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Senior Site Reliability Engineer (SRE)

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San Francisco, CA
$160,000 - $190,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Apr 03, 2018
Job ID
Be a part of an amazing company with a massive technical infrastructure and join their Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) team and play an Integral role at the intersection of software engineering and infrastructure/systems engineering. In this role, you will with work to make services secure, highly available, and reliable and performant to users. The team has a unique opportunity to advocate and participate in building services that are resilient, effectively monitored, alerted and self-healed by applying software engineering practices to operate the site. In addition to troubleshooting systems, networks (TCP/IP), and code, you will be looking for opportunities to improve, seeking out reliability gaps and looking for tools/code to fill those gaps. This is a very fast-paced, dynamic, and technology-driven environment. Will oversee and mentor other less experienced staff. 

  • Minimum of a Bachelors Degree in E.E., Math, Computer Science, Computer Engineering or similar
  • 10+ years as a strong developer, performance engineering, systems engineering with a passion for reliability. 
  • Hands-on Software engineering skills including Java, Python, Scala etc.
  • Expert knowledge in large-scale web operations and web-based Java/J2EE architectures and JVM configurations
  • Must have experience in large distributed systems environment, large data environment.
  • Prior experience in site availability and improving efficiencies.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills to work in a fast-paced and rapidly changing dynamic environment
  • Strong skills in data structures, relational and NoSQL databases, networking, web architectures, UNIX flavors
  • Prior experience as an SRE in another high volume internet company
  • Deep experience in systems (OS Kernels, networks etc.)
  • Prior experience as a lead or supervisor
  • Masters Degree