Site Reliability Engineer

MathWorks - Natick, MA4.0

Full-timeEstimated: $100,000 - $150,000 a year
EducationSkills
Do you like to work on cutting edge technologies? Do you like to tackle problems heads-on and prefer to solve them with code? Do you have an engineering mindset to solve complicated infrastructure and architecture problems? Does manual repeatable work bother you? If you answered yes to these questions, then read on:

We are looking for an individual to supplement our team that is continually focused on designing, building, monitoring and maintaining our customer facing as well as internal web applications and infrastructure. In this role, you will work directly with developers and other engineering teams to ensure reliability, scalability and performance of our SaaS and corporate web applications. This position will give you the opportunity to work on cutting edge technologies including Docker, Kubernetes and AWS, with a strong focus on eliminating waste via automation. Come join us accelerate our transition from operations to systems engineering.

You are a good fit if you:
Have an engineering mindset and like to identify potential design and architecture problems before they become actual problems
Like to be continually challenged with researching and implementing new technologies and processes and take them from inception to implementation
Challenge yourself and others towards continuous improvement
Have a strong customer-focused mindset
Dream of having an excellent work-life balance
Responsibilities

Reliability Engineering:
Working with developers and other system engineers to design and build scalable and reliable web infrastructure
Exploring and implementing automation opportunities to eliminate manual operations
Orchestrate and automate web application deployments using ARO tools and backend automation
Design, implement and support observability tool suite across AWS and on-premise applications and infrastructure
Participate in application and infrastructure deployment activities for applications hosted on-premise and in AWS

Support

Support development, test and production environments, and participate in rotating on-call support to ensure high availability of our mission critical web applications
Minimum Qualifications
A bachelor's degree and 3 years of professional work experience (or a master's degree) is required.
Additional Qualifications
3+ years of core web administration skills for managing Java and Ruby applications
Experience with configuration management tools such as Puppet, Chef or Ansible
Experience with cloud and virtualization based technologies such as AWS and VMWare
Experience with APM/RUM, infrastructure monitoring and log analysis tool such as Dynatrace, Nagios, Sensu and Splunk
Experience with scripting languages including but not limited to Python, Bash and Ruby
Strong Linux administration skills
Experience with network load balancers such as F5
Experience with containerization technologies and management platforms such as Docker, CoreOS, or Kubernetes a big plus
Strong troubleshooting and analysis skills
Motivated self-learner
Ability to work in a highly collaborative environment, as well as independently as needed