Site Reliability Engineer – Remote work

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Site Reliability Engineer

Summary

The Site Reliability Engineer (SRE) position requires a mix of strategic engineering and design along with hands-on, technical work. An ideal candidate will have experience in being a Systems Administrator that has moved on to DevOps/Automation in their career, and have coding skills to automate tasks and build tools to help with our service operations. The SRE will configure, tune, and troubleshoot multi-tiered systems to achieve optimal application performance, stability and availability. The SRE will work closely with the software engineers, infrastructure and network engineers to deploy and maintain our services.

Key Qualifications

  • Strong sense of ownership, customer service, and integrity demonstrated through clear communication.
  • Deep understanding of the Linux and system administration at large-scale
  • Understanding of standard networking protocols and components such as: HTTP, DNS, TCP/IP, the OSI Model, Subnetting and Load Balancing strategies.
  • Coding experience using a high-level programming language like: Python, Golang
  • Experience running docker based workloads in production using a platform like Nomad.

Description

  • The successful candidate will be highly self-motivated with a passion for excellence, quality and attention to detail.
  • Responsibilities of the SRE include the following:
  • Keeping the lights on – Oncall and Alert Handling.
  • Manage new build-outs (additions and decommissions)
  • Develop and maintain scripts used for environment monitoring and task automation (Python, Ansible, Puppet)
  • Experience setting up and managing monitoring tools such as Graphite, Prometheus, InfluxDB, Grafana
  • Set priorities and work efficiently in a fast-paced environment
  • Measure and optimize system performance
  • Demonstrate ability to deliver results on time with high quality Experience with Docker, Spinnaker, Kubernetes and AWS is a plus.

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