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Want to help make a better world?
As a Senior Site Reliability Engineer (SRE) at Autodesk you can do just that. How is this possible? As a member of the team responsible for operating critical customer-facing services.
You will have the opportunity to contribute to and drive improvements in the operation of mission-critical components that make up and are dependencies of hundreds of Autodesk desktop, mobile and web applications. These services are key business enablers serving millions of customers every day. The responsibilities of this role are part of the foundation for attaining and maintaining our customers trust to build their business around Autodesk’s commercial offerings.
As a Site Reliability Engineer you will have the opportunity to contribute to and drive improvements in the operation of mission-critical components that make up and are dependencies of hundreds of Autodesk desktop, mobile and web applications. These services are key business enablers serving millions of customers every day. The responsibilities of this role are part of the foundation for attaining and maintaining our customers trust to build their business around Autodesk’s commercial offerings.
In this position you will serve as a primary point for the overall health, availability, performance, and capacity of one or more of our production services. The role will also partner with development teams through the various stages of development to ensure systems are designed with both function and scaled operations in mind. The ideal candidate will be passionate about operations and with an “Automation first” mindset to drive scale.
Serve as a primary point responsible for the overall health, performance, and capacity of one or more of our services
Work closely with development teams to ensure that platforms are designed with "operability" in mind
Gain deep knowledge of both our complex internally developed applications and enterprise-class services
Operate and maintain highly available production systems
Develop tools to improve our ability to rapidly deploy and effectively monitor custom applications in a large-scale Linux and Windows environment
Participate in a 24x7 rotation for second-tier escalations
Continuously look for opportunities to automate changes and implement them
Keep supported services compliant with the company and regulatory requirements including but not limited to security, privacy, SOC2, FedRamp
Implement and improve monitoring and alerting
Build, automate, and improve observability dashboards to provide better visibility in the operational aspects of the systems
Function well in a fast-paced, rapidly-changing environment
B.S. or higher in Computer Science or another technical discipline, or related practical experience.
4+ years of experience in the following areas
Commercial cloud experience building and maintaining AWS and/or Azure offerings for large-scale enterprises
Compute: Cloud-based Unix and/or windows administration
Storage: Cloud-based storage provisioning, administration
Development Languages: Working knowledge of development and scripting languages
Database Technologies: Cloud-based database administration
Monitoring/Logging tools techniques and configuration
Knowledge of Information Security Best Practices
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
+6 years of hands-on experience with multiple of these example technologies:
Compute: N and N-2 cloud based windows and Linux operating systems
EC2, ElastiCache, Cloud Front, Auto Scaling, Containers, API gateways
Storage: AWS S3, EFS, EBS
Development Languages: Java, Python, Node JS, Perl, Java Script
Database Technologies: MSSQL, MYSQL, AWS AuroraDB, AWS DynamoDB, AWS Postgres
Networking: Load balancers (ALB/ELB), SSL/TLS, DNS, Firewall.
Monitoring: Splunk, Grafana, Dynatrace, Datadog, LogicMonitor
Scripting languages: Python, PowerShell, Bash; specifically for systems automation
Experience in 24x7 support of the highly available production systems with experience in keeping stakeholders informed
Keen eye to learn and improve from the incidents
Strong interpersonal communication skills (including listening, speaking, and writing) and ability to work well in a diverse, team-focused environment with other SREs, Engineers, Operators, Product Managers, etc.
Passion to run and improve the customer facing systems with high degree of availability (four 9’s)
Welcome to Autodesk! Amazing things are created every day with our software – from the greenest buildings and cleanest cars to the smartest factories and biggest hit movies. We help innovators turn their ideas into reality, transforming not only how things are made, but what can be made.
We take great pride in our culture here at Autodesk – our Culture Code is at the core of everything we do. Our values and ways of working help our people thrive and realize their potential, which leads to even better outcomes for our customers.
When you’re an Autodesker, you can be your whole, authentic self and do meaningful work that helps build a better future for all. Ready to shape the world and your future? Join us!
Salary is one part of Autodesk’s competitive compensation package. Offers are based on the candidate’s experience and geographic location. In addition to base salaries, we also have a significant emphasis on discretionary annual cash bonuses, commissions for sales roles, stock or long-term incentive cash grants, and a comprehensive benefits package.
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