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VMware Site Reliability Engineer - Opportunity for Working Remotely in Boston, Massachusetts

Our SRE team is moving at lightning speed on the breaking edge of technology. You’ll be pulling things apart, tinkering, creating automation, and playing in the cloud. Here, SRE opportunities are endless. With this fast-paced, synergetic group, you’ll be working with various groups across the organization to ensure our production environment runs smoothly and meets our users’ needs.

What You’ll Do

  • Share responsibility for health, scalability and availability of our cloud services

  • Maintain the delicate balance between quality, speed, user experience, and customer expectations in a 24x7 operations environment

  • Automate deployment of AWS of infrastructure and services

  • Participate in on-call rotation for production issues

  • Work with the team to ensure cloud architecture meets scalability, availability and cost requirements

  • Follow good operational practices such as the creation of incident tickets along with maintaining documentation as needed

What You’ll Bring

  • B.S. in Computer Science or related fields

  • Minimum 2 years of experience managing AWS infrastructure

  • Minimum 2 years of experience with technical operations that worked on enterprise scale, mission critical Linux systems

  • Experience working with configuration management tools and cloud management automation such as AWS Cloud Formation, SaltStack, Chef, Puppet or Ansible

  • Working knowledge of monitoring tools such as AWS CloudWatch, Splunk, Grafana, Wavefront,, PagerDuty, Statuscake

  • Good understanding of web services, networking, databases and related infrastructure

  • Ability to manage modern scripting languages such as Python and Bash

  • Excellent troubleshooting skills

  • Thrive in a fast-paced, results oriented environment

  • Ability to work independently and take specific instruction, switching as required

  • Knowledge of AWS APIs, Git, Jira and Confluence a plus

  • Security Experience a plus

Category : Engineering and Technology

Subcategory: Site Reliability

Experience: Manager and Professional

Full Time/ Part Time: Full Time

Posted Date: 2020-11-16

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