Site Reliability Engineer

| Greater NYC Area

As a Site Reliability Engineer, you’ll work closely with other SREs and developers to ensure Vimeo remains available, fast, and secure. We own the core infrastructure on which most Vimeo apps sit, including system configuration, basic network services, container orchestration, metrics collection, and load balancing. We're building tools that are used by all of engineering to manage production, with the goal of providing a consistent and powerful platform. You'll be instrumental in making Vimeo the best toolset for video creators.

What you'll do:

  • With the rest of the SRE team, own the base production infrastructure: VM provisioning, configuration management, load balancing, access control, container orchestration, and the tools we use to interact with all that stuff.
  • Build tools to make our infrastructure more consistent, more reliable, more observable, and require less manual intervention.
  • Consult with other engineering teams at Vimeo to improve their reliability and operational processes.
  • Manage changes to our production environment.
  • Take part in a 12x7 on-call rotation (split with our team in Bangalore), to triage and troubleshoot production issues.

Skills and knowledge you should possess:

  • 4+ years of experience with Linux systems engineering.
  • Experience programming with at least one language Vimeo uses -- Python, Go, Ruby, or PHP -- and a desire to learn more. (The SRE team uses primarily Python and Go, with occasional shell scripts).
  • Knowledge of fundamental networking protocols, such as TCP/IP, HTTP, SSL, and DNS, or of Linux system internals.
  • An understanding of configuration management (we use Chef), or containerization toolsets (we use Docker).
  • An understanding of large scale system design, monitoring, and operational practices.
  • A bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related technical field, or equivalent practical system administration and programming experience.

Bonus points:

  • Experience with container orchestration technologies like Kubernetes, Mesos, or Nomad. (We use Kubernetes.)
  • Experience with virtualization platforms, either on-prem or cloud-based.
  • A track record of automating away your job.
  • An appreciation of and enthusiasm for software engineering best practices, such as code review, testing, and continuous delivery.

About us:

At Vimeo, our mission is to empower video creators to tell exceptional stories and connect with their audiences and communities. Home to more than 90 million members in over 150 countries, Vimeo is the world’s largest ad-free open video platform, providing powerful tools to host, share and sell videos in the highest quality possible.

We work hard to enable creators of all kinds to succeed, and to that end, we prioritize attracting diverse talent and cultivating an inclusive environment that encourages collaboration and creativity. We’re committed to building a company and a community where people thrive by being themselves and are inspired to do their best work every day.

Vimeo is based in New York City, with additional offices in Europe and India. Vimeo is an operating business of IAC (NASDAQ: IAC). Learn more at www.vimeo.com.

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Location

Vimeo is home to a highly ambitious, super innovative, and lovingly hilarious team. Come find us working hard and laughing loads at our HQ in Chelsea.

An Insider's view of Vimeo

What are some social events your company does?

Vimeo loves to break it down on the dance floor so it's tradition to make sure that happens! Events cater to a variety of interests and lets you try something new with your Vimeo family. From karaoke to channel your inner Celine, scavenger hunts for the adrenaline rush, to paint nights that let your creative genius shine - we do it all with loveo!

Tenniel

HR Manager

What projects are you most excited about?

We just moved our main serving stack to a cloud environment, so now we get to modernize our infrastructure to take advantage of that: we get to take everything apart and put it back together in a more automated, reliable, and sustainable way.

Mike

Lead Site Reliability Engineer

What unique initiatives do you have that encourage innovation?

We believe the best ideas come from anywhere. Our biggest product launches have come from Vimeo Jams (hackathons), Creator Lab experiments, contributing to open source protocols, engaging our community, and crowdsourcing across the company. Innovation isn’t a buzz word to us – it's how we push the boundaries of storytelling and empower creators.

Anjali

CEO

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

At Vimeo, collaboration takes many shapes and forms. It could be a simple direct message, it could be pulling up a chair and code-pairing, or it could be a team meeting. The key is being able to easily and efficiently collaborate from department to department. Vimeo provides all the tools necessary to make that happen.

Dan

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What are Vimeo Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Vimeo is 100% invested in our employees' future, and to show it we match 100% of pre-tax and Roth contributions, up to 10% of an employee’s annual gross pay. It's 100% awesome.
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Parking
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Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
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Job Training & Conferences
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Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing Education stipend
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