Bluematrix is hiring a Site Reliability Engineer to join our Level 2 Support Team out of Durham, N.C. office. This position is currently remote due to COVID.
As a Site Reliability Engineer, you will spend your day ensuring all of our applications and operations run in the most efficient manner possible. Your day will primarily consist of troubleshooting issues in production systems and assisting level 1 (phone) support with in-depth technical issues. When time permits you will actively write support applications to automate common tasks such as monitoring, alerting, and reporting.
Working between our Account Managers (client services team) and our core Developers and System Administrators, you will translate colloquial terms into technical specifications and requests.
The ideal candidate will have an operations-oriented mindset; strong communication skills; a proactive attitude; and a knack for technical firefighting, diagnostics, troubleshooting, and problem-solving.
Monitor production systems and take ownership of issues, seeing them through to completion
Providing comprehensive handover when required
Troubleshoot issues, estimate resolution effort, and verify fix functionality
Create reports, one-off scripts, and custom work as needed (estimate effort and write quotes)
Identify and investigate patterns of failures; rebuild scenarios for intermittent failures that can be regularly reproduced
Build tools as needed to perform daily duties more quickly/efficiently
Assist in client support as an advisor for technologically challenging issues – provide technical backup to co-workers as needed
Run automated jobs and verify results
Flexibility toworkoccasionalevening or weekend hours
Educational background in computer science or equivalent
At least 3 years experience with Java and SQL
Knowledge of common Software Development Life Cycles (SDLC)
Web fundamentals like HTML, CSS, XML
Understanding of basic security concepts (HTTPS, Certificates)
Experience working in LINUX environments
Knowledge of a scripting language (preferably Perl and or Python)
Tomcat, ActiveMQ, MySQL
Experience with monitoring tools like CheckMK and Prometheus
Experience with tools, such as Git, Ansible, Sonar
Experience with the Elastic Stack
Comfortable working with change management systems (JIRA)
Familiar with GIT
Knowledge of the financial services industry (or passion to learn)
Why Work with Us
The BlueMatrix team is made up of ambitious and passionate people who have turned technology development and client service into an art. Many have dedicated most of their career to growing the BlueMatrix brand and helping shape the investment research marketplace. With locations in New York City (Global HQ), Durham, London and Timisoara, we collaborate across the globe for a unique perspective on the impact of technology in our industry.
You can count on:
Competitive Compensation (based on experience)
Flexible Spending Account
Generous Vacation/Personal Days
Choice of workstation (Windows, MAC, Linux, Desktop, Laptop)
Email your resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to [email protected] with the job title in the subject line.
BlueMatrix develops one-of-a-kind web applications for the authoring, distribution, and analysis of investment research, and for internal knowledge management and digital communications. Our clients range from the world's leading international investment banks and wealth-management firms to independent research boutiques to multi-national corporations.