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Site Reliability Engineer(multiple)

San Francisco, CA | Engineering

Job Description

About Us: 

Chartboost is the world's largest games only technology platform. We work with thousands of developers around the world and our network has grown to more than 60,000 mobile games. We reach 300 million users across more than 150 countries and drive billions of impressions per month. Chartboost was founded by early employees from the company behind Tap Tap Revenge (acquired by Disney) and our employees come from several leading companies, including Google and Microsoft. We have raised $21M from Sequoia Capital and other investors. We are on fire.

We are passionate in everything we do - we work hard, and give everything we’ve got to make our users love us. We are proud of the product we've built and appreciate the impact it has on other people's businesses and lives. We want to be surrounded by people who are always finding opportunities to try something new and grow. We love data and anything that helps drive intelligent decisions. We are product driven. We care about design, our users and their overall experience.  Sound like a fit?  Come join us, dream big, and be part of the team that will change the future of mobile gaming.

Site Reliability Engineer - Chartboost

As a Software Engineer working on critical production applications and infrastructure, your mission will be to ensure Chartboost is always fast, available, scalable and engineered to withstand unparalleled demand. You will be in the thick of solving the [often unexpected] problems of systems at scale in a way most engineers never experience. As a successful candidate for this role you will have strong analytical and troubleshooting skills, fluency in coding and systems design, solid communication skills and a desire to tackle complex problems of very large scale. We are particularly interested in software engineers familiar with aspects of running web services at scale -- depth in either networking technologies and UNIX system calls are strong pluses.


  • Manage availability, latency, scalability and efficiency of Chartboost services by engineering reliability into software and systems
  • Respond to and resolve emergent service problems; write software and build automation to prevent problem recurrence
  • Participate in service capacity planning and demand forecasting, software performance analysis and system tuning
  • Review and influence ongoing design, architecture, standards and methods for operating services and systems
  • Own the day-to-day health, uptime and reliability of all network, server, storage and ancillary infrastructure to fulfill the mission of unyielding site stewardship

Minimum qualifications

  • BS in Computer Science or related technical field (In lieu of degree, 4 years relevant work experience).
  • 2 years relevant work experience.

Preferred qualifications

  • MS in Computer Science or related technical field.
  • 4 years relevant work experience, including experience in a high-volume or critical production service environment.
  • Fluency in scripting, shell, linux environment
  • Familiarity with Python or PHP
  • Expertise in data structures, algorithms and complexity analysis.
  • Expertise in analyzing and troubleshooting large-scale distributed systems.
  • Ability to handle periodic on-call duty as well as out-of-band requests.



  • The opportunity to help build a company with the founding team.
  • Stock Options - you will have a stake in the future success of Chartboost.
  • Awesome office space in the heart of SOMA.
  • 20 days of PTO and 10 holidays per year, including your birthday!
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and vision insurance options.
  • Free breakfast on Mondays, free lunch on Tuesdays and free dinner every evening.
  • Commuter Program and 401k savings plan.
  • Paid company-wide getaways and retreats.
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