Senior Site Reliability Engineer (Data Platform)

Clearwater, Florida

Who We Are:


Malwarebytes is the next-gen cybersecurity company that millions worldwide trust. Malwarebytes proactively protects people and businesses against dangerous threats such as malware, ransomware, and exploits that escape detection by traditional antivirus solutions. The company’s flagship product combines advanced heuristic threat detection with signatureless technologies to detect and stop a cyberattack before damage occurs. More than 10,000 businesses worldwide use, trust, and recommend Malwarebytes. Founded in 2008, the company is headquartered in California, with offices in Europe and Asia, and a global team of threat researchers and security experts.

We’ve created a fantastic culture that our employees love and were recently named in the top 10 of Fortune Magazine’s “Great Place to Work” list.  We’re growing fast and are looking for some great people to join us.



Who We Need:


Malwarebytes is looking for a talented Senior Site Reliability Engineer to join our Data Platform SRE team. We are looking for an engineer with experience building and supporting Kafka, Elasticsearch, MySQL, PgSQL, MemSQL and other data systems in a large production environment. Experience building Terraform modules to deploy and manage these solutions is a huge plus.

We are a 100% AWS shop, so experience working with the AWS APIs will come in handy. We are always experimenting with new technologies, so a desire and ability to explore the unknown is a must.



What You’ll Do:


  • Build and support Terraform modules for consumption across Malwarebytes engineering
  • Provide subject matter expertise for supported technologies:
    • Elasticsearch
    • Kafka
    • MemSQL
    • Cassandra
    • MySQL/PgSQL
  • Work regularly with AWS APIs.
  • Work with Ansible, Terraform, Python, and Bash to build and manage systems
  • Provide subject matter expertise to engineering teams
  • Work on module feature requests submitted by Dev and other SRE teams
  • Help improve our offerings by sharing your vision for the platform
  • Work collaboratively with architecture and development leads to understand needs and provide guidance on technology selection
  • Work with development teams on prototyping
  • Participate in an incident response engagement rotation in support of provided services



Skills You’ll Need to Have:


  • Must be a fast learner with the ability to work in a fast-paced and agile environment
  • Willing to continually learn new software and teach others
  • Must have an agreeable personality, work well with others, and possess good communication and documentation skills
  • Meticulous attention to detail and strong organization skills.
  • Good understanding of modern micro-services architectures
  • Experience in supporting AWS cloud service offerings
  • An in-depth knowledge of Linux fundamentals, including networking, file systems, and security best practices
  • Strong understanding of networking fundamentals
  • Fluent in Terraform, Bash, Ansible, and Python
  • Experience debugging Kafka, Elasticsearch, and other system performance issues in production environments.
  • BS degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, or other related discipline and 5+ years of experience in IT infrastructure services or related field (with at least 4 years of production Linux experience). Additional training, technical certification, and/or experience may be substituted in lieu of a degree.


Skills That Are Nice to Have:


  • Understanding of guerrilla capacity planning
  • AWS Professional Certifications
  • Control-M, Cassandra, MemSQL, Redis Enterprise, Snowflake



What We Offer:


  • An opportunity to do something great for yourself and the world
  • A great work environment that supports growth and development
  • Competitive compensation and benefit packages
  • 401(k) matching program
  • Open time off policy
  • Stocked kitchen with healthy (and some unhealthy) drinks, snacks, fruit and lunch options
  • A company that enjoys having fun; holiday and summer parties, sporting events and lots of other great stuff


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Malwarebytes is an equal opportunity employer. Malwarebytes does not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, creed, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy or related condition, or any other basis protected by law. It is Malwarebytes' policy to comply with all applicable national, state and local laws pertaining to nondiscrimination and equal opportunity.