Site Reliability Engineer II

Pittsburgh, PA
Full Time
Mid Level

We deliver the promise of autonomy

At Edge Case Research, we enable our customers to assure the safety of autonomous systems for real world deployment. We are developing products that define and measure the safety of autonomous systems. Our client base spans diverse markets such as automotive, mining, defense, insurance, and aerospace. Edge Case is founded by the recognized world leaders in autonomous system safety and autonomous vehicle safety. Our experts are writing the standards and developing the products that will bring innovation safely into society. 

Company Values: 

  • Smart
  • Helpful
  • Friendly

Edge Case Research is expanding our DevOps and Site Reliability Team. We are currently looking for a site reliability engineer that will work collaboratively with software developers, quality engineers, and solutions engineers to deliver tools and infrastructure to support our applications. If you are interested in working alongside the most experienced team in autonomous system safety, we are interested in hearing from you!


  • Maintain and improve the CI pipeline
  • Deploy new tooling and technologies to improve provisioning and deployment workflows
  • Analyze and improve the security of our systems
  • Assist software development with selecting tools and technologies in accordance with industry best practices
  • Write scripts, programs, and/or plugins to further improve and automate our processes
  • Create dashboards and reports to communicate the overall state of our systems
  • Develop monitors and alerts to ensure product SLAs and uptime requirements are met
  • Participate in an on-call rotation to triage and respond to incidents in our production environments


  • For US Applications: Authorization to work in the United States is a precondition of employment. The company will not consider candidates who require sponsorship for a work-authorized visa.
  • 3+ years of Kubernetes experience including provisioning clusters, deploying applications to clusters, and debugging and maintenance
  • 3+ years of cloud or infrastructure engineering experience with VMWare, AWS, Azure, or GCE
  • 3+ years experience setting up automation and monitoring in cloud environments
  • 3+ years of CI/CD experience with tools like Jenkins, CircleCI, TravisCI, or Atlassian Bamboo
  • Experience in Linux Systems Administration
  • Experience with SQL Databases like PostgreSQL, mySQL, CockroachDB, MariaDB, and AWS Aurora
  • Experience with noSQL Databases like MongoDB, Apache Cassandra, Apache Ignite, AWS DynamoDB, Riak, Redis, Consul, and Vault
  • Experience with one or more Queue Solutions such as RabbitMQ, ActiveMQ, NATS, and Apache Kafka
  • Experience writing programs/scripts in Go, Python, Bash, or Perl

Nice To Haves:

  • Dashboard, monitoring, and logging experience such as Elastic ELK Stack, Datadog, Splunk, and Sumologic
  • General understanding of security best practices
  • Exposure to Kubernetes tooling like Rancher, Helm, FluxCD, ArgoCD, Kustomize, Kops, and Telepresence
  • Familiarity with Infrastructure as Code solutions like Terraform, Ansible, Saltstack, Puppet, Chef, Vagrant, and Packer
  • Experience with different Kubernetes distributions like microK8s, minikube, K3d, K3s, Rancher Kubernetes Engine, and Openshift
  • Masters in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or a related technical field


  • Headquarters: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Benefits & Perks:

  • A unique environment working on the forefront of the self-driving car revolution in a well-funded and fast-growing start-up
  • Open-minded culture with opportunities to bring your own ideas and shape the future of this company
  • Work on the infrastructure that will help companies ensure the safety of self-driving cars
  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance with majority of premiums covered 
  • Employee Stock Option Plan 
  • Paid Parental Leave 
  • Retirement Plan with Company Match 
  • Generous Paid Vacation and Sick Time 
  • Group Life Insurance
  • Snacks and Coffee provided at our Pittsburgh Office
  • Flexible Working Hours with Work from Home Options to support Work/Life balance

Edge Case Research is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. ECR values all employees’ talents and supports an environment that is inclusive and respectful.


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