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Gusto (formerly ZenPayroll)
Site Reliability Engineer
Gusto is fundamentally changing how the world works by empowering everyone to put people first. Gusto reimagines payroll, benefits, HR, and personal finance by automating the most complicated, impersonal business tasks and making them simple and delightful.

We are proud to have built a product that our customers love, and we’re looking for talented engineers across the board to join our growing team.

Here’s what you’ll do day-to-day:

Ensure our services communicate with each other seamlessly, have minimal downtime, and recover quickly.
Collaborate with the rest of the engineering team on coming up with best practices for writing, maintaining and running reliable services.
Improve our infrastructure setup and deployment strategies.
Impact the productivity and happiness of our entire team with the tools you build. You'll be the daily recipient of hugs and high-fives from our engineering and support teams.
Collaborate with the tools development team to improve our deploy pipeline.
Pager-duty rotation: Never fear! Most issues occur during work hours.
Work with our product engineering teams to ensure high performance of our services.
Here’s what we’re looking for:

3+ years of experience in a Platform or SRE role using a Ruby/Chef/AWS stack or similar technologies
Experience developing best practices to build out and maintain secure infrastructure, CI systems, service oriented applications, and more
Enjoys working and deploying technologies such as Chef, AWS, Ruby, Rails, MySql, and Redis
Loves building tools enabling engineers to move faster, while maintaining security
Always have a background process running in your brain asking: "How can I automate this?"
Understands the importance of security and compliance when working with personal data
Tests infrastructure changes thoroughly and like to double and triple check everything
Here's more about the team with a few highlights from our Engineering Blog:

How We Built a Service-Driven Team
Our Diversity Goals
Our Principles and Values


Gusto’s mission is to create a world where work empowers a better life. By making complicated, impersonal business tasks simple and personal, Gusto is reimagining HR, payroll, and benefits for over 40,000 companies nationwide. Gusto has offices in San Francisco and Denver and the company’s investors include Google Capital, General Catalyst, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, as well as the founders of Instagram, Stripe, Nest, PayPal, Yelp, Dropbox, and Eventbrite, among others.
Job Location(s):
San Francisco, CA, US
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