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Senior Site Reliability Engineer

Company: 10x Genomics
Location: Pleasanton
Posted on: January 9, 2022

Job Description:

At 10x Genomics, accelerating our understanding of biology is more than a mission for us. It is a commitment. This is the century of biology, and the breakthroughs we make now have the potential to change the world.

We enable scientists to advance their research, allowing them to address scientific questions they did not even know they could ask. Our tools have enabled fundamental discoveries across biology including cancer, immunology, and neuroscience.

Our teams are empowered and encouraged to follow their passions, pursue new ideas, and perform at their best in an inclusive and dynamic environment. We know that behind every scientific breakthrough, there is a deep infrastructure of talented people driving the life sciences industry and making it possible for scientists and clinicians to make new strides. We are dedicated to finding the very best person for every aspect of our work because the innovations and discoveries that we enable together will lead to better technologies, better treatments, and a better future. Find out how you can make a 10x difference.

About The Role

We are looking for an exceptional Site Reliability Engineer (SRE) with a solid understanding of Linux, cloud, and distributed computing to join our team. Our multi-disciplinary team in microfluidics, biochemistry, mechanical engineering, computational biology, and software has a proven track record of delivering successful commercial products built on deep technological innovation. If you are a self-starter who is passionate about building and operating reliable, scalable and performant systems, and is excited to work in a highly collaborative environment alongside a diverse team of experts every day, join us at 10x Genomics.

What You Will Be Doing
Build, deploy and maintain resilient and scalable microservices and High Performance Computing (HPC) systems in the cloud.
Scale systems and improve operational efficiency through extensive automation.
Collaborate with the software engineering team on continuous delivery and deployment.
Monitor infrastructure and applications for uptime and resource utilization, identify performance bottlenecks, troubleshoot and mitigate system issues, and develop solutions to improve reliability and performance.
Maintain detailed documentation of system build and operational procedures.
Participate in on-call rotations.

To Be Successful You Will Need
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related field, or equivalent work experience.
5+ years of Linux systems engineering or development experience in a large scale environment.
3+ years of experience in SRE-type roles.
Experience with AWS services and infrastructure design.
Preferably experience with EKS, ECS.
Previous experience with container based solutions like docker.
Extensive experience with orchestration and configuration management tools (e.g. Terraform, CloudFormation, Ansible, Puppet, Chef).
General understanding of building images for AWS AMI and Docker.
Knowledge of Linux kernel tuning, networking and performance optimization.
Proficiency in shell scripting and at least one other language, e.g. Python.
Strong desire to learn and implement new technologies.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Nice To Have Skills And Background
Experience with AWS services and infrastructure design.
Experience with service mesh tools like Istio/Consul etc.
Experience with deployment management tools like Spinnaker.
Experience in managing multi-petabyte scale network-attached storage (NAS) and operational knowledge of NFS protocol.
Familiar with HPC workload managers such as SGE or Slurm.

Individuals seeking employment at 10x Genomics are considered without regards to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, or sexual orientation.

10x does not accept unsolicited applicants submitted by third-party recruiters or agencies. Any resume or application submitted to 10x without a vendor agreement in place will be considered unsolicited and property of 10x, and 10x will not pay a placement fee.

Keywords: 10x Genomics, Pleasanton , Senior Site Reliability Engineer, Engineering , Pleasanton, California

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