Site Reliability Engineer Internship
Posted: December 28, 2016
Reference ID: 1140893738
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Do you: •Desire an operations job that involves deep knowledge of both the application and the product? •Enjoy problem solving from the network all the way through the application stack? •Think that automation is a key component to operating a large-scale system? •Want to work on a product that impacts millions of users and handles thousands of transactions per second?
Site Reliability Engineers (SREs) at LinkedIn fill the mission-critical role of ensuring that our complex, large-scale systems are healthy, monitored, automated, and designed to scale. You'll use your interest in site operations and your experience writing code to work closely with our development teams from the early stages of design all the way through identifying and resolving production issues.
Responsibilities: •Gain deep knowledge of our complex applications, potentially becoming a primary point responsible for the overall health and performance of one or more of them •Assist in the roll-out and deployment of new product features and installations to facilitate our rapid iteration and constant growth •Develop tools to improve our ability to rapidly deploy and effectively monitor custom applications in a large-scale UNIX environment •Work closely with development teams to ensure that platforms are designed with scale, operability, and performance in mind •Function well in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment
•Currently enrolled in a full time degree program and returning to the program after the completion of the internship •Currently pursuing a B. . /B. . Degree or higher in Computer Science, or related technical field
Preferred Qualifications: •Systems administration experience or background (ideally for an Internet-facing app) •Experience with Java/J2EE architectures and JVM configuration •Python experience, specifically for systems automation •Development experience on an internet facing or back-end application. •Strong interest in UNIX/Linux systems administration and/or DevOps •Strong trouble-shooting and analysis skills and problem-solving ability •Demonstrated programming skills (we like Python, Golang, Perl, Ruby, Java/Scala, or C) •Deep knowledge of most of these: data structures, relational and non-relational databases, networking, Linux internals, filesystems, and related topics •Strong interpersonal communication skills (including listening, speaking, and writing) and ability to work well in a diverse, team-focused environment with other SREs, Engineers, Product Managers, etc.