team, and we win as a team. We're working really hard to keep it that way.
We believe this is a marathon, not a sprint Building a meaningful company that has a massive impact takes time. We plan to run to the last mile, and do it with great care for health and wellbeing. As important as work is to us, it isn't everything.
We do our best to live by these values It's easy to say these words, and it's hard to live by them. We make it a real point to try!
Learn about the technology and tools that Circle uses.
Benefits and perks
Learn about the benefits and perks that Circle provides.
We accommodate all kinds of lifestyles and life stages. Come work on your terms.
Circle is a product-led company, with thousands of paying customers.
About this role
July 11th, 2022
May 12th, 2022