Senior Engineer - Site Reliability

Last updated one month ago
Location:Wellington
Job Type:Full Time

Xero is a beautiful, easy-to-use platform that helps small businesses and their accounting and bookkeeping advisors grow and thrive.

At Xero, our purpose is to make life better for people in small business, their advisors, and communities around the world. This purpose sits at the centre of everything we do. We support our people to do the best work of their lives so that they can help small businesses succeed through better tools, information and connections. Because when they succeed they make a difference, and when millions of small businesses are making a difference, the world is a more beautiful place.

Due to Xero's ongoing growth, we are looking for a Senior Site Reliability Engineer to join our Reliability team based in Wellington.

The Reliability team is passionate about empowering our internal customers to build and operate reliable and efficient software with world class tooling. Your team will manage and develop a range of monitoring, logging and performance analysis tools for this purpose.

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Be enthusiastic about understanding systems and solving complex problems
  • Have strong communication and collaboration skills
  • Understand how to support, measure and analyse software systems in production
  • Mentor their peers by sharing their skills and experiences
  • Value engaging with both technical and non-technical staff
  • Understand software engineering and the need for continuous improvement
  • Have experience using logging and monitoring solutions to inform engineering decisions
  • Have a commitment to the Xero values: #Human, #Team, #Challenge, #Ownership, #Beautiful
  • This role will involve on-call availability and periodic overtime. If you are ready to take on a new challenge in a fast-paced organisation where the sky's the limit we want to hear from you.

    Joining Xero’s Reliability team means working for a company with big goals, making a difference in the lives of many people – your fellow engineers and small businesses around the world. As part of your awesome package, you’ll receive a competitive salary, Xero shares, great colleagues and an environment that challenges you to be the best you can be.


    Xero is an NZ Immigration Accredited Employer and Rainbow Tick certified too.

    Please include a cover letter in your application, telling us why you’re a great fit for this position.