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What you’ll be doing...

Our Global Technology Solutions group is looking for a Senior Site Reliability Engineer, focused on managing AIOPS rollout to the business unit (Verizon Business/Consumer).

  • Lead and collaborate with portfolio teams across all LOB’s to support a framework that combines engineering and application development to drive operational stability.
  • Leverage some of the latest AIOPS technology to develop a holistic approach to enhance systems and application reliability with a focus on superior customer experience.
  • Collaborate with the core teams combining software practices and engineering to strengthen the application/system reliability along with operational support.
  • Utilize advanced knowledge of system architecture, network, application development, testing, and operational stability to help transform the way the teams operate today.
  • Utilize advanced scripting and coding capabilities to develop artifacts for alert & event correlation ingested from diverse monitoring sources and leverage AI/ML to automate recovery actions.

*This hybrid role will have a defined work location that includes work from home and assigned office days as set by the manager.*

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What we’re looking for...

You'll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.
  • Six or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Experience as a Site Reliability Engineer and support an SRE framework across multiple teams.
  • Developed automated recoveries to prevent problem recurrence and enhance SLO trending and centralized reporting (ex. Grafana dashboard integration).
  • Identified opportunities to improve architecture/engineering practices.
  • Knowledge of MYSQL, PERCONA, and SQL queries, DB replication, and Grafana reporting, Systems & Network Architecture, Virtualization technologies (ESX/VMWare) AI/ML, and Splunk experience.
  • Willingness to travel up to 25%.

Even better if you have:

  • Mentor staff to replace manual processes with automation.
  • Collaborate across all levels of the organization to drive the SRE model.
  • Working knowledge of Data ingestion & enrichments – Webhooks, REST API design, JSON, XML, SMTP.
  • CI/CD - Deployment pipeline experience (Jenkins, Ansible).
  • Good knowledge of Python, bash, or similar scripting languages.
  • Knowledge of Unix/Linux based systems, and experience troubleshooting applications running on these systems.
  • Experience with software lifecycle including design, implementation, and delivery.
  • Experience in designing, analyzing, and troubleshooting large-scale distributed systems.
  • Ability to apply a systematic approach to solve problems with a sense of ownership and focus.
  • Effective communication & collaboration skills with the ability to articulate technical details to a diverse audience.
  • Experience with AIOPS (emphasis on Moogsoft).
  • Installation, Infra & Config - Linux Systems Administration and Operations experience, Network Administration experience.
  • Experience with the Moogsoft installation procedures and apache/NGINX webserver.
  • Integrations & Development experience: Data Ingestion & integrations with WebHooks, REST API, JSON, XML, SMTP, SNOW, SaaS-based solutions (New Relic, Catchpoint, AWS Cloud Watch), SAP, DB Mon, AI/ML, SPLUNK, MySQL, PERCONA, SQL Query, Python, JavaScript, and Unix Shell Scripting, Jenkins & Ansible and Grafana reporting tools.
  • Clustering & Workflows: Operations (SRE) workflows, responsibilities, and organizational structures, predetermined and dynamic correlation, entropy, anomaly detection concepts, SQL/PERCONA DB experience.
  • Systems/Network/LDAP Administration and Operations experience.
  • Experience with Moogsoft components and data flows.
  • Understanding of monitoring and metrics concepts. (Volume, Performance, Capacity).
  • Experience in cloud technologies such as architecting, developing, or maintaining cloud solutions in public cloud environments (AWS/OCI/GCP).
  • Advanced experience in supporting enterprise container-based platforms.
  • DevOps container/orchestration tools (Kubernetes, Docker, Puppet, etc.) experience.

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