Staff Site Reliability Engineer (Azure)

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LinkedIn was built to help professionals achieve more in their careers, and everyday 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 are much more than a digital resume we transform lives through innovative products and technology.

Creating economic opportunity for every member of the global workforce is a responsibility we all share. To truly transform the global economy, we must evolve the way we hire and enable our talent to serve people of all backgrounds and experiences. LinkedIn is committed to diversity in its workforce and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

The Productivity Engineering SRE Team is looking for a service engineer with experience working with large-scale systems and an operational mindset to help scale our internal service offerings both in datacenter and in azure. This is a fantastic opportunity to enable all engineers within LinkedIn to be more productive and impact external customers. In return, you will get to work with a world class team supporting multiple enterprise services.

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.

??Serve as a primary point responsible for the overall health, performance, and capacity of one or more of our services
??Participate in design and gain deep knowledge of both our complex internally developed applications and enterprise-class services in azure cloud and in our data centers.
??Experience developing, deploying, and managing Azure PaaS component based services using azure devops. Hands-on experience with azure devops.
??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 Linux and Windows 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 oncall 12×7 rotation activities.

Basic Qualifications:
B.S. or higher in Computer Science or other technical discipline, or related practical experience.
8+ years experience with application management with linux/windows.
Experience in Programming languages (Python, Perl, Ruby, Java/Scala)
Experience in configuration management tools like puppet, chef, ansible etc
Integration with systems and services via REST API
4+ years experience on Azure Infrastructure including PaaS components and hosting applications.
Experience with logging and monitoring technologies.
Experience in leading large scale projects.
Work as a member of a cross-functional project team contributing to the technology-based solutions and consult on concept feasibility.

Preferred Qualifications:
8+ 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.
Experience of using AzureDevops or other CI/CD Tools, Git etc
Experience with disaster recovery, capacity planning and performance engineering
Previous experience working with geographically-distributed coworkers.
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
Knowledge of Information Security best practices and their application to service design

India Disability Policy
LinkedIn is an equal employment opportunity employer offering opportunities to all job seekers, including individuals with disabilities. For more information on our equal opportunity policy, please visit http://careers.jobvite.com/linkedin/India-LinkedIn-Equal-Opportunity-for-Persons-With-Disabilities-Policy-2018.pdf

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