CoverWallet Published: November 8, 2018
Madrid, Valencia, Spain
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We're a tech startup on a mission to reinvent the insurance industry combining data, design and technology. CoverWallet is growing rapidly and expanding across the USA. We're just more than a year old, and have raised $30 million in funding from top tier VCs (Foundation Capital, Union Square Ventures, Two Sigma, Index Ventures, and Founder Collective), and have built an incredible team of ~150 people (70% in New York and 30% between Madrid and Valencia). We are growing our team in Spain with some of the best engineers in Europe. You can read more about our approach in recent press:

CoverWallet: Reinventing business insurance with new investors and executivesAbout CoverWallet

About the role

We're looking for an awesome Site Reliability Engineer and DevOps practitioner, to be part of the Engineering team and help us with the security, stability and scalability of our multi-site platform while being and operational enabler for the rest of the organization.

What you will do here

  • Implement and maintain a metrics collection, log management and service health check systems.
  • Systems design consulting, infrastructure capacity planning and cost efficiency exercises.
  • Triage and troubleshoot production issues enriching feedback loops to other engineering teams with blameless postmortems.
  • Enable fast and reliable configuration changes and deployments to Engineering and Product teams.
  • Implement artifacts lifecycle policies and CI/CD Pipelines.
  • Maintain, customize and/or develop operational tooling that brings velocity to the engineering team.

Who we are looking for

  • Problem solving enthusiast and technical deep diver.
  • Experienced engineer used to write software to solve problems.
  • Experienced engineer on system’s bottlenecks analysis and scalability issues resolution.
  • Open contributor, collaborator and team player.
  • Computer Science fundamentals skillful: OS, Networking and Storage.
  • Experienced engineer on platform enforcement and service protection against external attacks.
  • English proficiency is a must.
  • Experience with Ruby and/or Javascript is a plus.

Other valuable soft skills

  • Operations as a Service mindset.
  • Influencing over ordering communication skills.
  • Out-of the-box thinker.
  • Autonomous learner.
  • Proactive on taking ownership.

Valuable techie experiences

  • Blue-green deployment and A/B testing.
  • Cloud-native development and serverless approach.
  • Infrastructure as Code.
  • Security as a first class citizen (DevSecOps).
  • Microservices architecture.
  • Measure everything and data-driven decisions.
  • Fail fast but do not get used to failure... 😉

What we offer

  • Great offices in the middle of Manhattan, NYC and in Spain in the center of Madrid, and near the beach in Valencia.
  • Competitive salary and stock options.
  • Fun and fast-paced environment.
  • Education budget.
  • WFH from time to time.
  • Coffee, Drinks & Fruits.
  • The possibility to build your career in one of the leading startups in the US.
  • The possibility to disrupt one of the biggest industries, and in one of the biggest, most developed digital markets in the world.

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