Senior DevOps Engineer - Cloud 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 devops engineer and you thrive on managing and maintaining a reliable environment that others depend on.

Our team has three main goals:
  • Create alerting solutions to detect issues before our customers do, fix them automatically if possible, and if not, contact the right people as quickly as possible.
  • Write tools to help empower engineering teams across the company to deploy with no production impact.
  • Take charge of outages, lead the calls until they are resolved, and make sure the root cause has been found and fixed.
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 have these skills:
  • Strong scripting and programming skills in one or more of the following languages: Java, Python, Ruby, Perl
  • Great communication skills, both verbal and written
  • In-depth experience operating a 24x7 production environment
  • Fluent in Linux: RedHat, CentOS, Fedora, Ubuntu
  • Familiar with the Java platform, especially JVM configuration and JMX
  • Ability to quickly triage problems, determine root cause and drive resolution
  • Ability to keep a cool head under pressure and effectively participate in system down crisis situations
You may even have these skills:
  • Prior experience with Amazon EC2/S3 or other cloud service providers
  • Building systems deployment and service management automation tools
  • Building Rails/Django/Pylons web applications
  • Familiarity with large-scale systems and methodologies

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Netflix, Inc. is an online movie rental subscription service in the United States, providing approximately 7.5 million subscribers access to...