Site Reliability Engineer

  • 575 5th Ave, New York, NY 10017, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Thinknum is one of the fastest growing web data software startups in the world. 

Thinknum creates datasets from a broad array of public online sources, capturing ephemeral information on the products, operating markets and labor markets of 400,000+ global companies across sectors, and provides rich toolsets for extracting intelligence. Thinknum has 150+ clients across major corporations and investment firms.

Thinknum's founders met at Princeton University and worked at Goldman Sachs and a hedge fund respectively before starting the company.

We are looking for an experienced and results-driven Site Reliability Engineer (SRE) with solid knowledge of infrastructure and scalability best practices. You’ll be responsible for Thinknum’s infrastructure — (including security), CI/CD & deployment tools, monitoring and observability tools while working in a fast-paced startup environment. 

This is a salaried position with full benefits. Visa sponsorship is available 


Job Description

  • Expand and improve our monitoring solution for our infrastructure
  • Manage users, roles, and privileges through AWS IAM
  • Identify and eliminate bottlenecks while ensuring the speed and reliability of our products
  • Run software performance analysis and system tuning
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Stay informed of and implement operational security best practices


  • An obsession for building scalable, performant, and fault tolerant products
  • Experience automating cloud infrastructure using tools such as Ansible, AWS Cloudformation, etc.
  • Previous experience enforcing standard development processes through a proper CI workflow
  • Basic programming skills
  • Degree in Computer Science or related preferred
  • Knowledge and experience with AWS

Major Pluses:

  • Advanced knowledge in Vertica, Python 
  • Azure/Google Cloud knowledge 
  • Relational database tuning knowledge
  • Professional or above AWS certification

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Perks and Benefits 

  • Competitive compensation package
  • Health & Dental Insurance for employee and their dependents
  • Enrichment stipend towards learning and development for your role
  • Free dinner, and kitchens stocked full of snacks
  • Company happy hours, social events and outings
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