Join our small, fiery team on our mission to usher in the Bitcoin golden age.
Shakepay is on a mission to usher in a Bitcoin golden age, where Canadians have access to Bitcoin-friendly, secure, and rewarding financial services. When Shakepay launched in 2015, it quickly became one of Canada’s fastest-growing financial institutions. Backed by top venture capitalists having raised $44M+ and trusted by over one million Canadians and counting, Shakepay is reimagining banking for the digital age. People who choose careers at Shakepay are helping shape a future of financial inclusion, opportunity, and prosperity for all Canadians.
Senior Site Reliability Engineer
About the team
Here are our four-member team’s mission and responsibilities:
🌐 Site Reliability: Our mission is to scale our highly available infra reliably.
🔧 Empowerment: We provide others with tools to streamline development and operations.
🤖 Automation: We code about anything infra to minimize the effort it takes to maintain it.
👀 Visibility: We believe in transparency, building visibility into every aspect of our infrastructure.
Join us as a SRE and play a pivotal role in shaping the future of Shakepay’s platform.
Mentor engineers through code reviews and team discussions
Implement Infrastructure as code best practices
Evangelize and lead infrastructure automation culture with GitOps best practices
Create monitoring, alerting and dashboarding solutions
Build/deploy/maintain security controls, instrumentation, and detection infrastructure
Foster innovation while maintaining a high bar for quality, scale, and performance
Assist DevOps engineers through Pull Request reviews and collaborative design sessions
Have an influence across the entire engineering team, with correspondingly large impact to customers
Participate in the on-call rotation and help keeping it sustainable
5+ years experience as a SRE/Cloud engineer/DevOps role
Extensive knowledge of engineering processes, structural design, and system optimization
Experience with GitOps and infrastructure as code (IaC)
Experience with infrastructure security and networking
Experience with incident management
Experience working with a highly collaborative team
Driven by business impact
Nice to have
Experience with technologies like Kubernetes, Kafka, DataDog, AWS cloud/SRE suite (Aurora, EKS, VPC, Lambdas, CloudFormation, etc.), postgres, Terraform, ArgoCD, Helm, Node.js
Experience building fintech infrastructure
Some bitcoin knowledge, and the urge to learn more
A folder of SafeForWork reaction memes
Competitive Salary - Base salary for this role will be $145,000 to $180,000 with additional equity options & benefits to make up the total compensation package.
Be part of a groundbreaking journey: you'll live on the frontier of financial innovation. Bitcoin is rewriting the rules, and Shakepay is at the forefront.
Impact and scale: with only 2% of Canadians on Shakepay, the potential for growth is massive. You can help us bring Shakepay and bitcoin to all Canadians.
Embrace continuous learning: ambitious individuals with an insatiable thirst for knowledge will feel at home. Working at Shakepay means you'll be working in an environment that encourages constant growth and development.
Get paid in bitcoin: choose to take a percentage of your salary in the hardest, soundest money the world has ever known.
Work remote: work from anywhere in Canada. If you're in Montreal or Toronto, you can also work from our offices.
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