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Reliability Engineer

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 many and varied systems.  The team exists in the space between traditional systems administration and development, and seeks to merge the capabilities from both disciplines.

Fantastic opportunity with a very successful, growing company with cutting-edge technology and a staff consisting of many of the brightest technical talent in the world.  Will relocate the right candidate.  Will sponsor visa’s.  Will consider recent college grads with stellar academic record.

Bachelor’s and/or Master’s degree from a top computer science program preferred.  Prefer degrees from Rice University, University of Texas-Austin, Texas A&M, University of Houston, Texas Tech University, University of Georgia, University of Virginia, Duke University.  Also, 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, Georgia Institute of Technology, California Institute of Technology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor.


-The Reliability Engineer will act as a conduit between infrastructure and development teams, being sympathetic to the concerns and priorities of both.
-The Reliability Engineer will be primary operational support for multiple large distributed software applications.
-The Reliability Engineer will improve all aspects of software reliability, including better monitoring, alerting and documentation.
-The Reliability Engineer will engage with the software engineering teams on support issues and improvements to tools, processes, and software.
-The Reliability Engineer will 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 ‘scripting’ languages (such as Python, Ruby, and/or JavaScript).  Experience with Java, C, C++ is a definite advantage.
-In-depth knowledge and experience in at least one of:  Host based networking, Linux/UNIX Administration, Systems Programming, distributed systems, databases, 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.

Additional Skills Preferred:

-Familiar with relational database concepts and have the ability to construct at least moderately complex SQL queries.
-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.

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Company Will Sponsor Visas!  Company Will Relocate Candidates!

No Corp-To-Corp Or Third Party Recruiters; W-2 Direct Hire Only.

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