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Principal Site Reliability Engineer

Company: SVB Financial
Location: Tempe
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description

Come join a growing bank at the heart of the innovation, technology, green tech and life sciences space. We continue to expand our global footprint and our banking technology is at the core of everything we do.

As a Senior Site Reliability Engineer you will be responsibility for performance, reliability and availability of critical applications for Silicon Valley Bank.

Skills and requirements:

  • Be part of the team that owns the availability, performance and reliability of customer deployments'
  • Drive adherence to SLAs through monitoring, alerting and scaling
  • Deploy, maintain, support and troubleshoot critical, large-scale customer infrastructure deployments in private and public cloud
  • Dive deep into issues and outages to establish root causes and communicate them to your business partners
  • Design and document automated procedures
  • Partner with the Security team to ensure confidentiality, integrity and availability of customer data and deployments

The ideal candidate will have experience and qualifications for planning and managing operations infrastructure, including:
  • Experience planning and executing site deployments (AWS, private cloud).
  • Expertise automating system administration tasks with scripting tools (Python or shell preferred).
  • Aptitude for analyzing and troubleshooting operating system, networking, configuration and performance problems.
  • Fundamental understanding of Internet networking protocols: TCP/IP, TLS, DNS, HTTP, SMTP.
  • Ability to install, configure and maintain Linux hosts and popular open source applications such as Nginx, Apache HTTPd, Apache Tomcat, Postfix, and MySQL server.
  • Experience with monitoring and automation tools such as Ansible, Splunk, Zabbix, etc.
  • Ability to communicate clearly with both technical and non-technical staff.
  • Familiar with system hardening and server security best practices.


  • A bachelor's degree is required, preferably in Computer Science, Software. Engineering, or other related engineering discipline.
  • AWS Certified (Associate Solutions Architect or Sysops Administrator) with hands on extensive experience in AWS Cloud Operations and experience in design & implementation of complex distributed applications and infrastructure.
  • 5 years of experience architecting and running complex AWS or other cloud networking infrastructure resources
  • 5 years of experience with Ansible, Chef and Terraform
  • 5 years of experience architecting and running kubernetes deployments
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Strong linux understanding and experience
  • Strong security background and knowledge
  • Understand performance and availability requirements; working with Software Engineering to define deployment, configuration and monitoring requirements.
  • A strong working knowledge of Linux variants
  • Experience maintaining complex systems in a cloud environment
  • Ability to create meaningful metrics and alerting for service health monitoring
  • Reducing manual effort through automation with scripting or programming languages
  • Skilled with configuration management and automation frameworks
  • Proficiency driving Root Cause Analyses to meaningful improvements
  • Leading troubleshooting efforts with production/non-production systems.
  • Participating as part of a 24x7 on call rotation
  • Experience working in a high-growth environment
  • Extensive AWS, Kubernetes skills
  • Cybersecurity experience (e.g. Infrastructure, application, system or compliance)
  • Understand replication and clustering strategies and are familiar with data stores such as DynamoDB, Redis, Cassandra and Elasticsearch.
- provided by Dice

Keywords: SVB Financial, Tempe , Principal Site Reliability Engineer, Other , Tempe, Arizona

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