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Senior Software Engineer, DevOps/Kubernetes



Software Engineering
San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Monday, November 20, 2023

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Software Engineering

Job Details

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Sr. Software Engineer / DevOps, Kubernetes

San Francisco, CA

Our Team

Our mission is to build & maintain the Database system Infrastructure architecture, Linux OS, Compute, and its configuration. The team is also tasked with Supporting system availability & building the system in the cloud leveraging cloud-native solutions and multi-substrate technologies in a consistent way that implements immutability for stateful systems and supports measuring the availability and dynamic scalability for capacity needs.

Salesforce is looking for an experienced and motivated Senior Software Engineer to be part of the platform infrastructure team in the next chapter of System Design, Architecture, and Orchestration. We are looking for an engineer with deep knowledge of Linux, Database, Systems, and Cloud native technologies. This person should also be familiar with implementing and managing systems and microservices in the cloud at scale. Should have the ability to proactively identify new complex problem spaces and drive to innovate to solve them. We need someone who can work cross-functionally and have a strong sense of ownership, customer service, and integrity demonstrated through clear communication and positive action.

Required Qualifications:

  • 7+ years of experience as a proven Senior Or Lead AWS Engineer (EC2, EBS & S3) in 24x7 Production Services environments.

  • 4+ years’ experience in DevOps for developing, deploying, and supporting services-based enterprise solutions in private clouds in Linux (Oracle & Red Hat) environments.

  • Experience with systems and network performance availability monitoring, analysis and configuration management platforms (Pagerduty, Grafana, Nagios/Prometheus, Puppet, Splunk) is highly desired.

  • 2+ years’ experience in developing and deploying microservices and monolith applications in Kubernetes or VMs using containers.

  • Experience in scripting languages - Python & GoLang.

  • Experience in Systems and applications automation in 24x7 Production Services environments.

  • Experience designing systems for large-scale and multi-cloud environments across geographically distributed data centers.

  • Strong sense of ownership, customer service, and integrity demonstrated through clear communication and positive action.

  • Familiarity with database (Oracle, MySQL, or similar technologies) and DB Cluster (RAC) technologies.

  • A related technical degree required.

Good to have skills:

  • Developer experience and mentality.

  • Re-prioritization based on business dynamics.

  • Microservices usage and provisioning.

  • Experienced in working in globally distributed teams.

  • Experience in Agile culture by technology and business.


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