Posted June 24, 2021

Site Reliability Engineer

Location: Vancouver
Job ID: 2019
Employment Type: Permanent
Are you a Site Reliability Engineer with 7 years experience in administering in Linux/Windows environments? We want to hear from you!

Our client is an online retail company and a Vancouver success story. We love this company because of the calibre of people that they hire and the great culture that they have.

Our client has asked us to assist in helping them find a Site Reliability Engineer for a permanent position. You will have the opportunity to build infrastructure’s platforms, automations and integrations from the ground up. Also, you will influence the technology stack and have the chance to sell to the team.

Here is what you'll be doing on a day to day basis:
  • Develop, maintain and integrate…

o Advanced proactive monitoring systems

o Administrative tools and utilities to manage production systems

o Infrastructure’s CI/CD pipeline

o Auto-healing infrastructure in highly-available web application

o IaC codebase

  • Identify and eliminate high TOIL tasks
  • Remotely support worldwide physical and virtual/cloud datacenters and platforms
  • Participate in the enhancement of our incident, problem and capacity management solutions
  • Contribute to and maintain infrastructure standards
  • Install/rebuild servers and configure hardware, peripherals, services, settings, directories, storage in accordance with standards and project/operational requirements
  • Configure, validate and administer server and system backups
  • Provide tier II & III support per requests from various groups
  • Investigate and troubleshoot issues
  • Maintain and tune OS to platform
  • Manually deploy while automated CI/CD is developed
  • Identify/isolate problems with deployed applications for clear bug reports to engineering squads
  • Build and maintain documentation as required
  • Participate in blameless post-incident reviews and security game days
  • Build/perform security scanning, load testing and infrastructure test automation

Here is the type of person we are looking for:
  • Strong automation skillset
  • Understandings of SLOs, SLIs and Error Budgets
  • Terraform and git skills with solid understanding of terraform modules
  • Ability to provide proactive analysis of metrics and performance information
  • Understanding of networking and containerization concepts (Docker, ECS, ECR)
  • Scripting experience in both Windows and Linux (specific language irrelevant)
  • Experience with on-premise hardware technologies such as Cisco, Pure and VMWare
  • Experience with Ansible, Terraform, Jenkins and Amazon Web Services
  • Experience with modern CI/CD models (Jenkins, etc), familiarity with ELK stack (Elasticsearch, Logstash, Kabana)
  • Strong architecture/documentation skills
  • Solid understanding of datacenter software and hardware configurations
  • Polished written and spoken communication skills
  • Excellent deductive reasoning skills
  • Process and detail oriented
  • Ability to multitask while maintaining attention to detail
Bonus points for:
  • Experience with AWS Control Tower
  • Security/compliance, and/or SIEM/FIM experience
  • Experience with administration of Exchange 365 and Azure 365
  • Experience with datacenter and operational monitoring (i.e. Solarwinds)
  • Hosting/web high transactional systems/environment
  • Experience with administration of an Akamai CDN
  • Experience with support of Adobe AEM
  • Experience with PostgreSQL, RDS, RabbitMQ, AWS Cognito, Redis and Elasticsearch
  • High level understanding of; JavaScript, React, Jest, Webpack, Cucumber, Gherkin, Selenium, Java, Spring Boot Framework, Maven, Junit, Mockito and Gatlin a bonus

If you are interested in exploring this position, please apply now!

Our client is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity at their company.

People are our passion. People are our profession.

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