2022-12-04 Google Operations Center
Senior Site Reliability Engineer
Remote, Australia

About Wing: 

Wing is reshaping the future of delivery. We are an on-demand drone delivery service that can deliver food, medicine or other items within minutes. We’ve also developed an uncrewed traffic management platform to safely route drones through the sky. Our service is faster, safer and produces far less pollution than traditional delivery. Originally created in 2012 within X, the Moonshot Factory, Wing is now an Alphabet company.

About the Role: 

Wing is looking for a Site Reliability Engineer to join our Wing Engineering team based remotely, or in Wing's Palo Alto Offices.

What You’ll Do: 

  • Promote and instill a robust system reliability / SRE culture across Wing.
  • Influence and contribute to the Wing Engineering's overall technical strategy.
  • Plan and execute cross functional projects that improve reliability and/or efficiency.
  • Work collaboratively with SWEs across Wing to improve robustness of production systems.
    • Engage with new projects before launch, review designs
    • Be available for consultation or to work side by side with SWEs on reliability concerns
    • Perform service capacity planning, and conduct launch reviews for systems running on internal Google production systems or the Google Cloud Platform.
  • Build, adapt and standardize common frameworks, infrastructure, and processes to be used across Wing to ensure production systems are stable and resilient.
  • Consult with and mentor oncall engineering team(s), primarily staffed by SWEs, to harmonize oncall and incident management processes, facilitate review of production outages, drive ongoing improvements to mitigate future impacts. Participate in oncall/on-duty responsibilities.
  • Drive the adoption and growth of SRE at Wing, likely helping to grow the SRE team over the coming years.
  • Lead, mentor and help grow other engineers, both SRE and generalist roles.

What You’ll Need: 

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, a related technical field involving software/systems engineering, or equivalent practical experience.
  • Experience programming in at least one of the following languages: C, C++, Java, Python, or Go.
  • Experience with algorithms and data structures.
  • Prior SRE or similar production reliability engineering experience.


  • Experience building and leading SRE teams and efforts.
  • Experience in environments with critical safety requirements or the aerospace industry.
  • Prior experience deploying and managing systems on internal Google Production systems or Google Cloud Platform.
  • Passion or experience in aviation, robotics, transportation, logistics, or similar industries.
At Wing, we don’t just accept difference - we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products and our community. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.
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