Site Reliability Engineer II in Heredia at TradeStation

Date Posted: 7/8/2020

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Site Reliability Engineer II
Heredia, Costa Rica
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TradeStation is an on-line brokerage firm seeking to level the playing field for self-directed investors and traders, empowering them to claim their individual financial edge.  At TradeStation, we're continuously pushing the boundaries of what's possible, encouraging out-of-the-box thinking and relentless search for innovation.  We offer a collaborative and flexible work environment, competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits and a generous PTO policy.
POSITION SUMMARY:
We are looking for a Site Reliability Engineer with a passion for DevOps and excellence in Operations. You will work in a dynamic highly challenging and always evolving environment. You will help evolve our Cloud Native Infrastructure as part of our Site-Reliability Engineering (SRE) team. The SRE team is dedicated to eliminating daily toil, reducing risk and accelerating the productivity of DevOps Teams by delivering automated tools.
Bring your passion and skills to solve interesting problems and have an immediate impact.  Join us!
Success in this role requires an eagerness to learn, problem-solving skills and a self-starter mindset.  Day to day you may find yourself living in the terminal using Bash, Python and YAML to define cloud-infrastructure, working on Kubernetes infrastructure, and coding on tools that enhance developer-experience.


ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Understand, execute and embody Site Reliability Engineering principles
  • Build and maintain cloud infrastructure for development teams to utilize
  • Build necessary guardrails to keep services operational and secure
  • Build templates and tools to accelerate development
  • Support teams to help them bring their applications to the cloud
  • Work in a DevOps environment, where development teams own both the development and operational responsibilities
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
Required:
  • Ability to create tools using a general-purpose programming language (e.g. Python, Golang, C#, Java)
  • Experience utilizing Cloud Infrastructure on one or more cloud providers (e.g. AWS, Azure, GCP)
  • Experience building cloud infrastructure as code (e.g. CloudFormation, Stacker, Terraform)
  • Familiarity working in an Agile environment with DevOps utilizing CI-CD tools (e.g. GitLab CI, Azure DevOps, Jenkins)
  • Basic familiarity with Docker or Kubernetes
  • Good oral and written communication skills
Preferred:
  • Configuration management and deployment automation tools (e.g. CI/CD Pipelines, Octopus, Ansible, Puppet, Chef)
  • Basic understanding of network topologies and TCP/IP protocol
  • HTTP/1.1 or HTTP/2 protocol experience
  • Brokerage/trading platform experience
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science/Engineering or equivalent work experience
  • Must have 3+ years of professional experience