7.ai is seeking a Sr Systems Engineer to contribute to our SRE team This role will lead automation efforts supporting our our B2B SaaS platform. The ideal candidate is a thought leader, an efficient, motivated self-starter who despises repetitive, manual tasks and automates them out of the way. You possess a background in automating and supporting highly reliable, scalable, always-on services, and are experienced in developing and running cloud services—You know both private-cloud, public clouds from the big 3 as well as deep UNIX, systems and Programming skills. You speak Python fluently but can also read and understand Perl, Shell, bash. The candidate also understands quality engineering practices and knows how to implement effective service-level monitoring and auto-healing, actionable alerting and minimal false-positives. You have a proven track-record working in complex multi-site networks with highly available, real-time services.
Support our Prometheus-based ChatOps monitoring service and integrate new services with Pagerduty and MS Teams Chat service.
Support our in-house ELK stack and help to build internal Elasticsearch as a service model.
Evaluate opportunities to address problems with in-house tools or suggest new technologies to address these issues.
Produce technical design documentation for the SRE team.
Mentor other members of the technical staff on emerging technologies
Provide support for existing deployment systems and systems management as we look to migrate service to cloud-native toolsets.
Provide ongoing technical and leadership expertise by managing peer code-reviews and testing to maintain high standards
Maintain infrastructure design standards, ensure they are documented and up to date, and lead efforts to take new technologies into stack on continual basis as appropriate.
Work with development teams to ensure their efforts integrate seamlessly into the platform.
B.A./B.S. in Computer Science or equivalent experience.
5+ years of software development experience with proficiency in Python, Perl or similar.
5+ years of experience in Continuous Integration, Continuous delivery, Continuous deployment with an emphasis on deployment orchestration layer using Kubernetes or similar technology
Experience with Docker containers and Chef recipes
Experience with Linux – CentOS
Experience with Github
Experience in other virtualization technologies, such as VMware.
Experience supporting a wide range of technologies, including open-source, hardware/software, custom applications, commercial and cloud in an efficient and automated manner..