Site Reliability Engineer

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Tech Stacks
Python C JavaScript Kubernetes Linux Rust Go C++ Docker TCP HTTP

Job Description

It takes powerful technology to connect our brands and partners with an audience of hundreds of millions of people. Whether you’re looking to write mobile app code, engineer the servers behind our massive ad tech stacks, or develop algorithms to help us process trillions of data points a day, what you do here will have a huge impact on our business—and the world.

A Little About Us

Our Site Reliability Engineers (SRE) sit under the office of the CTO as a critical part of the Yahoo Platforms Engineering (YPE) group. YPE enables all of the Yahoo verticals to develop and deliver the best possible products to our customers globally with the highest standards. Yahoo’s Platforms Engineering organization creates modern, secure, and efficient software platforms to power all of Yahoo’s brands at scale. For SRE, ensuring the availability and reliability of our platforms is at the heart of what we do.

We are looking to expand our SRE team with experienced engineers seeking an opportunity to develop their careers in a company undergoing one of the largest technology transformations ever. We are looking for individuals who value collaboration, have solid communication skills, and have a passion for creating quality solutions to support our products.

As a member of our team, you will be responsible for ensuring the stability of Yahoo’s products and infrastructure alongside other DevOps teams. We operate services at a scale covering our entire software, system, and network footprint across our data centers and multiple cloud service providers. We encourage new ideas, and continuously experiment and evaluate new technologies. Our team structure encourages trust, learning from one another, having fun, and supporting passionate people about what they do.

Responsibilities
  • Monitor, detect, and triage issues of varying complexity and at scale.
  • Manage system builds, configuration, patches, and upgrades.
  • Collaborate with other service, network, and facilities teams.
  • Apply creative and practical solutions to resolve non-routine problems.
  • Develop and apply tools to automate deployment, administration, and monitoring.
  • Apply experience about system methodologies, designs, and troubleshooting techniques.
  • The ideal candidates should have a range of computer science skills, be results-oriented, driven, and possess a demonstrable sense of ownership.


A Lot About You

  • BS in Computer Science or a related technical field; or equivalent industry experience.
  • At least 1+ years of working experience.
  • Experience with Linux and Operating System principles.
  • Experience with container-based solutions like Docker.
  • Experience with at least one scripting language, such as Python or JavaScript.
  • Experience with at least one system language, such as C, C++, Go, or Rust.
  • Knowledge of TCP/IP, HTTP, application security, monitoring, and storage.
  • Ability to communicate with non-technical audiences and engineers whose area of interest or experience lies outside SRE and Infrastructure.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with system performance diagnostic tools such as lsof, strace, perf.
  • Experience with Kubernetes and container-based orchestration.

Yahoo is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against based on age, race, gender, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability or any other protected category. Yahoo is dedicated to providing an accessible environment for all candidates during the application process and for employees during their employment. If you need accessibility assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability, please submit a request via the Accommodation Request Form (www.yahooinc.com/careers/contact-us.html) or call 408-336-1409. Requests and calls received for non-disability related issues, such as following up on an application, will not receive a response.

Yahoo has a high degree of flexibility around employee location and hybrid working. In fact, our flexible-hybrid approach to work is one of the things our employees rave about. Most roles don’t require specific regular patterns of in-person office attendance. If you join Yahoo, you may be asked to attend (or travel to attend) on-site work sessions, team-building, or other in-person events. When these occur, you’ll be given notice to make arrangements.

If you’re curious about how this factors into this role, please discuss with the recruiter.

Currently work for Yahoo? Please apply on our internal career site.

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