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Site Reliability Engineer

Software QA | San Francisco, CA | Full Time, Contract, and Temporary

Job Description

Site Reliability Engineer 10467

A leading professional networking and development company is seeking a Site Reliability Engineer. The ideal candidate has experience with troubleshooting in Unix/Linux. The company offers a great work environment!

Site Reliability Engineer Pay and Benefits:

  • Hourly pay: $120-$130/hr
  • Worksite: Leading professional networking and development company (Remote - Must work PST hours - Candidates local to the Bay area are highly preferred)
  • W2 Employment, Group Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, 401k
  • 40 hours/week, 12 Month Assignment

Site Reliability Engineer Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a primary point responsible for the overall health, performance, and capacity of one or more of our Internet-facing services.
  • Gain deep knowledge of our complex applications.
  • Assist in the roll-out and deployment of new product features and installations to facilitate our rapid iteration and constant growth.
  • Develop tools to improve our ability to rapidly deploy and effectively monitor custom applications in a large-scale UNIX environment.
  • Work closely with development teams to ensure that platforms are designed with "operability" in mind.
  • Function well in a fast-paced, rapidly-changing environment.

Site Reliability Engineer Qualifications:

  • 5+ years in a UNIX-based large-scale web operations role is preferred.
  • 2+ years experience with troubleshooting in Unix/Linux.
  • B.S. or higher in Computer Science or another technical discipline, or related practical experience.
  • UNIX/Linux systems administration background.
  • Programming skills (Python, Perl, Ruby, Java/Scala, or C)
  • Experience with web-based Java/J2EE architectures and JVM configuration.
  • Python experience, specifically for systems automation.
  • Must have strong coding experience.
  • Previous experience working with geographically-distributed coworkers.
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills (including listening, speaking, and writing) and ability to work well in a diverse, team-focused environment with other SREs, Engineers, Product Managers, etc.
  • Knowledge of data structures, relational and non-relational databases, networking, Linux internals, filesystems, web architecture, and related topics
  • MySQL or any other RDBMS experience is good to have.


  • Participate in a 24x7 rotation for second-tier escalations.