Site Reliability Engineer

CA-BC-Vancouver | US-MA-Cambridge | US-TX-Austin | US-UT-Lehi
Job ID
2017-9861
# Positions
1
Category
Engineering
Position Type
Permanent

Overview

The SolarWinds Cloud properties, develop unique cloud-based platforms designed to help companies collect, visualize, store, trace, and create alerts on large amounts of streaming data to manage the health of their applications. We are part of a parent company, SolarWinds which provides powerful and affordable IT management software for the enterprise to more than 100,000 customers worldwide. SWI has $500M in revenue and 40% growth year over year. Together we offer application performance management for any environment, with unexpected simplicity.


We are looking for full-time Site Reliability Engineers to help us build the scalable backend systems that power our monitoring, tracing, and metrics service platforms.

Responsibilities

● Iterate, iterate, iterate.
● Write code in Ruby, Python, and configuration management to automate repetitive tasks.
● On-call rotation.
● Be passionate about monitoring.
● Believe MTTR is more important than MTBF.
● Believe Operations provides a service instead of working tickets.
● Understand that availability is everyone’s responsibility.
● Optimize the entire software delivery pipeline with quality built in.
● Believe that data trumps all mere opinions.
● Have a belief in Agile methodologies to enable high team velocity.

Qualifications

● 6-12 years industry experience
● Significant experience with cloud-based deployment and ephemeral hardware.
● Comfortable with a variety of *NIX platforms.
● Experience managing significant load in the wild, comfortable with scale-out tiers, resiliency.
● Strong scripting language experience (bash, Ruby, Python).
● Strong intrapersonal skills with the ability to work well with other team members, customers.
● Ability to work independently / deliver without supervision.
● Experience implementing DevOps practices.
● Experience managing large AWS infrastructures.
● Plusses are Metrics, Monitoring, Graphite, Logstash.

 

Perks:

 

We offer great compensation packages and the opportunity to solve challenging problems with skilled
colleagues. Our team uses practices to maximize our development velocity, including but not limited to:
ChatOps, continuous integration/deployment, code review via GitHub pull requests, and preferring
asynchronous communication to meetings.


● Competitive compensation and benefits
● A team committed to life/work balance
● Fewer meetings, more shipping!

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