Staff Site Reliability Engineer

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Staff Site Reliability Engineer

The Discipline ❤️

Site Reliability Engineering at MoonPay is responsible for providing a resilient, secure, production-ready platform that enables MoonPay to safely deploy applications and services in a self-serve, repeatable manner
We believe that SRE should support both our product delivery and operational teams by surfacing data from our production environment and driving meaningful change based upon what we learn from it

MoonPay is seeking a dedicated Staff Site Reliability Engineer to lead the charge in enhancing our platform’s resiliency
As a Staff SRE and technical leader, you will play a pivotal role in shaping the future of MoonPay’s production infrastructure and development platform

Current Tech Stack 💻 

Tech Stack:

  • as our programming language of choice 
  • as our backend platform
  • ,, and as our backend libraries
  • and hosted on as our frontend
  • to host our services
  • as our core database
  • for caching
  • to manage background tasks
  • for logging and monitoring
  • for continuous deployment on
  • to manage our source code
  • to run our tests ✅

What you’ll do 👀

  • Architectural Excellence: Lead the design, implementation, and evolution of a resilient, secure, and production-ready platform that empowers MoonPay to safely deploy applications and services in a self-serve, repeatable manner
  • Cutting-Edge Technologies: Identify and integrate new technologies within the JavaScript ecosystem to ensure MoonPay’s tech stack scales seamlessly with our rapidly growing business demands
  • Automation and Innovation: Develop and implement automated solutions that enhance reliability, streamline processes, and facilitate rapid recovery, contributing to MoonPay’s commitment to operational excellence
  • Performance and Uptime: Design and track essential metrics for site uptime and performance, driving high levels of visibility to ensure MoonPay’s services consistently meet and exceed user expectations
  • Cross-Functional Collaboration: Collaborate closely with various engineering functions, including Security, Data, and Engineering teams, to provide insights and ensure a cohesive approach to achieving our reliability goals
  • Mentorship and Leadership: Mentor junior team members, foster a culture of learning and growth, and contribute to MoonPay’s technology roadmap through strategic recommendations and planning objectives

You should apply if ✅

Here are some key attributes and experiences that make you an ideal candidate for the Staff Site Reliability Engineer role:

  • Systems Excellence: Your deep systems administration skills, familiarity with containers and virtual machines, and proficiency in navigating a Linux terminal set you apart
  • Startup & Tech Acumen: Your platform engineering or SRE experience at leading startups or fast-growing tech companies demonstrates your ability to excel in a dynamic, rapidly evolving environment
  • Tech Enthusiast: Whether you’re an expert in parts of our tech stack or confident in your ability to cross-train quickly, your passion for technology is unmistakable
  • Regulated Industry Insight: Your experience in regulated industries equips you to excel in MoonPay’s compliance-focused landscape
  • Guiding Developers: Your ability to collaborate effectively with developers and provide guidance on monitoring and logging complex systems at scale showcases your expertise
  • Project Mastery: Complex projects are your playground, showcasing your ability to innovate and conquer intricate challenges
  • Collaborative Spirit: Your talent for working seamlessly with diverse teams, including Security, Data, and Engineering, reflects your commitment to collective success
  • Reliability Ownership: You’re ready to take ownership of MoonPay’s reliability and recovery processes, shaping them into world-class systems
  • Technical Insight: Your grasp of complex reliability structures, theories, principles, and best practices speaks to your commitment to technical excellence
  • JavaScript Proficiency: Your experience with JavaScript codebases and frameworks, including TypeScript, Node
    js, and React, positions you as a tech-savvy contributor
  • Diversity Advocate: You share our belief that diversity drives innovation and are excited to contribute your unique perspective to our team

has shown that women are less likely than men to apply for this role if they do not have solid experience in 100% of these areas
Please know that this list is indicative and that we would still love to hear from you even if you feel you only are a 75% match
Skills can be learnt, diversity cannot

We promote a diverse and inclusive culture at MoonPay

Logistics 🛠 

Unfortunately, we are unable to offer visas of any kind at this time!

Our interview process takes place on Google Hangouts and tends to consist of the following stages:

  • Recruiter call (20-30 minutes)
  • Hiring Manager Screen (30-45 minutes)
  • System Design (45 minutes)
  • Technical Deep Dive (45 minutes)
  • Values Interview (30 minutes)

Please let us know if you require any accommodations for the interview process, and we’ll do our best to provide assistance

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