Senior Systems Engineer in Kirkland, WA

$100K - $150K(Ladders Estimates)

Tableau Software   •  

Kirkland, WA 98033

Industry: Enterprise Technology

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5 - 7 years

Posted 35 days ago

Are you excited about Cloud technologies and want to work in a fast-paced environment that is adopting best-of-breed industry technologies to run a SaaS service? You will be responsible for effective provisioning, configuration management, and deployment tooling and procedures while participating in all phases of development with product teams building the service. These activities include the definition of needs, benefits, and technical strategy; research & development within the project lifecycle; technical analysis and design; and following DevOps mindsets in executing, testing and rolling out solutions.

Some of the things you'll be doing include…

  • Maintain, monitor and troubleshoot Infrastructure (IaaS)
  • Proactively ensure the highest levels of systems infrastructure availability
  • Write and maintain code/scripts to increase system efficiencies, and lower the need for manual intervention
  • Maintain security, backup, and redundancy strategies
  • Engage in deployment activities, ensuring seamless one step deployment routines
  • Design, test and maintain Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery (BCDR) routines
  • Partner with product developers to design and optimize cloud infrastructure for running their services

Who you are…

  • Experienced. 5+ years of experience running a medium to large scale Online service
  • Experience with hosting online services in the cloud using AWS or equivalent (Azure, Google Cloud).
  • Experience in cloud management and deployment tooling (Terraform and Puppet).
  • Experience with Linux operating systems.
  • Experience with Bash, Python, Ruby or other scripting languages.
  • Experience with Containers/Docker/Kubernetes
  • Knowledgeable. Solid understanding of networking (routing and TCP/IP).
  • Mentor.
  • Can go deep and become a subject matter expert, mentor service owners and team members.
  • Provide guidance and support to more junior Systems Engineers.
  • Tech Savvy. DevOps mindset. You are familiar with Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) concepts. You treat operational issues as if they are software problems. You view software as a primary tool to manage, maintain, fix, and extend systems required to support large development environments. You promote operational excellence!
  • Automation. You leverage automation, monitoring and data analysis to ensure high availability (HA) for internal services and infrastructure.
  • Problem Solver. You love tackling the most difficult of challenges and know how to troubleshoot in order to get to the best solution.
  • Education. BS/BA degree preferred or equivalent experience
  • Preferred Skills.
  • AWS general knowledge and experience
  • Monitoring and alerting experience (e.g. New Relic and Cloud Watch)
  • Terraform experience
  • Configuration management experience (Salt and Puppet)
  • Feature flag knowledge is a plus (LaunchDarkly)
  • You are a Recruiter! Tableau hires company builders and, in this role, you will be asked to be on the constant lookout for the best talent to bring onboard to help us continue to build one of the best companies in the world


Valid Through: 2019-11-8