Amazon Vacancies 2022 in Cambridge, MA – Site Reliability Engineer – IBM Cloud Databases

  • Full Time
  • Cambridge, MA
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About the job



At IBM, work is more than a job – it’s a calling: To build. To design. To code. To consult. To think along with clients and sell. To make markets. To invent. To collaborate. Not just to do something better, but to attempt things you’ve never thought possible. Are you ready to lead in this new era of technology and solve some of the world’s most challenging problems? If so, lets talk.

Your Role and Responsibilities

Location: Anywhere, US (preference on Cambridge, MA or Raleigh, NC)

The IBM Cloud Data services team is responsible for developing and operating the Software as a Service offerings that provide Data Services in IBM Cloud. IBM Cloudant, Databases for PostgreSQL, Databases for Redis, Databases for Elasticsearch, Database for etcd, Databases for MongoDB, Databases for MySQL, Messages for RabbitMQ, and IBM Event Streams make up the family of services that run in multiple IBM Cloud datacenters around the globe. As a rapidly growing set of offerings, we will be bringing new, secure, and compliant data service offerings to market, expanding the breadth of databases that we offer on our platform.

Candidates should have a strong desire to work within a CI/CD environment and have a passion for embracing new cloud technologies and working with our customers to ensure they are successful. You need to be collaborative, able to handle responsibility, and love learning new techniques and tools.

With quality and robustness in mind you will drive and implement new tools to facilitate operations, create applications to gather insights into our platform, or changes to resolve or mitigate commonly hit operational issues related to our database offerings.

As a member of the data services team, you will join the primary on-call rotation (includes weekends) where you will be the primary responder for day to day operational issues and inquiries from our global support team. Working closely with our worldwide teams, this provides a unique opportunity to gain first-hand experience with the latest database technologies. You will follow runbooks to resolve such issues and use your troubleshooting and analytical skills to diagnose or troubleshoot platform or Data Service issues.

When not the primary responder you will be working to improve the automation involved in operating the service, finding enhancements and innovative solutions to help the services both scale and become increasingly self-healing.

There is no requirement to be an expert in any one language. However, knowledge of Go, Python, Jenkins, Kubernetes, or other scripting languages are useful. Knowledge in operating highly-available PostgreSQL, Redis, Elasticsearch, etcd, RabbitMQ, Kafka, Cassandra, and MongoDB production environments would also be useful.

The key requirement is to have a passion for supporting, operating and developing a high-quality, highly available service.

Engineers that have been successful in this area typically have:

  • Track record of understanding the customer problem, taking ownership, and collaborating with others to troubleshoot and define options for overcoming it.
  • Great communication skills where they can summarize the customer problem and trials to others and take back recommendations to the customer
  • Ability to self-prioritize issues based on customer impact
  • Analyzing system and application logs to understand the root of the problem
  • Ability to bring back any learning and advocate for or implement improvements to troubleshooting documentation or software
  • A solid engineering underpinning to understand what high-availability means
  • They will understand and be skilled in Software component development, Container based deployments and best practice in Security, Compliance, High Availability, Resilience.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Experience with developing monitoring for production components and instrumenting code for observability
  • Ability to debug, optimize code, and automate routine tasks
  • Experience in Systems Engineering, such as Linux I/O tuning, performance, memory management and troubleshooting
  • Experience with programming languages
  • Experience with developing and operating complex mission-critical production database systems
  • Experience with troubleshooting issues in production systems
  • Capability to work in a global, multicultural and diverse environment
  • Fluent English

Preferred Technical And Professional Expertise

  • Knowledge of Go, Python, Jenkins, Kubernetes, JavaScript, Chef
  • Knowledge in operating highly-available database environments
  • Experience with database internals and diagnosing memory leaks, data corruption, replication, database performance and tuning.
  • Experienced in working with containerized workloads and management platforms like Docker or Kubernetes.
  • Past experience working with public cloud platforms like IBM Cloud, AWS, Azure or others.
  • Systematic problem-solving approach, coupled with excellent communication skills and a sense of ownership and drive.
  • Bachelor’s in Engineering, Computer Science, or relevant experience

About Business Unit

Digitization is accelerating the ongoing evolution of business, and clouds – public, private, and hybrid – enable companies to extend their existing infrastructure and integrate across systems. IBM Cloud provides the security, control, and visibility that our clients have come to expect. We are working to provide the right tools and environment to combine all of our client’s data, no matter where it resides, to respond to changing market dynamics.

This job requires you to be fully COVID-19 vaccinated prior to your start date, where legally permissible. Proof of vaccination status will be required. If you are unable to be vaccinated due to medical, pregnancy or religious reasons, we offer accommodations in accordance with applicable law.

Your Life @ IBM

Are you craving to learn more? Prepared to solve some of the world’s most unique challenges? And ready to shape the future for millions of people? If so, then it’s time to join us, express your individuality, unleash your curiosity and discover new possibilities.

Every IBMer, and potential ones like yourself, has a voice, carves their own path, and uses their expertise to help co-create and add to our story. Together, we have the power to make meaningful change – to alter the fabric of our clients, of society and IBM itself, to create a truly positive impact and make the world work better for everyone.

It’s time to define your career.

About IBM

IBM’s greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that through the application of intelligence, reason and science, we can improve business, society and the human condition, bringing the power of an open hybrid cloud and AI strategy to life for our clients and partners around the world.

Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are not only one of the largest corporate organizations in the world, we’re also one of the biggest technology and consulting employers, with many of the Fortune 50 companies relying on the IBM Cloud to run their business.

At IBM, we pride ourselves on being an early adopter of artificial intelligence, quantum computing and blockchain. Now it’s time for you to join us on our journey to being a responsible technology innovator and a force for good in the world.

Location Statement


In addition to a competitive benefits program consisting of medical and life insurance, retirement plans, and time off, eligible employees may also have access to

IBM offers a wide range of resources for eligible IBMers to thrive both inside and outside of work.

  • 12 weeks of paid parental bonding leave. Family care options are also available to support eligible employees during COVID-19.
  • World-class training and educational resources on our personalized, AI-driven learning platform. IBM’s learning culture supports your restless attitude to grow your skills and build the depth and scale of knowledge needed to achieve your career goals.
  • Well-being programs to support mental and physical health.
  • Financial programs that empower you to plan, save, and manage your money (including expert financial counseling, 401(k), IBM stock discount, etc.).
  • Select educational reimbursement opportunities.
  • Diverse and inclusive employee resource groups where you can network and connect with IBMers across the globe.
  • Giving and volunteer programs to benefit charitable organizations and local communities.
  • Discounts on retail products, services, and experiences.

We consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable law.

Being You @ IBM

IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

Company: Amazon

Vacancy Type: Full-time

Job Location: Cambridge, MA

Application Deadline: N/A

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