Site Reliability Engineer, FAST

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere
  • Dec 1, 2021

Website Okta Inc

The World’s #1 Identity Platform

At Okta our motto is “Always On”, and nowhere do we embrace that more than in Technical Operations. We strive to build the most reliable and performant systems on the planet through the skillful use of automation. If you like to be challenged and have a passion for solving problems at scale with automation, testing and tuning, then we would love to hear from you. The ideal candidate is someone who exemplifies the ethics of, “If you have to do something more than once, automate it,” and who can rapidly self-educate on new concepts and tools.

You will work on:

Designing, building, running and monitoring Okta’s production infrastructure
Responding to production incidents and determining how we can prevent them in the future
Triaging and troubleshooting complex production issues to ensure reliability and performance
Identifying and automating manual processes
Continuously evolving our monitoring tools and platform
Promoting and applying best practices for building scalable and reliable services across engineering
Developing and maintaining technical documentation, runbooks, and procedures
Supporting a highly available online environment as part of an on-call rotation
You are an ideal candidate if you:

Have experience with Linux systems administration including strong scripting skills in Bash, Ruby, Python, Go or similar
Have in-depth knowledge and experience supporting web applications running on Java / Apache / Tomcat in a live production environment
Have experience with running Docker containers in a production environment and/or on AWS
Have experience running production services in AWS (EC2, ECS, KMS, Kinesis, CloudWatch)
Have experience automating systems and infrastructure via Ansible, Chef or Terraform
Solid understanding of networking concepts and IP protocols
Experience using and supporting Splunk, Zabbix or related tools
Have knowledge or experience of CI/CD principles
Experience working in a source controlled environment
Worked with Relational Databases, such as MySQL
Knowledge of NoSQL systems such asRedis, Cassandra is an added plus
Education and Training:

B.S. Computer Science (plus) or relevant experience
Okta is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Okta is rethinking the traditional work environment, providing our employees with the flexibility to be their most creative and successful versions of themselves, no matter where they are located.  We enable a flexible approach to work, meaning for roles where it makes sense, you can work from the office, or from home, regardless of where you live.  Okta invests in the best technologies and provides flexible benefits and collaborative work environments/experiences, empowering employees to work productively in a setting that best and uniquely suits their needs.  Find your place at Okta

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