Engineering Team Lead (Reliability Team)


Remote / Poland
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: IT
  • Industry: Software
  • Post Date: 09/13/2023
  • Website:
  • Company Address: 225 Bush Street #300, San Francisco, CA, 94104
  • Salary Range: $50,000 - $150,000

About SmartRecruiters

SmartRecruiters social recruiting platform combines awesome free recruiting software with the best on-demand services to make hiring social, collaborative, enjoyable and, well…EASY!

Job Description

The SmartRecruiters Internal Engineering Team is looking for an Engineering Team Lead to strengthen and lead our Reliability Team. If you are passionate about monitoring tools, automation, and keeping production up and running in a great manner, we have a spot with your name on it!

You will:

  • Collaborate with other teams across the R&D department to pursue highly available and reliable systems, ensuring optimal and consistent performance and platform uptime
  • Improve, automate, and grow SmartRecruiters reliability tools suite
  • Drive the Disaster Recovery procedures and exercises with related documentation
  • Respond to client threats and remediate issues
  • Evangelize other team members, direct reports, and peers to win as one
  • Support the engineering team in taking ownership of related infrastructure components
  • Refine and drive DevOps culture for the whole organization
  • Provide technical vision and leadership for the empowered team
  • Mentor and coach members of the engineering team
  • Document standards, best practices, and policies

We want you to: 

  • Make a difference
  • Have a positive, can-do attitude
  • Do the right thing, not the "easy" thing
  • Give and receive support from our awesome engineering team

Company Description

SmartRecruiters is a values-driven, global-minded, and well-funded tech employer on a mission to connect people to jobs at scale. As a global leader in enterprise recruitment software, SmartRecruiters offers a cloud-based global Hiring Success platform that allows teams to attract, select, and hire the best talent. 4,000 companies worldwide rely on SmartRecruiters to achieve hiring success—including brands like Bosch, LinkedIn, Skechers, and Visa—using recruitment marketing, CRM, AI, ATS, and a marketplace of 600+ connected vendors all within one scalable platform.

SmartRecruiters was recognized by Forbes as one of the Best Employers in 2020. We are proud to offer a collaborative, diverse, and remote-friendly work environment, as well as competitive salaries and generous equity. We believe in promotion from within, so high performance can lead to upward mobility. Needless to say, we make sure you’re taken care of. Our inclusive office environment welcomes and respects all.


  • Experience in designing, developing, and operating distributed web-based system
  • Experience with AWS (or another cloud provider), Kubernetes, IaC tools and practices
  • Very good coding and scripting skills (Bash, Python, Java)
  • Proven understanding of SDLC practices
  • Excellent debugging and troubleshooting skills
  • Working knowledge of industry standards and best practices 
  • Excellent technical project management skills
  • Good understanding of agile processes and techniques
  • Passion for supporting team members in their career growth
  • Experience managing database systems, both SQL and No-SQL is a plus
  • While not strictly required we see most of our Team Leads have 6+ years of professional experience including at least 1 year on a leadership position
  • Strong communication skills, with a good understanding of English, both verbal and written 

Additional Information

SmartRecruiters is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

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