Site Reliability Engineer
Company: Oscar Health
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: October 19, 2020
Hi, we're Oscar. We're hiring a Site Reliability Engineer to
join our Engineering team in our LA office.
Oscar is a technology-driven, consumer-focused health insurance
startup founded in 2012 and headquartered in New York City. Our
goal is to make health insurance simple, transparent, and human. We
need your help to do so.
About this role:
Oscar's business depends on trust. From forging relationships with
our members through our Concierge teams to storing their Protected
Health Information (PHI) in secure databases, a trust chain weaves
through all that we do at Oscar. The Site Reliability Engineering
team at Oscar is one of the links in this chain; the
infrastructural and platform layer decisions that we make impact
the availability and security of our services, and affect all
interactions with members and providers.
As an Oscar SRE, you'll join a diverse and passionate team of
builders and operators. We take pride in our ability to operate
complex machinery and resolve incidents with a cool demeanor. You
will help architect the systems from the ground up that are driving
a new type of insurance company and ensure our site and important
services are always available.
You will report to the Associate Director of Site Reliability
Engineering in the NYC office.
What we're actually doing:
The following is a list of daily tasks we oversee:
- Evaluate and help resolve a variety of requests coming from the
- Guide teams with a focus on automation, maintainability, and
- Monitor availability, latency and overall system
- Contribute to capacity planning, demand forecasting, software
performance analysis, and systems tuning.
- Improve and keep documentation updated.
- Help overall knowledge sharing across Oscar.
You at Oscar
- You care about operations.
- You care about automation.
- You can balance company needs with tech needs.
- You're passionate about technologies, whether it be a new shiny
new thing or an arcane, ill-conceived protocol; our company may be
new, but the healthcare industry isn't!
- You maintain calm while troubleshooting production
- You have 2+ years of professional experience.
We believe diversity is an essential ingredient in building
Life at Oscar:
At Oscar, being an Equal Opportunity Employer means more than
upholding discrimination-free hiring practices. It means that we
cultivate an environment where people can be their most authentic
selves and find both belonging and support. We're on a mission to
change health care -- an experience made whole by our unique
backgrounds and perspectives.
We encourage our members to care for their whole selves, and we
encourage our employees to do the same with comprehensive medical
benefits, generous paid-time off, paid parental leave, retirement
plans, company social events, stocked kitchens, wellness programs,
and volunteer opportunities.
Oscar applicants are considered solely based on their
qualifications, without regard to applicant's disability or need
for accommodation. Any Oscar applicant who requires reasonable
accommodations during the application process should contact the
Oscar Benefits Team (email@example.com) to make the need
for an accommodation known.
Pay Transparency Policy:
Oscar ensures that you won't be discharged or discriminated against
based on whether you've inquired about, discussed, or disclosed
your pay. Read the full policy here.
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