Lead – SRE Platform Engineer (Boston, Raleigh, or New York)

Boston, MA

Meet the future

If you are driven by curiosity and fascinated by innovative technology to solve large complex problems, then become part of a startup that is building the future of financial data access. Akoya is transforming the way consumers provide access to their data with increased security, privacy, and control over their information through the development of a highly-scalable and secure API-based network utility. We encourage a collaborative, fast-paced workplace and a fun environment where everyone can contribute, learn, and grow. Come join us and be part of this exciting journey. Check us out at Akoya.com for more information.

The Role

We are looking for a hands-on leader to join our growing System Reliability Engineering (SRE) team and will report to the Head of Platform Engineering

The SRE team is responsible for availability, capacity planning, and platform, infrastructure and security management and monitoring, drives root-cause analysis in collaboration with development teams to reduce occurrences of systems issues. You will:

  • Drive new platform designs to optimize for performance and cost
  • Design, develop, and maintain our Cloud systems and services
  • Apply automation to standard infrastructure processes, including monitoring and alerting and configuration changes 
  • Perform infrastructure design and implementation
  • Work directly with development teams to establish and implement designs for Akoya infrastructure and related development processes
  • Conduct incident prevention, detection, containment, and eradication across our systems by enhancing processes, monitoring events, responding to incidents, and summarize and reporting findings

The Skills You Bring

  • 7+ years of experience
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related technical field, or equivalent practical experience
  • Experience designing large-scale distributed systems
  • Experience designing and developing software oriented towards systems or network automation
  • Hands-on working knowledge of AWS/GCP/Azure cloud services and technologies, building and maintaining CI/CD pipelines, and supporting infrastructure, system, and security configurations and policies
  • Experience programming in C, C++, Java, Python, Go, or similar language. Self-starter who is customer-focused, detailed and solutions-oriented
  • Self-starter who is customer-focused, detailed and solutions-oriented
  • Ability to debug, optimize code, and automate routine tasks
  • Experience with Unix/Linux operating systems internals (e.g. filesystems, system calls), and with networking and cloud systems