Senior Systems Engineer

Site Reliability

Updated on 6/11/2024

Veeva Systems

Veeva Systems

5,001-10,000 employees

Cloud solutions for life sciences sector

Compensation Overview

$130k - $160kAnnually

+ Variable Bonus + Stock Bonus


Remote in USA

Required Skills
Development Operations (DevOps)
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field (or equivalent work experience)
  • 3+ years of working experience as an SRE Engineer monitoring, maintaining, and building highly available and scalable infrastructure
  • Independent learner, curious to learn new technologies
  • Experience with AWS and container orchestration tools (e.g., Kubernetes)
  • Familiarity with infrastructure as code tools (e.g., Terraform, Ansible) and version control systems (e.g., Git)
  • GitLab system administration experience
  • Experience supporting GitLab including CI/CD processes and GitLab runners
  • Solid scripting skills; experience with Shell, Bash, Ansible, Python, Go, Ruby, etc.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to troubleshoot complex issues under pressure
  • 3+ years of experience in relational databases with a mastery of SQL
  • Demonstrated history of incident management and leadership ability
  • Hands-on operational experience in a high-volume or critical production service environment
  • Effective communication skills across all levels — whether talking to individual contributors or executives
  • Experience with disaster recovery planning and implementation
  • Experience with performance tuning of databases and distributed storage systems
  • Ability to handle the periodic, on-call duty
  • Fluent in English – both written and verbal
  • We are looking for strong mentors with a proven record of making your team better
  • Take responsibility for managing production and pre-production environments, security, change management, deployment, architecture, and tools
  • Perform root cause analysis for complex failures and offer modern solutions and tools
  • Analyze performance and ensure the applications (GitLab, Jira, Confluence, TestRail, Mattermost), hosted in AWS, meet the scalability and reliability needs of our internal teams
  • Work closely with Infrastructure, DevOps, Security, and product teams to stabilize, secure, and scale applications for continued growth
  • Automate deployment, monitoring, and incident response processes to enhance system reliability and performance
  • Continuously monitor system health, proactively identify issues, and implement solutions to ensure optimal performance
  • Identify and troubleshoot performance bottlenecks and reliability issues across the stack
  • Implement best practices for cloud-based infrastructure, ensuring security, scalability, and cost efficiency
  • During an incident, lead the effort to triage and mitigate. You might need to perform periodic on-call duty if issues are escalated
  • Communicate effectively with engineering and infrastructure teams, and describe problems succinctly with sufficient detail
  • Engage in real-time communication during outages with both technical and non-technical audiences

Veeva Systems offers industry cloud solutions for the life sciences sector, providing technologies such as Vault Clinical Data Management, Vault EDC, Vault Coder, Vault Clinical Operations, Vault RIM Suite, Vault Quality Suite, Vault Safety Suite, Veeva Medical Suite, Veeva Data Cloud, and Veeva Commercial Cloud to support critical functions from R&D through commercialization. These technologies aim to streamline quality processes, manage clinical data, and improve regulatory compliance for life sciences companies.

Company Stage


Total Funding



Pleasanton, California



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth



Parental leave


Free food

Health, dental, & vision insurance

Gym membership reimbursement