Reliability Engineer

  • location: Chicago, IL
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $120,000 - $140,000 per year
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Reliability Engineer

job summary:
Reliability Engineering manages the application lifecycle management (ALM) tools that underpin all Reliability Engineering services and enable an efficient hybrid business/IT software delivery model. In your role as the Reliability Engineering Lead you will be responsible for the selection and implementation of tools and processes which enable rapid development and deployment of software. Your mission is to embrace continuous integration/deployment in a delivery pipeline that will perform automated quality checks, deploy infrastructure and applications quickly, and provide operational metrics that can be consumed by development teams. An ideal candidate for this role will have a blend of development and operational experience that provides them with a good understanding of the developers they are working with, while also balancing customer satisfaction and maintaining critical systems uptime.

 
location: Chicago, Illinois
job type: Permanent
salary: $120,000 - 140,000 per year
work hours: 9am to 5pm
education: Bachelors
 
responsibilities:
  • Work directly with the IT Portfolio lead on road mapping of portfolio applications
  • Oversight of Reliability Engineering acceptance of all proposed designs for new applications and enhancements to existing ones
  • Provide technical coaching for a portfolio team of Reliability Engineers. This can include a combination of "On-shore" and "Off-Shore" Reliability Engineers as well as "External Contractors" when required.
  • Conduit between portfolio and Reliability Engineering COE to ensure common framework and toolsets are being executed across all members of the Reliability Engineering team
  • Establish an automated Reliability Engineering release management pipeline which delivers tooling for next generation application development efforts (the Dev) and on-going production operations (the Ops). Cultivate a Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery mind set.
  • Ensure development teams are provided a full set of DevOps ALM tools by leading the establishment of the right tooling and processes that will result in a fully automated release management pipeline to include: The Automated build process, environment setups, testing scripts, deployments, and production operational metrics/debugging information (to target developers).
  • Partner with development and operations teams to develop practical automation solutions and custom modules. Troubleshoot automation issues and find practical solutions that move projects forward in a timely manner.
  • Be a trusted automation and tooling advisor for Reliability Engineering/DevOps initiatives by providing objective, practical and relevant ideas, insights and advice.
  • Plan, organize, and control multiple responsibilities to achieve project objectives; technically guide projects through to completion. Ensure deliverables are completed within target timeframes and are consistently of high-quality.
  • Work with teams to bring continuous improvement to ALM processes and tools. Develop and own KPIs to ensure performance is measured against expected business outcomes.
  • And other responsibilities as required
 
qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, Engineering or related field, with 7 year's related experience as a Reliability Engineering, DevOps or systems administrator/engineer in 24X7 uptime environment. Minimum of 7+ year's system administration experience. Expert knowledge of system administration and security protocols for client/server environment deployed using Cloud based IaaS and PaaS solutions on Linux and Windows platforms
  • RHCA, RHCE, LPIC or Linux + certification preferred
  • Solid understanding of software development life cycle, test driven development, continuous integration and continuous delivery
  • Solid understanding and experience working with high availability, high performance, multi-data center systems and hybrid cloud environments
  • Strong ability to troubleshoot complex issues ranging from system resources to application stack traces
  • Experience with containerization and orchestration of web services.
  • Experience with Git version control systems
  • Experience in development with scripting languages
  • Preferred experience supporting the following Datastores/Databases: MS-SQL server, MySQL, MongoDB, PostgreSQL, Cassandra
  • Working knowledge of related technologies including encryption, IPsec, VLANs, VPNs, routing, firewalls, proxy services, LAN/WAN connectivity
  • Strong hardware and software diagnostic skills
  • Project and system planning experience is essential
  • Ability to multitask and work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment with rapid technology changes and complex customer requirements.
  • Experience working in an agile development team which requires the database design and architecture to adapt to changing business needs.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, comfortable in a transactional high-volume, high availability production environment.
  • Ability to build solid relationships with team members and co-workers, possessing the desire to work in a team environment and provide benefit to the team as a whole
  • Possess strong communication and presentation skills, including both written and verbal.
  • Strong customer service skills, with the ability to manage multiple concurrent customer requests.
  • Self-reliant, self-motivated with a "can do" attitude.
  • Commitment to quality, accuracy, and reliability of services provided.
  • Ability to produce and maintain accurate documentation and operational reports.
  • Desire to grow and develop new skillsets, becoming involved with new technologies
  • Experience with MS-Office products to build presentations using Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
 
skills:
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, Engineering or related field, with 7 year's related experience as a Reliability Engineering, DevOps or systems administrator/engineer in 24X7 uptime environment. Minimum of 7+ year's system administration experience. Expert knowledge of system administration and security protocols for client/server environment deployed using Cloud based IaaS and PaaS solutions on Linux and Windows platforms
  • RHCA, RHCE, LPIC or Linux + certification preferred
  • Solid understanding of software development life cycle, test driven development, continuous integration and continuous delivery
  • Solid understanding and experience working with high availability, high performance, multi-data center systems and hybrid cloud environments
  • Strong ability to troubleshoot complex issues ranging from system resources to application stack traces
  • Experience with containerization and orchestration of web services.
  • Experience with Git version control systems
  • Experience in development with scripting languages
  • Preferred experience supporting the following Datastores/Databases: MS-SQL server, MySQL, MongoDB, PostgreSQL, Cassandra
  • Working knowledge of related technologies including encryption, IPsec, VLANs, VPNs, routing, firewalls, proxy services, LAN/WAN connectivity
  • Strong hardware and software diagnostic skills
  • Project and system planning experience is essential
  • Ability to multitask and work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment with rapid technology changes and complex customer requirements.
  • Experience working in an agile development team which requires the database design and architecture to adapt to changing business needs.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, comfortable in a transactional high-volume, high availability production environment.
  • Ability to build solid relationships with team members and co-workers, possessing the desire to work in a team environment and provide benefit to the team as a whole
  • Possess strong communication and presentation skills, including both written and verbal.
  • Strong customer service skills, with the ability to manage multiple concurrent customer requests.
  • Self-reliant, self-motivated with a "can do" attitude.
  • Commitment to quality, accuracy, and reliability of services provided.
  • Ability to produce and maintain accurate documentation and operational reports.
  • Desire to grow and develop new skillsets, becoming involved with new technologies
  • Experience with MS-Office products to build presentations using Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

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