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Title:  Sr. Site Reliability Engineer

Job ID:  1229

Downers Grove, IL, US

Category:  Information Technology

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. 


In this position you will implement and provide direction for cloud native architecture and continuous delivery pipelines to assure all internally developed products are integrated seamlessly into production with the highest level of stability and scale as part of the software delivery life cycle. Most importantly, you will lead weaving automation into the culture of all product, development, engineering and operations teams. You are state of the art in this domain, and will be an internal expert.

You are a self-starter, customer focused and will be responsible for assisting others with technical solutions. You are passionate about technology and have a desire to keep learning new things.


  • You are an expert with SRE principles and will champion the culture of DevOps required to maintain a frictionless high quality platform infrastructure
  • Your are an expert in monitoring the availability, latency, performance of traditional vms, cloud services and kubernetes environments by utilizing SLOs, SLAs and SLIs
  • You have the engineering skillset to build cloud native platforms and deliver automation strategies to support continuous integration and delivery
  • You are a cloud administrator with a deep understanding of AWS, Azure or Google offerings and have a proven track record of setting up and managing these environments
  • You work closely with Dev and Operations teams to provide fully automated deployment routines for Production
  • You will build strategies to utilize automation to provision and secure infrastructure, software and other technical components that are baked into the orchestration of all software tiers
  • You dive deep into technology and are on the forefront of the latest tools, technologies, and strategies and will help evaluate, prototype, and introduce them to our team
  • You have a mind-set to automate everything utilizing python, powershell or similar scripting language
  • You contribute to providing technical input for risk analysis, disaster recovery, architectural strategy and data center evolution
  • You will perform with broad independence and deliver on project milestones and tasks assigned by manager on schedule while communicating progress regularly
  • You have an excellent understanding of how work impacts overall business and how decisions may have a cascading effect in other areas
  • You will build strong relationships with whole team and organization
  • You are professional with client facing skills including good verbal and written communication



  • Cloud Administration experience with AWS, Azure or Google is a must have
  • Ability to script pipeline automation and infrastructure as code is a must have
  • Experience with containerization and managing kubernetes is a must have
  • 3+ years system administration and architecture experience across multiple systems, languages and frameworks
  • 3+ years  experience working with automation tools such as Ansible, Jenkins or similar technology
  • 2+ years supporting and securing Linux or Windows systems in 24x7 production environment
  • Advanced experience working with server and application hardening best practices
  • Strong working knowledge of networking & load balancing protocols
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong experience with a variety of monitoring tools and concepts
  • Strong experience developing, maintaining, and applying structured programming techniques and adhere to scripting and coding standards
  • Strong experience planning coordinating, developing and executing all stages of test scripts as needed to make system improvements
  • Strong research/troubleshooting skills to resolve complex programming issues and implement longer term solutions to frequently occurring issues
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to document and communicate technical solutions at all levels
  • Computer Science degree is required or equivalent combination of education and relevant work experience.
  • System, cloud or security administration certifications desirable


It is the policy of Donnelley Financial Solutions to select, place and manage all its employees without discrimination based on race, color, national origin, gender, age, religion, actual or perceived disability, veteran's status, actual or perceived sexual orientation, genetic information or any other protected status. 

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