Site Reliability Manager


Pasadena, CA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: IT
  • Industry: Consumer
  • Post Date: 09/14/2021
  • Website:
  • Company Address: 766 E Colorado Blvd, Suite 200, Pasadena, CA, 91101

About BallerTV

BallerTV is building the world's largest sports network, starting with youth sports. We’ve built proprietary live streaming and logistics technology to cover the long tail of sports at an unprecedented scale. We’ve live streamed over 300k basketball, volleyball, soccer and lacrosse games in 2021, and we're experiencing hyper growth as COVID-19 has accelerated the adoption and demand for live streaming.

Want to join a team focused on connecting families and communities everywhere through the unifying power of live sports? Let’s chat!

Job Description

BallerTV is a venture-backed startup building the world's largest sports network from the ground up. In 2021, BallerTV live streamed over 300,000 youth basketball, volleyball, soccer and lacrosse games, powered by groundbreaking autonomous video capture and logistics technology. Similar to the early days of ESPN, BallerTV is rapidly expanding the spectrum of sports coverage and changing the landscape of sports broadcasting.

As Site Reliability Engineering Manager at BallerTV, you will be responsible for building team health and impact while also contributing critical leadership to the broader engineering organization and to building BallerTV into a once-in-a-generation sports media business.The SRE team ensures that the foundations of our technology stack remain robust and reliable while we scale to 1 million games and beyond.

*We are open to remote candidates for this role.

As a Site Reliability Engineering Manager you will be responsible for:

  • Leading a team responsible for site reliability including monitoring, emergency response, change management, demand forecasting, capacity planning, provisioning, efficiency & performance, etc
  • Hiring and Mentoring of SREs
  • Building software and systems to manage infrastructure and customer-facing applications through automation
  • Ensuring stability of, among other products, our video infrastructure as we live stream 1M+ games/year
  • Working closely with product engineering to design, build, deploy and support new and existing services 


You’ll come to BallerTV with:

  • 3+ years of experience leading an SRE Team
  • Track record of building and managing high-performance SRE teams
  • Experience with distributed systems in a production operations environment
  • Advanced experience with programming languages (Ruby/Rails, Python, Javascript, Java)
  • Experience building and managing mission critical systems on top of modern cloud services
  • A strong track record and history of technical and management success
  • Prior experience as an engineer in a large-scale distributed service-oriented architecture
  • Experience with Infrastructure technologies such as AWS, Docker, Kubernetes, Tensorflow, etc 
  • Experience with Infrastructure as code (e.g. Terraform, Puppet, Chef, Ansible, Salt, Fabric, etc)
  • Developer toolchains including SCM tools, Build platforms, test frameworks, CI/ CD products
  • Bonus points for large scale Video Streaming experience
  • You enjoy working with others and bring a positive attitude every day
  • Strong communication skills and ability to work effectively across business and technical teams

Why BallerTV?

  • Competitive Salary
  • Generous Equity stock options
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • 401k Plan
  • Unlimited Vacation
  • Immediate impact on the growth of the business



We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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