SRE - Site Reliability Engineer (Open to full remote)

  • Contract Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Paris, France (75018)


BackMarket is the number one European (and soon global) marketplace specializing in the sale of fully refurbished tech devices.

Job Description

Back Market is the world’s leading refurbished electronics marketplace with a team of more than 650, powering operations in 16 countries (and counting!).

Back Market is undergoing meteoric growth and has raised $884 million, with a valuation of $5.7 billion. Our mission is simple: empowering people to buy tech sustainably by offering folks a high quality, accessible, and more eco-friendly alternative to buying new electronics. Why? Refurbished tech helps lower our collective environmental impact.

Be part of a great and growing adventure that will change the way the world consumes tech.

Site Reliability Engineer

The SRE team at Back Market is tasked with ensuring the stability and performance of our services. While supporting a distributed platform, your main responsibility will be to aid feature teams to define their objectives of system resilience and performance, and help guide them toward a state of operational excellence. 

As a distributed function, we’re heavily involved in defining global architecture roadmaps, as well as advancing a technology vision that will allow our teams to achieve their resiliency goals. As part of that mission, you’ll aid our feature teams with incident management, technical training, architectural design decisions, as well as support product launches.

Your mission:

  • Aid our technical teams to be in full control of their services’ stability and performance 
  • Be a technical expert on our technology lifecycle, and know how to use that expertise to improve our methods and tools 
  • Ensure availability and performance of the platform within SLAs
  • Increase integrated monitoring of our platform by integrating (and developing when needed) tools that are key to operating a micro-services architecture 
  • Participate in the production lifecycle (incident / change management / on call) and collaborate with the DevOps team on changes to our environment or architecture 
  • Take ownership of complex issues related to performance, reliability, and scalability, driving toward fast and replicable solutions 
  • You consider yourself a software craftsperson, in search of continuous improvement
  • Great verbal and written communication skills in English 
  • What we're looking for:

  • 2-3 years of experience in a similar role, bonus points if you’re been a software engineer in a past life 
  • Excellent communication skills, a penchant for leadership 
  • Cloud tech and related constraints are no secret for you (bonus: AWS) 
  • Solid experience with Docker / Kubernetes / Terraform / Datadog 
  • Willingness to work on-call rotation, on occasion 
  • Good understanding of Chaos Suite / Prometheus
  • Languages: Bash, Go, Python 

    • A meaningful job: through hard work, you will help avoid thousands of tons of electronic waste and fight against planned obsolescence. It counts!

    • An attractive salary, equity, multiple benefits (meal tickets, health insurance, etc...), parental benefits, #remote friendly company, relocation package, internal events, etc… 

    • Technical challenges all day every day: you will have the freedom to innovate and adopt new ideas!

    • Work with passionate experts who will share their knowledge and help you develop and grow! (Backademy, technical guilds, Meet-up & Conference) 

    • Grow your career with a flexible career path, BackMarket can help you evolve!

    • A booming scale-up: our environment is rapidly growing in Europe, the USA and soon in Asia!

    • A lot of fun: you will have the opportunity to work in a fast-paced, open-minded and friendly environment.

    BackMarket is an Equal Opportunity Employer for any minority, disability, gender identity or sexual orientation.


    Additional Information

    • Contract Type: Full-Time
    • Location: Paris, France (75018)
    • Experience: > 2 years
    • Possible full remote