Site Reliability Engineer (SRE)

| Chicago

About Cameo:

Our mission is to create the most personalized and authentic fan experiences in the world. We're a marketplace where fans can book personalized video shoutouts from their favorite people. We've helped create over 300,000 moments for our customers and built a marketplace for over 20,000 talent to connect with their biggest fans. We’re breaking down the exclusivity myth of celebrity by building personal relationships between fans and talent.

Cameo is one of LinkedIn’s Top 50 Startups to Work For and also recognized on TIME Magazine's 50 Most Genius Companies list. We are a global company, headquartered in Chicago, IL in the Fulton Market neighborhood and HQ2 in Venice, CA.

We recently closed our Series B round led by Kleiner Perkins who has backed other tech giants including Google, Spotify, and Amazon. Join our team and be able to experience a rocketship from its early days. We want you to be excited about coming to work every day, knowing that the work you dedicate yourself to will have a material impact and help shape the direction of the next great tech company.

About the role:

You will be helping us improve & scale the platform that connects fans and talent to create the perfect video shoutout. In particular, you will help us make sure we can support our growing fan base securely and performantly.

As a Site Reliability Engineer you’ll be focused on leveling up how we approach and handle logging, advising on and implementing caching strategies to maximize performance, improving our deploy pipeline by partnering with DevOps and our engineering teams, revamp our approach to alerting, and implementing practices to help harden the security of our infrastructure.

  • You'll help Cameo scale the foundation of a platform that helps creators pay rent and enables higher levels of creativity.
  • You'll establish a standard of high availability and reliability for Cameo’s production systems.
  • Create and administer infrastructure -- cloud services, hosts, monitoring tools -- for highly reliable and scalable web applications and data stores.
  • Build automated tooling to configure and maintain our systems and services

A few things about yourself:

  • You take pride in your work
  • You are a doer who is comfortable with ambiguity
  • You are well versed of best practices within IaaS platforms/tooling
  • You have experience in DevOps or Site Reliability for a company experiencing fast-paced growth
  • You are knowledgeable with infrastructure as code solutions such as Serverless, Terraform, etc
  • You are proficient with a programming language like Javascript or Python, and with shell scripting
  • Your documentation, collaboration, and verbal communication skills are excellent
  • You are inclined to automate, but can discern when automation isn't the best solution and present alternatives

Things we hope you’ll bring to the table:

  • 2+ years experience working with full stack Javascript applications (nodejs)
  • 3+ years building and scaling web applications and infrastructure
  • Experience with infrastructure monitoring and observability such as datadog
  • Experience coordinating and participating in on call duties
  • Experience with CI/CD solutions such as CircleCI
  • Strong AWS experience (ec2, ecs, cloudfront, aurora)
  • Experience with Redis
  • Experience with Mongodb
  • Nice to have
    • Experience scaling Elasticsearch, working with Heroku, designing and implementing an infrastructure as code plan

Cameo is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive and welcoming environment for every person who walks through our doors. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need. Cameo celebrates and embraces diversity.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • ExpressFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • MongoDBDatabases
    • RedisDatabases

Location

A unique Chicago experience that you won’t find anywhere else. Steps from trendy bars and restaurants and the center of a brand new Chicago tech hub.

What are Cameo Perks + Benefits

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
We provide 16 weeks of parental leave for the primary caretaker. Cameo also provides 8 weeks of leave for the secondary caretaker.
Flexible Work Schedule
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Happy Hours
Parking
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Lunch and learns
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