Site Reliability Engineer (Remote) at Booming Games Malta Ltd. (allows remote)

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Job Description

We are growing and our Operations Department is  looking for support to join our international team!


Responsibilities



  • Daily interactions ensuring the health and maintenance of systems in different geographical locations: hardware, software, application and network are operating at peak performance

  • Perform deep dives into both systemic and latent reliability issues; partner with software and systems engineers across the organization to produce and roll out fixes

  • Troubleshoot issues across the entire stack: hardware, software, application and network

  • Drive standardization efforts across multiple disciplines and services in conjunction with SREs throughout the organization

  • Identify and drive opportunities to improve automation for the company; scope and create automation for deployment, management and visibility of our services

  • Represent the SRE organization in design reviews and operational readiness exercises for new and existing services

  • Work with software engineers to improve upon deployment processes

  • Participate in the on-call rotation for production systems


Requirements



  • Sound fundamentals in operating systems, networking, and distributed systems

  • Strong familiarity with Linux systems administration and management best practices

  • Familiarity with container technologies: Kubernetes, CRI, Docker, namespaces, cgroups

  • Strong understanding of: Ethernet, VLANs, IPv4/IPv6, ARP, DHCP, DNS, and TCP

  • Familiarity with distributed system problems: leader election, Raft consensus, etc.

  • Solid understanding of systems and application design, including the operational trade-offs of various designs

  • Expert level understanding with at least one public or private cloud technology such as Amazon AWS, Google GKE, or OpenStack

  • Practical knowledge of various aspects of service design, including messaging protocols and behavior, caching strategies and software design practices   

  • Practical intermediate knowledge of shell scripting, some Ruby is a plus

  • Demonstrable knowledge of TCP/IP, HTTP, web application security, and experience supporting multi-tier web application architectures

  • Excellent knowledge of Linux/UNIX systems administration and performance tuning

  • Comfortable configuring DNS, DHCP, and LAN/WAN technologies

  • Minimum 5 years of managing services in an internet scale *nix environment

  • Must be able to communicate well with technical as well as non-technical colleagues to achieve business goals

  • Must be adaptable and able to focus on the simplest, most efficient and reliable solutions

  • Track record of successful practical problem solving, excellent written and interpersonal communication in English, and documentation skills

  • Curiosity and an interest in networking, systems software, and distributed systems

  • Experience as a systems administrator or operations engineer

  • Experience with a 24/7 production environment

  • Experience with managed deployments providing software, platforms, or infrastructure as a service

  • Experience with Mellanox and Vyatta based networking gear is a plus

  • Experience with SuperMicro server and storage gear is a plus

Posted: 14 January, 2021