Principal Site Reliability Engineer (SRE), Production Systems

| Austin

About ThousandEyes

ThousandEyes empowers enterprises to see, understand and improve digital experiences for their customers and employees. The ThousandEyes cloud platform offers unmatched vantage points throughout the global Internet and cloud providers, delivering immediate visibility into the digital experience for every user, application, website or service, over any network. ThousandEyes is central to the global operations of the world's largest and fastest growing brands, including Comcast, eBay, HP, 120+ of the Global 2000, 65+ of the Fortune 500, 6 of the 7 top US banks, and 20 of the 25 top SaaS companies.

Engineering at ThousandEyes

At ThousandEyes, we use cutting-edge technologies and innovative techniques to study and visualize networks on a global scale. ThousandEyes engineers are focused on continuous improvement — of our product, our codebase, our knowledge, and our skills. We believe in innovation, simplicity, and elegance. We work in small, cross-functional teams where everyone has a voice.

Learn more about engineering at ThousandEyes: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b9a_c8yJyzc

About the Role

The goal of the Production Systems team is to have a fully automated and self service, highly scalable, efficient and reliable infrastructure. As a Principal Site Reliability Engineer on this team you will be ensuring the team reliably builds and operates infrastructure, as a code, that keeps the ThousandEyes platform always available.

What we're looking for:

  • 8+ years of SRE/devops/infrastructure experience
  • A fast learner
  • Comfortable working with new technologies
  • Exceptional with Go and/or Python and familiar with algorithms, data structures, and complexity analysis
  • Exceptional with Unix/Linux systems, with experience working with the shell, the kernel, system libraries, file systems, and client-server protocols
  • Experience with network protocols and theory (TCP/IP, UDP, ICMP, MAC addresses, IP packets, DNS, overlay networks, OSI layers, load balancing, etc.)
  • Experience with configuration management systems
  • Experience with containers at large scale
  • Experience with databases and/or performance tuning
  • Experience with distributed systems and high scalable systems
  • The will to contribute to open source projects
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • C++Languages
    • GolangLanguages
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • KotlinLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • VueLibraries
    • SpringFrameworks
    • TerraformFrameworks
    • KubernetesFrameworks
    • MongoDBDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases
    • RedisDatabases

Location

ThousandEyes is in the heart of Austin. Located downtown, we are next to great coffee shops, restaurants, and entertainment.

An Insider's view of ThousandEyes

What are some social events your company does?

At ThousandEyes we celebrate our employees each month with many different events that have ranged from birthday celebrations to a Halloween costume contest and a field day at Zilker Park. Our goal is to create an environment where we are celebrating our entire team!

Christie

Office Manager

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

With a globally distributed workforce, and a growing number of teams and functions that support our goals, collaboration and communication is such an important part of our culture and how we work. We invest the time and energy to bring our global workforce together in person at a few different junctures throughout the year.

Ryanne

Sales Optimization Director

How does the company support your career growth?

ThousandEyes supports my career growth as the business consistently grows year over year. As the business continues to scale and the inside sales team expands, there are new opportunities to add value with roles that weren't previously available in the past.

Mario

Account Manager

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

I believe ThousandEyes overall culture drives a positive work/life balance. Wellness is a DNA principle of ours, and it is truly taken to heart in all sense of the word. Top down, taking time away from work to spend quality time with family and/or doing what you love is encouraged and celebrated.

Doug

Account Management Director

What are ThousandEyes Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
ThousandEyes participates in local philanthropy events, and partners with several different local organizations.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Free Daily Meals
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Promote from within

Additional Perks + Benefits

Stock Options and 401K. Medical, dental, vision and life insurance. Gym subsidy and commuter benefits. Catered breakfast and lunch with allergy friendly options!

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