Site Reliability Engineer
About the Position:
Are you motivated by an incredible sense of purpose in doing work that helps keep people safe and business running daily, with results that regularly make headlines? Are you passionate about innovating on the industry’s cutting edge to develop solid architecture principles, operability guidelines, progressive scaling methodologies, and other sophisticated techniques to reliably operate critical technology infrastructure at scale? Do you have an insatiable appetite for streamlining out inefficiency, automating away toil, and proactively eliminating problems before they occur in the first place? If so, this position is a perfect opportunity for you to join the Everbridge Site Reliability Engineering team in a hands-on role driving the design, implementation, and operation of our global platforms.
About the Team
As the Everbridge Site Reliability Engineering team, we are responsible for ensuring overall service quality and availability of Everbridge's solutions. The technology platforms that we support automate the international delivery of critical information to help keep people safe and businesses running.
We are a 24x7x365 distributed team that can do our job anytime, anywhere on the planet with an Internet connection. Our holistic understanding of OSI layers 0 through 8 allows us to effectively maintain a heterogeneous blend of worldwide public and private cloud services where lives and livelihoods are at stake in the event of failures. We are dedicated, passionate people who are committed to internal/external customer service and doing the right thing.
- Keep people safe and businesses running.
- Own operational availability, security, scalability, efficiency, monitoring, instrumentation, and overall service reliability of Everbridge's solutions.
- Collaborate across Agile teams with Architects, Developers, Quality, Data, Security, and other Operations engineers on designing and implementing highly reliable solutions.
- Embrace Site Reliability Engineering principles of proactivity, automation, cross-functional collaboration, data-driven decision making, and fast+safe failing to continually improve our technology and culture.
- Enhance our infrastructure, tooling, and processes to extend operability as a self-service function for other groups in the engineering value stream.
- Participate in a rotating on-call schedule to troubleshoot and resolve production escalations from our 24x7x365 NOC.
- Have fun while we work hard to make a difference.
- Previous experience contributing in a production Site Reliability, DevOps, SaaS/Technical Operations, or NOC environment
- Dedicated commitment to technical excellence and quality customer service
- Ability to write code in at least one programming language (e.g. Python, Perl, Java, Ruby, Go)
- Comfort using Git for practical configuration data and code management
- Expertise with cloud compute IaaS/abstracted PaaS solutions (AWS Solutions Architect or equivalent) and hybrid/on-premises private compute environments (VMware Certified Professional or equivalent)
- Deep knowledge in one of these disciplines forms the central pillar of your T-shaped skill set:
- Network architecture and operation with an emphasis on: application load balancing at local and global scales (ALB/ELB/Route 53), IPv4 routing and dynamic routing protocols (OSPF, BGP), VPN, and network security best practices
- Automation framework orchestration, configuration management, and software-defined infrastructure management techniques (SaltStack preferred, others e.g. Puppet, Chef, Ansible, etc. also acceptable)
- Large scale production UNIX/Linux operating system, application, and security maintenance in an online service provider environment (Ubuntu and Debian GNU/Linux preferred)
- US Citizenship and ability to pass a Federal drug screening
- Infrastructure/application monitoring and alerting solutions (Datadog, Elastic BELK/X-Pack, Prometheus, Nagios, Cacti, Graphite/Grafana, InfluxDB, OpenTSDB, Splunk, Graylog, etc.)
- Application virtualization, containerization, and service-oriented-architecture technologies (Nomad & rest of HashiCorp suite, Docker, Kubernetes, Mesos, CoreOS/rkt)
- Email transport software and deliverability management concepts (Postfix/Sendmail and derivative commercial MTAs, SPF, DomainKeys/DKIM, DMARC, IP reputation)
- VoIP (FreeSWITCH or Asterisk w/ SIP) and/or TDM telephony infrastructure
- Cisco IOS/NX-OS, Juniper JUNOS, and related hardware device and virtual appliance families (Cisco Catalyst/Nexus/ISR/ASR, Juniper routing/switching/firewall platforms, Brocade Vyatta)
- RDBMS, NoSQL, and hybrid data tier platforms (MongoDB, Elasticsearch, Postgres, MySQL, Riak, Cassandra, HBase, etc.)
- SEIM, HIDS/NIDS, and related infrastructure tooling required to maintain positive control over security
- Practical knowledge of BGP traffic engineering, DDoS mitigation, and active threat defense techniques
- Continuous integration and deployment/delivery pipelines in a release engineering context
- Performance measurement and tuning methodology for capacity planning and bottleneck hunting
Our team makes a difference during the most difficult times and challenging situations. Our people are dedicated to solving problems. Our software was built to save lives. Our unifying mission is to keep people safe and businesses running.
Headquartered in the great cities of Boston and Los Angeles, with operations across the world, our team of 750+ dedicated employees support more than 4,200 global customers every day in their most crucial moments. During public safety threats such as active shooter situations, terrorist attacks, or severe weather conditions—as well as during critical business like IT outages or cyber-attacks—customers rely on our SaaS-based platform to quickly and reliably aggregate and assess threat data, locate employees and first responders, automate a pre-defined communications processes, and track progress on those response plans.
Our culture is all about “Making a Difference,” and we are proud to serve:
- 9 of the 10 largest U.S. cities
- 8 of the 10 largest U.S.-based investment banks
- 7 of the top 10 U.S. technology and telecom companies
- 25 of the 25 busiest North American airports
- 7 of the 10 largest U.S. healthcare systems
- 6 of the 10 largest U.S. retailers
As we continue to grow and transform the field of critical event management, we need passionate, committed individuals to help us carry out our mission. Click here to learn more about what we do. If you think you have what it takes to make a difference, apply to be a part of our award-winning team.
Everbridge is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, or sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.