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Site Reliability Engineer

Blast Motion is a team of driven professionals with a mission to help athletes, coaches, parents, and fans to enjoy the games of baseball, softball, golf, basketball, football and other sports like they never have before. We already have a world-class IP / patent portfolio, a set of committed investors from the internet, sports, and entertainment industries, and a passionate staff that aspires to bring a compelling user experience and ultimately success and happiness to our customers.

We develop state of the art intelligent inertial motion sensors, 3D motion analysis algorithms / signal processing, smartphone based apps with 3D visualization and machine learning, and cloud computing for advanced analytics via a team / coach oriented web portal. Through this chain of technology and refined solutions, our goal is to provide any aspiring or pro athlete a simple yet profound UX that enables them to improve rapidly through well founded sports science.

Blast Motion is already the official bat / swing sensor technology of Major League Baseball, and our technology is utilized by 85% of MLB Teams, hundreds of PGA pros, and all collegiate levels, from the Power 5 Conferences to Junior Colleges, along with thousands of high schools, elite travel teams, and organization customers for coaching, training, and recruiting. Blast Motion is now refining experience from these engagements and bringing them to aspiring athletes in ways that they can easily improve, rapidly and have fun in the process!
Blast Motion is a mid-staged startup based in beautiful Carlsbad, CA in a state of the art 20,000 sq. ft. facility including a sports science and usability lab, including state of the art optical machine vision systems.

POSITION SUMMARY

Blast Motion is hiring a Site Reliability Engineer to join our cloud engineering team.

We are looking for a motivated individual who prefers to live on the cutting edge of cloud infrastructure management, Application Performance Management (APM), and Infrastructure-as-Code (IaC).

An ideal candidate would have both software engineering experience as well as DevOps/Sysadmin experience however we are open to anyone passionate about creating organized, efficient, and scalable cloud infrastructure which is easy to deploy and maintain.

SOME THINGS YOU MIGHT WORK ON

  • Provision new AWS infrastructure with Terraform or Pulumi
  • Configure monitoring of deployed software with Elastic APM
  • Build CI/CD pipelines in Gitlab CI
  • Assist the architect and lead engineer with technology selection
  • Deploy and manage Feature-Flags with LaunchDarkly in order to reduce risk and enable continuous delivery
  • Configure alarms and alerts
  • Enable better security by configuring automated dependency vulnerability scanning
  • Convert legacy AWS infrastructure to IaC with Terraform

OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Front-line for Production monitoring + response in case of issues
  • Works on the design of new features / functionality to ensure Security + Resiliency + Monitoring are baked into every release.
  • Works with QA to understand and rationalize the resiliency of systems prior to rollout
  • Works with PMO, Engineering on releases

QUALIFICATIONS

Required

  • 2 years experience as SRE, software engineer, or systems administrator
  • 1 years experience with Amazon Web Services
  • Comfortable working with Docker / Containers
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science/Computer Engineering or equivalent experience. Master’s degree preferred
  • some combination of Python, sh script, JavaScript experience
  • Continuous Integration / Continuous Delivery and APM implementation experience
  • Active Green Card or U.S. citizenship
  • Pass background check and reference check

Bonus

  • AWS Certification (Foundational or Associate level)
  • HashiCorp Terraform experience
  • Gitlab CI/CD experience
  • Athletic/sports domain experience