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Site Reliability Engineer

Spotify
48 Grove Street
Somerville, MA 02144

Site Reliability Engineers at Spotify ensure the music never stops streaming.

We act as a force multiplier for all Spotify engineers. We design, code, and operate tools and systems to reduce the amount of time and effort necessary for our engineers to scale the worlds best music streaming product to millions of users. We work closely with engineers to advocate sensible, scalable, systems design and share responsibility with them in diagnosing, resolving, and preventing production issues.

What youll do

  • As a member of a small cross functional squad, youll own a particular infrastructure challenge at Spotify
  • Design and document systems, including writing and reviewing code, to automate away problems within your squads domain
  • Undertake measured, methodical, troubleshooting of complicated systems under pressure
  • Partake in an on-call rotation alongside the engineers who build our production backend
  • Work from our office in Boston, MA, USA.

Who you are

  • You have deep knowledge of Linux (we use Ubuntu) and all layers of the networking stack. You should be confident discussing in detail whats going on under the hood.
  • You have strong coding skills in Java
  • You are comfortable with large scale production systems and technologies, for example load balancing, monitoring, distributed systems, and configuration management
  • You have a track record of designing and executing small to medium scale systems automation projects with strong autonomy
  • You are familiar with and enthusiastic for software engineering best practices such as testing, continuous integration and continuous delivery
  • You have a passion for solving problems using open source software
  • You thrive in a rapidly evolving, globally distributed environment

We are proud to foster a workplace free from discrimination. We strongly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and background will lead to a better environment for our employees and a better product for our users and our creators. This is something we value deeply and we encourage everyone to come be a part of changing the way the world listens to music.

Category: IT/Systems/Networking
Full-time

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