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Citigroup VP-Site Reliability Engineer (SRE) in Irving, Texas

The deployment automation team at Citi manages a platform that orchestrates releases across a very large number of enterprise applications. This is a mature platform running without major issues and supporting modern deployment strategies like canary, blue-green, containers, microservices, public cloud alongside some more traditional distributed systems and databases.

As we expand our continuous delivery product portfolio, we are looking for a SRE, hands-on engineer with experience running platforms as scale leveraging industry observability and automation platforms. Someone who brings fresh ideas, demonstrates a unique and informed viewpoint, and enjoys collaborating with a cross-functional team to develop real-world solutions and positive user experiences at every interaction.

Responsibilities:

  • Configure and tune the observability platforms we use to streamline alerting and proactive issue identification.

  • Automate manual activities as new features are added to the platform.

  • Ensure the platform functional test suite remains complete and runs quickly.

  • Expand performance and load testing capability to better simulate real production use.

  • Perform root cause analysis owning actionable follow-ups.

  • Measure and optimize system performance setting proper metrics and SLAs/SLOs

  • Mange risk and control activities across the platform and team

Essential Skills:

  • 3+ SRE and operational role running a large enterprise platform

  • 5+ years working with Linux

  • 5+ years scripting in Python/Shell/Bash/Ksh.

  • 3+ years of software development experience (Java on Linux)

  • Extensive experience working with and customizing automation scripts – Ansible is currently used.

  • Prior experiences with DevOps CI/CD tools like Git and Jenkins.

  • Experience analyzing data to drive decisions.

  • Competent with API, web services and microservices development

  • Strong communication skills, both written and oral

  • Strong architecture and design

  • Strong analytical, algorithmic, and problem-solving skills

  • Excellent teamwork and proactive attitude

  • BS/MS degree in Computer Science or related technical field

Desired Skills:

  • Experience with Docker, Kubernetes, Openshift

  • Experience with Sql/NoSql databases like Oracle, MongoDB

  • Java Spring Framework development experience

  • Experience in Config Management tooling e.g. Ansible, Chef, Puppet or SaltStack

  • Experience writing automation tests

  • Ability to quickly learn new concepts and software


Job Family Group:

Technology


Job Family:

Systems & Engineering


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