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Senior Site Reliability Engineer (SRE)

Core Scientific

Core Scientific

Software Engineering
Posted on Tuesday, July 2, 2024

Who We Are

Bold. Unapologetic. Hardworking. We are building something special. Put simply: We power and secure the next global financial system.

At Core Scientific, we host best-in-class enterprise level blockchain hardware in exspansive, state-of-the-art data center facilities. Our proprietary software stack automates blockchain mining optimization, pushes machine images and firmware, and monitors all aspects of our operations, ensuring our customers receive the highest possible ROI on their hardware investment.

But what makes us different from others in our industry, apart from our unrivaled white-glove customer service? We invest heavily in growing our own digital asset holdings and pioneering innovative financial products and services to maximize our own, and our customers' portfolios, through blockchain technology.

Come join us as we focus exclusively on the game-changing, hypergrowth financial technologies that are already diversifying markets and democratizing access to stores of value. Pioneering an industry isn’t for the faint of heart. We require smart, creative, collaborative minds, who work hard and fast.

Intrigued? Then apply and be a part of something truly revolutionary at Core Scientific.


Sr. Site Reliability Engineer

Reports To

Site Reliability Engineering Manager


  • Define, capture, and interpret product/system requirements
  • Build, integrate, test, monitor and deploy code across cloud and on-premises infrastructure
  • Write plans, coordinate, and deploy applications via automation
  • Write documentation to share knowledge with the team
  • Drive secure, immutable infrastructure through infrastructure as code, thoughtful security practices and common orchestration tools
  • Drive best practices across the Site Reliability Engineering team
  • Foster open, respectful, and professional communication directly within the team as well as with co-workers/ teammates and leaders across the organization.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • 5+ years’ experience in SRE, DevOps, and/or Infrastructure Engineering
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; team player
  • Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to define, capture, interpret product/system requirements
  • Strong experience using Infrastructure as Code, Configuration Management, & Orchestration tools – we use mostly Terraform, Helm, Kustomize, and Ansible
  • Strong understanding of cloud environments – we use AWS, but experience in other clouds is also a plus
  • Strong experience with Kubernetes and virtualization
  • Strong experience with build and release management – we primarily use Github Actions, makefiles, and Python scripts
  • Strong experience with telemetry – metrics, logs, traces, writing monitors
  • Intermediate scripting ability (Bash, Python, Make)
  • Basic networking knowledge; OSI model, TCP/UDP, DHCP, DNS, routing, and HTTP

Work Environment

This job operates in a remote office and generally uses laptop computers and smartphones.

Position Type/ Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position. You are expected to be available generally around U.S. time zones. You will be part of an on-call rotation. The current rotation is 1 week every 5 weeks.


On rare occasions, you may be invited to attend off-site team building and planning.