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Title:  Sr. Site Reliability Engineer

Job ID:  1775
Location: 

Chicago, IL, US

Category:  Information Technology
Description: 

Donnelley Financial Solutions (DFIN) is a leader in risk and compliance solutions, providing insightful technology, industry expertise and data insights to clients across the globe. We’re here to help you make smarter decisions with insightful technology, industry expertise and data insights at every stage of your business and investment lifecycles. As markets fluctuate, regulations evolve and technology advances, we’re there. And through it all, we deliver confidence with the right solutions in moments that matter. 

Donnelley Financial Solutions (DFIN) is a leader in risk and compliance solutions, providing insightful technology, industry expertise and data insights to clients across the globe.

 

DFIN is looking for a senior Site Reliability Engineer to join the team to help modernize our product platforms and deliver reliable services.  You will apply a software engineering mindset to implement and maintain cloud services primarily in Microsoft Azure.  You appreciate that the solution to many of these challenges will come from improving the performance and efficiency of the code itself. 

 

You have a proven track record of code optimization as well as developing and utilizing runbooks to optimize operational problems.  You will partner with development and product engineering to design and implement secure performant solutions.  You are passionate about technology and have a continuous learning mindset.

Responsibilities
  • Champion and implement a culture of DevOps to maintain a frictionless high quality platform infrastructure
  • Champion and implement application and infrastructure monitoring and alerting to prevent client impacting issues by ensuring system availability, performance and scalability to maintain SLIs, SLOs, and SLAs
  • Optimize application performance at scale
  • Automate everything including system operational runbooks
  • Define and support continuous integration and deployment pipelines (CI/CD) aligned to branching and quality assurance strategies
  • Dive deep into technology and stay on the forefront of the latest tools, technologies, and strategies; help evaluate, prototype, and integrate them into work processes
  • Perform with broad independence and deliver on project milestones and tasks on schedule while communicating progress regularly
  • Build strong relationships with team members and hold each other accountable for quality expectations
  • Learn continuously and apply lessons learned
  • Evangelize best practices, eliminate bottlenecks, and improve process

 

Required Qualifications
  • 3+ years experience writing software in Java or C# / .NET to optimize application performance at scale
  • 2+ years experience writing scripts in Ansible or Jenkins to manage infrastructure / software build and deployment in a continuous integration (CI) environment
  • 2+ years experience writing scripts in PowerShell (in Windows environment) or Python/Bash (in Linux environment) to automate system operations as runbooks
  • 2+ years experience implementing production performance, availability, and scalability monitoring and alerting best practices using a tool such as DataDog, New Relic, Dynatrace, or AppDynamics
  • 2+ years experience as a global admin a Azure or AWS cloud-utility stack application
  • Strong research/problem solving skills to resolve complex programming issues and implement longer term solutions to frequently occurring issues

 

Desired Qualifications
  • 3+ years experience writing software in JavaScript and Node.js to optimize application performance at scale
  • Strong DevOps focus and experience building and deploying Infrastructure as Code with Terraform or similar technology
  • Excellent understanding of how work impacts overall business and how decisions may have a cascading effect in other areas
  • Experience planning, coordinating, developing and executing all stages of test scripts
  • Experience securing Windows or Linux systems in 24x7 production environment
  • Experience with containerization and managing Kubernetes clusters
  • Experience with common networking and load balancing protocols
  • B.S. in Computer Science

 

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