Site Reliability Engineer



Software Engineering
San Jose, CA, USA
Posted on Monday, May 29, 2023

Enterprise wide-area networking is primed for a new paradigm with the introduction of software defined networking architecture to deliver agility, performance, services and software innovations.

Graphiant is changing the networking industry and you will be part of the charge to drive evolution. You will collaborate with industry leading engineers to build a development and deployment infrastructure for the best product portfolio in the industry.

Reports To

Director of Engineering

The Team

As part of Graphiant engineering team, you will be responsible for the development of Graphiant’s offerings and execute on the Product and Portfolio strategy.

The Work

Your primary responsibilities in this role will be to build infrastructure and applications that will allow users to interact with the underlying network. This will cover various types of interactions including but not limited to configuration, update, monitoring and troubleshooting of the network. You will:

  • Work closely with customer facing teams to understand customer needs and use cases
  • Be part of a global development team to build the necessary tools and systems
  • Help design globally distributed systems
  • Break down complex problems into smaller more manageable problems
  • Write code and develop software to solve problems
  • Scale software to deal with data generated by millions of network devices
  • Perform testing and provide support for software you develop


  • Experience designing, developing and running large scale distributed systems with service based architectures
  • Background in building microservices
  • Detailed understanding of service discovery and service communication systems
  • Intimate knowledge of RDBMs or NoSQL databases
  • Experience working with at least one programming language
  • Good interpersonal and communications skills

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree, or higher, in Computer Science or related technical field, or equivalent experience
  • 3-12+ years of software development experience
  • Proficient in C, C++, Java, Go, Nodejs, php, Scala, Python or similar language
  • 3-7+ years of experience with service discovery tools; Zookeeper, HashiCorp consul, Kubernetes or similar software
  • 3-7+ years of experience with RPC technologies and messaging systems; Google protobuf, apache thrift, ZeroMQ, RabbitMQ, Kafka or similar
  • 3-7+ years of experience with different SQL and No-SQL datastores; MySQL, MongoDB, ElasticSearch, InfluxDB, Redis, DynamoDB, Cassandra or similar
  • 3-7+ years of experience with different deploying and running services in a public or private cloud; AWS, Azure, GCP, etc
  • Network management technologies experience a plus; gNMI, Netconf, SNMP, NetFlow, IPFIX

Salary Range

$165,000/year to $200,000/year. In addition to a competitive base salary, this position is also eligible for equity awards based on factors such as experience, performance and location. Actual amounts will vary depending on experience, performance, and location.

Graphiant is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis.