PlacePass: Site Reliability Engineer
77 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02110

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As a member of the SRE team, you will help improve our software architecture, security, and infrastructure. You will be key in helping support our SpringBoot / Golang / NodeJS microservice architecture hosted in AWS.


About PlacePass:

Founded in 2016 and located in the heart of Boston, PlacePass is building a world-class tours, activities, and events marketplace to transform the way people discover the world. Our team takes pride in making it easier for people to access and book great things to do. In addition to the placepass.com consumer brand, our white label platform powers co-branded websites for the worlds top travel companies across hotel, air, and car sectors.


Some of your responsibilities will include:

  • Managing truly Immutable Infrastructure via the use of Terraform and Ignition
  • Working extensively with containers from local Development through to Production
  • Improving our systems Observability using tools including Prometheus, Grafana, Loki and Sentry
  • Developing and maintaining our Continuous Delivery pipelines
  • Helping us rearchitect and migrate our infrastructure to Kubernetes

Desired background:

  • 1-2 years DevOps/SRE experience with a major cloud provider, preferably AWS
  • Working in an infrastructure as code
  • Comfortable working with at least one programming language like Ruby / Python / Golang / NodeJS
  • Containers experience Docker with Podman / CRI-O / Kubernetes a plus
  • CI/CD pipelines GoCD / Concourse / Jenkins Pipelines
  • Observability tools like Sentry / Honeycomb / ELK
  • Solid understand of Unix/Linux systems and tooling

PlacePass benefits & perks:

  • Equity ownership in a well-funded and fast-growing startup
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • FSA + Dependent Care FSA
  • 401k
  • Tax-advantaged commuter benefits
  • Unlimited vacation policy
  • $500 annual credit for tours and activities on PlacePass.com
  • $500 annual professional development budget
  • Global Entry & TSA Pre reimbursement
  • Free onsite gym access
  • Free locked bike storage
  • Catered weekly lunches
  • Friday happy hours (stocked with beer on tap, cold brew, and kombucha)
  • Company-wide trips and outings (skiing, boating, camping, bowling to name a few)


Full-time