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Site Reliability Engineer


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Location: Posted: May 21, 2019

Job Description

Whitepages, founded in 1997, helps you contact, research and verify people in your world. More than 30 million people per month use our people search engine to get in touch with extended friends and family, research backgrounds and verify that people are who they say. Whitepages identify verification is also used by leading companies including Jet Blue, Lego and Intuit to prevent fraudulent transactions while delivering great online experiences.
The Site Reliability Engineer at Whitepages manages our production environment, providing a highly available and scalable platform for Whitepages to serve our customers. This position also develops systems, automation and tools to help make it easier for Engineering teams to deploy services in a fast, automated and reliable fashion. This position will be based in our Seattle office.
The Site Reliability Engineer will:

  • Build, scale and support high-availability Ubuntu Linux production and development systems in a public cloud environment
  • Develop and deploy tools and automation to replace manual tasks and improve efficiency
  • Manage Kubernetes clusters for container orchestration and AWS automation
  • Help other teams troubleshoot and solve failures and performance problems
  • Manage security and availability monitoring for all services
  • Ensure the development and maintenance of standards and procedures that result in an environment compliant with information security policy

Our ideal Site Reliability Engineer will have:

  • 3+ years of experience with Linux or UNIX systems and related protocols/software
  • Command of Linux systems including troubleshooting, memory management, tuning, I/O subsystem, RAID, and security
  • Professional experience with Ansible or other configuration management tools
  • Experience using Jenkins or other CI/CD tools
  • Programming aptitude in Ruby, Python, Go, etc.
  • Experience with monitoring solutions such as Nagios, Zenoss, or Zabbix would be very handy
  • Working knowledge of database systems such as MySQL or PostgreSQL
  • Experience with Docker
  • Ability to travel internationally 1-2 times per year
  • BS in Engineering, Computer Science or related degree

Combine all this with a dynamic, can-do culture, and Whitepages is a pretty awesome place to work for folks who want to have impact. We are a small team with a passion for what we do, and we keep our employees at the center of our mission. We host weekly events, including catered lunches and happy hours, enjoy unlimited vacation, keep a fully stocked kitchen, and work in some great cities, with headquarters in downtown Seattle and an office in Budapest, Hungary.
If this sounds like the kind of place you want to spend your days, then visit us at: Whitepages Inc. prides itself on being an equal-opportunity employer.

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