Sr. Site Reliability Engineer

Infrastructure and CloudRemote, United States

Sr. Site Reliability Engineer


Imperva’s Infrastructure and Cloud team is looking for a highly technical Sr. Site Reliability Engineer to drive innovation, scale, and create operational excellence for the Imperva globally distributed network.  As an SRE in the ICO organization, you approach solving, supporting, and optimizing the infrastructure programmatically.  You will work to improve the overall availability, reliability, performance, and security of the infrastructure for Imperva’s customers.


  • Establish metrics for data-driven decisions to help increase availability, reliability, and velocity
  • Apply SRE core tenets of measurement (SLI/SLO/SLA), eliminate toil, and reliability modeling
  • Build and maintain, and evolve SLO and SLI network/system/application baselines
  • Provide go/no go preplanning, verification/validation, and review of existing and new product/services
  • Proactively analyze data and test the integrity of network/systems to ensure production applications and services are operating optimally
  • Work with internal and external customers as needed to troubleshoot and resolve business affecting issues
  • Escalations, incident response, RCA, and blameless postmortem 
  • Participate in 24x7 on-call rotation


  • BS/MS in computer science, engineering, or a related technical discipline or equivalent experience
  • 8+ years of professional experience within a cloud/web/CDN scale infrastructure
  • Experience programming in any combination  of Python and Go
  • Expert knowledge of Linux systems (specifically UBUNTU)
  • Network programming and understanding of how protocols work: TCP, UDP, DNS, TLS/SSL, HTTP
  • Experience with BGP is required
  • Experience with DevOps principles and concepts such as Infrastructure as Code (Ansible or Saltstack) and monitoring and visualization (Prometheus, Grafana)
  • Experience with containers and container management  (Docker, Kubernetes)
  • Experience analyzing and building data telemetry, modeling, pipelines, UI visualization
  • Experience in troubleshooting and monitoring large scale distributed systems
  • Working knowledge and experience of Agile software development methodologies
  • Outstanding collaboration and communication, and documentation skills with a proven ability to work cross-functionally to establish and meet OKRs
  • Prefer experience with big data technologies such as NoSQL/RDBMS, Redis, ElasticSearch, or Kafka

Our Company:
Imperva is the cybersecurity leader whose mission is to help organizations protect their data and all paths to it. Customers around the world trust Imperva to protect their applications, data and websites from cyber attacks. With an integrated approach combining edge, application security and data security, Imperva protects companies through all stages of their digital journey. Imperva Research Labs and our global intelligence community enable Imperva to stay ahead of the threat landscape and seamlessly integrate the latest security, privacy and compliance expertise into our solutions. Learn more on the Imperva website or company blog, and follow Imperva on LinkedIn and Twitter.


Imperva offers a competitive compensation package that includes base salary, medical, flexible time off and more. It’s an exciting time to work in cybersecurity. The anticipated base salary range for this position is $158,00 - $238,000. The salary offered will be determined based on the candidate’s experience, knowledge, skills, other qualifications, and location. Learn about Imperva products and services at and career opportunities at

Legal Notice:

Imperva is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, pregnancy, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, protected veteran status, medical condition or disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.