• Collaborate with the engineering team on projects as the expert on reliability, performance, and efficiency.
• Automate away the process of managing capacity, safely deploy software, and mitigate system failures.
• Proactively identify and develop areas to improve monitoring/alerting, reliability, performance, and automation
• Ability to root cause / troubleshoot issues in a fast paced environment, and implement solutions to prevent them from happening again
• Participate in on call 24*7*365 rotation to respond to alerts or outages
• Work closely to support engineering teams
• Look for areas to improve: remove bottlenecks, eliminate waste, improve performance, and reduce costs.
• Previous experience in an SRE or related role: DevOps, platform engineering, software engineering
• CS Degree (or related field) and/or a demonstrable, solid understanding of CS fundamentals.
• Proficient coder: strong with at least one programming language. (Java, Pytho, or GoLang a plus)
• Deep understanding of Linux system internals / OS fundamentals.
• Experience with distributed / highly available systems architecture, theory and practice.
• Understanding of container and orchestration tools like Docker, kubernetes, mesos, etc
• Experience with an infrastructure-as-code tool (terraform, cloudformation, etc) [tf preferred]
• Previous experience building and maintaining production systems in the cloud (AWS preferred)
• Knowledge of security best practices operating in the cloud
• Experience with configuratioon management tools like Chef, Puppet, or Ansible
• Working knowledge of networking and common internet protocols (http, ssl, dns, tcp/ip)
• Previous experience working on production, user facing internet applications at scale
• Experience with a CI/CD tool [Jenkins, Spinnaker, Teamcity, etc] and building pipelines end to end.
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