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Senior Site Reliability Engineer

Tally

San Francisco, CA, US / Vancouver City, British Columbia, CA / Remote / Canada / United States of America
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: IT
  • Industry: Consumer
  • Post Date: 11/24/2021
  • Website: meettally.com
  • Company Address: 74 Langton St, San Francisco, CA, 94103

About Tally

Tally is a consumer tech company pioneering full-service financial automation. Founded in 2015, the company is democratizing financial services to put billions of dollars back in people’s pockets. It built the first fully automated debt manager to help people overcome credit card debt and provides a completely free automated savings service, Tally Save. Tally’s vision is to automate people’s entire financial lives so they can worry about money less and do what they love more.

Job Description

Tally makes people less stressed and better off financially. We've built the first fully automated debt manager to help people overcome credit card debt. Currently at Series C with $92MM in funding and backing from top investors including Andreessen Horowitz and Kleiner Perkins, we are a team that is democratizing financial services to put billions of dollars back in people’s pockets. Tally’s vision is to automate people’s entire financial lives so they can worry about money less and do what they love more.
 
As a Senior Site Reliability Engineer, you will be at the heart of Tally’s engineering process building software systems that empower engineering teams to develop and deliver reliable applications and services.
 
As Service Owners, we own and are responsible for the core infrastructure primitives that power Tally Engineering. We use Site Reliability Engineering skills to not only fix problems but solve the issues that contribute to them. If you’re interested in joining a growing team where you can have a large impact, read on.
 
Tech you might use: Kubernetes, Prometheus, PostgreSQL, Redis, Terraform, CI/CD systems (GitLab), and various AWS services such as EC2, RDS, EMR, EKS, Redshift, etc.
 
A Day In the Life:
 
Design, build and deploy infrastructure primitives for delivering our cloud environment with containers, microservices, orchestration, and monitoring tools.
Design, develop and maintain robust CI/CD tools, and pipelines.
Build self-service capabilities to empower other engineering teams to self-provision, troubleshoot, and manage various application environments.
Automate manual tasks and improve your workflow.
Improve service reliability and observability.
Investigate, and solve, the contributing causes to incidents and impacts to Service Level Objectives.
Participate in daily scrum standups, sprint planning, and other team rituals including retrospectives.
Teach, coach, and advocate Site Reliability Engineering principles across the Engineering team.
Participate in an on-call rotation.
 
About You:
 
Comfortable developing software, using at least one server-side programming language. (e.g. Scala, Java, Go, Python.)
You know the cloud, and you’ve got experience with AWS, Google Cloud, or other cloud platforms.
No stranger to containers and are familiar with container orchestration, the tools and systems used to build, deploy, and manage them. (Kubernetes, ECS, Docker.)
Infrastructure as Code (IaC) and its associated toolsets are familiar territory to you. You’ve used Terraform and other IaC tools to build, change, and manage infrastructure.
Reliability, monitoring and observability are not just words to you. You can translate SLO’s and SLI’s into actionable improvements.
Automation, using CI/CD systems and tools to automate manual task work is one of your core values.
You’re a great communicator, with strong written and verbal communication skills.
Passionate about learning and constantly challenging yourself for continuous improvement.
 
You live the Tally Values,
 
Don’t Say Nothing. Speak your mind. Challenge. Cheer! Converse. Do it honestly, respectfully, and most of all constructively.
Own The Outcome. Be invested beyond role, experience or title. You are the master of one, and the champion for all.
Change Shoes Often. With ourselves. With our users. And without judgment
 
A message from our leadership:
 
"One of our core values at Tally is 'Change shoes often.' We do this with our peers and our customers every day, and we want candidates to share in our commitment to empathy.  Empathy really is the foundation of inclusion, and Tally prides itself in being a company that prioritizes inclusion and diversity. We’re dedicated to creating a workplace culture where people are included and treated equitably."
 
 Jason Brown, Co-founder, and CEO

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