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Lead Site Reliability Engineer

Pear Deck

Pear Deck

Software Engineering
Posted on Tuesday, May 21, 2024
What We Do
At GoGuardian, we’re helping build a future where all learners are ready and inspired to solve the world’s greatest challenges. Our award-winning system of learning solutions is purpose-built for K-12 and trusted by school leaders to promote effective teaching and equitable engagement while helping empower educators to keep students safe.
What It’s Like to Work at GoGuardian

We are an outcomes-focused learning company with a steadfast focus on improving learning environments, one classroom at a time. Working with us means joining a remote team of diverse, committed, mission-driven employees who are inspired by our vision, dedicated to our customers, and ready to roll up their sleeves. Guardians put their heads together to solve problems, learn together from experiments that fail, and stand together by their work with full accountability. We balance our diligence with an inclusive culture that invites everyone to bring their whole self to work. Join us and learn why “I love the people here” is one of the most frequent comments we hear from Guardians.

What You'll Do

  • Hands-on cloud infrastructure management, compute, storage, and network infrastructure
  • Container administration and development utilising Kubernetes, Docker, Mesos, or similar Infrastructure automation through Terraform, Chef, Ansible, Puppet, Packer or similar Knowledge of cloud compute technologies, network monitoring
  • Experience with Cloud Orchestration frameworks, development and SRE support of these systems
  • Experience with CI/CD pipelines including VCS (git, svn, etc), Gitlab Runners, Jenkins
  • Manage & build the cloud infrastructure with a team of 3 - 4 resources.
  • Manage application release management, Infrastructure provisioning and deployment.
  • Hands-on experience in managing round the clock cloud operations.
  • Implement operational tools like deployment, provisioning, monitoring, performance measurement tools etc.
  • Responsible for performance, availability, and scalability of the infrastructure.
  • An understanding of cloud solution approaches from a technical (infrastructure), service management, financial and sourcing perspective.
  • Define and lead next generation high availability data centre architectures, operational tools, automation, infrastructure provisioning and round the clock operations.
  • Cloud environment administration (Amazon Web Services AWS Preferred) and in hosted datacentre collocations, responsible for the customer facing production environment monitoring, performance, release/deployment, security, reliability, availability, capacity, latency, and other non-functional concerns.

Who You are (Must Haves)

  • 8+ years of hands-on Linux System administration of a large infrastructure server farm in a cloud environment managing systems, network, and storage systems.
  • 7+ yrs of experience as a Manager of SaaS/Cloud datacentre Operations.
  • At least 5+ years’ experience in Unix/Linux System Infrastructure Administration in a SaaS or Cloud Operations, Network architecture and administration, storage implementations on DAS, NAS, and SAN.
  • Proven track record with a minimum of 5+ years in Lead Linux system, network, virtualization, and storage administrator.
  • 2+ years of hands-on AWS administration experience is desirable
  • Deep understanding of scaling out and horizontal scaling infrastructure architectures. Exposure to big data infrastructure like Hadoop, MongoDB architecture and scaling those infrastructures
  • Experience in infrastructure capacity planning based on key attributes
  • Experience in a 24/7 high availability production environment

Flexible, continuous learner, excellent communicator, works well in a team environment, appreciates challenges, comfortable and effective working in new areas that require experimentation and rapid problem solving.

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