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SRE - DNS and IPAM
Ref No.: 18-03546
Location: New York, New York
Position Type:Direct Placement
Pay Rate : $ 130,000.00 - 180,000.00 /Year
Our client is a global business and financial information and news leader with a focus on open-source bleeding edge technology. They are currently seeking multiple SRE's for a number of their Network Services team.

The ideal candidate will have an expert level of systems knowledge, with strong software engineering skills. As an SRE you will be trusted to improve the stability and availability of the production environment through automation. We're responsible for monitoring, provisioning, configuration management, orchestration, capacity planning, deployment and rollback, incident management, and systems development life cycle practices.


The Network services team is trusted to maintain their critical services: DNS, DHCP, and IP address management solution (DDI) and NTP/PTP. In addition, we provide self-service applications written in Python to offer a DNS fail-over solution and a data correlation tool. Our primary focus is on designing and maintaining highly available and resilient environments for our critical services. We are highly creative and come from a wide array of backgrounds including network and system engineering, software development and web devops. On our team your work will be highly visible and have an impact on the whole company.

Required Experience:
Experience designing and managing DNS environment
Deep understanding of TCP/IP and Unix networking
Deep expertise troubleshooting complex distributed systems
Demonstrated experience programming and testing Python
Ability to listen, communicate, evaluate, problem solve, multi-task, and prioritize in a high-pressure, mission-critical, and rewarding team environment.

Everything that is a Plus:
Experience managing NTP/PTP infrastructure
Experience with creating and improving documented procedures and/or playbooks
Working knowledge of Chef, Puppet, Ansible, or Salt
Familiarity with open source configuration, orchestration, and CI/CD tools