A Site Reliability Engineer must be familiar with both systems engineering and software engineering. They are able to build large-scale, fault tolerant systems and effectively run them. Site Reliability Engineers often work on whole lifecycle services, engaging and improving them. They support other technical services like system design consulting. And they develop software frameworks and platforms before they go live. The Site Reliability Engineer may need to scale systems using automation mechanisms.
To qualify for a Site Reliability Engineer position, applicants need to have degree from a four-year college in Computer Science or a related technical field that uses coding. They also need to know computer languages like Ruby, Python, C, C++, Go and Peryl. SREs should be able to debug and optimize code, automate routine tasks and analyze and troubleshoot various systems.
Located on the Pacific coast of Washington state, Seattle is a great city to live and work in. It is hilly and picturesque with views of the ocean and Mount Ranier in the background. Seattle is probably most recognizable by its famous landmark Space Needle. It is also well known for its fabulous seafood markets full of fresh salmon and other fish. The winters here are cool and wet and the summers are warm and dry. It is a culturally diverse city full of great shopping, restaurants and cultural events. Some of the top Fortune 500 companies like Amazon, Starbucks, Nordstrom and Microsoft are located in Seattle.
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