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Sr. Principal Site Reliability Engineer Kubernetes - Secureworks - Austin, TX; Atlanta, GA; or US Remote

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Job ID R55083 Date posted Jul. 03, 2019

Sr. Principal Site Reliability Engineer Kubernetes – Secureworks – Atlanta, GA, Austin, TX or Remote

About Secureworks

Secureworks® (NASDAQ: SCWX) is a technology-driven cybersecurity leader that protects organizations in the digitally connected world. Built on proprietary technologies and world-class threat intelligence, our applications and solutions help prevent, detect, and respond to cyber threats.  Red Cloak™ software brings advanced threat analytics to thousands of customers, and the Secureworks Counter Threat Platform™ processes over 300B threat events per day. We understand complex security environments and are passionate about simplifying security with Defense in Concert™ so that security becomes a business enabler. More than 4,000 customers across over 50 countries are protected by Secureworks, benefit from our network effect and are Collectively Smarter. Exponentially Safer.™ www.secureworks.com

We enjoy competitive compensation and benefits packages, and reward and recognize our employees for exceptional results. A constant focus on continued learning and growth keeps our team members engaged and excited about “what’s next.” We offer flexible work options when available, and emphasize the importance of work-life balance. We know that when our people are rewarded, recognized, and rejuvenated, we win as a team.  

Role Overview

In this exciting role, you will work on the next generation of Securework's security products. You’ll join a very seasoned team of Software Engineers and Data Scientists, and collaborate with stakeholders across security and technology groups to drive innovation.  Your focus will be on SRE functions within a Kubernetes environment including availability, resilience, process tracing, monitoring and security across a diverse set of environments from development through to production.

The ideal candidate will possess strong technical knowledge and software development background with an emphasis on Site Reliability within a Kubernetes environment, continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD), designing and developing software leveraging Public Cloud platforms (e.g. AWS, GCP, Azure).  This position also requires experience in designing, developing and reviewing security and technology architectures, and the ability to identify and drive issues to closure. This individual must be a consensus builder, a team player, and work well within an open security posture environment.

To learn more about this team's work and one of our newly launched products that you will secure and develop, explorehere.

Core Responsibilities Include

  • Delivering production code at a regular cadence using Agile techniques, tools and methodologies.

  • Building automation tools and components to enhance the installation and provisioning of cloud-based applications in AWS, Azure, or similar cloud providers.

  • Collaborating with Software Architects, Software Engineers, and Data Scientists and ensuring products and services are pushed into production in a secure fashion.

  • Automating the deployment of products and services and actively monitoring to ensure uptime and effective performance of applications and platforms.

  • Acting as an escalation point to address issues with outages and operations and actively forecasts to proactively address issues and minimize downtime.


Required Skills and Experience

  • 8+ years of software development experience with emphasis on DevOps/SRE responsibilities.

  • 2+ years of Kubernetes experience focused on SRE.

  • A deep understanding of CI/CD tools, processes and a strong desire to help teams release frequently to production with a focus on creating reliable high quality results.

  • Strong development experience with languages such as Python and Go.

  • Strong background integrating continuous delivery (CD) tools, such as Spinnaker, GitLab or Argo , with Kubernetes.

  • Experience with Chaos Engineering and related tools such as Chaos Monkey, Gremlin.

  • Experience integrating monitoring and alerting capabilities using software such as Grafana, StatsD, Prometheus, DataDog, etc.

  • Experience working or developing autoscaling tools (ex. Vertical Pod Autoscaler, Cluster Autoscaler and/or the Horizontal Pod Autoscaler)

  • Expertise with Amazon AWS, Google Cloud Platform and other common public cloud providers.

  • Ability to tackle problems both at the large scale and the small scale, with constant focus on optimization, high availability, and security as it relates to the CI/CD process.

  • A drive to continually learn new technologies, tools, and methodologies, including those out of your comfort zone.

  • Strong attention to detail, excellent analytical capabilities and a passion for building robust platforms for accelerating delivery to production.

  • BS in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Computer Engineering, or equivalent experience.

Preferred Skills and Experience

  • Experience with Gitlab.

  • Past experience with infrastructure tools such as Terraform, Packer, Ansible and Vault.

  • Experience writing Kubernetes operators is a plus.

  • Experience solving problems in a live production environment.

  • Experience working with and managing multiple Kubernetes clusters, preferably with federation.

  • Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA) a plus.

  • Prior experience working at a startup or in an entrepreneurial environment.

Secureworks (A Dell Technologies Company) is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Secureworks are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Secureworks will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics.  Learn more about Diversity and Inclusion at Secureworkshere.

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