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Engineering Manager, Site ReliabilityRedwood City, California, United States


Engineering Manager, Site Reliability

Redwood City | California | United States

Do you believe that automation is the only way to scale out a service? Do you strive to get that extra 9 of availability? Join us, the Poshmark Cloud Operations team, in pushing the limits of cloud-based technologies to power our explosive growth! As we continue to experience a dramatic increase in the usage of our product, help us scale our infrastructure to handle massive growth in traffic, membership, and data.
We are looking for an exceptional engineering leader to build and lead our Site reliability practice at Poshmark. In this role, You will be responsible for building and executing the strategy to build and operate large-scale systems which are reliable, highly available, disaster-ready and performant.

  • Responsible for fostering a strong SRE culture across engineering teams.
  • Leverage your experience in developing and building large-scale systems that are highly reliable and robust.
  • Hire and mentor a team of highly talented engineers responsible for managing systems used by millions of users.
  • Proactively implements changes to systems in order to improve performance and scalability.
  • Ensure proper security, monitoring, alerting and reporting for all systems.
  • Designing and architecting the large-scale, high growth systems to deliver 99.99 SLA
  • Own end-to-end availability and performance of mission-critical services and build automation to prevent problem recurrence.
  • Work closely with other engineering teams to assess how the production changes impact systems holistically.
  • Responsible for providing 24x7 coverage for all mission-critical services and even willing to be on-call at any time as needed.

Ideal Candidate:
  • 7+ years of battle-proven, real-life experience in running a large scale production operation.
  • 2+ years of experience in hiring, leading, and mentoring highly skilled engineers.
  • Hands-on technical experience combined with strong management skills.
  • Experience with problem-solving, incident management and postmortem process.
  • Experience with cloud platforms, preferably AWS.
  • Experience with troubleshooting complex application problems.
  • Experience working with large scale database and search indexing systems, preferably Mongodb and Elasticsearch.
  • Strong desire to learn, understand new technologies and mentor others.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
This position is a full time role located in Redwood City, CA. Poshmark will not sponsor work-related visa for this role.

Technologies we use:
  • Ruby, JavaScript, NodeJs, Tomcat, Nginx, HaProxy
  • MongoDB, RabbitMQ, Redis, ElasticSearch.
  • Amazon Web Services (EC2, RDS, CloudFront, S3, etc.)
  • Terraform, Packer, Jenkins, Datadog, Kubernetes, Docker, Ansible and other DevOps tools.

Why Poshmark?
Founded in 2011, Poshmark is the largest social marketplace for fashion where anyone can buy, sell and share their style with others. Poshmark's mission is to make shopping simple and fun by connecting people around a shared love of fashion, while empowering entrepreneurs to become the next generation of retailers. Recognized as the go-to shopping destination for millennials, Poshmark's community of over two million Seller Stylists help shoppers discover the perfect look from over 25 million items and 5,000 brands. The company is backed by the world's leading venture capital institutions including Mayfield, Menlo Ventures, GGV Capital, Inventus Capital, SoftTech VC, Union Grove Venture Partners, Shea Ventures and AngelList. For more information, please visit, or find us on Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest and Snapchat.

At Poshmark we are constantly challenging the status quo and are looking for innovative and passionate people to help shape the future of our business. Our culture is built around the concept of love and our community and company mantra is "Embrace Your Weirdness" aimed to empower everyone on their own unique journey. We're nothing without our amazing team of leaders, innovators and dreamers; the people who put all the pieces together to deliver an unparalleled social shopping experience to the millions of people we connect each day.
Here's what we'll set you up with:
  • A team that invests in your career growth and training
  • Competitive salary and equity, based on experience
  • Company sponsored health, dental and vision plans
  • Amazing IT setup and smartphone reimbursement
  • Work alongside world-class talent
  • Flexible Vacation / Paid Time Off Policy
  • Parental Leave
  • Healthy and exciting lunches and snacks offered daily
  • Personal Style Encouraged (or not, whatever you're into)
  • Fun company happy hours, parties, and off-site events

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