- Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related technical field, or equivalent practical experience.
- Experience in one or more of C, C++, Java, Go or Python.
- Experience with Unix/Linux systems with scripting experience in Shell, Perl or Python.
- Technical experience.
- Experience recruiting and managing a team of engineers on large scale projects.
- Experience in problem solving and analyzing global scale distributed systems.
- Knowledge of algorithms, data structures, complexity analysis and software design or expertise in Unix/Linux systems, IP networking, performance and application issues.
- Ability to take technical deep-dives into code, networking, operating systems and storage, and hold your own in a strategy discussion with Google's executive team.
- Effective management and communication skills.
About the job
Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) combines software and systems engineering to build and run large-scale, massively distributed, fault-tolerant systems. SRE ensures that Google's services—both our internally critical and our externally-visible systems—have reliability, uptime appropriate to users' needs and a fast rate of improvement. Additionally SRE’s will keep an ever-watchful eye on our systems capacity and performance. Much of our software development focuses on optimizing existing systems, building infrastructure and eliminating work through automation.
On the SRE team, you’ll have the opportunity to manage the complex challenges of scale which are unique to Google, while using your expertise in coding, algorithms, complexity analysis and large-scale system design.
SRE's culture of diversity, intellectual curiosity, problem solving and openness is key to its success. Our organization brings together people with a wide variety of backgrounds, experiences and perspectives. We encourage them to collaborate, think big and take risks in a blame-free environment. We promote self-direction to work on meaningful projects, while we also strive to create an environment that provides the support and mentorship needed to learn and grow.
To learn more: check out our books on , watch a recorded to meet some of our SREs, or read a about why a Software Engineer chose to join SRE.
As a Site Reliability Engineering Manager, you'll lead a team of highly talented individuals and are responsible for Google products.
Behind everything our users see online is the architecture built by the Technical Infrastructure team to keep it running. From developing and maintaining our data centers to building the next generation of Google platforms, we make Google's product portfolio possible. We're proud to be our engineers' engineers and love voiding warranties by taking things apart so we can rebuild them. We keep our networks up and running, ensuring our users have the best and fastest experience possible.
- Lead a team or teams of software and systems engineers on projects and be directly responsible for Google's uptime record.
- Manage end-to-end availability and performance of mission critical services and build automation to prevent problem recurrence. Eventually automate response to all non-exceptional service conditions.
- Lead by example, care for your team, and establish credibility with the quality of your own and your team's technical execution.
- Manage on-call rotations across continents, using a follow-the-sun model.
- Design, write and deliver software to improve the availability, scalability, latency, and efficiency of Google's services.
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