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Site Reliability Engineer

SkillStorm is seeking a Site Reliability Engineer for our client in New York, NY. Candidates must be able to work on SkillStorm's W2; not a C2C position. EOE, including disability/vets.

Job Description:

  • Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) is an exciting and emerging area that applies engineering discipline to proactively solve operational problems. SRE focuses on mitigating incidents while optimizing large-scale, massively distributed, fault-tolerant systems. The SRE team has responsibility for improving overall availability, reliability, resiliency, monitoring, emergency response, latency, change management and capacity planning for services in the platform. The team provides applications and tools that are used by trading desks and there supporting communities to understand the state of trading platforms and orders that flow through them.
  • As a Site Reliability Engineer, you will join an engineering team that focuses on engineering. Our culture is built on continuous learning and supported by transparency, trust, and cooperation. While there will be an operations aspect to the role, the bulk of your time will be spent in development. If you quickly become bored by performing manual tasks and you have a passion and the aptitude for writing software to replace this manual work, then this role will interest you. You will collaborate with Feature teams and Product Development partners to achieve a collective result. As part of the team, you will build applications, services, and tools that drive end-to-end automation, continuous monitoring, exception alerting, and metrics gathering for decision making in support of the Electronic Trading businesses.


  • As an Engineer, you will work with Architecture, Application Development, Product Delivery, Enterprise, and Technology Infrastructure partners to deliver business critical features and site reliability non-functional requirements into the platform. With automation as a key motivator, you will implement predictive, preventative, and self-healing full stack monitoring; centralized logging to enable incident triage; execute on a High Availability (HA) and DR strategy that exceed RTOs; deliver automated Load Testing, with known capacity thresholds, to provide business scalable systems; provide application performance planning, monitoring, and tuning that exceeds key business process SLOs. You will be deeply involved in delivering the solution for change management automation, extending the current CI and CD pipelines. You will provide applications that are necessary for trading desks and there supporting communities to understand the state of trading platforms and the flow of orders and executions through them.

Primary Skill:

  • Core Java

Required Skills:

  • B.S. degree in Computer Science or equivalent practical experience
  • 5+ years professional coding experience in Java
  • Professional coding experience in Web UI and Javascript frameworks (i.e. Angular, React)
  • Mastery of one or more scripting languages (e.g. Python, Bash)
  • Deep understanding of Linux Operating System internals, Namespaces, and Containers
  • Working knowledge of networking (e.g., firewall, routing, network topologies and hardware, SDN);
  • Hands-on experience with Kubernetes orchestration platform
  • SQL Database (e.g. Oracle) and No-SQL experience
  • Experience with messaging systems and APIs (JMS, EMS, AMPS)
  • Hands-on experience in a variety of SRE languages and tools (Ansible, Dynatrace, GitHub, Elastic Search, Logstash, Kibana, Grafana, Prometheus)
  • Experience with SDLC process and Agile development practices (JIRA, Jenkins, Confluence, git)

Desired Skills:

  • Experience with public cloud technologies
  • Financial industry experience with understanding of Equities


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