Software Engineer: Linux OS Platform

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States
Not Available


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200167221
The Site Reliability Engineer (SRE) position requires a mix of strategic engineering and design along with hands-on, technical work. An ideal candidate will have experience in being a Systems Administrator that has moved on to DevOps/Automation in their career, and have coding skills to automate tasks and build tools to help with our service operations. The SRE will configure, tune, and fix multi-tiered systems to achieve optimal application performance, stability and availability. The SRE will work closely with the software engineers, infrastructure and network engineers to deploy and maintain our services.

Key Qualifications

  • Experience in Linux software build and packaging systems, preferably RPMs.
  • Experience in dependency management.
  • Good understanding of Operating System internals.
  • Proficient in Golang, Ruby, Python, or other scripting languages.
  • Additional Requirements:
  • Knowledge in or willingness to learn:
  • Configuration management tools like Chef, Puppet or Ansible
  • Continuous Build, Integration, Test, Deployment, Delivery, and DevOps culture.
  • Understanding of build and deployment process for services.


This role requires an understanding of packaging systems, Red Hat Linux derivatives, build systems, containers, systems administration, and infrastructure automation. This role will allow working on the platform's compiler toolchains, internal packages, and third-party tools. You'll get insight into the software development lifecycle for production services and also plenty of freedom and responsibility to complete your goals. In this role, you will be part of a team that is: Responsible for building RPM packages Designing and implementing systems, tools, infrastructure, and processes to provide fast and relevant feedback to developers. Communicating with a wide variety of teams to gather requirements and build collaboration. Eliminating roadblocks and improve flow from development to production.

Education & Experience

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent industry experience

Additional Requirements

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