From our founding until now, our mission has remained the same: to remove the engineering burden from data teams by standardizing and fully automating data connectors. With Fivetran, your data just arrives in your warehouse, canonical and ready to query, no engineering or maintenance required. As we watch more and more companies leverage our technology to become truly data-driven, we’re proud not only of our growth but also of the fact that we’ve grown without compromising our core values of Integrity, Initiative, Trust, Inclusion, Independence, and One Team One Dream. If these values resonate with you, we’d love to hear from you.


Fivetran is looking for a senior engineer to be a part of a new member of our DevOps – Service Reliability Engineering (SRE) team. You will be working closely with engineering teams, Product Managers, as well as Support and Sales Engineers to build the future of the Fivetran Data Platform Reliability.

As a member of the DevOps (SRE) team, you will take ownership over the overall performance and reliability of Fivetran’s infrastructure, robustness of the deployment pipeline, as well as timely and effective incident response and resolution. You will take responsibility for the growth and stability of Fivetran’s infrastructure; and, be a key player driving effective incident response and overall issue avoidance.

By month 1
– Start participating in our on-call rotation
– Join our release committee and start preventing risky rollouts
– Start monitoring Fivetran platform
– Start contributing to incident post-mortems

By month 2
– Automate a significant component of Fivetran infrastructure
– Develop general awareness of all areas of Fivetran’s code base and infrastructure

By month 6
– Build release management tooling to automatically enforce release policies
– Develop deep expertise in infrastructure
– Influence software and infrastructure design to improve stability of the system

By month 9
– Contribute to automating all Fivetran infrastructure as code

As a DevOps Engineer at Fivetran you will:

  • Be responsible for ongoing reliability and robustness of Fivetran’s production infrastructure
  • Scale Fivetran sustainably through automation
  • Evolve systems by adding reliability into our product roadmap
  • Participate in on-call rotations
  • Support new services before they go live through system design consulting and launch reviews
  • Maintain services by monitoring availability, capacity, and throughput
  • Practice sustainable incident response and blameless post-mortems
  • Participate in review of major or possibly dangerous changes
  • Coordinate the re-prioritize or fix critical bugs for support or sales requirements as needed
  • Learn and study all failures to add to roadmap of future reliability

Your Superpowers:

  • 5 years experience working in a Site/Service Reliability Engineering (SRE), DevOps, or Operations role
  • Container based deployments and orchestration tools (i.e. Kubernetes)
  • Cloud Platforms and related tooling: AWS, GCP, Terraform, configuration management, etc.
  • Experience in a scripting language (Python), and a shell language (Bash, Fish, etc.).
  • Experience with Linux operating systems internals and administration
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong intuition about system design, robustness, and scalability
  • Can troubleshoot problems with existing code and systems
  • Mentors members of the SRE team, as well as Product Engineers

Perks of working with us:

  • 100% paid Medical, Dental, Vision and Basic Life Insurance
  • Flexible PTO
  • 401k match program
  • Pet Insurance — and yes, you can bring your well-behaved fur babies to work
  • Commuter Benefits to help with transit and parking costs
  • Professional development and training opportunities
  • Unlimited coffee, office snacks and frequent catered lunches
  • Company happy hours and fun team building activities