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System Reliability Engineer - TrainingPeaks

Peaksware Louisville, CO

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

As a System Reliability Engineer you will be a highly experienced, skilled, and driven engineer with a strong understanding of the CI/CD lifecycle, cloud native technology, and legacy software systems. You have likely been an application Software Engineer in the past and have gained a deep understanding of infrastructure and operations, or have been a Systems Administrator with a decade plus of experience across technologies who has spent the last few years learning modern automation and cloud native infrastructure skills.

You must enjoy working alongside product managers, systems architects and software engineers to maintain and improve a highly available, highly-scalable consumer SaaS platform. Our entire stack is hosted in Amazons AWS using a mix of traditional EC2 and cloud native services (Lambda, SQS/SNS, Fargate, CodeDeploy/CodePipeline).

You must be able to troubleshoot production issues, implement automation tools and frameworks (CI/CD pipelines), collaborate with team members to improve the existing and develop new engineering tools, optimize companys computing architecture, manage cloud infrastructure costs, and design and conduct security, performance, and availability tests.

You will report to the Chief Engineer and work in close collaboration with Data, Marketing, and Product.

Core Functions

  • Running a production system at a significant level of scale, with a number of modern distributed systems technologies.
  • Developing deployment strategies and building configuration management (CI/CD pipelines - design & implementation) including infrastructure as code.
  • Working closely with the architecture, product development and services teams. Supporting architectural and infrastructure decision-making where appropriate as the SRE liaison/expert.
  • Continuously engaging project teams to deliver quality products.
  • Developing and maintaining infrastructure as code, observability and monitoring, alerting, continuous integration and deployment.
  • Deploying and updating system and application software.
  • Ensuring regular, effective communication happens with team members and cross-functional resources including blameless postmortems.
  • Experience with and understanding of Agile and Lean methodologies, in particular Product Development Flow and concepts such as Cycle Time, Wait Queues, etc.
  • Performing other duties as assigned.


  • 3-5+ years of proven experience working in a DevOps or SRE environment and continuous integration/deployment pipelines
  • 3-5+ years of proven experience working in a Cloud environment, ideally deep experience with AWS cloud services
  • Experience with Configuration Management platforms such as AWS CloudFormation, and CI/CD pipelines and tools such as AWS CodeBuild/CodeDeploy.
  • Experience with scripting or programming languages (Bash, Python, PHP, Perl, etc.)
  • Proven critical thinking and decision-making abilities at the system level
  • Experience with relational databases
  • Experience in monitoring tools like (Splunk, ELK, Application monitoring, etc.)
  • Solid understanding of networking and security best practices

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience with Docker and Container Orchestration technologies
  • Understanding and implementation of microservices architecture and general software architecture design principles, Clean Architecture concepts, DDD, etc.

The work characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Peaksware/TrainingPeaks is committed to fair and equitable compensation practices. The salary range for this role is $107,042 - $178,403. Final compensation for this role will be determined by various factors such as a candidate's relevant work experience, skills, and certifications.

This role is eligible for variable compensation including bonus.

Benefits and Perks


  • 100% company-paid Medical for employees with buy-up options
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Health Savings Account
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Teladoc
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Additional coverage options such as accident and critical illness insurance and hospital indemnity

Disability and Life

  • Company-paid Short Term Disability
  • Company-paid Long Term Disability
  • Company-paid Basic Life Insurance and AD&D
  • Employee-paid Supplemental Life Insurance for Employee, Spouse, and/or Child


  • 401(K)
  • 401(K) Matching
  • Pet Insurance
  • Significant investment in resources for employee development and professional growth
  • Flexible work schedule in a culture of trust
  • 9 paid holidays annually and unlimited Flexible Time Off (FTO)
  • Free TrainingPeaks, TrainHeroic, MakeMusic accounts, and Alfred Music product
  • Access to on-site workout room, including locker rooms and showers
  • Secure on-site bike storage
  • Access to our on-site music studio
  • Access to corporate discounts on gym memberships and gear
  • Access to nutritious snacks and devour hour, weekly subsidized lunch

*Please note - due to COVID-19 some perks are not readily available at this time.

Please contact if you require a reasonable accommodation to review our website or to apply online.

Work Environment

This job operates in a professional office environment that is well-lighted, heated, and/or air-conditioned with adequate ventilation and a noise level that is usually moderate. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers and filing cabinets.

All employees must comply with all safety policies, practices and procedures. Report all unsafe activities to your manager and/or Human Resources.

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and move about the facility; use hands to handle, or feel; talk by expressing ideas by means of the spoken word; and hear by perceiving the nature of sounds. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.



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