RapidAPI (51-200 Employees, 132% 2 Yr Employee Growth Rate)

80% 1-Year Employee Growth Rate | 132% 2-Year Employee Growth Rate | LinkedIn | $272.5M Venture Funding

What Is Employee Growth Rate & Why Is It Important?

RapidAPI is a team of creators building for developers. We are the world's largest API Hub where over 4 million developers find, test, and connect to 40,000 APIs (and growing!) — all with a single account, single API key, and single SDK.
Our users range from independent developers to the largest companies in the world. We work hard to ensure it's easy for developers to build, discover, and connect to APIs faster while providing enterprise-wide visibility and governance. As a result, entrepreneurs and enterprises can concentrate on creating value and business outcomes.
We operate at a significant scale, but the opportunity is even bigger. You have an unprecedented opportunity to make a massive difference and empower developers to build modern software through API innovation while doing the most critical work of your career.
Your Role:
RapidAPI is building a tight-knit, high-performing group of problem solvers to transform how companies manage, develop, and monetize their APIs. The platform engineering organization provides the infrastructure and software capabilities RapidAPI employee developers use to build, test, deploy, instrument, operate, automate, analyze, and optimize their products and services.
As a Staff SRE you will be responsible for defining, configuring, maintaining, and maximizing the services that make RapidAPI’s critical applications and infrastructure visible and investigable. RapidAPI leverages a number of observability and monitoring tools and is looking to bring on an engineer that will take this capability to the next level. You will be applying DevOps principles to manage the platform and help to drive functionality and adoption through continuous improvement, simplification, and automation. You'll work within a team of fellow platform engineers to make RapidAPI’s reliability best of breed.
To be successful in this role, you will need to bring a consultative approach combined with a technical skill set to both influence and implement meaningful solutions that can ultimately be self-served.
Your Impact & Responsibilities:
-Implement, maintain, and consult on the observability and monitoring framework(s) that supports the needs of multiple internal stakeholders.
-Manage StatsD, Graphite, Grafana, or similar to support custom metric delivery dashboards.
-Select, consolidate, rollout, and evangelize log management tools.
-Manage the Event and Operations Escalation Management policies in PagerDuty.
-Grow and evangelize the capabilities of the Observability portfolio.
-Build a practice of performance and tracing using APM.
-Continue evolving observability tooling toward a standards-based self-service automated platform.
Your Knowledge & Skills:
-Deep technical knowledge and operational experience with one or more of the tools listed below or their equivalents:
-Splunk, ElasticSearch, SumoLogic, or similar
-DataDog APM, AppDynamics, New Relic, LightStep, Honeycomb, or similar
-DataDog Core, SolarWinds, Nagios, CollectD, Elastic Metricbeat, or similar
-Prometheus, StatsD, Graphite, Grafana, or similar
-Experience using Linux.
-Ability to read and write integration scripts (Python, Ruby, or Go), programs and config files, as well as complex queries and alert definitions.
-Experience defining, creating, and supporting monitoring dashboards.
-Familiarity with Javascript, Nodejs
-Familiarity with configuration languages such as Chef, Ansible, and Terraform.
-Comfort working across departments and stakeholders to evangelize and communicate observability expertise and standards.
-An understanding of AWS; Lambda and Cloudwatch is a plus.
This is an opportunity to play a key role in a fast-growing and high-scale startup company distributed across the US, Europe, and Israel. You'll be taking our product to the next level within a high talent density team and out-of-the-box thinking. Having raised $150 million in a Series D investment round in 2022; you’ll be working with a team that is scaling globally, fast.
If this sounds like you, click apply below! We’d love to hear from you.

Tagged as: >100% 2 Yr Employee Growth, 51-200 Employees, Hide US-Only Jobs, Venture Funded

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