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Senior Site Reliability Engineer

  • Application Deadline: May 31, 2022
  • Oslo
  • Application Deadline: May 31, 2022
  • Oslo

Do you want to be instrumental in enabling reMarkable’s technology roadmap as our new Site Reliability Engineer?

reMarkable is a Norwegian tech company that develops products and services to help people think better in a distracted world. In a short amount of time, we’ve grown from a small startup to having over 250 permanent employees and two fantastic offices in central Oslo. Following the successful launch of our second-generation paper tablet, which has been named as one of TIME's "100 Best Innovations of 2020", we’re facing new challenges and opportunities as we expand into the global arena. That’s why we’re currently looking for a Site Reliability Engineer who can automate a moon landing! Are you ready to join the exciting growth of a truly unique technology company?

About the role

As a Site Reliability Engineer at reMarkable, you will collaborate closely across teams and disciplines to create processes for income-critical software. Rather than dealing with deprecated technology, you will have the opportunity to work with modern, scalable architectures. We design and develop our own solutions mostly from scratch as part of our market differentiation strategy, from applications to hardware. Our teams operate autonomously and make technological choices that maximize their agility.

We are now looking for more skilled people with the ability to automate and support vast software lifecycles, front to back, while leading ambitious long-term DevOps initiatives. As part of your work as a Site Reliability Engineer, you will be responsible for combining your expertise with our internal knowledge to help us reach the next level in cloud operations.

GCP is currently our go-to cloud vendor but we are positioning ourselves for a multi-cloud future through Terraform. We deal with both open source and commercial offerings. Our backend is primarily written in Go, but leverages Node and Python, where it makes sense. Our architecture is mostly event-driven. We prefer managed services often but will go closer to the metal for certain real-time needs. More geolocation, more automation, and intelligent Ops will be central for us going forward.

Main areas of responsibilities and tasks:

  • Build and maintain CI/CD pipelines

  • Drive value from metrics and logs

  • Lead in Platform/DevSecOps discussions with QAs and developers

  • Find common denominators in cross-functional teams to produce scale

  • Investigate root causes across distributed systems

  • Implement geographic redundancy for millions of users

  • Manage our platform on GCP, as well as on future cloud partners

  • Automate infrastructure and plan for growth

  • Deploy or automate smart and minimal documentation

  • Participate in Alphas and Betas to stay up to date with the product development and its requirements

Who are you?

  • Track record in cloud ops and devops within one or more of AWS | Azure | GCP

  • Experience with Linux and Shell, scripting/programming languages

  • Experience with infrastructure as code

  • Experience with container technologies like Docker and Kubernetes

  • Experience with SRE work with a close interface to the software, security, and QA engineers

You learn something new every week. You have an analytical mind and think of edge cases, failure modes, and vulnerabilities as soon as you meet a new system. You love to create knowledge for everyone in the most efficient manner. You can’t hold yourself from fixing problems when you discover them. You think that the best mode of communication between machines and humans alike is asynchronous.

Work with great people

Mariana Eggers
VP Design
"Å kunne dele kundenes tilbakemeldinger og virkelig få påvirke produktutviklingen er det jeg elsker med å jobbe i rM"
Ole Øyvind Skaaret
QA Engineer
"Det som er fantastisk med å jobbe i rM er at man raskt blir en del av et team med dedikerte og hyggelige mennesker"
Magnus Heimsjø
Chief Marketing Officer
"Sjansen til å bygge en global merkevare fra bunnen av dukker sjelden opp i Norge. Bli med på reisen!"
Mari Helsvig
Senior Strategic Finance Manager
"I rM får man innsikt i og ansvar for flere forskjellige fagområder, som gjør hver dag både utfordrende og lærerik"
Tobias Strand Johansen
New Product Introduction Lead
"Jeg jobber i Norges raskeste e-commerce verdikjede, med superkule nerder på alle kanter - det blir ikke bedre enn det!"
Henrik Hedlund
Senior Software Engineer
"Jeg liker å jobbe i rM fordi vi har en moderne og annerledes teknologi-stack og man får raskt ansvar for ulike områder"

Skills & Requirements

What do we offer?

  • Highly competitive salary and pension plan

  • A new Macbook/PC, reMarkable 2, your choice of mobile phone, and paid home Wi-Fi

  • Five weeks vacation + 5 reMarkable days to use as you wish

  • Premium health insurance (incl. physiotherapy and private medical consultations)

  • Access to our employee share incentive scheme

  • Flexible working hours

  • Rewarding and challenging tasks on a wide range of projects

  • Regular team events, parties, and off-site retreats

  • A share Headspace-account for your mental well-being

  • Career development opportunities as a leader or subject specialist

  • Centrally-located modern offices in Grünerløkka, Oslo

  • A unique opportunity to contribute to one of the fastest-growing tech scaleups in Norway

At reMarkable, we offer the opportunity to contribute towards building a global tech company. You’ll join a fast-paced, dynamic work environment and be involved in every step of creating a product that’s used and valued by hundreds of thousands of customers around the globe.

Besides robust career development and growth opportunities, we offer a workplace where everyone can influence the company’s direction, story, and success. We’re a committed and highly motivated team with a lot of love for what we do and the people that we work with.

Through collaboration, we create a generous, respectful, and supportive environment where people take the

A reMarkable Technology Department

Technology is about more than just thingamajigs and gadgets. For us, it is about proactively meeting people’s needs in an ever-changing world.

The Technology department’s mission is to solve the impossible and make the unthinkable possible. We create technology that not only describes our vision but makes people better thinkers. We want to combine the best of both worlds: the digital and the analog, and to create tools that enhance learning, focus, and presence. We create consumer technology without digital distractions.

Great Place to Work

  • Konkurransedyktig lønn

  • Kontorplass i Norges kuleste kontorvilla

  • Seks uker ferie

  • Et fantastisk arbeidsmiljø med dyktige kollegaer

  • Din egen reMarkable til odel og eie!

About the company

reMarkable is a Norwegian tech company on a mission to help people think better in a distracted world. In what feels like no time at all, we’ve gone from a small startup to one of the fastest-growing tech scaleups in Norway.

Following the successful launch of reMarkable 2, which was named one of TIME's top 100 inventions of 2020, and our new subscription service, Connect, in 2021, we’ve set exciting growth and product development goals for the coming year. To help us get there, we need new colleagues ready to make a real difference through their work – which is where you come in.

Good work culture and internal cooperation are essential for us and we do our utmost to ensure that everyone thrives and can perform their best with us. We try as much as possible to share information and involve our employees in both large and small decisions and as a permanent employee, you will be involved in many exciting processes.


Martin Hodt | Contact Person

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