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Site Reliability Engineer - Open Connect

  • Los Gatos, California
  • Content Delivery
The Netflix Open Connect Content Delivery Network is our in-house custom built network and server infrastructure responsible for streaming all of your favorite movies and series.  We strive to deliver a great Netflix viewing experience in over 190 countries so our customers can watch whatever, whenever, interruption free.  We are seeking a seasoned Reliability Engineer with extensive experience in *nix, networking, data analysis and large-scale service operations experience to design, scale, operate and analyze our globally distributed CDN.  Come join us and play a meaningful role in transforming Internet TV!

Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical design, deployment and engineering assistance to ISP partners to integrate our Open Connect Appliances
  • Aggregate, analyze, and correlate large amounts of server and application performance data. Use the innovative Netflix Big Data platform as a highly flexible, specialized and efficient toolset for service delivery optimization and system reliability improvements
  • Drive continual improvement in monitoring, configuration management, instrumentation and automation with the primary goal to maintain highly scalable and reliable CDN services worldwide
  • Handle Tier 3 escalation for service delivery production issues
  • Have lots of discussions about all the great content and what your favorite Movies or series are

Qualifications:

  • Service Reliability/Operational experience running large scale high performance systems & Internet services
  • Knowledge of and proven experience with CDNs and HTTP cache/proxy technologies
  • Expert-level knowledge of Unix or Linux system administration at scale. We happen to use FreeBSD
  • Strong scripting and automation skills (Python, Perl, Go)
  • Knowledge of networking concepts and application protocols, especially TCP/IP, BGP, HTTP/S and DNS
  • Some experience with distributed analytic processing technologies (Hadoop, Hive, Pig, Presto, MapReduce, etc)
  • Ability to work in a highly collaborative environment and to communicate effectively with internal and external partners
  • Preferred - BS in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering (or equivalent professional experience)