Site Reliability Engineer

Job description

Sterblue builds software for Drones to inspect Wind Turbines and Power Lines automatically using Artificial Intelligence. From automatic 3D navigation around infrastructures to online reports and automatic defect detection, we automate the entire inspection process to help energy and utility companies strive for a cleaner future.

We are looking for a Site Reliability Engineer with experience in Cloud infrastructure management and a good team spirit. At Sterblue, you will:

  • Empower the DevOps culture in the team
    • Improve deployment automation
    • Measure and evaluate the evolution of key metrics
  • Maintain and continue building our infrastructure
    • Manage our infrastructure with Terraform
    • Manage our Kubernetes deployments
    • Improve our infrastructure reliability through monitoring and alerting
  • Additionally, if you like it, you can also contribute to:
    • Develop and optimize SQL queries and database schemas
    • Develop our NodeJS backend apps in Typescript

Ideally, the location is in Nantes, France, but Lisbon, Portugal is also possible and we are remote-friendly!


Solid experience in the following technical fields is welcome, we have high expectations on these topics. We are interested in your profile for this position if:

  • You have previous experience with Terraform and a public cloud provider
  • You have experience with Docker and Kubernetes
  • You have experience with a CI/CD tool

    Strong "plus" if you have knowledge in:

    • Istio or RabbitMQ management
    • SQL, PostgreSQL
    • Node JS and Typescript

    Additionally, here are some general skills that Sterblue people tend to have:

    • You are fluent in English (we are based in 3 countries with people from 11 nationalities)
    • You are curious and won't stop searching until you find the answer
    • You work meticulously. You like beautiful things and people around you trust you on that
    • You are fun and have a life outside of work!

    Team benefits:

    • Remote friendly (You can be 80% remote)
    • Transportation 100% carried by Sterblue
    • Good work-life balance: flexible hours, strong remote working policy
    • Meal vouchers - Ticket Restaurant of 8€ (50% paid by Sterblue)
    • International team: work with people of 11 nationalities in France, Portugal and in the US
    • Great workspace located in Nantes town center
    • One week onboarding in Lisbon to meet all the team
    • Afterworks, knowledge sharing sessions & conferences, team buildings, one week annual team event (2019 in Morocco!)