Site Reliability Engineer
Our client is seeking a Site Reliability Engineer to join their dynamic team in Beaverton, OR. As a site reliability engineer, you will be focused on maximum availability, observability, reliability, security, and performance for our client’s Digital Experiences.
Site Reliability Engineer Responsibilities:
Operates company's complex high traffic, business critical internet site communications and/or network-based (cloud) product systems.
Plans, designs and implements scalable local and wide-area network solutions between multiple platforms and protocols (including IP and VOIP). Responsible for system performance; supports/troubleshoots network issues and coordinates installation of such items as routers and switches with appropriate vendors.
Develops tools to automate the deployment, administration and monitoring of a network system.
Provides training and assists with proposal writing.
Conducts project planning, cost analysis and vendor comparisons and works on project implementation. Works with development teams to enhance and improve system operability.
Conducts tests of network redundancy, resilience and failover of network elements to ensure up-time standards are fully achieved.
SREs perform deep problem analysis, detect infrastructure or code defects, define, report, and create observability processes for Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), and work with product delivery teams to provide long term solutions to production issues.
Site Reliability Engineer Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business, or other relevant subject area.
5 years of professional experience in software development, operations, or support.
Strong design and development experience with Java.
Experience in other modern enterprise languages (functional or other – Scala, Python, Golang, etc.) is preferred.
Basic understanding of DNS, Networking, Virtualization, Linux.
Expertise in designing/building/supporting scalable cloud-based Micro Services.
Experience with Docker and/or Serverless patterns.
Experience with at least one No-SQL database like DynamoDb, Cassandra, etc.
Good understanding of RESTful APIs.
Basic understanding of common tools for service management, agile, and observability: ServiceNow, Jira, Jenkins, Splunk, New Relic, SignalFX.
Background with ITIL or Lean a plus.
Knowledge of datacenter infrastructure and cloud platforms.
Ability to observe, diagnose, and develop fixes for production issues quickly and efficiently.
Ability to develop and drive real time monitoring solutions that provide visibility into site health and key performance indicators.
Strong communication skills (written and verbal). They must be able to clearly articulate issues and their impact(s).
Highly confident and capable in reporting and communicating high value metrics to leadership.
Deep understanding of the business landscape and how site reliability influences our consumers.
Working understanding of IT service management (Incident, Problem, Change and Knowledge management).
Ability to work across teams (business and technical) to continuously analyze system performance in production, troubleshoot consumer reported issues, and proactively identify areas in need of optimization.
Practical experience in managing and leading application reliability practices for consumer facing web and mobile experiences.
Demonstrated negotiation and influencing skills.
Passion for coaching, teaching, mentoring and learning.
Benefits are available to eligible VanderHouwen contractors and include coverage for medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, and matching 401k.
VanderHouwen is an award-winning, Women-Owned, WBENC certified professional staffing firm. Founded in 1987, VanderHouwen has been successfully placing experienced professionals throughout the Pacific Northwest and nationwide. Our recruitment teams are highly specialized in either Technology and IT, Engineering, or Accounting and Finance career markets. Our recruiters value building meaningful, professional relationships with each candidate as well as developing honed knowledge of companies' staffing needs and workplaces. Partner with us to land your next exciting career.
VanderHouwen is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. VanderHouwen does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal civil rights laws.
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