Systems Engineer - Cloud Operations and Reliability
Netflix - Los Gatos, CA

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Netflix is the world's leading streaming video service, and our growth is accelerating. At Netflix, we are building new cloud management tools, pushing the limits of cloud-based technologies, and powering our explosive growth while at the same time improving the availability and reliability of our services.

You are an expert in distributed, highly concurrent, web-scale systems that are fault-tolerant and run 24x7 with unparalleled availability. You are a talented systems engineer and you thrive on managing and maintaining a reliable environment that others can depend on.

Our team has one mission: Improve the Availability and Reliability of Netflix. We achieve this by:
- Taking charge of outages, leading the calls until they are resolved, and making sure the root cause has been found and fixed.
- Creating alerting solutions to detect issues before our customers do, fixing them automatically if possible, and if not, contacting the right people as quickly as possible.
- Proactively going after problems detected by the Netflix Simian Army

You possess these qualities:
- You see the big picture delivering a 24x7 service
- You are effective working with multiple teams
- You have high standards in everything you do
- You can balance multiple tasks
- You can work during the evening or weekend shifts
- Ability to keep a cool head under pressure and effectively participate in system down crisis situations

You have these skills:
- Scripting skills in one or more of the following languages: Python, Ruby, Perl, or equivalent interpreted language.
- Great communication skills, both verbal and written
- In-depth experience operating a 24x7 production environment
- Fluent in Linux: RedHat, CentOS, Fedora, Ubuntu
- Ability to quickly triage problems, determine root cause, and drive resolution

You may even have these skills:
- Prior experience with Amazon EC2/S3 or other cloud service providers
- Familiarity with large-scale systems and methodologies
- Direct experience with CDN technologies and methodologies
- Network design and troubleshooting experience

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