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Site Reliability Engineer

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Clarus Commerce

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Rocky Hill, CT, US

Description

At Clarus Commerce, our focus is on the employee, their growth and their work/life balance satisfaction is always Top of Mind. The minute you step through the door, you’ll be joining a company that values everyone’s opinion, rewards and recognizes exemplary work, and loves to have fun.

You’ll also be a part of a business that is constantly being recognized for excellence. We’ve been chosen as a “Top Workplace” seven years in a row, we have been named one of Boston’s Best & Brightest, a “Top Company Culture” nationally and have been featured in The Wall Street JournalThe Boston GlobeCosmopolitan and Time Magazine. Life is too short, so join a company where you can turn a job into a career—and have a great time doing it.

Clarus Commerce specializes in building custom premium loyalty programs for our clients. We also have a direct to consumer business where we manage consumer facing subscription shopping products, such as ShopSmarter and FreeShipping.com.

Position Overview
Clarus Commerce’s IT team is searching for a Site Reliability Engineer who is highly motivated, collaborative with an entrepreneurial spirit. You will help maintain reliable and highly-scalable software systems. You will help us continue running our applications smoothly as our business scales. You will join a highly-skilled IT organization utilizing the latest technologies to maintain high-traffic websites, web services, business analytics and reporting.

As part of our team, you’ll enjoy:

  • The hustle of a startup with the impact of a global business.
  • Tremendous opportunity to solve some of the industry’s most exciting problems.
  • Working with an extraordinary team of highly talented, smart, creative, fun and highly motivated people.
  • Great work space and competitive benefits.
     

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and/or Implement tools to monitor applications and systems for optimal performance and issues
  • Develop and/or Implement tools to monitor daily jobs and processes and remediate or own facilitation of issue remediation with files, data, jobs etc.
  • Build automation for alerting on issues with backend jobs and processes.
  • Advise and/or Build automation for manual processes.
  • Build software to help operations and support teams.
  • Fix support escalations issues.
  • Document “Tribal” knowledge.
  • Identify/fix root causes of issues.
  • Build/maintain dashboard to help monitor jobs/alert
  • Detect and troubleshoot issues and suggest possible remedies
  • Be proactive and anticipate/handle issues before processes break
  • Conduct post-incident reviews and own resolutions


Skill and Experience Requirements:

  • A bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related technical field, or equivalent practical system administration and programming experience
  • 2+ years’ experience as a Site Reliability Engineer
  • An appetite and aptitude to learn, we’re always advancing our tech stack
  • Experience planning and supporting +99.99% availability against critical     applications in production
  • Monitoring tools: Splunk and New Relic
    • Strong programming/scripting experience with .NET, c#, PowerShell and Python
    • Excellent problem solving and troubleshooting skills
    • Experience in job monitoring and complex SQL queries is a plus
    • Experience with DevOps methodologies is a plus


Team Orientation: 

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills to both technical and non-technical groups.
  • Ability to look at solutions in creative and unconventional ways, recognize opportunities to innovate, and engage partners in a vision and strategy.
  • Candidate should be independent, self-starter/self-motivated, and detail oriented.
  • Able to promote, maintain, and enhance partnerships across the organization to achieve objectives and engage stakeholders.
  • Share knowledge through “Tech Talk” presentations.


Communication Skills:

  • Ability to communicate thoughts/designs/ideas in a clear and concise manner.
  • Able to present complex technical concepts to various types/levels of audiences.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication with strong verbal/written English skills.

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