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Site Reliability Engineer

Does managing and extending massive cloud platforms get your creative mind racing? Do you love building and debugging open-source, LAMP-stack architectures using cutting-edge technologies? Are you ready to ditch the commute and work from wherever is comfortable for you? Axelerant is looking for a DevOps developer like you.

As a Site Reliability Engineer, you will be implementing automated solutions for multiple customers in various industries. Further, you will employ industry-leading continuous integration, delivery, and deployment patterns while collaboratively working with peers to execute them towards successful solutions. This role is hands-on development and operations and will be committing code to repositories daily.

The job opening is for intermediate to architect levels of experience. We'll figure out your placement together, based on questionnaire responses and our conversations.


  • Responsible for understanding and implementing solutions to meet desired business outcomes and standards sustainably
  • Responsible for design, deployment, and support automation of continuous integration, continuous delivery, and continuous deployment (CI/CD) pipeline operations per account and organizational requirements
  • Participate in design, build, and on-call support of various cloud, container, and on-premises platforms through standalone and integration operations
  • Strategize, review, design, and implement safe, secure, scalable, and easily maintained IT infrastructure for the organization and clients
  • Responsible for ensuring that operational and service level agreements are operationally met through SLI and SLO monitoring, analysis, and incident responses
  • Participate in planning team structure, activities, and involvement in project management activities plus proactive support thereof


  • 3+ years of professional site reliability career experience
  • 1+ years of experience using agile methodologies
  • 1+ years of experience using Git source code versioning and Pull Requests
  • Experience with a scripting language like Python, Java, JavaScript, C#, Ruby, PHP, or SmashTest
  • Experience with automation platforms tools like TravisCI, CircleCI, Jenkins, or GitLabCI
  • Experience with cloud providers like Amazon Web services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, or Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
  • Experience with container and orchestration technologies like Docker, Kubernetes, or OpenShift
  • Experience with Infrastructure as a Code (IaC) and configuration management tools like Terraform, Ansible, Chef, Puppet, or Salt
  • Experience with monitoring, APM, and alerting tools like Newrelic, Pingdom, or Pagerduty
  • Experience with twelve-factor development methodology for building software-as-a-service applications
  • Ability to automate tasks using a scripting language
  • Ability to use shell extensively and use regular expressions comfortably
  • Strong communication skills and ability to partner across organizations

Nice to Have

  • Bachelor's Degree in computer science or equivalent experience
  • Certified Amazon Web Services professional
  • Certified Kubernetes Administrator professional
  • Experience with Governance best practices and DEVSECOPS methodologies
  • Familiar with the 3factor application architecture pattern
  • Get’s the big picture
  • Track record of managing multiple priorities and competing demands

Special Considerations

Though you can work from home for all of Axelerant's roles, except for specific regional jobs, like Account Executive UK/US, our salaries are typically paid per India-based compensation plans. Further, you might be required to have a two- to four-hour crossover with the 11 AM to 7 PM India (UTC+05:30) timezone each workday for meetings and coaching.

About Axelerant

We began as an idea in 2012 to build a unique, work from anywhere professional services organization with empowering benefits for our team members. Today, we have achieved that and are continuously improving our career, feedback, performance, and recognition management programs. Further, leadership can happen by anyone, at any time from within Axelerant's team.

We're a very collaborative bunch of enthusiastic achievers who are being open about how we're doing it and kind to make people feel welcome in all that we do. So, when you're excited about learning from and helping others – you'll find a great home here.

Discover the Axelerant Difference

Axelerant is an open organization with fantastic team members and a rocking 4.8/5.0 Glassdoor rating. Our growing team of 100+ includes some of the best and brightest from around the world.

Diverse and Inclusive

We believe that a diverse and inclusive team is critical to our success as a global company. We seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. Kindness and openness are core values at Axelerant, and when you qualify for a role, we will make an effort to include and accommodate you, even when that looks different than it seems for others. E.g., non-standard work hours, specialized work equipment, modified work agreements.

Remote & Flexible

All you need is a reliable Internet connection. Work from anywhere you're comfortable and choose work hours to balance your life.

Unique Culture

Our culture is distinctive. We do everything in our power to create an empowered and fulfilling work environment for team members.

Professional Development

We're always teaching and learning. Peer mentorship, life coaching, certifications, and training help our team members advance professionally.

International Events

We want you to attend events related to the things you care about. Get sponsored by us when you're contributing to those events.

Retreats & Meetups

With annual retreats, quarterly town halls, and monthly celebrations, we never let remote get in the way of work or fun.

Leave Policy

52 weekends and 35 days per year of consolidated leave plus maternity, paternity, and sabbatical allowances.

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