Site Reliability Engineer (f/m/d)

ABOUT CRATE.IO are the developers of CrateDB, a global multi-model database, that enables companies to access data insights at scale. The flexible, distributed database solution combines the performance of NoSQL with the power and simplicity of standard SQL. Optimized for large data volumes with high compute and data versatility requirements, CrateDB runs in the cloud, on the edge and on-premise.  

We are a VC and corporate funded global technology company, recognized as cutting edge by both Forbes and Gartner. We are gearing up for hyper-growth, with offices in the US, Germany, Switzerland and Austria. 


As a Site Reliability Engineer at you will work as part of our Cloud team and directly impact the future of the product. Our engineers are versatile and always eager to tackle new problems as we continue to push technology forward. Our teams enjoy a great deal of freedom and love to take responsibility for the things they create and what pace they create them in, which is also supported by our company-wide use of Kanban. 


  • Take responsibility for our systems availability, latency, performance, efficiency, change management, monitoring, emergency response, and capacity planning
  • Coordinate with product owners to align product objectives to systems metrics
  • Design, document, develop systems, including writing and reviewing code, to automate away problems
  • Work with product development teams to help them avoid, investigate and resolve reliability culprits
  • Study, recommend, and deploy off-the-shelf offerings for broad solutions to our systems infrastructure
  • Develop systems frameworks for mechanizing application deployments, configuration management and operational activities
  • Continuously increase the sophistication of monitoring and reporting of systems metrics
  • Participate in the 24×7 support rota


  • An engineering mindset, to include strong proficiency in at least one programming language (Python for example)
  • Deep understanding of Linux system internals
  • Experience working with API integrations, monitoring/alerting, Azure/AWS infrastructure management, distributed systems, cloud networking and application security
  • Basic Knowledge of terraform and ansible is a plus
  • Familiarity with container-based deployments and Kubernetes
  • Instinct to solve problems with quantitative measurement and analysis
  • Fluent English 
  • You are an awesome team player and possess a great deal of cultural and social competence


  • Competitive compensation 
  • Flexible working hours 
  • A variety of perks (e.g., financial allowances for public transportation, fitness, and education) 
  • Participation in our Employee Stock Options Plan
  • The opportunity to become part of one of the most exciting startups in the IT scene (Winner of the 2021 IoT Evolution: Industrial IoT Product of the Year Award, #2 IOT start-up to watch by Forbes Magazine)

At, we don’t just accept difference – we celebrate it and support it. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, or gender identity.

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