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Site Reliability Engineer

Posted 11 months ago

  • Function: DevOps
  • Job Ref: 212802

Site Reliability Engineer

This Software Engineer will be part of the Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) team. The SRE team is an innovative team devoted to providing automated solutions and services to measure, evaluate and plan for visible, reliable application delivery and maintenance. As a member of the SRE team, you will work with development teams to help create automated pipelines and solutions required for continuous delivery in an Agile Dev/Ops environment. The tools and use-cases are diverse, and our challenge is to increase the development velocity by optimizing various parts of the pipeline and increase application stability. This is an opportunity to create automation, monitoring, and pipelines to improve deploy and response time across the board. We are looking for engineers who are passionate about infrastructure as code and continuous deployment to build scalable and highly reliable applications.


If you love to figure out how all the pieces are put together and if automation and building tools to monitor and manage your applications sounds interesting to you, we want to talk to you.


What you will do:

- Automate anything and everything! (Infrastructure build out, testing, deploying, monitoring, etc) - Design and assist in the authoring of software tools that reliably manage application delivery

- Design and assist in the setup and maintenance of application monitoring and alerting

- Engage with Development/Capability Teams to ensure best practices are implemented

- Improve predictability and reliability of software releases, workflows and operating software.

- Reduce application deployment windows by leading company towards a Continuous Deployment environment

- Reduce mean time to recovery (MTTR) by helping troubleshoot, monitor, alert, and automating recovery.


The skills we require:

- Python, Ruby, Go or other systems programming (moderate skills required)

- Experience with configuration management systems (Octopus, Chef, Puppet)

- Experience rolling out redundant, mission-critical applications in a highly available production environment

- Experience with version control systems (Git or SVN)

- Experience with Cloud Computing platforms (Amazon AWS, Kubernetes, Heroku, etc)

- Experience with continuous integration tools (Jenkins, CircleCI, etc), Artifactory (or Nexus) - Excellent written communication, problem solving, and process management skills

- Desire to work in a fast paced, evolving, growing, dynamic environment


The skills we prefer:

- Linux system engineering expertise - VMWare, VirtualBox experience.

- Experience supporting Ruby or Java applications

- Experience supporting Database Server infrastructure (MySQL, Postgres, etc)

- Networking Knowledge

- Experience with Hashicorp tools (Vagrant, Terraform, Packer, etc), Linux Containers (docker, rocket)

- Experience with Java build tools such as Ant, Maven, Gant, or Gradle

- Experience with agile development, continuous integration and automated testing

- Experience with dashboarding, monitoring

Candidates will be responsible for following the client's COVID-19 protocols. Please refer to your MATRIX representative for specifics.

About Us

At MATRIX, we expertly match talented professionals with job opportunities to elevate careers. Since 1983, we have placed thousands of professionals at innovative clients across every industry ranging from small startups to Fortune 50 companies. It’s why we’re consistently in the top 25 of all U.S. IT staffing firms and why our consultants rate us well above the industry average, earning us ClearlyRated's Best of Staffing awards year after year. People come to us for a job, and stay with us because of our top-notch consultant care.

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For hourly W2 contract roles MATRIX offers a highly competitive benefit package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability, HSA, and 401(k) with pre and post-tax options.  Please see for more information.

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