Senior Site Reliability Engineer at Matillion | Powderkeg

Location: Madrid

Team: Site Reliability Engineering

Matillion is The Data Productivity Cloud.

We are on a mission to power the data productivity of our customers and the world, by helping teams get data business ready, faster. Our technology allows customers to load, transform, sync and orchestrate their data.

We are looking for passionate, high-integrity individuals to help us scale up our growing business. Together, we can make a dent in the universe bigger than ourselves.

We are now looking for a Senior Site Reliability Engineer to join our SRE team.

About the role

Matillion is built around small development teams with responsibility for specific themes and initiatives. The Senior Site Reliability Engineer will be in the core & observability team which owns the operation and efficiency of our cloud platforms and services. The team is responsible for designing and implementing our cloud infrastructure, service reliability, service deployments, service observability and monitoring of Matillion products.

We value in-person collaboration here at Matillion, therefore this role will follow our hybrid work structure where employees work 2 days a week in the Madrid, Spain office.

Technologies You’ll Use... Kubernetes, AWS, ArgoCD, Terraform, DataDog, Prometheus, Golang/ Python.

What you'l be doing...

  • A Senior Site Reliability Engineer is expected to spend most of their time hands-on in the production of software for Matillion products
  • You'll discuss, establish and maintain the design patterns, framework selections and direction of the overall service reliability whilst also collaborating with Engineering and Product teams to instrument system, application and business KPIs
  • You'll setup and define processes to support hosting and deploying of the live services and solve almost any type of problem with little supervision
  • Working with the team to refine and break down stories to levels implementable by development, you'll also do code reviews for the team
  • You'll also provide engineering options, with unbiased pros and cons to meet problems shared by the business, and drive the teams process of continual improvement

What we are looking for

  • Passion for performance, observability, availability, scalability and security, with a solid understanding of networking systems and protocols
  • Kubernetes experience and associated technologies like Linkerd, Traefik, ArgoCD is a MUST have.
  • Have previous experience of large scale web operations in a public cloud environment.
  • Be competent in Ruby, Go, Java, Python or an equivalent programming language
  • Have worked with some of the following key technologies: Prometheus, Grafana, Elasticsearch, Logstash, Kibana, OpenTelemetry, Micrometer, New Relic, Data Dog
  • Be experienced with cloudformation, terraform and any other infrastructure-as-code technologies.

At Matillion, we are committed to providing competitive salaries in line with market standards. Our estimated compensation range for this position is €55,500 - €83,000 but the final salary will be based on your relevant skills, experience and qualifications demonstrated in the hiring process.

Matillion has fostered a culture that is collaborative, fast-paced, ambitious, and transparent, and an environment where people genuinely care about their colleagues and communities.

Our 6 core values guide how we work together and with our customers and partners. We operate a truly flexible and hybrid working culture that promotes work-life balance, and are proud to be able to offer the following benefits:

_ Our Benefits_

- Company Equity

- 30 days holiday + public holidays

- 5 days paid volunteering leave

- Health insurance

- Life insurance

- Access to mental health support

- Career development with access to a Udemy account, Blinkist and much more!

More about Matillion

Thousands of enterprises including Cisco, DocuSign, Pacific Life, Slack, and TUI trust Matillion technology to load, transform, sync, and orchestrate their data for a wide range of use cases from insights and operational analytics, to data science, machine learning, and AI.

With over $300M raised from top Silicon Valley investors, we are on a mission to power the data productivity of our customers and the world.

We are passionate about doing things in a smart, considerate way. We’re honoured to be named a great place to work for several years running by multiple industry research firms.

We are dual headquartered in Manchester, UK and Denver, Colorado.

We are keen to hear from prospective employees, so please apply and a member of our Talent Acquisition team will be in touch. Alternatively, if you are interested in Matillion but don't see a suitable role, please email

Matillion is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and we are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all of our team. Matillion prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type, Matillion does not discriminate on the basis of race, colour, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Senior Site Reliability Engineer
  • Company
  • Location
    Altrincham, CH
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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