Site Reliability Engineer - Core Engineering

Location(s) UK-London
Job ID
2019-56295
Schedule Type
Full Time
Level
Vice President/Executive Director
Function(s)
Systems Engineer
Region
EMEA
Division
Engineering
Business Unit
Site Reliability Engineering
Employment Type
Employee

MORE ABOUT THIS JOB

Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) is an engineering discipline that combines software and systems engineering to build and run large-scale, massively distributed, fault-tolerant systems. At Goldman Sachs, SRE is responsible for the availability and reliability of our firm's most critical platform services, and ensures they meet the requirements of our internal and external users. We look for engineers who are motivated to collaborate with our businesses to build and run sustainable production systems, which can evolve and adapt to changes in our fast-paced, global business environment.

 

At Goldman Sachs, our culture is one of teamwork, innovation and meritocracy. We often say our people are our greatest asset and we take pride in supporting each colleague both professionally and personally.  From collaborative work spaces and mindfulness classes to working from home and flexible work options, we offer our people the support they need to reach their goals in and outside the office.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

HOW YOU WILL FULFILL YOUR POTENTIAL

  • Balance feature development velocity and reliability with well-defined SLOs.
  • Run the Production environment by monitoring availability and taking a holistic view of system health.
  • Drive incident management process and support a blameless post-mortems culture.
  • Partner with development teams to improve services via rigorous testing and release procedures.
  • Participate in system design consulting, platform management, and capacity planning.
  • Create sustainable systems and services through automation and uplifts.

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE WE ARE LOOKING FOR

 

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS 

  • BS degree in Computer Science or related technical field involving coding and / or systems engineering.
  • Proficiency in one or more of the following: Go, Python, C, C++, Java, Perl, Ruby or shell scripting.
  • Experience with algorithms, data structures and software design.
  • Experience with UNIX operating systems internals and / or networking.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS 

  • Experience with distributed systems design, maintenance, and troubleshooting.
  • Hands-on experience with debugging and optimizing code, as well as automation.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, drive, and ownership.
  • Coding beyond simple scripts.
  • Solving novel problems from first principles.

ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS

ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS

At Goldman Sachs, we commit our people, capital and ideas to help our clients, shareholders and the communities we serve to grow. Founded in 1869, we are a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm. Headquartered in New York, we maintain offices around the world.

We believe who you are makes you better at what you do. We're committed to fostering and advancing diversity and inclusion in our own workplace and beyond by ensuring every individual within our firm has a number of opportunities to grow professionally and personally, from our training and development opportunities and firmwide networks to benefits, wellness and personal finance offerings and mindfulness programs. Learn more about our culture, benefits, and people at GS.com/careers.

We’re committed to finding reasonable accommodations for candidates with special needs or disabilities during our recruiting process. Learn more: https://www.goldmansachs.com/careers/footer/disability-statement.html



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