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Senior Site Reliability Engineer


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We're seeking a highly skilled Site Reliability Engineer (SRE) to join our growing software organization. As an SRE, you'll play a pivotal role in ensuring the reliability, scalability, and performance of our complex cloud-based applications. Your Kubernetes expertise and passion for automation will help us build and maintain resilient systems on Google Cloud Platform (GCP) or other cloud environments.

What you’ll do

  • Kubernetes: Design, deploy, and manage Kubernetes clusters in production, optimizing for performance and reliability.

  • Cloud Infrastructure: Build and maintain scalable infrastructure on GCP (or other cloud providers), leveraging automation tools like Terraform.

  • Performance Engineering:

    • Identify and analyze performance bottlenecks in applications and infrastructure.

    • Develop and implement performance optimizations.

  • Observability: Implement comprehensive monitoring and logging solutions to proactively detect and resolve issues.

  • Incident Response: Participate in on-call rotations, troubleshooting and resolving production incidents with a focus on minimizing downtime.

  • Collaboration: Work closely with product development teams to promote reliability best practices and ensure smooth deployments.

  • Manage system(s) uptime across cloud-native (AWS, GCP) and hybrid architectures.

  • Build infrastructure as code (IAC) patterns that meet security and engineering standards using one or more technologies (Terraform, scripting with cloud CLI, and programming with cloud SDK).

  • Build CI/CD pipelines for build, test and deployment of application and cloud architecture patterns, using platform (Jenkins) and cloud-native toolchains.

  • Build automated tooling to deploy service request to push a change into production

  • Solve problems and triage complex distributed architecture service map.

  • Build runbooks that are comprehensive and detailed to manage detect, remediate and restore services.

  • Lead availability blameless postmortem and own the call to action to remediate recurrences.

  • On call for high severity application incidents and improving run books to improve MTTR

  • Participate in a team of first responders in a 24/7, follow the sun operating model for incident and problem management.

  • Effectively communicate to technical peers and team members in both written and verbal formats.

What experience you need

  • BS degree in Computer Science or related technical field involving coding (e.g., physics or mathematics), or equivalent job experience required

  • 5+ years of experience working with containers (Docker, Kubernetes).

  • 5+ years of experience working with public cloud environments ( GCP preferred)

  • Strong  system administration skills, including automation and orchestration on Linux.

  • Strong Kubernetes knowledge and hands-on production administration skills.

  • Programming experience in one or more languages such as Python, Bash, Java, Go, Groovy or similar languages.

  • Proficient in Identifying and analyzing performance bottlenecks in applications and infrastructure

  • Proficiency with continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD) using tools like Jenkins, Git.

  • 2+ years of experience monitoring infrastructure and application performance.

  • Solid understanding of application design principles and trade-offs.

  • Knowledge of network infrastructure and security basics (DNS, subnets, firewalls, load balancers).

What could set you apart

  • Experience with GCP/GKE, Composer.

  • Certifications in Kubernetes (CKA, CKAD) or cloud certification.

  • You have expertise designing, analyzing and troubleshooting large-scale distributed systems.

  • You take a system problem-solving approach, coupled with strong communication skills and a sense of ownership and drive

  • You have experience managing Infrastructure as code via tools such as Terraform or Cloud Formation

  • You are passionate for automation with a desire to eliminate toil whenever possible

  • You’ve built software or maintained systems in a highly secure, regulated or compliant industry

  • You thrive in and have experience and passion for working within a DevOps culture and as part of a team

We offer a hybrid work setting, comprehensive compensation and healthcare packages, attractive paid time off, and organizational growth potential through our online learning platform with guided career tracks.

Are you ready to power your possible? Apply today, and get started on a path toward an exciting new career at Equifax, where you can make a difference!

Who is Equifax? 

At Equifax, we believe knowledge drives progress. As a global data, analytics and technology company, we play an essential role in the global economy by helping employers, employees, financial institutions and government agencies make critical decisions with greater confidence. ​​​​​​​ 

We work to help create seamless and positive experiences during life’s pivotal moments: applying for jobs or a mortgage, financing an education or buying a car. Our impact is real and to accomplish our goals we focus on nurturing our people for career advancement and their learning and development, supporting our next generation of leaders, maintaining an inclusive and diverse work environment, and regularly engaging and recognizing our employees. Regardless of location or role, the individual and collective work of our employees makes a difference and we are looking for talented team players to join us as we help people live their financial best. 

Equifax is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Working at Equifax

We believe in a growth mindset. At Equifax, this includes providing our employees opportunities to perform at their best and learn new skills along the way to inspire and build fulfilling careers. Watch our video to learn more about how you can power your possible! 

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