Lead SRE/DevOps - Series C Startup

  • Location

    Palo Alto

  • Sector:

    Software Engineering, DevOps

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Competitive salary + equity

  • Contact:

    Lydia Kolb

  • Contact email:


  • Job ref:

    Mobile FinTech

  • Consultant:

    Lydia Kolb

My Series C client is looking for a SRE/DevOps Engineer to help us define and implement how we deploy and run our software in the cloud. This is an opportunity to start as an individual contributor and help us build and lead the SRE/DevOps Engineering team. You are a self-starter passionate about automation who is comfortable working cross-functionally with other teams.


  • Define an infrastructure roadmap for Step, prioritize and execute on it
  • Own and support GCP/GKE based infrastructure
  • Work in a small, tight knit cross-functional team
  • Be part of a high energy, fun, world class engineering team
  • Contribute to the design, implementation and running of a high-volume, low-latency, distributed transaction processing systems
  • See your contributions make a weekly impact to an evolving product 


  • BA/BS degree in Computer Science or a related technical field
  • 5+ years relevant work experience
  • Solid grasp of your favorite modern programming language
  • Passion for uptime and automation
  • Knowledge of best practices related to security, performance, and disaster recovery

Nice to Haves: 

  • Familiarity with Google Cloud and Google Kubernetes Engine
  • Working knowledge of Kubernetes
  • PostgreSQL experience
  • Familiarity with Agile, CI/CD, DevOps

Core technologies used:

  • Kotlin, Java
  • gRPC, Protocol Buffers, jOOQ, Dagger, Swagger
  • PostgreSQL
  • Google Kubernetes Engine


  • Competitive salary based, with full medical and dental benefits, 401K
  • Stock in an early-stage startup 
  • Flexible WFH and vacation policy 
  • Employee referral program