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Senior Systems Engineer, Site Reliability

MotoRefi Denver, CO

  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

About MotoRefi 

At MotoRefi, we're on a mission to put drivers in control of their auto payments. If you got your auto loan at the car dealership, you might be driving around not realizing that you are overpaying on your monthly car payment. By partnering with trusted lenders like credit unions and community banks, we save our customers money by getting them access to great rates and lower monthly payments.

In the last year alone, we grew revenue by 5x and raised a $50M Series B. We're built by leaders from the technology, automotive, and finance industries, and we're proud to be backed by a great team of venture capital investors, including QED Investors, Goldman Sachs, Moderne Ventures, Accomplice, Link Ventures, Motley Fool Ventures and others.

About the Job

Our organization is metrics driven organization, seeking to develop a best-of-breed Monitoring and availability platform as part of our internal platform as a service offering.  As a SRE/SiteOps you will develop a program to alert and respond to system availability and be responsible for working with DevOps, Engineering and non-technical stakeholders to develop an incident response plan.  Meanwhile ensuring that the development teams take telemetry, availability and monitoring into consideration while implementing new features and components.

About the Role

What your day to day might look like

  • Collaborating with engineers to develop monitoring strategies.
  • Develop and execute backup, patching and other programs required to keep our systems secure and data safe.
  • Ensuring health of GKE Kubernetes environment.
  • Creating dashboards in Kibana or Grafana to provide visibility into the platform.
  • Using ELK Stack to perform regression analysis and machine learning on log streams to determine critical anomalies.
  • If an alert goes unacknowledged by engineering ensure that there is followup and the incident is responded to.
  • Designing and implementing new procedures and tooling to ensure best practices are followed
  • Contribute to sprint planning and defining requirements for new features to be implemented by DevOps engineers or Software teams.
  • Creating index rollups, and updating log retention policies and balancing information collection, retention policies and 

This role requires attendance at occasional in-person team meetings. As a result, candidates must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to be eligible for this position.

About You

You most likely identify with many of these qualities:

  • 5+ years of work experience working in the domain and tech described above.
  • Passionate about statistics and analysis of logs and metrics as a means to improve both delivery speed, performance and uptime.
  • Experience with monitoring kubernetes clusters and workloads deployed therein.
  • Architectural & practical experience with ELK (Elastic, LogStash, Kibana) and to create a highly scalable central logging and monitoring platform.
  • Experience with metrics collection tools like Elastic APM, Prometheus, etc.
  • Experience visualizing data using tools like Kibana and Grafana.
  • Passionate about mentoring and teaching other team members and engineers about monitoring.
  • Able to communicate well under pressure and direct experience building incident response processes.
How we will take care of you

Everyone at MotoRefi is a valued team member, and we always strive to live up to our value Take Care of Each Other. Our compensation and benefits package includes: 

  • Base salary of $160-185K annually
  • Equity in a high growth startup
  • Fantastic health, dental, vision, and mental health insurance, where we cover 100% (yes, 100%!) of the premium for you and your family, and a generous PTO plan
  • Company-paid for short & long term disability insurance and basic life insurance 
  • Optional benefits include HSAs, FSAs, voluntary life insurance, and pet insurance
Our Values
  • See people as people
  • Take care of each other
  • Commit to the mission
  • Move quickly and bravely
  • Get better every day
  • Seek truth

Our Tech stack is not limited to this list but gives you a general flavor of our ecosystem: Kubernetes, Google Cloud Platform, Postgres, Terraform, ElasticSearch ELK Stack, ArgoCD, Prometheus, Grafana, Node.js, TypeScript, Python, Ruby

MotoRefi is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, pregnancy status, marital status, military or protected veteran status, genetics, or any other characteristic protected by law. This position is not restricted solely to the responsibilities listed above and the scope and responsibilities are subject to change. A pre-employment background check is required as a condition of employment.




Denver, CO



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