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SRE Engineer

Alation continues to hire for roles at various locations with all interviewing and on-boarding done virtually due to COVID-19 crisis.

Big Data isn’t a problem. It’s an opportunity.

At Alation, we help people find, understand, and trust data, so they not only excel in their work — they drive value for their enterprise, team and role. In the words of our customers, “Alation is our one-stop-shop for our data and analytics. It’s bringing people together to collaborate and solve our business problems.”

More than 400 enterprises drive data culture, improve decision making, and realize business outcomes with Alation, including AbbVie, Allianz Global Investors, American Family Insurance, Autozone, Cisco, Draft Kings, Exelon, Fifth Third Bank, Finnair, General Mills, Munich Re, NASDAQ, Parexel, Pfizer, Salesforce, Virgin Australia, and Vistaprint.

Headquartered in Silicon Valley, Alation is a 3X winner of Inc. Magazine’s Best Workplaces and is backed by leading venture capitalists including Blackstone, Costanoa, Data Collective, Dell Technologies, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Icon, ISAI Cap, Riverwood, Salesforce, Sanabil, Sapphire, and Snowflake Ventures. For more information, visit

With more than $217M in funding - valued at $1.2 billion, Alation is poised to capitalize on data as an opportunity. Our exceptional Glassdoor ratings reflect a culture that makes coming to work each day a joy. Do you want to join a team that welcomes new ideas, supports your growth and recognizes your unique value?

Join us!

What You'll Do
  • Keep your assigned Alation Cloud customer's site or service up and running, and make sure to get it back up and running quickly when failure occurs
  • Work closely with internal partners and teams to ensure that we ship software that meets security, SLA, and performance requirements
  • Maintain the Alation platform by diagnosing, predicting and correcting scaling problems
  • Participate in on-call, identify issues and drive them to resolution, and conduct blameless RCA
  • Engage with and improve the SDLC of Services from Design to Operation

You Should Have
  • 5+ Years of experience, preferably with a SaaS product at scale
  • Strong understanding of DevOps/Agile Principles
  • Experience with any higher language like Python, Go, Java, Groovy
  • Strong Experience with Linux/Unix Systems (both RPM & Debian based machines) and Cloud providers like AWS Linux
  • Solid working knowledge with Kubernetes & Docker
  • Develop Infrastructure as Code (IaC)at scale using Terraform and Configuration management tools (Chef, Ansible)
  • Good understanding of networking and messaging between services
  • Configuration of CI/CD Pipelines using Jenkins (JenkinsFile, Groovy)
  • Experience on SCM tools like Git, Github
  • Ability to work across multiple teams and good knowledge on AWS cloud services (e.g. EKS, RDS, IAM, Lambda etc.)
  • Experience with Monitoring and Alerting tools (eg. Prometheus/Grafana, Data-dog)
  • Experience with Logging tools is Plus (eg. Sumo-logic, ELK)
  • B.Tech/BE in Computer Science or Equivalent
  • Curiosity and a growth mindset with a willingness to learn new technologies
  • Can do attitude and ability to think out side of the box
  • Good communication and strong interpersonal skills

More About Alation

Our founders have come together from different backgrounds: business, engineering, and design. This unique mix from our founding team is important to the Alation culture story. Today, our team consists of creators and communicators with varied backgrounds - from Stanford, to the Indian Institute of Technology, big companies and one-person startups, the United States, and abroad. We continue to seek ever more diverse perspectives as we grow.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on

the basis of race, name, religion, color, national origin, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Why Alation?
  • Market-Leading Data Catalog Provider
  • High-growth, collaborative environment with diverse and inclusive teams
  • Continuous learning, enrichment and development opportunities
  • Competitive pay and health offerings including commuter benefits
  • Flexible time off to relax and recharge

and much, much more!
chennai, TN, IN