SRE Senior Engineer

Union, NJ 07083 | Contract

Job ID: 6517 Area of Specialty: Network Engineer

SRE Senior Engineer

The Site Reliability Team at Client is looking for Senior Site Reliability Engineers (SRE’ s) who want to build highly scalable and stable systems. Our Site Reliability team has access to a production class performance testing lab where we build out and test our designs using the latest technologies. Our team blends a variety of skill sets and works collaboratively to ensure not only that we deliver quality releases, but also take an active role in determining what architectures and technologies perform, scale and deliver services reliably. If you' re looking for an opportunity to deepen your expertise and learn new things, this job is for you. 

Engage at all levels across the organization 
Design, build, test, and size systems
Automating monitoring, alerting, and escalation
Troubleshoot issues across the entire stack - hardware, software, applications and network
Define and validate current and future configuration processes and policies 
Take part in a 24x7 on-call rotation

8+ years of experience as an SRE 
Experience responding to catastrophic Sev 1 events and being an active participant in resolution 
Hands on experience building fault tolerant infrastructure containing Kubernetes, Kafka, Cassandra at scale. You know what the pitfalls are and build/test to prevent them 
Hands on experience building and using monitoring tools such as CA, Nagios, InfluxDB, Grafana, Prometheus, Stack Driver, etc.
AWS / Google Cloud experience is required 
Hands on experience using one of the following configuration management tools such as Puppet, Ansible, Salt, Chef, or CFEngine 
Familiarity with log analysis tools such as SumoLogic, ELK, and Splunk 
Knowledge of RUM tools and APM tools such as NewRelic, Webpagetest, mPulse, boomerang.js, etc. 
Demonstrable knowledge of TCP/IP, HTTP, security, and storage
Practical knowledge of shell scripting and at least one scripting language (Python, Ruby)
Detail oriented, passionate, even obsessive 
Most importantly, you must be highly intellectually curious, independent, but still a team player

Ken Peters

Ken Peters co-founded The Connors Group in June, 2001 and has been responsible for building the foundation of this premier IT staffing organization that serves clients in the areas of executive search, staff placements and consulting services. Ken has over 23 years experience in information technology and IT recruiting.

Ken’s IT background gives him a unique prospective to what an employer is looking for in an IT professional, as well as what’s important to a prospective candidate.

Handling the operations side of The Connors Group, Ken is always looking to leverage technology to create a world class infrastructure. Implementing this technology gives Connors a competitive edge, and adds tremendous value to our clients, and candidates.

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