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Site Reliability Engineer- Data Center
Ref No.: 18-04467
Location: New York, New York
Position Type:Direct Placement
Pay Rate : $ 150,000.00 - 250,000.00 /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 core automation teams.

As an SRE you will build infrastructure as code and automate away the toil. We'll trust you to define, document and automate all operational processes. Through the collaborative development of automation and standardized configuration utilities, you'll provide focused engineering and operational support. For example, our Infrastructure Teams will depend on tools that you develop to automate the standup and support of all compute. You will be at the center of our hub for innovation and you'll get the opportunity to evaluate emerging technologies along with their impact on various technology infrastructure services.

Who you are:
You are someone who has extensive experience in automating repeatable processes. You have a constant thirst for learning about new technologies which you use to find the best solutions to multi-factor problems. You have a proven track record of successfully integrating processes by building Infrastructure as Code.
We'll trust you to: 
  • Design, develop, implement and document tools as well as orchestration for the standup and support of compute infrastructure
  • Develop and maintain documentation, training, and SLAs for managed infrastructure
  • Act as point of escalation for operations teams in supporting current and emerging technologies
 You need to have: 
  • BS in Computer Science/Engineering or equivalent experience
  • 3+ years experience with Python and/or C/C++
  • 2+ years of experience with infrastructure engineering
  • 2+ years experience with Unix (RHEL/Ubuntu, etc…)
  • Experience working with Salt or Ansible for orchestration (preferably Salt)
  • Good knowledge of SDLC concepts
  • Operational expertise running production-range systems and able to solve problems related to capacity and performance
We'd love to see: 
  • Working knowledge of Jira concepts
  • Proven track record for building Infrastructure as Code
  • Experience with server/storage hardware technologies from third-party vendors
  • Knowledge of how network traffic gets routed and its integration within the full stack
  • Baseboard Management Controller configuration experience