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SRE - Data and Analytics Infrastructure
Ref No.: 18-04536
Location: New York, New York
Position Type:Direct Placement
Pay Rate : $ 130,000.00 - 225,000.00 /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 Data services teams.

This Data services team is responsible for owning the infrastructure that supports core data services including their data science and machine learning platform, search infrastructure, and various others.

This team is trusted to build the systems and tools that run their cutting edge platforms. We're also depended upon to manage the configuration, deployment, and operation of the systems that power the data backend. On this team, you'll have the ability to truly innovate and invent, helping define the technical foundations of groundbreaking systems. Built with containerization and kubernetes on top of leading-edge hardware, including GPU's and DNN-specific hardware, we've built systems that rival super-computing platforms across the world.

We'll trust you to:
  • Design, build, and automate new solutions centered around the Kubernetes container orchestration platform and its ecosystem of projects
  • Be responsible for solutions which maintain configuration and robustness of systems
  • Analyze performance, metric placement and interpretation, and capacity planning
  • Troubleshoot and debug runtime issues with software and hardware
  • Do OS and hardware level optimizations
  • Interact with platform developers to understand and validate their workflows, requirements, application performance, and application resilience
What's in it for you:
  • An opportunity to make key technical decisions which help define the future of data and analytics infrastructure platforms
  • The chance to apply your existing experience while gaining cutting edge new experience in kubernetes, containerization, GPU's, Data Science, and distributed database systems
  • Your solutions will drive new functionality within their products
You need to have:
  • 2+ years systems configuration and automation experience (e.g. Ansible, Chef, Puppet, SaltStack -- error handling, idempotency, configuration management)
  • 2+ years Linux systems experience (Ubuntu, Debian experience preferred, ideally conversant in Unix networking and C system calls)
  • Proven experience in a programming and/or scripting language (e.g. python, go, java, ruby)
  • A strong familiarity with Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment methodologies, chat-ops, etc.
  • Proven experience building and scaling out mission-critical, elastic load distributed, and high throughput systems
We'd love to see:
  • Experience with networking is a plus (e.g. packet analysis, routing protocols).
  • Open source experience is a plus (a well curated blog, upstream accepted contribution or community presence)