Remote Principal Database Site Reliability Engineer

Location: Nationwide

Compensation: To Be Discussed

Staff Reviewed: Thu, Apr 01, 2021

This job expires in: 20 days

Job Category: Information Technology

Remote Level: 100% Remote

Employer Type: Employer

Career Level: Experienced

Job Summary

A company that offers online and mobile food ordering platforms is searching for a person to fill their position for a Remote Principal Database Site Reliability Engineer.

Core Responsibilities of this position include:

  • Building a system for providing self-service management of caching clusters
  • Raising the top-line reliability of Grubhub by building solutions to make stateful data stores more reliable under heavy load
  • Building complex automation systems to allow for large clusters to self-heal in cases of hardware failures

Qualifications for this position include:

  • Experience as a Principal-level Site Reliability Engineer working on extremely high throughput systems
  • Understanding how to scale a distributed system, failure modes, monitoring, et cetera
  • Experience writing code that automates complex operations. We want someone who can write OO, testable code, not just scripts
  • Knowledge of the Linux kernel and familiarity with tools to debug performance at a system-call level
  • Experience tuning the JVM. You should understand the various garbage collectors, how memory is managed
  • Experience with a NoSQL database

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