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Site Reliability Engineer



Software Engineering
Warsaw, Poland
Posted on Friday, July 14, 2023

Salary range: 20,000 - 28,000 PLN B2B net

Team: Site Reliability Engineering

Location: Preferably Warsaw (hybrid 1-2 days/week in office), or Fully Remote

Dev team: 25+ engineers, 15+ services

Stack: AWS / EKS K8s / Helm / Vault / Terraform / Ansible / Datadog / GitHub Actions / Ruby on Rails / React / TypeScript / PHP / Python

About us:

Meet Packhelp. We're an international group of over 160 professionals who are helping nearly 50,000 companies across the World. On the outside, we’re a packaging company, but look a little closer and you’ll see we’re one of the fastest-growing tech companies in Europe that have raised over €50M from leading international investors.

We're on our journey to become a leading global packaging marketplace. That is why we are looking for an experienced Site Reliability Engineer.

Your work will include:

Platform engineering

  • Build a robust & reliable platform that is easy to develop with, based on developer feedback
  • Integrate Open Source software to fit nicely into our existing stack
  • Develop reusable infrastructure/platform components: CI/CD pipelines, template repositories, helm chart templates

Tech Infrastructure Leadership

  • Help developers establish operating standards for services (via SLIs & SLOs),
  • Advocate for DevOps culture and demonstrate (blameless post-mortems, safety culture)
  • Write great documentation and playbooks

Automation & optimisation

  • Develop automation software to reduce toil and repetitive tasks
  • Write Python, Bash, Ansible, Terraform code instead of performing manual changes

Infrastructure maintenance

  • Operate company’s core infrastructure
  • Maintain K8s clusters in good health & perform upgrades
  • Support engineering on operations-focused topics
  • Lead complex migration projects


  • Hands-on (3+ years of production operation) with at least one major cloud compute vendor (preferably AWS),
  • Advanced-level proficiency with 3+ years experience in operating high-availability, fault-tolerant, scalable, distributed software in production: building monitoring into your code, tweaking dashboards, defining alerts, writing runbooks
  • Deep expertise in containers: Docker, and 1+ years operating Kubernetes clusters
  • Advanced-level proficiency with 3+ years of experience in one or more prominent languages such as Python, Ruby, PHP, JavaScript, or Go
  • Familiarity with IaC (infrastructure as code) and configuration management software
  • Experience with developing robust CI/CD pipelines (we use GitHub Actions)
  • Excellent communication skills in written and verbal forms, and an ability to communicate complex technical issues to a range of technical and non-technical audiences (management, peers, clients)

Nice to have

  • Product & business oriented mindset
  • Prior platform engineering experience
  • Some DevSec experience

About this position

You will work with technology leadership and product teams to establish operational excellence throughout the company. We believe in close collaboration with developers (DevOps), strive for a healthy engineering culture (safety culture, blameless postmortems) and actionable, meaningful metrics to judge our work against high-level objectives (SLOs, SLIs, DORA metrics).

Your work will have a profound impact on our company growth and success as we push to raise the quality and performance bars for our primary customer-facing applications. As we progress with our SRE goals, you will have the opportunity to grow and step up into SRE leadership positions (Engineering Manager / Staff Engineer).

Our engineering values

  • Business problem is a real problem → We are partner for business
  • Be pragmatic and make it possible
  • We are data driven
  • You own it you run it
  • Learn, develop and share


    • Top-notch HQ – 2500 square meters filled with tech and goodies such as a barista, lunches, and brunches! All in a great location, close to the city center and with access to free parking spaces
    • Remote-friendly workplace – hybrid or remote model of work (depending on your location) and all the resources you need to set up your home office
    • The best possible tools – easy access to the latest technology, our own apps, a Macbook, and industry-standard software
    • Health & Wellness – private healthcare, life insurance, weekly massage sessions, mental health support, and a subsidized MultiSport card
    • Fair compensation – performance-based pay raises and bonuses for employee referrals
    • Career development – internal workshops, training sessions, and your own personal learning budget
    • Work from the places you love most possibility to work remotely from anywhere in the world for up to 90 days a year****
    • Vacation & time off 26 paid vacation days and 1 extra Better Future Day for actively making our world a better place

    More about us:

    We are experts in the unboxing experience. We create revolutionary technology that supports the growing packaging needs of all business models. Our proprietary software unleashes creativity, speeds up packaging development, and automates mundane tasks. Above all else, we help connect brands with sustainable yet affordable packaging solutions.

    While Packhelp HQ is based in Poland, our thriving community of product engineers, creatives, marketers, and more work around the globe in countries such as Spain, France, and the Netherlands. In 2021, we revamped the Packhelp office to be an inclusive, supportive, and engaging space, no matter where our awesome employees are based. Come and see for yourself!


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    2. Direct contact with the Controller is possible at the Controller’s address: ul. Julianowska 61, 05-500 Piaseczno or at the e-mail address: gdpr@packhelp.com,
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