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Software Engineer (Site Reliability Engineer)



Software Engineering
San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Sunday, June 28, 2020
About Anyscale:
At Anyscale, we're on a mission to democratize distributed computing and make it accessible to software developers of all skill levels. We’re commercializing Ray, a popular open-source project that's creating an ecosystem of libraries for scalable machine learning. Companies like OpenAI, Uber, Spotify, Instacart, Cruise, and many more, have Ray in their tech stacks to accelerate the progress of AI applications out into the real world.
With Anyscale, we’re building the best place to run Ray, so that any developer or data scientist can scale an ML application from their laptop to the cluster without needing to be a distributed systems expert.
Proud to be backed by Andreessen Horowitz, NEA, and Addition with $250+ million raised to date.
Anyscale is based in San Francisco, CA. Employees are required to come in office 3x a week.
About the role:
As a Site Reliability Engineer, you will play a crucial role in ensuring the smooth operation of all user-facing services and other Anyscale production systems. Anyscale values diversity and inclusion, and we encourage applications from individuals of all backgrounds.
This includes processes for provisioning, negotiating prices, managing costs, seeing opportunities for teams to reduce wastage by finding applications across the company. You will apply sound engineering principles, operational discipline, and mature automation to our environments and the Anyscale codebase as we scale.

As part of this role, you will:

  • Develop a unified perspective on how cloud components are utilized across the company, taking into account diverse needs and requirements.
  • Ensure that deployment methodologies align with the company's reliability goals.
  • Build systems that promote understanding of production environments, facilitating quick identification of issues through robust observability infrastructure for metrics, logging, and tracing.
  • Create monitoring and alerting systems at different levels, enabling teams to easily contribute and enhance the overall monitoring capabilities.
  • Establish testing infrastructure to support the team in writing and executing tests effectively.
  • Develop tools for measuring service level objectives (SLOs) and define organization-wide SLOs.
  • Implement best practices and on-call systems, ensuring efficient incident management and up-leveling the incident management system at Anyscale.
  • Coordinate the creation and deployment of cloud-based services, including tracking deployments and establishing effective communication channels for issue resolution.

We'd love to hear from you if have:

  • At least 3 years of relevant work experience in a similar role.


  • At Anyscale, we take a market-based approach to compensation. We are data-driven, transparent, and consistent. The target base salary for this role is $170,000 ~ $202,000. As the market data changes over time, the target salary for this role may be adjusted.
  • This role is also eligible to participate in Anyscale's Equity and Benefits offerings, including the following:
  • Stock Options
  • Healthcare plans, with premiums covered by Anyscale at 99%
  • 401k Retirement Plan
  • Wellness stipend
  • Education stipend
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Flexible Time Off
  • Commute reimbursement
  • 100% of in office meals covered
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