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Kelly Services Site Reliability Engineer - Boston, MA in Boston, Massachusetts

Kelly Services is seeking a Site Reliability Engineer for one of the largest digital learning company in Boston, MA .

Job Title: Site Reliability Engineer

Location: Boston, MA

Type: Contract (W2)

Duration: 6+ months with extension possibility

Pay Rate: $75/HR

The responsibilities will entail these core functions:

  • Hands-on design, analysis and troubleshooting of highly-distributed large-scale production systems

  • Ownership of reliability, uptime, capacity- and performance analysis thereof

  • Ensuring the repeatability, traceability, and transparency of our infrastructure automation

  • Identifying highest-impact opportunities to optimize existing systems

  • System design consulting for teams seeking to leverage or improve their production infrastructure

  • Anticipate, build and plan capacity for upcoming product/feature launches

  • Possess a strong desire to learn the environment with ability and focus to improve it

Required Skills:

• BS Degree in Computer Science (or related technical field and/or equivalent industry experience)

• Strong Linux administration/build/management skills

• Development experience in at least one of these languages: Java, Go, C# and/or Python; Strong skills in reading, understanding and writing code in the same

• Demonstrated expertise building and managing highly scaled production infrastructure in on-prem and AWS based environments

• Extensive experience troubleshooting n-tier architectures with diverse sets of technologies strongly desired. (e.g. load balancers, web/app/caching/database servers, queues, threading, memory, cpu, heap, storage, network, os)

• Strong experience using application and infrastructure monitoring systems (like Splunk, Cloudwatch, Datadog, New Relic, Sumologic, ELK)

• Excellent presentation and communication skills

• Mastery of infrastructure automation technologies (like Terraform, Puppet, Ansible, Chef)

• Expertise with continuous deployment based software development lifecycles (e.g. CI/CD)

• Experience with common middleware (e.g., Apache, NGINX, IIS, Tomcat, JBoss)

• Experience with SQL databases (e.g., PostgreSQL, Oracle, MySQL)

• Expertise with SDLC branching, SCM, and code deployment systems (git/gitflow, Jenkins, CircleCI, TravisCI, etc.)

• Expertise in container/container-fleet-orchestration technologies (like Docker, Vagrant, Mesosphere)

* If this position may be of interest to you, please email me back at (with your most up to date resume, for further consideration) and advise the best time and number at which you can be reached. If not for yourself, feel free to share this opportunity within your network! *

Shazneen Irani | Professional Technical Recruiter |

Kelly Services, Inc. |

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