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Senior Site Reliability Engineer (SRE) - Job Search Back End

Tokyo, JP

Department

Software Engineering

Location-Based Salary Range

Tokyo 11,530,000 - 16,710,000 JPY per year

Employment Type

Full Time

Reference Number

32066

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The Job Search Back End team builds and operates Indeed's flagship job search engine, handling billions of requests per month over the world's freshest job data with high performance and reliability. Our focus is to continuously scale and improve this platform, and to enable the broader family of Indeed engineering teams to integrate their products with ease. As the nexus of job search, we see and guide the "big picture".

Site Reliability Engineers (SREs) at Indeed are embedded directly within our business-critical engineering teams, working closely with them to design, code, test, run, and evolve the systems that help people around the world get jobs. We work closely with software developers and system engineers to drive adoption of modern reliability practices like SLOs, error budget policies, actionable alerts, follow-the-sun on-call, incident retrospectives, chaos testing, and end-to-end ownership.

You will also discover ample opportunities for growth in several areas: improved technology skills, effective leadership, dedicated mentorship, creative design, strong communication skills, teamwork, and more. Simply put, as an SRE, you will help Indeed build and operate fast and reliable systems that help people get jobs. Are you up for the challenge?

Responsibilities:

  • Design, develop, ship, and motivate the creation of software and systems to increase product reliability and organizational efficiency.
  • Guide reliability practices through the entire software development lifecycle through activities like architecture reviews, code reviews, creating platforms and frameworks, capacity planning, and chaos testing.
  • Maintain service health through monitoring and follow-the-sun incident response.
  • Improve service reliability through blameless post-incident reviews and using code to prevent or respond to problem recurrence.

Who You Are

  • 5+ years of industry experience and BS degree in Computer Science or equivalent practical experience
  • Strong interest in SRE topics like SLOs, resilience, scaling, performance, and more.
  • Experience with running production workloads in public cloud providers (preferably AWS).
  • Expertise in designing, analyzing, and troubleshooting software and systems in a distributed, internet scale Linux environment
  • Experience with configuration management tools (IaC) such as Puppet or Terraform
  • Experience writing code in Java or a similar language.
  • Strong communication skills, ownership, and drive

Who We Are

We are a rapidly growing and highly-capable Engineering organization building the most popular job site on the planet. With engineering hubs in Seattle, San Francisco, Austin, Tokyo, Singapore, Hyderabad, Dublin, Aberdeen and Vancouver, we are improving people's lives all around the world, one job search at a time.

Our Mission

As the world’s number 1 job site*, our mission is to help people get jobs. We strive to cultivate an inclusive and accessible workplace where all people feel comfortable being themselves. We're looking to grow our teams with more people who share our enthusiasm for innovation and creating the best experience for job seekers.

(*comScore Total Visits, March 2021)

Work in Tokyo

Lights, sights and a culture of connection make Tokyo a vibrant city like no other. Indeed Tokyo is taking on both the technical and business challenges of helping people get jobs in Japan. Our Sales and Client Success teams help employers and job seekers find each other while our Technical Design, Engineering and Product teams work fast and iterate often to make sure each job seeker has the best experience possible. Come help people get jobs in one of the world’s premiere technology hubs in Tokyo.

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