Women Impact Tech

Site Reliability Engineer, Infrastructure

    Sunnyvale, CA

About the Role:

LinkedIn was built to help professionals achieve more in their careers, and every day millions of people use our products to make connections, discover opportunities, and gain insights. Our global reach means we get to make a direct impact on the world’s workforce in ways no other company can. We’re much more than a digital resume – we transform lives through innovative products and technology.

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Site Reliability Engineers (SRE) at LinkedIn fill the mission-critical role of ensuring that our complex, web-scale systems are healthy, monitored, automated, and designed to scale. You will use your background as an operations generalist to work closely with our development teams from the early stages of design all the way through identifying and resolving production issues. The ideal candidate will be passionate about an operations role that involves deep knowledge of both the application and the product, and will also believe that automation is a key component to operating large-scale systems.

Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a primary point responsible for the overall health, performance, and capacity of one or more of our Internet-facing services
  • Gain deep knowledge of our complex applications.
  • Assist in the roll-out and deployment of new product features and installations to facilitate our rapid iteration and constant growth.
  • Develop tools to improve our ability to rapidly deploy and effectively monitor custom applications in a large-scale UNIX environment.
  • Work closely with development teams to ensure that platforms are designed with "operability" in mind.
  • Function well in a fast-paced, rapidly-changing environment.
  • Participate in a 24x7 rotation for second-tier escalations.

Basic Qualifications:

  • B.S. or higher in Computer Science or other technical discipline, or related practical experience.
  • 2+ years experience with troubleshooting in Unix/Linux.
  • UNIX/Linux systems administration background.
  • Programming skills (Python, Perl, Ruby, Java/Scala, or C)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 5+ years in a UNIX-based large-scale web operations role.
  • Experience with web-based Java/J2EE architectures and JVM configuration.
  • Python experience, specifically for systems automation.
  • Previous experience working with geographically-distributed coworkers.
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills (including listening, speaking, and writing) and ability to work well in a diverse, team-focused environment with other SREs, Engineers, Product Managers, etc.
  • Knowledge of most of these: data structures, relational and non-relational databases, networking, Linux internals, filesystems, web architecture, and related topics.

Equal Opportunity Statement
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-Documents in alternate formats or read aloud to you
-Having interviews in an accessible location
-Being accompanied by a service dog
-Having a sign language interpreter present for the interview

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