Site Reliability Engineer

Posted on 01 August 22 by Kennedy Barker

  • United States
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Ranked one of Puget Sound Business Journals “Best Workplaces” and “Fastest Growing Companies”, Affirma is expanding its presence and hiring many talented individuals. Affirma offers exciting projects, a relaxed culture, and a flexible work environment

Affirma is a full service technology consultancy. We provide a breadth and depth of expertise while maintaining the personal touch of a boutique firm.  Our teams specialize in helping organizations of all sizes solve their most challenging business pain points by creating custom in-house solutions.  We offer services ranging from business intelligence, web design and creative consulting, infrastructure, and so much more.  At Affirma we are extremely passionate and dedicated to our customer satisfaction.  Our teams focus on ensuring we are delivering dependable and reliable solutions with every project we work on.


•Responsible for developing, implementing, and optimizing the efficiency of infrastructure as well as the reliability, and scalability of our technology stacks
•Assist in establishing requirements, methods and procedures for routine maintenance
•Build server less and containerized systems and services within Azure and Oracle environments
•Troubleshoot existing systems to identify errors or deficiencies and develop solutions
•Support the application both infrastructure and software
•Responsible for platform deployments
•Help design, build and maintain configuration management automation and deployment automation with various tool
•Implement monitoring and alerting schemes to detect and notify when performance thresholds are not being met
•Deployment of applications with technologies such as Spring Boot, Kubernetes, Tomcat, Apache, and nginx or others.
•Build auto-scaled systems with Kubernetes, Jenkins, and Ansible.
•Tune server and application-level performance monitoring and alerting
•CI/CD build pipeline with Jenkins and Artifactory
•Excellent written and verbal English communication skills

•3-5 years of software development experience required
•2-3 years general Application/Systems Administration experience required
•Experience with Azure and Oracle Cloud required
•Experience developing in NodeJS, Python, Ruby, Java/Groovy, & Javascript required
•Experience with AD and Azure AD required
•Experience with Linux – Red Hat, Debian, Ubuntum CentOS required
•Experience with scripting language – Powershell, Groovy, JavaScript, NodeJS, VBS, Bash required
•SSL and certificate management, sSH and RSA, Oauth 2.0, cloud based storage required
•Experience with Kubernetes required
•Advanced knowledge of web-based, service oriented applications, and testing tools required
•Understanding of software load balancing, feature switching, service discovery required
•Advanced knowledge with Caching systems and techniques (memcached, Redis, Varnish)
•Advanced experience with CI/CD systems
•Advanced knowledge of the Linux operating systems CLI
•Understanding of complex web hosting configuration components, including firewalls, load balancers, CDNs, web and database servers
•Experienced in server side scripting languages
•Understanding of Configuration management systems (puppet/chef/etc)
•Proficient with containerization (Docker) and container orchestration (Kubernetes)
•Log aggregators (Log Analytis, Splunk, etc)
•Network- Telnet, IP/Ifconfig, Port
•Security (Palo Alto’s)
•Command Line Languages – Powershell, Ansible, Bash, etc

Why Affirma?


  • One of Washington's Fastest Growing Private Companies & Top 100 Best Companies to Work For (According to Seattle Business Magazine and Puget Sound Business Journal)
  • Casual environment, surrounded by incredibly intelligent and motivated co-workers, and a performance-driven culture
  • Flexible Schedule
  • Opportunity for growth
  • Great location, great people, exciting projects, and tons of fun.


Affirma is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not make employment decisions or otherwise discriminates based on race, creed, color, national origin, sex, military status, sexual orientation, or the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability, genetic information, or any other category protected by law.

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