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Sr. Site Reliability Engineer (SRE)

AT&T


Location:
Los Angeles, CA
Date:
11/23/2017
2017-11-232017-12-23
Job Code:
att4-5858871
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Company AT&T

Job Title Sr. Site Reliability Engineer (SRE)

Jobid att4-5858871

Location: Los Angeles, CA, 90006, USA

Description DIRECTV is looking for an experienced Site Reliability
Engineer to join our Entertainment Systems team. The Entertainment Systems
group is responsible for developing that backend software that powers the
DIRECTV platform, including streaming on mobile devices, VOD and satellite TV;
all systems that are fast, fault-tolerant and scalable. **The EntertainmentSystems team is responsible for resiliency, performance and security of DIRECTV’sproduction infrastructure.**



+ We provide guidance to the Software Engineeringteams and drive best practices for DIRECTV/AT&T’s products nationwide.

+ We partner with thedevelopment teams to optimize and size their applications correctlt

+ We ensure resourcerequirements are properly planned ahead of time based on business needs andforecasts and that the appropriate teams (finance, operations, labadministrators) are informed accordingly.

+ We realize thatfailure is inevitable, so we embrace it and plan for fast recovery.



As a Site Reliability Engineer, you’re
curious, with deep technical knowledge. You’re a problem solver and an engineer
who uses ingenuity to solve hard problems. You foster a culture of
inquisitiveness, collaboration and learning and are able to empathize with
others. Your adaptation and evolution are guided by your experiences. You don’t
need to be the smartest person in the room, because you know that every
interaction is a learning opportunity.



We’re looking for an influential decision-maker who’s ready
to take on a high level of ownership and responsibility. A forecaster and
problem solver for all of Software Engineering.



**Responsibilities**



+ Define standards for configuration,monitoring, reliability and performance

+ Serve as subject matter expert for multipleproprietary and open source technologies

+ Implement/deploy a toolset and processes tofacilitate the tasks that the team carries out, produce alarms whenadditional resources are needed

+ Provide expert perspective regarding thecapabilities and limits of the multi-datacenter production infrastructurein software architecture designs

+ Influence Software Engineering leadership bymotivating improvements to DIRECTV’s software systems and education

+ Solve live performance and stability issuesand prevent their recurrence

+ Model our system as a whole in order to provide realistic resourceforecasts



**Requirements**



+ Advanced knowledge of Unix/Linux systems.

+ Ability to write code. You use automation tomake your job more efficient.

+ A knack for troubleshooting tough problems.Your high level of ownership and curiosity empower this skill.

+ Good leadership andinterpersonal skills, with the ability to work across functional lines and atmany levels

+ Ability to learnrapidly and communicate value of new technologies to technical and non-technicalaudiences

+ Meticulous and cautious. Youidentify and consider all risks, and balance those with performing thetask efficiently.

+ Comfortable working in a highly collaborativeenvironment including strong communication skills.

+ Extremely curious about how things work.



At AT&T, we’re bringing it all together. We deliver advanced mobile services, next-generation TV, high-speed internet and smart solutions for people and businesses. That’s why we’re investing to be the premier integrated communications company.

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