Job Description

Reference # : 19-00617Title : Embedded Site Reliability Engineer
Location : New York, NY
Position Type : Contract
Experience Level : Start Date / End Date : 08/26/2019 / 01/24/2020
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The engineering team is accountable for platform architecture evolution to meet the evolving needs of the business globally. As stewards of critical components in commissions and payments processing, the team is accountable for a high degree of software quality. The team consists of self-guided pragmatic individuals who are motivated to change the status quo in calculated ways.

As a member of the team, you will play an integral role changing the status quo. The team takes a data driven approach to decision making and you should be willing to participate in the full product lifecycle from requirements gathering, design, implementation, testing, support, and monitoring the production environment..


Partner with Sales and Operations specialists to bring innovative solutions enhancing the experience for our clients
Partner with development teams to improve product reliability, supportability and recoverability
Actively participate in system design, platform management, and capacity planning
Create sustainable systems through automation and uplifts; whilst enjoying doing it
Manage small-scale tool and automation projects
Code, script, integrate and test own work
Identify and build improvements to system behavior, control and monitoring tools

Basic Qualifications

At least 2 years of work experience in a similar role or demonstrate equivalent development expertise in software development (tools and automation)
Experience with developing applications in a Linux environment, with sound knowledge of algorithms, data structures, complexity analysis and software design
Hands on experience with Perl or an equivalent scripting language
Sound knowledge of Sybase or Oracle and SQL expertise.
Good understanding of the software development life cycle process
Strong sense of ownership and responsibility
Understand the potential impact of even small changes on the "big picture-of entire software systems
Hands on troubleshooting, debugging, coding and optimizing
Technical writing skills to succinctly communicate SRE ideas to others
Preferred Qualifications

Experience with large-scale automated testing and releases
Prior SRE/DevOps experience is highly regarded
Interest in financial markets, technology and the ability to learn
Passionate about solving operational problems and driving constant improvement
Familiarity with object oriented programming languages.



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