Junior Site Reliability Engineer



Software Engineering, IT
Posted on Wednesday, June 14, 2023

Junior SRE

About the Company

Clarifai is a leading, full-lifecycle deep learning AI platform for computer vision, natural language processing, audio recognition, and large language models (LLM). We help organizations transform unstructured images, video, text, and audio data into structured data at a significantly faster and more accurate rate than humans would be able to do on their own. Founded in 2013 by Matt Zeiler, Ph.D. Clarifai has been a market leader in AI since winning the top five places in image classification at the 2013 ImageNet Challenge. Clarifai continues to grow with employees remotely based throughout the United States, Canada, Brazil, India, and Estonia.

We have raised $100M in funding to date, with $60M coming from our most recent Series C, and are backed by industry leaders like Menlo Ventures, Union Square Ventures, Lux Capital, New Enterprise Associates, LDV Capital, Corazon Capital, Google Ventures, NVIDIA, Qualcomm and Osage.

Your Impact

Clarifai’s platform is a kubernetes-native distributed system that requires the orchestration of many components. Efficiently serving and training large neural networks presents unique design and infrastructure challenges. You will be critical to solving these challenges both in the context of the cloud and in on premise environments. Additionally, you will be responsible for our broader cloud infrastructure and development tools and environments.

The Opportunity

You will be joining the growing SRE team at Clarifai. Our work includes:

  • Use terraform and other IaC to manage our environments in AWS, GCP and our private cloud

  • Build kubernetes resources and tooling for deployments to the cloud and on premise

  • Build and support environments for artificial intelligence research engineers, scientists, and developers

  • Build and support our CI/CD pipeline in conversation with the rest of the engineering team


  • BS/BA in Computer Science or related degree

  • Knowledge of Kubernetes, Docker/Containerd

  • Experience using one of the major cloud providers for a project (AWS, GCP, Azure)

  • Basic knowledge of Terraform or other IaC tools

  • Basic SRE knowledge of linux, ip networks

  • Willingness to learn and grow in a startup environment

  • Ability to overlap with US East Coast (NYC) until 12pm (Eastern / NYC Time)

Great to Have

  • Knowledge of basic Microservice Architecture principles

  • Knowledge of basic security engineering principles

  • Experience with relational databases, message queues, key value stores

  • Experience writing python, golang, or any other popular programming language

  • Familiarity with any RPC framework

  • Familiarity with Helm, Tilt

  • Familiarity with Github actions/Argo CD

Clarifai is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace dedicated to pursuing, hiring, and retaining a diverse workforce.