Build Services - Site Reliability Engineer

San Diego, CA 92101
  • Job Code
    200284646
Summary

Summary

Posted: Sep 2, 2021

Role Number:200284646

The Build Services Site Reliability Engineer (SRE) role is within the Software Delivery organization, which is at the core of the A...Summary

Summary

Posted: Sep 2, 2021

Role Number:200284646

The Build Services Site Reliability Engineer (SRE) role is within the Software Delivery organization, which is at the core of the Apple
software release process. This Site Reliability Engineer role is responsible for maintaining Build Services, which are used by software engineers to compile source, assemble software, and ship software. These Build Services require reliability and performance engineering, monitoring and alerting, and analysis and reporting of SLI/SLO metrics for capacity, availability, etc. This SRE role is essential in maintaining cloud-based services that are responsible for delivering the state-of-the-art operating systems (macOS, iOS, watchOS, tvOS) and more to Apple customers.

Key Qualifications

  • Strong passion in building reliable services
  • Ability to design, develop, and deploy new technologies using Dev, QA, and Production environments
  • Experience in building and maintaining distributed systems, such as orchestration systems, distributed databases, and/or network proxies
  • Experience should include strong understanding of distributed system fundamentals, e.g. availability, networking subsystems, security techniques
  • Excellent judgement and integrity with ability to make timely and sound decisions
  • Ability to anticipate the needs of others and adapt to changing conditions
  • Insatiably curious, and knowing when to ask for help
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Description

As a Software Delivery Site Reliability Engineer, responsibilities include:
- Work alongside engineering teams to implement distributed system techniques
- Design, develop, and deploy site reliability techniques to achieve high performance, availability, and reliability
- Analyze problem requirements to drive results using existing tools or generating new tools for organization
- Contribute to SRE standards regarding to incident alerts, incident response, and change control process
- Generate reports regarding service metrics (performance, availability, and reliability) and incidents
- Provide valuable feedback of metrics and data analysis to engineering teams

A successful Software Delivery Site Reliability Engineer will be expected to:
- Proactive communication of status to stakeholders and follow through on time-sensitive tasks
- Demonstrate willingness to ask for clarification and context to understand the "big picture"
- Find multiple solutions to a problem, evaluate tradeoffs, and decide the best approach
- Document new processes or update existing documentation pages
- Eager to learn about Apple software products and schedules

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