Site Reliability Engineer

Job description

Your Mission, Should You Choose to Accept:

Join our passionate team of top-notch engineers to solve a real-world problem, and help people spend less time managing expenses and more time pursuing their real goals. As we revolutionize the way people manage their expenses, being part of the Expensify team means building the easiest, fastest, and most efficient platform to automate everything expense-related.

Our employees work from all over the world, but if you're looking for a change of scene we offer visa sponsorship and relocation assistance to join us at one of our rad locations:

  • San Francisco
  • Portland
  • Michigan
  • New York
  • London
  • Melbourne

Even though we work hard at Expensify, we make sure our employees are happy. Our most talked about perk is our Offshore where we spend a month abroad working from a remote location as a team. This year we’re going to Bali, do you want to join?

About Site Reliability Engineering at Expensify

The SRE team is responsible for overseeing the development, implementation, and maintenance of the infrastructure used by our applications. We work closely with the product development and engineering teams to expand and enhance our deeply integrated service platform. Our goal is to develop and support the systems and automations that drive our business-critical platform, ensuring high uptime and quality deployments, while maintaining operational flexibility.

About You

Whether you’re tuning configs or writing a new automation task, you’re self-driven and collaborative. You’re an autonomous individual who is passionate about building a stable product. You’re open to working with our engineering and customer-facing teams to make sure we’re growing in the best possible way. You’re excited by our culture of Live Rich, Have Fun, and Save the World, and have an ambition you’re incredibly passionate about that Expensify can help you achieve.

As a Site Reliability Engineer, your responsibilities will include:

  • Implementing and maintaining systems that monitor networks, server health, and application performance.
  • Configuring infrastructure systems to provide load balancing, application firewalls, reverse proxying, and related services.
  • Creating and implementing security policies that protect us and our customers.
  • Striving to deliver high availability and data redundancy throughout our platform.
  • Designing tools to help our entire engineering organization be as productive as possible.

We’re looking for someone who:

  • Communicates well, both interpersonally and in their code.
  • Knows how to solve problems by automating their solutions.
  • Has a strong foundation in security from a software, systems, and network standpoint.
  • Has experience with Linux system configuration, administration, and tuning.
  • Has experience with automated configuration management, and continuous integration (CI) systems.
  • Understands the role and impact that infrastructure can have on the organization as a whole.
  • Is passionate about “getting under the hood” of systems and technologies to understand their inner workings, and fix what needs fixing.

We’re looking for people who already have a strong background in Linux system administration to join the team. We use this as the foundation for your launchpad in Expensify, with an expectation that you’re able to carry those skills into domains you have yet to dip your feet into.

Compensation & Benefits

  • Full-time, salaried position
  • 401k with employer match
  • 100% Medical/Dental/Mental Health support/Vision contributions
  • $20k annual family planning benefit through Carrot
  • Three months of fully paid leave, with up to six months for birthing parents
  • Commuter benefits
  • Free lunch
  • Flexible vacation policy
  • Relocation available


The most widely-used receipt tracking and expense management app.