Site Reliability Engineer

Solarwinds Inc. Cambridge, MA

About the Job

**Overview** The SolarWinds Cloud properties, develop unique cloud-based platforms designed to help companies collect, visualize, store, trace, and create alerts on large amounts of streaming data to manage the health of their applications. We are part of a parent company, SolarWinds which provides powerful and affordable IT management software for the enterprise to more than 100,000 customers worldwide. SWI has $500M in revenue and 40% growth year over year. Together we offer application performance management for any environment, with unexpected simplicity. We are looking for full-time Site Reliability Engineers to help us build the scalable backend systems that power our monitoring, tracing, and metrics service platforms. **Responsibilities** + Iterate, iterate, iterate. + Write code in Ruby, Python, and configuration management to automate repetitive tasks. + On-call rotation. + Be passionate about monitoring. + Believe MTTR is more important than MTBF. + Believe Operations provides a service instead of working tickets. + Understand that availability is everyone’s responsibility. + Optimize the entire software delivery pipeline with quality built in. + Believe that data trumps all mere opinions. + Have a belief in Agile methodologies to enable high team velocity. **Qualifications** + 6-12 years industry experience + Significant experience with cloud-based deployment and ephemeral hardware. + Comfortable with a variety of *NIX platforms. + Experience managing significant load in the wild, comfortable with scale-out tiers, resiliency. + Strong scripting language experience (bash, Ruby, Python). + Strong intrapersonal skills with the ability to work well with other team members, customers. + Ability to work independently / deliver without supervision. + Experience implementing DevOps practices. + Experience managing large AWS infrastructures. + Plusses are Metrics, Monitoring, Graphite, Logstash. **Perks:** We offer great compensation packages and the opportunity to solve challenging problems with skilled colleagues. Our team uses practices to maximize our development velocity, including but not limited to: ChatOps, continuous integration/deployment, code review via GitHub pull requests, and preferring asynchronous communication to meetings. + Competitive compensation and benefits + A team committed to life/work balance + Fewer meetings, more shipping! **Job ID** _2017-9861_ **\# Positions** _1_ **Category** _Engineering_ **Position Type** _Permanent_ **Business Group** _SolarWinds Cloud_