Principal Site Reliability Engineer - India (1627)
Fully Remote Bengaluru or Chennai Product
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About the role

As a Staff Site Reliability Engineer, you will play a pivotal role in maintaining and enhancing the reliability, scalability, and performance of our systems. You will collaborate closely with cross-functional teams, including software engineers, DevOps engineers, and product managers, to design, implement, and optimize the infrastructure that powers our applications. Your expertise will contribute to achieving high availability and seamless user experiences for our customers.

What You’ll Do

  • Lead efforts to design, implement, and manage highly available, scalable, and fault-tolerant systems and services.
  • Drive the automation of processes, deployments, monitoring, and incident response to improve efficiency and reliability.
  • Collaborate with development teams to ensure the architecture and applications are designed with scalability, reliability and cost in mind.
  • Develop and maintain monitoring, alerting, and logging solutions to proactively identify and address performance issues and outages.
  • Participate in a follow the sun on-call rotations (on a regular basis), responding to incidents, conducting post-incident reviews, and contributing to incident response improvements.
  • Analyze system performance data, identify bottlenecks, and recommend solutions to optimize performance and resource utilization.
  • Contribute to the design and implementation of disaster recovery strategies and backup solutions.
  • Mentor and provide guidance to junior SREs and other team members, fostering a culture of continuous learning and improvement.
  • Stay current with industry trends, emerging technologies, and best practices to drive innovation and improvements in system reliability.

Role Requirements

  • Experience with containerization and orchestration technologies (e.g., Docker, Kubernetes).
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field (or equivalent practical experience).
  • 10+ years of experience in a Site Reliability Engineering or similar role, with a proven track record of managing complex systems in a production environment.
  • Proficiency in programming/scripting languages such as Go, Python, or similar.
  • Strong experience with cloud platforms (e.g., AWS, Google Cloud, Azure) and infrastructure-as-code tools (e.g., Terraform, Cloud Formation).
  • Solid knowledge of networking concepts, including load balancing, DNS, routing, and security.
  • Experience with monitoring and observability tools (e.g., Prometheus, Grafana, DataDog).
  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to troubleshoot complex issues under pressure.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills to work effectively across teams.
  • Experience with CI/CD pipelines and version control systems (e.g., Jenkins, GitHub actions).
  • Relevant certifications (e.g., AWS Certified DevOps Engineer, Google Professional DevOps Engineer) are a plus.
  • Proactive approach to identifying problems, performance bottlenecks, and areas for improvement.
  • Possess a passion for reliability, through participation in architectural design.

We’re invested in you!

We offer generous paid time off to allow our employees time to rest, recharge and to be present with family and friends throughout the year.

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In the technology industry, diversity creates a competitive advantage.  CloudBees customers demand technologies from us that solve their software development, and therefore their business problems, so that they can better serve their own customers.  CloudBees attributes much of its success to its worldwide work force and commitment to global diversity, which opens our proprietary software to innovative ideas from anywhere. Along the way, we have witnessed firsthand how employees, partners, and customers with diverse perspectives and experiences contribute to creative problem-solving and better solutions for our customers and their businesses.

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