SRE / DevOps Engineer

Engineering /
Permanent /
👫 About the team

At Equativ, we’re on a mission to develop advertising technologies that empower our customers to reach their digital business goals. This means that we rely on massively scalable, widely distributed, highly available, and efficient software systems; the platform deals with over 3 millions requests per second managed by 3,000 servers.

Our innovation team based in Paris, Nantes, Limoges, Krakow and Berlin is composed of 100+ straightforward and energetic engineers working in an Agile environment and ready to tackle the most complex technical challenges.

Your mission 👇

Within infrastructure BU you will join the Platform department that strives to develop and deploy self-serve tooling to empower our RnD team.
As a member of our application SRE team, you will work closely with dev and platform teams to:
- Accelerate time to market and reliability of our backend services
- Ensure that our platform availability fulfills its SLA of 99.95%.

What you will do ✏️

As a backend application SRE, your key responsibilities will be:

Communication Bridge
- Act as the primary liaison between the R&D and Platform, DevSecOps and Ops teams

Aligning Best Practices:
- Implement and align DevOps mindset and best practices, including SLOs framework, monitoring, and alerting, across diverse applications.
- Work closely with dev teams to ensure adherence to industry standards and best practices, optimizing the efficiency and reliability of our platform.

Knowledge Sharing:
- Facilitate knowledge transfer sessions to empower development teams with increased autonomy on DevOps matters and improved services reliability

Production awareness:
- Assist on identifying service errors, instability patterns and latency issues
- Actively participate in production impediments (PIMPs), postmortems, and incident handling, contributing to a proactive production environment.
- Provide insights and recommendations for improving production processes and preventing future incidents.

About you 👋

- Master degree in Computer science or similar field of study.
- 2+ years of System or Software Engineering experience ideally in the web industry.
- Fluent with DevOps practices.
- Experience in at least one of the following topics: CI/CD pipelines (gitlab, …), Kubernetes administration (Rancher, argoCD, …), Monitoring and alerting (prometheus, grafana stack, …) with a focus on backend applications
- Experience working with IaC (Terraform, GitOps, …).
- Autonomous and innovative mindset.
- Working proficiency and communication skills in verbal and written English.

Nice to have:
- Experience with troubleshooting live incidents and incident management.
- Experience in software development (Go, Python or equivalent).

How you'll grow 🚀 

Within 1 month:
- You'll be just finishing your onboarding.
- You'll probably have tackled a few small tasks with your peers.

Within 4 months:
- You'll be trusted to endorse weekly Green Lantern role to assist day to day BE requests.
- You'll be assigned to minor tasks to ramp up on our stacks and processes.

Within 9 months:
- You'll be leading critical projects (Priority 0).
- You'll be evolving in our technical architecture discussion.
- You’ll start getting a grasp on the AdTech business.
👋 About us 
Equativ is the new single name for Smart Adserver, DynAdmic, LiquidM and Nowtilus — four proven innovators in advertising technology. The vertically integrated company provides brand and privacy-safe solutions that empower its clients to achieve maximum impact while respecting the rights of consumers. The union combines client expertise and engineering excellence to serve the interests of both the supply- side and demand-side with equal professionalism and technical sophistication.

Headquartered in Paris and New York, Equativ operates globally with a team of more than 550 people in 20 offices. Equativ offers the market its own independent ad server, SSP, buyer tools, and media services to fulfill the promise of advertising technology. Learn more at

The company is ranked on the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 EMEA and in the Financial Times’ FT 1000: Europe’s Fastest-Growing Companies.

Equativ (formerly Smart AdServer) has been awarded the HappyIndex@Work label and is proud to be among the best companies in the ChooseMyCompany ranking, recognized for its flexible working environment.

Come and lead the charge with us in building a transparent ecosystem based on quality!

Equativ is an equal opportunity employer. Equal access to employment, services, and programs are available to everyone, regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, or Veteran status. If you require reasonable accommodation throughout the application and/or interview process, please contact the recruitment team at