Site Reliability Engineer

Are you a looking to be part of a fun group of travel junkies set out to revolutionize the travel world? Wanderu is an exciting Boston-based startup determined to create the travel brand for the next generation. Wanderu’s ground travel search is the simplest way to book bus and train travel, making peoples travel experience more convenient and fun! This is your opportunity to join an exciting, fast-paced startup environment and make a difference in the world, one traveler at a time.

We hire people who are driven, solutions-focused, and passionate about their work. Our employees never fill a single role and always rise to new challenges with excitement and curiosity. We are currently a fully distributed team with some concentration in the Boston area.

We are seeking a bright, resourceful systems engineer who will develop automation of our cloud environment, including configuration, deployment, auto-scaling, redundancy, monitoring, load-testing and auto-validation. In this role you will be a key individual that will make sure that our systems are up and performing to our growing demand. This position requires a heavy amount of code. You will be instrumental in how services are deployed and how data gets to our customers efficiently.

Roles & responsibilities

  • Ownership of systems for cloud management, deployment, scraping, auto-scaling, validation and redundancy
  • Support our monitoring/analytics systems and build new reports/graphs/visualizations to alert us to underperforming services/partners
  • Collaborate with our application teams for load testing and validation of our microservices
  • Responsible for the continuous deployment of our microservices, including performance testing, validation and analysis
  • First line of detection and defense for issues in production


  • 3+ years experience with e-commerce or web services in a Systems or IT group
  • Nice to have: Experience with MongoDB, node.js, Python/asyncio, Linux security
  • Experience with agile software practices (version control, issue tracking, CI/CD)
  • Experience with nginx, Jenkins, Ansible, Nagios/Icinga, Docker, Kubernetes
  • 3+ years experience programming in: Python, nodejs, Java, Perl, PHP, Ruby, or bash
  • 3+ years experience Linux server administration
  • 3+ years experience with cloud computing technologies (we use AWS)

How to Apply

If this sounds like you, make sure you reach out to us right away. Please send us your resume, cover letter, and anything else you think we might wanna see from someone applying for this position to [email protected].


  • Health package, including dental & vision
  • Stock options – all employees benefit in the performance of the company
  • Unlimited vacation policy
  • Flexible remote work policies
  • Quarterly internal hackathons where we get to work on crazy fun ideas
  • Lunch & Learns by industry leaders
  • Free bus & train tickets!
  • Team outings (once safe to do so)

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