Senior Site Reliability Engineer


Coinbase has built the world's leading compliant cryptocurrency platform serving over 73 million accounts in more than 100 countries. With multiple successful products, and our vocal advocacy for blockchain technology, we have played a major part in mainstream awareness and adoption of cryptocurrency. We are proud to offer an entire suite of products that are helping build the cryptoeconomy and increase economic freedom around the world.

There are a few things we look for across all hires we make at Coinbase, regardless of role or team. First, we look for signals that a candidate will thrive in a culture like ours, where we default to trust, embrace feedback, disrupt ourselves, and expect sustained high performance because we play as a championship team. Second, we expect all employees to commit to our mission-focused approach to our work. Finally, we seek people with the desire and capacity to build and share expertise in the frontier technologies of crypto and blockchain, in whatever way is most relevant to their role.

As a Site Reliability Engineer, you'll be critical to helping engineering teams at Coinbase design, deploy, and manage reliable software across all our development and production environments.

You will work with engineering teams to set service-level objectives, improve observability, ensure production readiness, optimize service and system performance and facilitate incident response. There are multiple teams hiring including Infrastructure, Exchange, Coinbase Cloud, and Crypto.

What you’ll be doing (i.e. job duties):

  • Embed with Engineering teams to teach and demonstrate industry best practices
  • Improve observability, define and measure SLOs
  • Facilitate incident response and conduct root cause analysis
  • Automate operational tasks
  • Help partners design and implement reliable system architectures

What we look for in you:

  • You have at least 5 years of combined experience in backend software or infrastructure
  • Strong skills around observability, debugging and performance tuning
  • Strong communication skills and ability to explain technical concepts clearly and simply
  • Strong interpersonal skills working with Engineers from junior to principal levels
  • Demonstrated critical thinking under pressure
  • A willingness to dive into understanding, debugging, and improving any layer of the stack

Nice to haves:

  • Familiarity with working in rapid growth environments
  • Experience in Ruby, Go, and Terraform
  • Experience with AWS, GCP, Azure, or other cloud environment
  • Experience designing and building reliable systems
  • Experience working in a highly regulated environment
  • Experience writing company-facing blog posts and training materials

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  • November 24


  • Remote - USA

Job Type

  • Full-Time


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