Senior Site Reliability Engineer - Databases
London, England, United Kingdom
5d ago
source : Experteer

Company descriptionTwitter is what's happening and what people are talking about right now. For us, life's not about a job, it's about purpose.

We believe real change starts with conversation. Here, your voice matters. Come as you are and together we'll do what's right (not what's easy) to serve public conversation.

Job descriptionWho We Are : As a member of the organisation you will be dedicated to improving the reliability of our end-to-end data and database infrastructure.

Your work will integrate directly with our products.Our core infrastructure receives hundreds of millions of tweets per day and serves tens of billions of API requests.

We also serve over 2+ billion search queries per day, render millions of ad impressions, and process hundreds of terabytes of log and interaction data daily.

We investigate difficult operational issues; from the software, systems, automation, and process perspectives. We will understand the challenges around integrating disparate infrastructures into a new facility, processes and procedures.

We work with open-source technologies and get involved with different SRE and open source communities.We actively participate in the vision to move away from high operational cost tasks, and contribute to services that can shrink and expand based on demand, self heal, automatically rollout, etc.

We will train and invest in our team members and make sure that they are successful in supporting a large variety of systems and products.

We’re looking for an industry-experienced SRE to join us and be our teammate in making Twitter reliable and scalable. The candidate must have relevant experience building and operating production systems either as an engineer.

Your responsibilities include : using your expertise to tune and push our databases beyond their normal limitworking closely with engineering teams to design, build, and maintain systems and help them decide on database to use, schema design and query tuningsolving issues across the entire stack : hardware, software, application and networkmentoring other SREs on standard methodology for everything from monitoring to solving complex code and database issues.

Identifying and driving opportunities to improve automation for the company; scope and build automation for deployment, management and visibility of our services.

representing the SRE organisation in design reviews and operational readiness exercises for new and existing services.participating in on-call (24x7), customer support (8x5) rotation and periodic conference calls with other engineers from other time zones including but not limited to our offices in the US and India.

QualificationsWho You Are : 5+ years of proven experience in doing software support, reliability, or operations engineering experience in production environments.

demonstrated ability supporting any or all of the following relational databases (MySQL / PostgreSQL), Hadoop, Druid, BigQuery and other data management services on-prem and on public cloud.

Proven ability to write modular and well-tested code in Python or GoAbility to work well with and be able to influence a myriad of personalities at all levels.

Adaptable and able to focus on the simplest, most efficient & reliable solutions.Have a track record of successful practical problem solving, excellent written and social communication, and documentation skills.

Desired : Ability to lead technical teams through design and implementation across an organization.Desired : Experience with open source projects like Vitess, Orchestrator, Percona, Airflow and other database tools.

Additional informationWe are committed to an inclusive and diverse Twitter. Twitter is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, ethnicity, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran, genetic information, marital status or any other legally protected status.

San Francisco applicants : Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records

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