A Site Reliability Engineer (SRE) is responsible for ensuring the reliability, performance, and scalability of a company's digital infrastructure. They bridge the gap between development and operations teams, applying software engineering principles to optimize systems and automate processes. SREs proactively monitor and analyze system behavior, identifying and mitigating potential issues to maintain high availability and uptime. They design, implement, and maintain tools and frameworks for monitoring, logging, and alerting, enabling rapid response to incidents. Additionally, SREs collaborate with cross-functional teams to improve system performance, optimize resource utilization, and implement robust disaster recovery plans, ensuring seamless operations and a superior user experience.
- Implement and maintain robust monitoring and alerting systems to proactively identify and resolve potential issues.
- Conduct regular system capacity planning and performance tuning to optimize resource utilization and application response times.
- Collaborate with development teams to improve software design, reliability, and operational efficiency.
- Automate deployment and configuration processes using infrastructure-as-code (IaC) tools such as Terraform, Ansible, or Kubernetes.
- Build and maintain continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD) pipelines to enable faster and more reliable software releases.
- Troubleshoot and resolve production incidents by investigating root causes, implementing fixes, and preventing recurrence.
- Conduct regular system and application audits to identify security vulnerabilities and implement appropriate remediation measures.
- Design and implement disaster recovery and business continuity plans to ensure high availability and data integrity.
- Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define and enforce service level objectives (SLOs) and service level agreements (SLAs).
- Participate in on-call rotations and perform incident response to minimize downtime and ensure a smooth user experience.
- Continuously monitor and analyze system performance metrics to identify trends, bottlenecks, and areas for improvement.
- Keep up to date with industry best practices, emerging technologies, and DevOps tools to drive innovation and efficiency.
- Collaborate with security teams to implement and enforce security best practices and compliance requirements.
- Conduct performance testing and capacity planning to anticipate and accommodate future growth and increased user demand.
- Implement and manage containerization and orchestration platforms such as Docker and Kubernetes for scalable and resilient deployments.
- Participate in release management processes and coordinate with development teams to ensure smooth and reliable software deployments.
Bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering and related degree and/or equivalent experience.