Software Engineer, Reliability Engineering Technology

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/21/17
Financial Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/21/17

These tools include test frameworks and infrastructure; logging, monitoring, and metrics collection; dashboarding and alerting; and coordination and deployment for distributed systems.

 As a member of this group of versatile full stack  engineers, your remit will include:

  • Acting as the technology arm of Reliability Engineering – Two Sigma’s core DevOps organization;
  • Developing or improving foundational technology used by Two Sigma’s engineering teams to build distributed services;
  • Improving all aspects of software reliability, including better monitoring, alerting and documentation;
  • Engaging with our software engineering teams on improvements to our tools, processes and software;
  • Support of some core services used by Two Sigma’s engineering teams;

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++).
  • Familiarity with open source tools used for deployment, logging and monitoring (e.g. Ansible, Elastic Search, InfluxDB, Prometheus)
  • Familiarity with resource management frameworks such as Mesos, Kubernetes and Yarn
  • A proven track record of automation and an algorithmic approach to solving problems.

Additional skills preferred:

  • 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.
  • 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.
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