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Site Reliability Engineer

Site Reliability/DevOps Engineer – Downtown Austin

The HT Group is working with a leader in the software industry to hire a Site Reliability Engineer to join their new Security SRE team on a long-term contract with the potential to go full time in 6-12 months. If you are a strong SRE or DevOps professional interested in developing your information security expertise, this role is a rare opportunity to do just that – with one of the most desirable employers in Austin!

As a Site Reliability Engineer, you’ll build solutions to enhance availability, performance andstability of their services as well as automating away repetitive work. You’ll also respond topings, pages and alerts to investigate issues in their products that you can really sink your teeth into. You’ll be working on non-production and production environments, monitoring, data collection and configuration management, as well as disaster recovery planning, capacity engineering, reliability improvement initiatives and platform automation. The best person for this role is someone that has a collaborative spirit.


  • Programming or software development across one or more programming languages
  • (e.g. Python, Go, Bash)
  • Hands-on experience with AWS or other cloud providers – minimum of 1 year
  • Monitoring metrics and statistics for high availability, production web services
  • Building and maintaining a continuous integration and delivery pipeline (e.g. Bamboo,
  • Jenkins)
  • Automation and configuration management tools (e.g. Ansible, Terraform)
  • Responding to alerts, incidents, and requests for production web services
  • Administration and management of Linux systems

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience building large scale, high load distributed systems on AWS or other cloud
  • infrastructure with a focus on operational maturity
  • Familiarity with the Go programming language
  • Participation in an on-call rotation
  • Experience with databases (PostgreSQL, MySQL, etc.)
  • Experience using data and metrics to evaluate new technologies and technical directions
  • Hands-on experience with monitoring/metrics systems (e.g. SignalFx, DataDog)
  • Familiarity with information security systems would be a huge bonus
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