Site Reliability Engineer

Posted date: May 4, 2021

Location: Santa Clara, CA, US

Company: Ericsson

Site Reliability Engineer

Location: Santa Clara, CA


As the tech firm that created the mobile world, and with more than 54,000 patents to our name, we’ve made it our business to make a mark. When joining our team at Ericsson you are empowered to learn, lead and perform at your best, shaping the future of technology. This is a place where you're welcomed as your own perfectly unique self, and celebrated for the skills, talent, and perspective you bring to the team. Are you in?


Come, and be where it begins.


Our Exciting Opportunity


The Site Reliability Professional (SRE) is responsible for building and operating full stack cloud native infrastructure using Ericsson own data centers targeting for cloud native IoT and 5G applications.


SRE is a professional subject area that combines software and systems engineering to design and run substantial distributed services at cloud scale. We are looking for an open minded and self-motivated teammate to join a dynamic and innovative global SRE team!


If you’re passionate about scalability, reliability, automation, uptime and availability, building and maintaining mission-critical infrastructure and tools as a platform that enables developers to use the cloud more optimally, would like to be involved in the open-source community, and love working with and developing the latest technologies, then we’re eager to talk to you!


This is a position open with multiple levels: from entry level to experienced, all welcome.

If you don't think you meet all the criteria but still are interested in the job and willing to take the challenge and learn, please apply.


You will

  • Work with full stack cloud native development environment
  • Design, test and operate high quality failure resistant private cloud
  • Automate and build best-in-class continuous integration and deployment pipeline
  • Create meaningful monitoring, logging, alerting, and responses to issues proactively
  • Network, scaling, performance tuning and trouble shooting


To be successful in the role you must have

  • Minimum Bachelor Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering or equivalent, MS or PhD preferred
  • A continuous learning habit and thirsty with open source technology
  • Capability to work as a team in start-up pace, open mind and self-motivated
  • Ability to solve problems, establish facts and constantly seek new ways to improve system performance
  • Pride in customer relation and exceeding customer expectations
  • Delight in building tools to automate routine tasks, organized and detailed
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Flexible working hours to handle on-call duty


You might also have at least one of below:

  • Experience in operating carrier-grade virtual platforms in cloud environment
  • Strong problem solving/troubleshooting skills, automation and programming
  • Linux system administration and network administration
  • Multi Data center management, replication, scaling, performance tuning
  • Metrics and monitoring – writing custom tools and integrating/adapting open source tools
  • Familiar with Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery and Deployment tooling
  • Release engineering and release management experience is a plus
  • Experience in software design and development for complex platforms
  • Experience with open source and proprietary cloud and virtualization technologies (Kubernetes, VMWare, OpenStack, Azure, AWS, GCP, etc.)
  • Comfortable with Go, Python, bash scripts, etc.
  • Experience with Git, GitLab, Docker, Rancher, Jenkins, ELK, Redis, Ansible, Terraform, Spinnaker, GitOps, Kubeflow
  • Fluent in Linux: CentOS, or Ubuntu
  • Stay on top of CNCF landscape: https://www.cncf.io
  • Product UX design, customer/business facing UI design
  • Technical event moderation or developer advocate


What´s in it for you?

Here at Ericsson, our culture is built on over a century of courageous decisions. With us, you will no longer be dreaming of what the future holds – you will be redefining it. You won’t develop for the status quo, but will build what replaces it. Joining us is a way to move your career in any direction you want; with hundreds of career opportunities in locations all over the world, in a place where co-creation and collaboration are embedded into the walls. You will find yourself in a speak-up environment where empathy and humanness serve as cornerstones for how we work, and where work-life balance is a priority. Welcome to an inclusive, global company where your opportunity to make an impact is endless.


What happens once you apply?

To prepare yourself for next steps, please explore here: https://www.ericsson.com/en/careers/job-opportunities/hiring-process



This role reports to Head of Dev Ops 

DISCLAIMER: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees in this position. They are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for this position, and may be required to perform additional job tasks required by the manager.

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