SRE/Site Reliability Engineer/Devops Engineer

Projas Technologies LLC - Sunnyvale, CA (30+ days ago)

  • In person interview is required
  • Location - Sunnyvale, CA (Also available San Francisco location see below)


  • Strong background in Site Reliability or DevOps Engineering
  • Ability to perform advanced troubleshooting on Linux Systems
  • Strong experience with configuration management tools:
  • Puppet (preferred)
  • SaltStack (preferred)
  • Chef (alternate)
  • Strong scripting abilities with:
  • Python (preferred)
  • Perl (plus skill)
  • Shell (alternate)
  • Must have hands on experience with Docker and the ability to create docker images
  • Experience with any of the following technologies is a plus: Elastic search, Redis, Kafka, Jenkins, Artifactory,Nagios/Sensu/datadog/catchpoint, LAMP, Nginx


  • Work in a highly collaborative and self-starting environment to be a contributing member of the SRE team
  • Engineer solutions for the continuous integration and deployment of large scalable applications
  • Troubleshoot issues related to scalability and other facets of operations in the context of Site Reliability Engineering
  • Develop automation solutions and utilities
  • Create and manage Docker images
  • Make recommendations for engineering improvements and efficiencies

*Location San Francisco, CA, SRE Engineer

  • 4+ years of professional experience in server-side website development or 6+ years in a DevOps role
  • A strong foundation in OOP, design patterns, algorithms, and programming languages grounds your tools development.
  • You have a deep understanding of at least two of the following: linux internals, networking, MySQL, Docker, Kubernetes, or cloud infrastructure.
  • You’ve built tooling to improve reliability of systems, automated remediation of issues, or improve scalability.
  • You have 4 or more years experience working in production environments at scale, and want to improve our availability and performance.
  • Writing a script should come as second nature to you, and you should have experience with Python, Bash, Ruby, or Perl.
  • Systems often need to be reconfigured, so you should have experience with a configuration management system like Puppet, Chef or Salt. (We use Salt.)
  • You should be able to clearly communicate technical details when speaking or writing.
  • This position is part of a well established team, and you should be excited about working closely with them, and product development teams.
  • Working in the cloud is a little different, so it would be great if you have some experience with AWS or GCP.
  • Our environment often has new challenges and technologies, so we want a candidate who is excited to learn

Location San Francisco, Infrastructure Engineer

Key Qualifications

  • Minimum 5-7 years in UNIX systems administration in high-volume production environments
  • Expert knowledge of Linux (RHEL, CentOS), Apache, PHP and/or Python and MySQL
  • Experience with memcached, DHCP, DNS, SMTP, Linux package management, performance tuning
  • Experience writing scripts to automate production systems, including configuration management and monitoring tools, (Puppet, Chef, Salt, Nagios, Cacti, Graphite, etc)
  • Experience with public and private cloud technologies and virtualization.
  • Strong understanding of TCP/IP protocol stack
  • Background in networking is strongly preferred
  • Participation in 24/7 on-call rotation is required for this role
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Our Ideal Candidate

  • Information Security background
  • Excellent at root cause investigation and problem resolution
  • Able to jump in and learn new systems very quickly. Self-starter, able to operate with minimal guidance
  • Enthusiastic, motivated, and above all eager to learn something new

Job Type: Contract