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2020-15162 -

Staff Site Reliability Engineer (SRE)

Location(s): Greater San Diego & Los Angeles - Bay Area
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Overview

Interested in building and managing platforms at massive scale that enable billions of dollars of revenue? Does living in Kubernetes world, running 100s of Kubernetes clusters that scale over 1000+ nodes sound like a fun challenge? Intuit is seeking a Production Engineer for its Modern SaaS platform that powers TurboTax, Quickbooks and Mint.Production Engineers operate right at the intersection of Software Engineering and Infrastructure Engineering to build and operate large scale systems that are secure, fault-tolerant, highly available, affordable, and scalable. Using industry best practices, tools, and principles from software engineering, architecture, and security to build them into our software tools to solve operations problems. 

What you'll bring

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science (or related technical field involving programming), or equivalent work experience
  • Strong experience in writing high quality Python or GO code
  • Expertise with building, upgrading and managing Kubernetes clusters
  • Familiarity with logging and metrics framework, such as Fluentd, Prometheus and Jaeger 
  • Proficiency with AWS technologies (NAT Gateway, EC2, ALB/NLB, Cloud watch, IAM, VPC, Route53 etc)
  • Strong understanding of Unix/Linux operating systems
  • Expertise in designing, analyzing, and troubleshooting large-scale distributed systems.
  • Ability to debug, optimize code, and automate routine tasks.
  • Systematic problem-solving approach, coupled with effective communication skills and a sense of drive.
  • 5+ years of experience with production operations managing large scale systems.
  • 2+ years of experience with software development or working knowledge of software development. Open source development is a plus.

How you will lead

  • Complete ownership and accountability for the reliability of the Modern SaaS platform, including production 12X7 on-call support shifts, construction of monitoring solutions, improving deployment automation, etc.
  • Educate existing customers and partners about how the platform runs, best practices, etc.
  • Supporting and coaching other engineers, pair programming or peer reviewing code, helping to ensure that all engineers are growing and part of a community
  • Continuously automate newer features to maintain and improve SLAs
  • Contribute to open-source projects (Kubernetes, Keiko, Argo etc.)
  • Document the important processes and procedures, and perform required KT sessions to disseminate the information across the team.  
  • Troubleshooting complex issues, and managing stakeholders expectations during incidents while troubleshooting.
  • Drive and own RCA for specific applications.
  • Participate in 12/7 oncall rotations
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