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Sr Site Reliability Engineer

  • Location: Seattle, 98004
  • Salary: 80.0
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 2 months ago

Permanent position
Hybrid office: 1 day per week
Bellevue WA 

As a Sr. Site Reliability Engineer  you will work with to define and build the cloud strategy to support all technical needs.  You will be central to the development  as we modernize our infrastructure platform. We are at a critical junction in migrating from hosted datacenters toward cloud native computing, all the while maintaining business in a hybrid fashion as we continue our transition. This role must provide both innovative cloud native solutions that are cost effective as well as steering direction for our hosted environment, ensuring performance and stability. You will work closely with a talented group of application admins, system admins, and developers, who work hard and play harder!


  • Provide thought leadership, mentorship and technical vision related to site reliability, DevOps and a ‘cloud-first’ culture that’s focused on data excellence
  • Analyze and recommend the right cloud services and services to build technical solutions to meet business needs
  • Research and implement new and better ways to interact with Cloud Services
  • Work across the aisle (Business, Technology) to ensure project scope is known & results are implemented.
  • Bring Awareness to cost optimizations, efficiencies and how to best leverage cloud services
  • Drive orchestration efforts concerning all things “Cloud”.
  • Design implement and support self-service aspects for Cloud Native applications.
  • Develop and implement Proactive Security aspects for Cloud Native applications
  • Implement logic surrounding cloud best practices, aka Well Architected Frameworks for Cloud Adoption.
  • A focus on continual improvement and collaboration: drive technical innovation in operations via automation; creation of processes that enhance operational excellence and workflow


  • 5+ years of Linux/Unix experience along with commonly leveraged tools/languages of such
  • 5+ years building and running systems designed for high availability Internet-facing services, including performance engineering or capacity management
  • Solid understanding of how commodity compute can be leveraged within a Cloud Native Organization.
  • Deep and relevant experience with Cloud Services within AWS, especially Data & Security services.
  • Relatable automation experience of cloud assets via Terraform, alternatively Cloud Formation.
  • 3+ years of development of systems management and administration automation in Perl, Python, Ruby, Bash/Shell, Java, C or your go-to of choice
  • Experience building scripts, tooling, and automation that not only functions well, but scales to meet requirements of tomorrow.
  • Excellent troubleshooting and problem analysis skills in 24x7 production environments.
  • Prior experience with logging or monitoring services or infrastructure a plus
  • Experience with distributed systems (Small, Large or anywhere in between), including system performance testing, profiling, and tuning
  • Working knowledge of SQL and database administration basics
  • Knowledge of TCP/IP networking, architecture, and core technologies (such as DNS, DHCP, HTTP, Routing, VPN) a plus!


  • Four-year degree in Information Systems Management, Computer Sciences, or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years supporting highly available Linux infrastructure
  • 5+ years automation, orchestration or relevant Cloud Experience
  • Previous experience migrating to cloud and/or containerization
  • Previous experience designing systems and services for 24x7x365 operational stability

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

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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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