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Site Reliability Engineer

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Chicago, IL
$125,000 - $150,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Mar 21, 2019
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Job Description


  • SREs must be able to investigate and handle issues in a live production environment to ensure uptime on their own or by escalating to the team for assistance.
  • Keep everyone informed about the health and viability of the platform by reporting known issues and status of ongoing investigations.
  • Identify and advocate for changes vital to the stability and supportability of the system.
  • Mentor and advise teammates to ensure new features are efficient, highly available, and fault tolerant.


  • 5+ years of experience as an SRE, devops engineer, operations engineer or similar.
  • Expert at Linux system administration and performance tuning.
  • Expert at designing and implementing secure and efficient networks.
  • Deep experience managing and incorporating IaaS networks (AWS) into hybrid networks.
  • Experience with Windows Active Directory and AWS IAM.
  • Very comfortable with Python, web applications, and their ecosystems.
  • Comfortable with change management and monitoring software, with specific familiarity with Ansible, Zabbix, and Graylog a plus
  • Familiarity with the ITIL process.
  • Knowledge of cybersecurity mitigation and best practice a big plus.
  • Willingness to dive in and assist teammates.
  • Relevant experience from an exchange, proprietary trading firm or top tier bank a plus.
  • Willingness to participate in the team’s on-call rotation.
  • Positive, entrepreneurial attitude.