In the not too distant past creating infrastructures for your platforms and apps was sort of a build to launch and then scale up as you grow. While unfortunately many engineering teams still live in this world, the teams that have built truly scalable, distributed, architectures know that scale can come quickly and early.
Luckily Site Reliability is no longer left awkwardly to a few developers & systems admin hacking through it…it has now become its own entity. With its own culture.
The best apps in the world are only the best because of their under the hood performance. SRE’s are vital.
This is why, at PeopleOps, we carved out SRE Jobs. A dedicated practice group focused on curating opportunities for the SRE community.