Site Reliability Engineer - Linux/AWS

Mountain View, CA, United States
Employment: Full Time Experience: Mid-Level
About Us

Symantec is building a Hybrid Cloud platform to host all of our cloud-based products. We are currently using Amazon Web Services (AWS) to provision Virtual Machines, and OpenShift and Kubernetes for container management. You will be working with fun, talented people who joined the team from other well-known companies such as Google, PayPal, Yahoo, etc.

The team you will be joining is the Cloud Foundations team, part of the Cloud Platform Engineering (CPE) department.

For an example of the cutting-edge Cloud Operations software we are developing, please visit this GitHub page:

About You

You are passionate about technology, have formed your own opinions about which technologies are better suited to different problems and why they are better, but remain flexible and open to alternative technologies and approaches. Performance, scalability and reliability are important values to you. You will be working with Open Source technologies and most of your code contributions will be shared with the community. You will have the opportunity to work with experienced engineers and work on the latest Cloud technologies such as Spinnaker, Docker, CoreOS, Kubernetes. You enjoy helping your fellow engineers accelerate their product life-cycles.

  • Maintain the VM image build system
  • Curate image content
  • Debug image problems
  • Maintain package and image distribution system
  • Contribute to the development of the image regression testing framework and image distribution system
  • Write image unit and regression tests
  • Work with development teams to adopt Spinnaker and CI/CD Best Practices
Required Skills
  • 3-5 years experience administering CentOS, Debian and Ubuntu systems
  • 2+ years experience programming with Bash and Python
  • 1+ years experience with CI/CD workflow tools such as Spinnaker
  • 1+ years experience with infrastructure configuration management software such as Chef, Puppet or SaltStack
  • Operational excellence through tool development, monitoring, logging, reporting, alerting, controls and automation
  • Familiarity with open development tools such as Git, Gerrit, GitHub
  • Ability to work in a small team
  • Experience with Go a plus
  • BSc in computer science or equivalent

Symantec is an equal opportunity employer. All candidates for employment will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.


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