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Title:  Junior Site Reliability Engineer

Job ID:  1419

Glen Mills, PA, 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. 

Essential Job Purpose

DFIN is looking for a Site Reliability Engineer to join the team as we modernize our platform and deliver reliable services. In this position you will apply a software engineering mindset to implement and maintain cloud services primarily in Microsoft Azure along with traditional data center solutions. You will assure all products are integrated seamlessly into production with the highest level of stability and scale as part of the software delivery life cycle. You appreciate that the solution to many of these challenges will come from improving the performance and efficiency of the code itself and you are an expert in this domain. You have a proven track record of code optimization as well as developing and utilizing runbooks to optimize operational problems. You are passionate about technology and have a desire to keep learning new things.


Key Working Relationships

The position reports to Manager, Site Reliability Engineering and must establish and maintain effective working relationships with key stakeholders across the organization.

  • You are familiar with SRE principles and will support the culture of DevOps required to maintain a frictionless high quality platform infrastructure
  • Your are familiar with monitoring the availability, latency, performance of traditional vms, cloud services and environments by utilizing SLIs, SLOs and SLAs
  • You have some coding experience with a background in languages such as Java, JavaScript, .NET, C#, Node.js, Golang or similar
  • You have a mind-set to script and automate everything utilizing Python, Bash, PowerShell or similar
  • You have cloud administration experience with an understanding of Azure, AWS or Google offerings
  • You work closely with Development and Operations teams to provide fully automated deployment routines for Production
  • You dive deep into technology and have an interest in the latest tools, technologies, and strategies
  • You will perform under the guidance of senior level SREs and Management to deliver on project milestones and tasks assigned by manager on schedule while communicating progress regularly
  • You have an interest in 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 including good verbal and written communication


Required qualifications for this position include

Competency in a blend of the following areas, typically achieved in 1-3 or more years of closely related experience:

  • Computer Science degree is required or equivalent combination of education, certifications and relevant work experience
  • Ability to code/script as an entry to mid level engineer in a software engineering organization is a must have
  • Cloud Administration experience with Azure, AWS or Google is a must have
  • 1+ years experience as a software engineer or system engineer
  • Build automation experience supporting continuous integration and delivery using tools such as Azure DevOps, Ansible or similar technology
  • DevOps focus and experience building and deploying infrastructure as code with Terraform or similar technology
  • Research/troubleshooting skills to resolve programming issues and implement longer term solutions to frequently occurring issues
  • Familiar with monitoring tools such as DataDog, New Relic, AppDynamics
  • Experience developing and executing all stages of test scripts as needed to make system improvements
  • Experience supporting and securing Windows or Linux systems in 24x7 production environment
  • Experience with containerization
  • Experience with common networking & load balancing protocolsGood written and verbal communication skills with the ability to document and communicate technical solutions

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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