Company Name:

VMware Inc


Austin, TX

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Date Posted:

April 10, 2019

Site Reliability Engineer

Job role and responsibilities
Are you passionate about availability and performance? Do you strive for maximum efficiency in everything you do, no matter how trivial it seems to others? Do you like solving hard problems, and then automating them away? If you answered yes to all of these questions then you may be the person we are looking for.

The Digital Platform Site Reliability Engineering team brings a software engineering perspective to delivering quality operations at scale, driving automation in every aspect of the job. We collaborate with Engineering and Operations teams, as equals, to provide optimal production services to our customers. We believe that Engineering teams should be able to deploy whatever, whenever with confidence, via lightweight processes with minimal barriers.

As a member of our team, your expertise will not only delight customer by providing reliable, performant services, but you will also help to shape the growing role of Site Reliability across the company.

As a SRE you will:
Evangelize methodologies for building and operating highly available, scalable services
Provide leadership in reducing and resolving production incidents
Look for opportunities to improve all operations processes
Evaluate, build and modify automation for deploying and operating production services

Required skills
3+ years of professional experience in Site Reliability, Linux Systems Administration, DevOps, or Infrastructure Engineering
Experience finding and fixing critical, customer facing production issues
Understanding of industry standards for building services in IaaS/PaaS/Cloud environments
Proficient with modern scripting languages
Passionate about measurement, observability and early detection of issues
Willing to be part of a 24/7 on-call rotation
Composed urgency in stressful situations
Strong interpersonal skills

Preferred skills
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related technical discipline
Understanding of the advantages of various production deployment strategies
Technological curiosity, open source contribution, or an interesting personal GitHub page

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