About this role

The operations team is looking for someone who loves simple solutions to complex problems. Your primary role will be working alongside others to evolve Sentry’s data storage systems. Additionally, you’ll contribute to vision of Engineering Operations in a world of cloud providers. When nothing else needs your attention, you will aid other engineering teams in their efforts to both grow and sustain Sentry.

You’ll succeed at this role if:

  • You’ve learned the importance of the decisions your team makes and how they impact the product you help support.
  • You’re not afraid to dig into Linux internals during the troubleshooting process.
  • You have a small Rolodex of lessons learned from interacting with technology and teammates.
  • You've seen networks make and break hosted solutions; and have direct experience with growing and maintaining distributed systems.
  • You’re familiar with the various SaaS ecosystems and have taken ownership of a service you once knew nothing about.
  • You’ve got expertise in an area that your teammates currently don’t, and you’re willing to share it.
You’ll contribute to our team on Day 1 if you have relevant experience in the technologies we use:
  • System Administration: Debian, GCE, Docker
  • Data Storage: PostgreSQL, ClickHouse, Redis
  • Environment Management: Saltstack, Kubernetes, Terraform
  • TCP/HTTP Routing: HAProxy, NGINX, Envoy


  • 3+ years relevant experience
  • Strong knowledge of replicated and distributed data storage systems
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and ability to articulate technical concepts clearly and succinctly
  • In the San Francisco Bay Area or willing to relocate
  • Bonus: experience contributing to or maintaining open source projects


  • Contribute to an open source product used by tens of thousands of companies
  • Be part of an experienced and renowned team that has worked on some of the world's most popular software products and open source tools
  • Competitive salary and meaningful equity
  • 100% medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • Commuter subsidy
  • 401k
  • Charitable matching program
  • Generous parental leave policy and 529 College Savings Plan
  • Flexible working schedule and vacation policy, and real work/life balance
  • Company events (Hack Weeks, All Hands, quarterly social events) and friends and family events
  • Relocation assistance


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