Manager, Reliability Engineering

Next Step Systems   •  

New York, NY

Industry: Technology


Less than 5 years

Posted 48 days ago

  by    Michael Stapinski

This job is no longer available.

Manager, Reliability Engineering

As a member of this versatile group of full stack engineers, you will be on the front line for maintaining and expanding the capabilities of a variety of systems. The team exists in the space between traditional systems administration and development, and seeks to merge the capabilities from both disciplines.

-Act as a conduit between infrastructure and development teams, being sympathetic to the concerns and priorities of both.

-Primary operational support and engineering for multiple large distributed software applications;

-Primary operational support and engineering for our OpenStack private cloud.

-Improve all aspects of software reliability, including better monitoring, alerting and documentation.

-Engage with the software engineering teams on support issues and improvements to tools, processes, and software.

-Gather and analyze metrics from both operating systems and applications to assist in performance tuning and fault finding.

Requirements Include:

-A bachelor's degree in computer science or another highly technical, scientific discipline.

-Ability to program (structured and OO) with one or more high level languages (such as Python, Java, C/C++, Ruby, JavaScript).

-In-depth knowledge and experience in at least one of: host based networking, Linux/UNIX administration, systems programming, distributed systems, databases, cloud computing, and a desire to learn more.

-The ability to quickly leverage off the shelf and open source systems and utilities to rapidly provision production systems in a variety of domains, especially for multi-tenant use.

-A proven track record of automation and an algorithmic approach to solving problems.

-A proactive approach to spotting problems, areas for improvement, performance bottlenecks, etc.

-An understanding of the operational concerns in a demanding environment; ideally, but not necessarily, finance.

-The ability to understand the inherent trade-offs between various software architectures as it relates to performance, resiliency/fault tolerance, load balancing, data consistency.

-Ability to profile and debug applications in real time.

Additional Skills Preferred:

-Experience with authentication and encryption technologies like SSL, Kerberos and GSSAPI.

-Networking experience, analyzing packet dumps, multicast routing on hosts, packet filtering.

-OS/kernel experience such as familiarity with OS tunables, log analysis.

-Experience with automated configuration management tools like Ansible, Chef, and Puppet.

-Experience with distributed storage technologies like NFS, HDFS, Ceph, S3 as well as dynamic resource management frameworks (Mesos, Kubernetes, Yarn).

*Will Relocate The Right Candidate! Will Sponsor Visa's. Will only consider candidates from top tier computer science universities and/or individuals with a stellar GPA. Bachelor's and/or Master's degree from a top computer science program with a GPA of 3.5 or higher. PhD preferred. Top computer science program preferred (Carnegie Mellon University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology/MIT, Stanford University, University of California-Berkeley, Cornell University, University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign, Princeton University, University of Washington, University of Texas-Austin, Georgia Institute of Technology, California Institute of Technology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, etc.

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$100K - $150K