Site Reliability Engineer

About CircleBlack, Inc.

CircleBlack's mission is to empower advisors to deliver prosperity to families and communities. Our modern cloud-based software platform allows advisors to deepen their relationships with clients by improving the quality of advisor-client communications. Our products provide the best user experience, enabling advisors to differentiate from the competition to win more business and retain clients. Our streamlined workflows reduce the time advisors spend on low-value administrative work so they can focus on high-value client activities.

CircleBlack is unlocking the potential of the WealthTech ecosystem by delivering an interoperable, all-in-one cloud-based software platform. CircleBlack’s platform includes performance reporting, rebalancing, billing functionality, real-time two-way connectivity to custodian and held-away accounts, and a range of 3rd party CRM, planning, and risk tools. Over 100 advisory firms and 1,000 advisors leverage CircleBlack technology to deliver prosperity to families and communities. 

About the role

  • As an SRE at CircleBlack, you will play a critical role in optimizing our cloud infrastructure and ensuring high availability and reliability for our services. You will work closely with the engineering and operations teams to implement automation, monitor systems performance, and drive continuous improvement. Your expertise in Elastic, Terraform, Ansible, and AWS will be instrumental in maintaining our mission-critical Systems. 


  • Design, build, and maintain highly available and scalable infrastructure in AWS.
  • Implement infrastructure as code (IaC) using Terraform to automate deployment and management of cloud resources.
  • Utilize Ansible for configuration management and automation of routine tasks.
  • Administer and optimize Elastic Stack (Elasticsearch, Logstash, Kibana) for monitoring, log management, and analytics.
  • Collaborate with development teams to ensure applications are designed with reliability and scalability in mind.
  • Create and maintain comprehensive system and application documentation.
  • Continuously monitor, analyze, and troubleshoot system and application performance issues.
  • Develop and maintain alerting and monitoring systems to proactively identify and address potential issues.
  • Participate in on-call rotation to provide 24/7 support for critical systems.
  • Contribute to incident response and post-incident analysis to improve system reliability.
  • Stay up-to-date with industry best practices and emerging technologies to drive innovation in SRE processes.
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field (or equivalent work experience).
  • Proven experience as an SRE or in a similar role, preferably with expertise in Elastic, Terraform, Ansible, and AWS.
  • Strong knowledge of AWS services, including EC2, RDS, S3, VPC, and more.
  • Proficiency in infrastructure as code (IaC) and Terraform.
  • Experience with Ansible for automation and configuration management.
  • Expertise in administering and optimizing Elastic Stack.
  • Strong understanding of system monitoring, alerting, and performance analysis tools.
  • Knowledge of software development and deployment practices.
  • Excellent problem-solving and troubleshooting skills.
  • Strong scripting and programming skills (Python, Bash, etc.).
  • Effective communication and collaboration skills.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with Database (RDS) high availability and disaster recovery solutions
  • AWS certification(s) (e.g., AWS Certified Solutions Architect, AWS Certified DevOps Engineer).
  • Experience with containerization technologies (Docker, Kubernetes).
  • Familiarity with CI/CD pipelines and version control systems.
  • Previous experience in a high-availability, cloud-based environment.

If you are a motivated SRE with expertise in Elastic, Terraform, Ansible, and AWS, and you are passionate about ensuring the reliability of cloud-based services, we encourage you to apply and be a part of our team!

Legal Disclosure

CircleBlack, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

Product Development

Boston, MA

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