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Site Reliability Engineer in Atlanta, GA at MDI Group

Date Posted: 6/10/2019

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Site Reliability Engineer

Atlanta, GA

Direct Hire

Our client has an immediate need for a Sr. Site Reliability Engineer for their Product Development team for their office in the Midtown area of metro Atlanta. This is a direct hire role with a company in the finance industry that has an excellent benefits package. In this role, you will focus on resolution and root cause analysis of performance, degradation and outage situations, you will be developing and deploying highly available web applications acting as subject matter expert to the Product Development Team, and work to improve performance, uptime and stability with variety of specialized tools and processes.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Act as subject matter expert across development, deployment and operation of SaaS Web Applications (and supporting services) with performance, visibility, ease of maintenance and uptime as key areas of focus.
  • Resolve and find root-cause to difficult production issues across services and all levels of the hardware, network and software layers.
  • Assist in improving and replacing legacy services with best practices.
  • Be the TEAM realist and critically think about systems in terms of edge cases, failure modes and hidden dependencies.
  • Make monitoring and alerting on symptoms and not on outages.
  • Participate in feature development and bug fixes as needed.
  • Bring your breadth of experience of modern Web Development, Databases, Cloud Operations to support cross-functional TEAM.
  • Support services before they go live through activities such as system design consulting, framework expertise, capacity planning and launch reviews.
  • Improve the CI and deployment process to make it as boring as possible.

Must Haves:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science/Computer Engineering or MIS
  • 5+ years of Java Web Application Development on Spring experience
  • 5+ years of Web Application Development experience as primary job function, preferably Java
  • JVM Tuning experience
  • Comfortable working as Developer as much as Operations
  • Ability to modernize legacy applications in SaaS environment
  • Understanding of how to horizontally scale Web Applications
  • Background in standard DevOps tools and processes (Configuration Management & CI Tools)
  • Git for source control
  • Experience with monitoring, alerting and metrics (Prometheus, Nagios, etc.)
  • Experience with aggregate logging (ELK-Like stacks)
  • Knowledge of distributed microservice tracing
  • Experience with AWS and co-located server
  • Docker and Container Orchestration (Swarm / Kubernetes)
  • Advanced OS and Application profiling, tuning and debugging on Linux (legacy Windows)
  • TCP/IP Networking and common protocols
  • Experience with various types of storage (network, block, etc.)

 Preferred Skills:

  • Ruby and/or Ruby on Rails experience (desired)
  • PostgreSQL experience (desired)
  • Exposure to SQL Server 2012+ is desired


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