Site Reliability Engineer

Beam Dental

Beam Dental

Software Engineering
Columbus, OH, USA · Remote
Posted on Thursday, July 11, 2024
About Beam
Beam was founded in 2012 by three engineers who saw the opportunity to modernize the dental benefits industry using technology. The first product was the Beam Brush, which was one of the earliest examples of the Internet of Things in healthcare.
Today, Beam Benefits is a digitally-led employee benefits company that offers dental, vision, life, disability, and supplemental health coverage. The company simplifies and modernizes the $100+ billion ancillary benefits industry through its intuitive online platform, self-service tools, AI-powered underwriting, and thoughtful coverage for improved overall wellness. Its Beam Perks™ program offers incentives to members and rewards them for healthy behaviors. Beam is available in 44 states across the U.S.
Joining Beam Benefits Means
• Working in a complex and dynamic business, simultaneously operating across insurance, CPG manufacturing, IoT, and dental services
• Being supported and encouraged to improve every day by working collaboratively with a diversely skilled team
• Engaging in an energizing, committed, and fun work environment
• Being empowered as an ‘owner’ of your subject matter and work
• Joining in our mission to forever change the way people access benefits
• Being a person of high character, high EQ, and amazing talent
The Role:
Beam is looking for an experienced engineer who is passionate about building and supporting a DevOps culture to join our Site Reliability Team. This team’s mandate is to write software to automate the operations of our engineering organization by iterating on service-level indicators and objects to measure and maintain application reliability.
What You Will Bring:
You’re an experienced Site Reliability Engineer who believes strongly in shared ownership of infrastructure and related tooling. You have worked closely with engineers to design, build and support service-oriented architectures. You believe sharing knowledge encourages collaboration with other engineers. You have a strong background in writing infrastructure as code and a strong desire to automate processes.

What You Will Do:

  • Build and support Beam’s production infrastructure in a self-managed AWS environment
  • Write software to automate the operations of our Engineering organization
  • Work with engineers to design scalable systems that keep pace with Beam’s rapid growth
  • Support the product teams in monitoring production cloud infrastructure
  • Build and maintain tooling for managing production and testing environments
  • Be an advocate for developing and maintaining SRE best practices within the organization

What Technical Skills Will Help You Be Successful:

  • 2-3 years of scripting/programming experience (Ruby, Python, etc.)
  • 2-3 years of experience building infrastructure solutions and security best practices in AWS
  • 2-3 years of experience using infrastructure-as-code to provision cloud resources
  • 1+ years of experience with Terraform preferred (Bonus if you've used Terragrunt)
  • Strong practical knowledge of containerization: building, running, and advanced orchestration tools like ECS or Kubernetes (Bonus if you've developed for Kubernetes, ie- creating custom CRDs or Admission Webhooks)
  • Working knowledge of database technologies (MySQL)
  • Experience with continuous delivery and deployment automation
  • Familiarity with identity and access management best practices (such as AWS IAM or Kubernetes RBAC)
Visa sponsorship or transfer not available for this position.
Beam believes a diverse and inclusive environment is key to building a great company and a great product. We are committed to creating an environment that is welcoming for people of all backgrounds, and encourage everyone to apply. Beam is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, national origin, protected veteran status, age, or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state, or local law.