Site Reliability Engineer

Cambridge, MA

The team

Superpedestrian brings together a team of extraordinary people for one vision: transforming urban mobility. Our first move? Pedal power. We have an exclusive license to MIT’s Copenhagen Wheel, thousands of pre-order sales and backing from tier-one venture capital investors. Together, our team is now bringing the Wheel to the masses.

The Copenhagen Wheel is an electronic assist robot that responds seamlessly to how you ride. It makes biking a breeze. To work with us, you don’t have to be the world’s most obsessed cyclist, but you should possess a strong desire to change the way people everywhere move about cities. We’re revolutionizing personal transit for a sustainable future.

It should be a no-brainer: Superpedestrian is an equal opportunity employer, with women and minorities strongly encouraged to apply. We care about your skills and your character. If we think there’s a good fit, we will get in touch. So please, no phone calls or recruiters.

Who you are

The software team at Superpedestrian works on the Copenhagen Wheel’s companion mobile apps, backends to support the rich wheel data we collect, a direct to consumer sales engine, manufacturing integration, research and support tools, and much more!  We’re a tight knit, industrious bunch, and we are seeking a Senior Site Reliability Engineer to join the Copenhagen Wheel consumer software team. The ideal candidate has strong systems engineering skills and is a technical leader in software performance and architecture.

There are currently several opportunities open in the software team, and we are looking for candidates at different stages of their career. Don’t hesitate to apply if you only meet some of the preferred qualifications or if you feel you’re overqualified. This is a position where you will have the opportunity to shape your responsibilities based on your skills and interests.

 

What you’ll do:

  • Drive performance, scalability, and security architecture across multiple products
  • Coordinate system design across server, mobile, and embedded products
  • Continuously discover, evaluate, and implement new technologies to maximize development efficiency and application performance
  • Mentor junior team members
  • Participate in peer code reviews
  • Participate in Agile Scrum sprint and release planning

What we’re looking for:

  • 5+ years of industry experience building scalable backend services
  • Understanding of system and application design
  • Experience with Python or other scripting language
  • Demonstrable knowledge of TCP/IP, HTTP, web application security, and experience supporting multi-tier web application architectures
  • Experience with AWS and Docker

Even better:

  • Experience storing and indexing large scale location data
  • Ability to identify technology that will grow our big data processing capabilities
  • Experience working with a developer community
  • Passion for improving company wide processes leveraging software solutions

What you can expect

  • A team of awesome, like-minded, driven people that support each other, and mentors from across the top echelons of industry
  • A competitive compensation and equity package as well as a 401(K) retirement savings plan
  • The choice of a wide range of health and dental insurance plans, a flexible spending account, short and long-term disability and life insurance
  • Flexible working hours, casual dress code, and unlimited paid vacation
  • The chance to have your voice heard and help shape Superpedestrian’s future
  • A gorgeous, dog-friendly workspace in a beautifully renovated warehouse with a private courtyard in the heart of Cambridge
  • A full kitchen, stocked with an embarrassingly wide range of hot sauces, and a grill for our frequent cookouts
  • Regular social events, team lunches, weekly beer runs, and a bi-weekly running club

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