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Site Reliability Engineer \u2013 GemFire (Database) - P205572

Riverwoods, IL 60015
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\u003Cp\u003EAt Discover, be part of a culture where diversity, teamwork and collaboration reign. Join a company that is just as employee-focused as it is on its customers and is consistently awarded for both. \u003Cstrong\u003EWe\u0027re all about people, and our employees are why Discover is a great place to work. \u003C/strong\u003EBe the reason we help millions of consumers build a brighter financial future and achieve yours along the way with a rewarding career.\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003ESite Reliability Engineers\u003C/strong\u003E (SREs) are a hybrid of systems and software engineers who are responsible for scaling, automation, and production issue support for applications. SRE\u0027s have an intense passion for finding and improving efficiencies with infrastructure, development and deployment automation. As a SRE, you will lead the efforts of application deployment, reliability, scalability, availability and performance alongside the engineering and infrastructure teams. Site Reliability Engineers will work closely with our engineering teams to build mature, production-ready services and applications. As part of the SRE team, you will help define our standards for monitoring, alerting, scalability, and production-readiness. You will monitor and report on the uptime of our systems and services, the performance of our applications, and the capacity of our platform.\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003EYou will be empowered (yes, empowered) to apply software engineering techniques and discipline to production operations and help us deliver the world\u0027s greatest solutions. You will provide feedback into the architecture and application design for each next generation of Payment Services development. If you are the type of person that loves driving technology problem solving sessions; has a tireless passion to increase the performance, resiliency and availability of IT solutions serving the greatest Customers and Partners in the World; we believe our SRE opportunity will allow you to be the superstar of all superstars!\u003Cbr\u003E \u003Cbr\u003E In our industry where millions of dollars move every day and milliseconds count in every transaction you are always looking for ways to ensure our customers get the best response time. You will also be deeply involved in system roadmap planning and release management activities as well. Overall, you will become a rock star subject matter expert on the operation of these world class core systems powering our great Fortune 300 Company (which really operates like a startup). Additionally you will promote a risk-aware culture, ensure efficient and effective risk and compliance management practices by adhering to required standards and processes.\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003EIn this role, you will wear many hats but your skills will be crucial in the following:\u003C/strong\u003E\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cul\u003E\u003Cli\u003EAbility enhance and maintain complex software components and distributed systems.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EExperienced in DevOps skills and methodologies - Create and manage a continuous build, integration, test, and deployment systems\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EProficient in monitoring, alerting, analyzing and troubleshooting large scale distributed systems\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EExperience with clustering technologies - high availability, resiliency and horizontal scaling. Good understanding of defining and executing High Availability, Disaster Recovery, Sustained Resiliency, Chaos Engineering tests\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EControl application code deployment servers and code deployment methods\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003ELead and participate in performance tests, identifies the bottlenecks, opportunities for optimization and capacity demands\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EMonitor and report on SLA/SLO for a given applications services. Work with business and product owners to establish key performance indicators.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EWork with team and leadership to develop the long term Site Reliability Engineering road map.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EMaintain (evaluate and upgrade) all platform required applications and libraries (java, python, etc.)\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EPartnering with security engineers and developing plans and automation to aggressively and safely respond to new risks and vulnerabilities.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EControl application log collection and analysis - Automate processes and systems configuration/deployment\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EDesign and architect operational solutions for managing applications and infrastructure, with the specific goal of increasing the automation, repeatability, and consistency of operational tasks.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003ECreate and maintain monitoring technologies and processes that improve the visibility to our applications\u0027 performance and business metrics and keep operational workload reasonable.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EProficiency in one or more general purpose programming languages: Python, Go, shell scripting (Unix/Linux), Java\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EAutomation tools experience such as Chef, Puppet, Ansible. 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Discover Financial Services is an equal opportunity employer (EEO is the law). We thrive on diversity \u0026 inclusion. You will be treated fairly throughout our recruiting process and without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status in consideration for a career at Discover. \u003C/p\u003E \u003Cbr\u003E\u003Cbr\u003E



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Posted: 2019-09-21 Expires: 2019-12-12

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