Fractional SRE

About Forward

Forward is a consulting firm that works exclusively with independent consultants to help startups build their engineering organizations.

About the Work

Company Stage: Seed

Keywords: aws, IaC, observability, infrasec

Term: 3-6 months with possibility of extension

Hours per week: 20

Budget: $150-$200/hour

Timeline: Immediate

Timezone Constraints: 6 hours overlap with ET

Geographic Constraints: None


We’re working with a company that uses LLMs to create tools for assessing risk in the insurance space.

They’re looking for someone who can

  • Automate set up and tear down of their single tenant, multi instance infrastructure
  • Extend the monitoring and alerting they have in place
  • Manage infrasec as they advance to the Type 2 phase of their SOC 2 audit

You’d be working alongside another fractional SRE from Forward who’s tackling a separate project and reporting into the CTO. The team is as a whole is 6 engineers.

About You

Roughly in order of importance:

  • You have experience operating as an SRE
  • You have experience working at early stage startups
  • You have experience managing ICs
  • You have 10+ years experience

If this role sounds interesting to you, we’d love to hear from you here.

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