Site Reliability Engineer

Engineering San Mateo, California


IPSY is a creative and fast-growing beauty company headquartered in San Mateo, CA. We are looking for a hardworking Site Reliability Engineer to join our growing Engineering team. If you are hands-on and thrive in a fluid, high-performance, entrepreneurial environment and have a passion for learning and innovation, we want to hear from you.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work directly with Software Engineers to develop maintainable and reliable services.
  • Handle and document processes/solutions for operational tasks (provisioning, upgrades, outages, etc).
  • Forecast capacity needs and implement auto-scaling policies.
  • Develop and manage build/deployment pipelines.
  • Build monitoring dashboards and notification schemes.
  • Collaborate with Infrastructure Engineers to improve infrastructure tools and applications (CI/CD, logging, monitoring, etc).

Must-Have Qualifications:

  • Experience using AWS services such as EC2, ELB, and RDS.
  • Experience using CI/CD systems such as Jenkins.
  • Experience with Infrastructure-as-Code tools such as Terraform.
  • Proficiency in at least one programming language such as Python, Ruby, or Java.
  • Administration experience with application frameworks such as Rails or Spring.
  • Experience with application monitoring and alerting in a production setting.
  • Working knowledge of the TCP/IP stack.

Nice-to-Have Qualifications:

  • System administration experience of Redhat/CentOS-based systems.
  • Experience with time-series and monitoring systems such as Graphite or InfluxDB/Grafana.
  • Experience with log aggregation and analytics systems such as SumoLogic or Splunk.
  • Experience with PCI compliance.
  • Experience with eCommerce infrastructure.
  • Experience with database administration.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

About us:

IPSY was founded with one singular mission: to inspire individuals around the world to express their unique beauty. That’s how the IPSY Glam Bag came to life. With five products personalized for you—plus articles, videos, and more on—you’re free to try new things and express who you are. IPSY Shopper takes our mission to the next level by making beauty more accessible, rewarding, and liberating than ever before. And with IPSY Gen Beauty, Open Studios, and all the creator content that we post each day, our intention has remained the same: to give every individual the tools to form their own definition of beauty. With over 3M members and 8K digital content creators in our community, and generating over half a billion monthly content views, we’re just getting started.

IPSY is headquartered in the Bay Area with an office in New York City and a studio production and editing facility in Los Angeles. The company achieved profitability in its first year and raised a series B round of $100M with Sherpa Capital and TPG in 2015. We owe all of our success to our inspiring, energizing employees who make exceptional things happen every single day—fearless thinking, tenacity, and a pioneering spirit push us forward. From marketing and media to engineering and operations, we are united in our goal to democratize beauty, making it accessible and affordable for everyone and fearlessly representing individuality and inclusivity. We dream. We empower. We create. And we have great fun doing it together.

Take a look at for some exciting opportunities to join our team. And check us out at, @ipsyofficial on Snapchat, and @ipsy on Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, and Twitter.