Senior Site Reliability Engineer


Los Angeles, CA, USA

Full time

Engineering - Other

Dec 22

Founded by Akash Nigam, Evan Rosenbaum and Jake Adams, Genies is the world’s largest avatar technology company and driving force in the creation of digital identities that can be used across platforms. The company is setting the foundation for swift, widespread adaptation of avatars in society and culture through its internationally renowned Avatar Agency and API partnerships. With investors such as NEA (Rick Yang), Bond Capital (Mary Meeker), Bob Iger, Michael Lynton, Breyer Capital, CAA, Tull Investment Group, NetEase, Coinbase Ventures and Dapper Labs, Genies is creating a network of platforms and marketplaces where virtual identities lead the way in digital communication, connection, commercialization, and monetization. To date, the technology has been used by the likes of Gucci, FritoLay, GIPHY, Offset, Justin Bieber, Paris Hilton, Amanda Nunes, J.Balvin and many more.

Genies is looking for a passionate and experienced Senior Site Reliability Engineer to help contribute to the current and future growth of our technology platform. As a Senior Site Reliability Engineer here at Genies you will help play a vital role in solving complex technical challenges that Genies backend services encounter while we scale and grow our product suite, and also play an integral part in the growth of our engineering organization. 

Why Genies? You are curious about the future of avatar technology and the role NFTs will play in the digital goods economy. There is an underlying passion for encountering complex problems and creating smart, strategic solutions. The role avatars play in the consumer marketplace is one that resonates with you and you see a future state where our digital identities help to create a world where people can express themselves and be their true authentic self. 

What You'll Be Doing

  • Automate, test, and deploy well-designed infrastructure as code, and services at scale
  • Manage infrastructure stack including containerized applications, server less apps and software defined networking stacks using terraform
  • Profile and optimize for load, latency, reliability, availability, fault tolerance, and observability
  • Apply best practices in all aspects of service availability including security, testability, release management, live ops
  • Collaborate with team members on architectural designs and code reviews
  • Highly collaborative and can partner cross functionally with all levels of the organization
  • Provides emergency response either by being on-call or by reacting to symptoms according to monitoring and escalation when needed
  • Perform and run blameless RCAs on incidents and outages to prevent future service incidents
  • Measure the risk of introduced features to plan ahead and improve the infrastructure.

What You Should Have

  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science or 3+ years professional experience as a reliability, systems, devops, infrastructure, or platform engineer
  • Proficiency in Python and/or Golang
  • Solid foundation in systems engineering and live operations
  • Strong knowledge of infrastructure as code with terraform
  • Expert knowledge of Amazon Web Services or Google Cloud Platform
  • Experience supporting designing and working with Rest APIs, distributed NoSQL and relational databases, caching systems, event-driven and multi-tier architectures
  • Expertise in applying software patterns and Microservices patterns
  • Knowledge of cloud security best practices and cost-effective cloud architecture
  • Strong knowledge of CI/CD with AWS Codepipeline, Jenkins, or similar
  • Self-starter, analytical, creative, highly motivated with an innovative spirit
  • Excellent communication skills

Here's why you'll love working at Genies:

  • You'll work with a team that you’ll be able to learn from and grow with, including support for your own professional development
  • You'll be at the helm of your own career, shaping it with your own innovative contributions to a nascent team and product with flexible hours and a work from home policy
  • You'll enjoy the culture and perks of a startup, with the stability of being well funded 
  • Comprehensive health insurance for you and your family (Anthem + Kaiser Options Available), Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Competitive salaries for all full time employees 
  • Unlimited paid time off, sick time, and paid company holidays, in addition to paid parental leave, bereavement leave, and jury duty leave for full-time employees
  • Health & wellness support through programs such as monthly wellness reimbursement 
  • Working in a brand new, bright, open-environment and fun office space - there’s even a slide! 
  • Choice of MacBook or windows laptop

Genies is an equal opportunity employer committed to promoting an inclusive work environment free of discrimination and harassment. We value diversity, inclusion, and aim to provide a sense of belonging for everyone.

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