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Site Reliability Engineer

R1951

Location

New York

Norwalk

Career Track

Technology

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Site Reliability Engineer

R1951

Location

New York

Norwalk

Career Track

Technology

Our Technology team is the backbone of our company: constantly creating, testing, learning and iterating to better meet the needs of our customers. If you thrive in a fast-paced, ideas-led environment, you’re in the right place.

Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) is an engineering discipline that combines software and systems engineering to build and run large-scale, massively distributed, fault-tolerant systems.

Responsible for building infrastructure and eliminating manual work through automation. Practices such as limiting time spent on operational work and proactive identification of potential outages factor into iterative improvement that is key to both product quality and interesting and dynamic day-to-day work.

Key Responsibilities:

As a Site Reliability Engineer, you will be responsible for handling Linux based infrastructure and production environment. You will support a team in creating highly robust infrastructure architectures with systems that support development and enhance performance of highly scalable, high performance web-based product that caters to the global market. You will also help us in managing our availability and scalability needs. You will actively participate in deploying and supporting applications on our private and public cloud environments. Our web site serves hundreds of thousands of customers a day, and is one of the best-known brands on the internet. At the same time, we’re in the middle of a transformation to a cloud architecture and providing resources “as a service” to developers. To keep up with rapid growth, you will be working with our development teams to support the current environment while helping us in this transition.

Your few other key responsibilities include:

  • Will be managing thousands of servers and hundreds of applications in multiple geo locations.
  • Will be involved in Incident management, migration, implementation and deployment.
  • Will be responsible to build, tune and perform operational efficiency on the production environments.
  • Will be responsible to automate and monitor the health of the Priceline.com website.

Will be working to improve the state of our monitoring, alerting, instrumenting and reporting. Achieve Excellence in Operations and improved website availability and customer satisfaction by reducing the number of outages and by reducing the mean time to recover.

You will Promote best practices to identify and solve complex infrastructure & monitoring issues by introducing automation initiatives, you should be excited about reducing manual intervention & turn-around time to solve repetitive problems.

Qualifications:

  • Recommend and implement changes to existing Linux infrastructure.
  • Proficiency in one or more of these scripting languages – Shell, Perl, Python & PowerShell scripting.
  • Hands-on experience working with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 & 7/ CentOS.
  • Familiar with large scale production systems and technologies, for example load balancing, monitoring, distributed systems, and configuration management.
  • Experience with implementation and support of a user-facing, large-scale, tech stacks.
  • Experience in configuration management tools Salt/Chef/Puppet/Ansible. Docker is a plus.
  • Experience with at least one modern client-side JavaScript framework or library is a plus (React, Angular, NodeJS)
  • Deep understanding of infrastructure scalability issues.
  • Passionate about automating and improving processes.
  • Demonstrated history of living the values important to priceline:  Customer, Innovation, Team, Accountability and Trust. Unquestionable integrity and ethics.

Priceline is an equal opportunity employer in accordance with all applicable federal, state and local laws.

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