Site Reliability Engineer (SRE) in Carlsbad, CA

$80K - $100K(Ladders Estimates)

ViaSat   •  

Carlsbad, CA 92008

Industry: Telecommunications & Hardware


Less than 5 years

Posted 56 days ago

We're growing rapidly and looking for passionate, innovative professionals to join our team and connect the world to more. You'll work in a collaborative and inclusive environment that values diverse perspectives and continuous learning, and provides industry-leading benefits with unmatched opportunities for career growth. Our team is fearless in the pursuit of new ideas and uncompromising in our quest to become the world's first truly global Internet Service Provider. Interested in joining our mission? Take a look at career opportunities at Viasat today.

As the Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) team is new, we are looking for a candidate with an SRE background to join the team to investigate and help troubleshoot customer-reported problems in Viasat's products

Job Responsibilities

  • Create and maintain runbooks for how to respond to production incidents
  • Make fixes to resolve production incidents and resolve service as quickly as possible
  • Coordinate scheduled test windows for subscribers to focus on testing, report issues, and real-time coordination with DevOps for debugging
  • Create and maintain CD pipelines for pre-production testing and production deployments
  • Ensure all services are appropriately monitored and alerting is in place
  • Create useful, meaningful graphs of availability and performance of both user terminals and applications running in Viasat data centers (Grafana, Splunk, etc)
  • Participate in and provide feedback on product design, especially with regard to reliability and availability
  • Be part of on-call rotations for Viasat products


  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related experience
  • At least three years working on an SRE team
  • Strong knowledge of monitoring and graphing technologies (Splunk, Grafana)
  • Advanced knowledge of modern programming languages, especially Python
  • Experience supporting applications in large-scale data centers
  • Networking fundamentals

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Additional requirements

Minimum education:

BA/BS or equivalent experience

Years of experience:

3-5 years

Valid Through: 2019-10-14