Director, Site Reliability Engineering (SRE)

Diamond - Los Angeles, CA

Posted a month ago

We are looking for an experienced Director, SRE to join our client in Century City, Los Angeles. This is a full-time position with great pay and benefits.
The Technical Operations team is responsible for overall health and stability of all infrastructure and applications products and services. We are working on building operational excellence within a fast-paced and tech-forward organization - and the Site Reliability Engineering team is a core component of this vision.
Responsibilities:
Our SRE team shapes the entire lifecycle of multi-disciplinary technology initiatives, working closely with Video,
Client and Backend Engineering teams, as well as DevOps and Digital Operations Center teams to proactively identify
opportunities for improvement, and jointly lead these initiatives to completion. SREs are engaged in the following key
areas:

  • Lead capacity planning, proactive monitoring, and performance optimization efforts

  • Define and champion operational process and enforce structure, including documentation, training and runbooks, escalations, RCAs and post-mortems to ensure systems are well understood and work smoothly, and recover gracefully in case of unexpected failure

  • Set an example to challenge other teams to improve operational visibility, advocacy and communication

  • Identify areas of improvement and collaborate across teams on architecture changes

  • Manage deployment - optimize, monitor, and enhance content and delivery pipelines to enable development teams to release quickly and often

  • Own custom and enterprise tools and services supporting internal platforms and initiatives


As a Director, Site Reliability Engineering you will be a key leader driving strategy, priorities, and continuous
improvement efforts, including:

  • Leading day-to-day activities as well as roadmap of our SRE team

  • Build and mentor our SRE team into a cohesive, high-performing, strategic unit - through hands-on execution

  • Set and measure critical engineering KPIs to achieve performance targets

  • Enforce a mindset of automating as much as possible to ensure scalability and repeatability of operational processes


Requirements:

  • 9+ years relevant industry experience working on public facing, high-volume, high-availability applications

  • Engaged technologist with a passion for experimentation and innovation with ideal background spanning Systems Engineering/Administration, DevOps, Software Engineering

  • Experience growing an SRE or DevOps team in a lead role for 4+ years

  • Data and process oriented individual, experienced with monitoring/data aggregation tools and platforms such as: Splunk, Grafana, New Relic

  • Adapt at working in an open-source setting, utilizing AWS services

  • Strong CS fundamentals and a solid working knowledge of modern, agile software development principles, and


microservice architectures

  • Automation/coding background covering Python, NodeJS, Go, Jenkins, Codeship

  • Rigor in end-to-end test coverage and CI/CD best practices


About Diamond
Diamond is a digital technology agency that defines and delivers technology innovation from idea to product, seamlessly fueling the ever-evolving consumer experience. The Diamond team has decades of expertise in building web, software, and mobile development projects for clients ranging from startups to Fortune 100 across many scales. Established by Technology experts deeply connected within the developer community, we pride ourselves in bringing the best people with the most innovative technology projects. We offer flexibility, benefits, several perks, and a team oriented trusting environment. Check us out on
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