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Staff Site Reliability Engineer



Software Engineering
United States · Remote
Posted on Wednesday, May 1, 2024

About the team & opportunity

What’s so great about working on Calendly’s Engineering team?

We make things possible for our customers through innovation.

Why do we need you? Well, we are looking for a Staff Site Reliability Engineer who will bring operational maturity, deep hands-on subject-matter expertise, and a strong drive to make an impact. You will report to the Head of Infrastructure and will be responsible for successful delivery of Infrastructure roadmap objectives, with the goal of providing a self-service platform that allows product developers to independently operate Calendly’s services.

A day in the life of a Staff Site Reliability Engineer at Calendly

On a typical day, you will be working on:

  • Designing and building tools and applications to extend Calendly’s infrastructure platform
  • Evaluating and guiding the deployment of cloud native open source tools
  • Exercising deep expertise in cloud infrastructure concepts and patterns
  • Offering and evangelizing patterns for application teams to consume for application observability and reliability
  • Fostering a collaborative environment of learning and knowledge dissemination

What do we need from you?

  • 12+ years of experience in cloud infrastructure and/or software development
  • 4+ years of experience leading technical projects
  • An eagerness and drive to teach, share your knowledge, and mentor others
  • Comfortable, and practiced, working directly with internal customers to understand needs/requirements and collaborate on solutions
  • Creative problem-solving, a keen eye for detail, and ability to deliver solutions to complex issues
  • A strong understanding of the Linux operating system, and systems engineering fundamentals
  • Strong technical knowledge of cloud infrastructure (especially GCP), distributed systems, and reliability practices
  • Deep experience designing, building, and running highly-available production infrastructure platforms
  • Strong Golang development experience; especially writing APIs to build, orchestrate and manage cloud infrastructure
  • Solid working knowledge of patterns and principles for designing and implementing cloud native applications on Kubernetes, such as Controllers and Operators
  • Robust knowledge of computer networking principles and extensive experience with cloud networking technologies to create scalable and secure environments
  • Extensive knowledge and working experience with software and infrastructure tuning and observability (especially Datadog)
  • Availability for participation in on-call rotation, ensuring prompt and effective responses to business-critical alerts outside of regular working hours.
  • Authorized to work lawfully in the United States of America as Calendly does not engage in immigration sponsorship at this time

What’s in it for you?

Ready to make a serious impact? Millions of people already rely on Calendly’s products, and we’re still in the midst of our growth curve — it’s a fantastic time to join us. Everything you’ll work on here will accelerate your career to the next level. If you want to learn, grow, and do the best work of your life alongside the best people you’ve ever worked with, then we hope you’ll consider allowing Calendly to be a part of your professional journey.

Our Hiring Process:

We aim to provide an inclusive and equitable candidate experience to everyone who expresses interest in working at Calendly. To learn more about our hiring process, please visit our careers page at

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Compensation is based on a variety of factors including but not limited to location, experience, and job-related skills. In addition, Calendly offers a wide range of best in class total rewards. This includes comprehensive employee benefits like healthcare, dental, vision, parental leave, 401(k) match, paid time off, and much more. At Calendly we believe exceptional performance deserves exceptional rewards! During the hiring process, we are committed to sharing details about the compensation range for the position, enabling you to make an informed decision.

Please note that the compensation details listed in role postings reflect the base salary only, and do not include bonus/commission, equity, or benefits.

Base Pay Range California - Salary
$213,180$288,420 USD