Civis Analytics is building a data-driven world.

We are building cloud-based products to help organizations do data science better and easier. We create technologies that empower organizations to unlock the truth hiding in their own data—transforming them into smart organizations that are ready to thrive.

We're solving the world's biggest problems with big data. Through research, experimentation, and iteration, we’re transforming how organizations do analytics.

While our history is rooted in political campaign targeting, we’re now partnering with intelligent organizations in healthcare, media, education, and a range of other domains.

We are a community of engineers, data scientists, and statisticians, and are looking to add to our growing team. We are smart, fun, and a little bit weird. Does this sound like you?

Senior Engineer - Site Reliability at Civis Analytics
Have a passion for building high-performance technology and sweating the details? At Civis Analytics, we're building a data science platform, making cutting-edge machine learning and predictive modeling techniques available to a broad audience. Come help us deliver these capabilities at scale with modern, first-class infrastructure.
As a site-reliability engineer, you'll be responsible for enhancing our underlying systems architecture, proactive analysis of our applications, and working with others to make our infrastructure more reliable. If you think you can help us deliver scalable, on-demand analytics computing in the cloud, not just for ourselves but for our whole client base, we want to talk to you.

We are looking for individuals from a wide range of backgrounds with demonstrated quantitative and problem-solving skills. We value creativity, hard work, and on-the-job-excellence and offer competitive compensation and benefits packages. In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify their identity and eligibility to work in the United States.

What's great about being an engineer at Civis?

We believe in ownership of our work and continuous learning, and we set up our team to reinforce those values.

We trust engineers from all over our team to pick the right architecture, library, or framework for the job at hand. They help make decisions about new products in cross-functional design sprints and take quarterly hack weeks to try out new ideas and new technologies. Civis engineers push code to production on their second day and from there work on projects chosen to gain more and more responsibility right away.

We want to never stop learning. Everyone has a mentor from day one and tracks their personal development alongside their technical deliverables. We staff projects based on what people will learn, not just who knows it best today. Engineers collaborate across departments with our data scientists and analysts who are not only the best and brightest in their fields, but are also eager to teach and learn from you. Finally, valuing continuous learning also means recognizing that our strongest contributors stand out for their capabilities and not their credentials.

We are smart, fun, and a little bit weird. Does this sound like you?
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
  • 5+ years of experience as a software developer/engineer and 2+ years in a site-reliability role
  • Interest and ability to master new technologies
  • Experience managing and troubleshooting large AWS infrastructures
  • Databases proficiency in SQL, administration, programmatic usage, analytics databases, and/or NoSQL
  • Comfortable scripting in Python, Ruby, Perl, Bash, or similar
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • Significant experience with one or more of the following:
  • Scaling and ensuring reliability of large SaaS / PaaS applications
  • Error aggregation and anomaly detection
  • Establishing SLAs
  • Continuous, automated application deployment
  • Continuous integration tools like Travis and CircleCI
  • Containerized code deployment using Docker
  • Security monitoring
  • Automation tools (Puppet, Chef, Vagrant, Ansible, etc.)
  • Technical leadership, including leading teams
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Why work with us
We are a community of engineers, data scientists, and statisticians, and are looking to add to our growing team. We value creativity, hard work, and on-the-job excellence. In return, you’ll work with highly collaborative teams in a fun and passionate work environment.
Culture
We are smart, fun, and a little bit weird. We come from a wide range of backgrounds, and have a culture of learning from each other: You can join the Journal Club for academic discussions, attend a Lightning Talk on climbing Mt. Everest, and participate in our quarterly Hack Week. We're big advocates of birthday celebrations, holiday parties, and frequent office happy hours. Join in on the fun.
Perks & Benefits
Health, Dental, & Vision Coverage
Ample Vacation Days
401(k) Plan
Parental Leave
Commuter Benefits
Short & Long Term Disability + Life Insurance
Halloween Costume Contest, Monthly Birthday Celebrations, Happy Hours, & Other Fun Events!

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