Site Reliability Engineer, Hyperautomation (Remote)
Our IT team operates as a business partner proposing ideas and innovative solutions that enable new organizational capabilities. We collaborate internationally to deliver the services and solutions that help everyone to be more productive and enable innovation.
The Site Reliability Engineer (SRE) is a crucial member of the Hyperautomation Team to deliver dependable platforms for our intelligent automation products (RPA, OCR, ML, NLP, Chatbot). They will be part of a world class SRE team focused on designing and building automation platforms at scale. These platforms will be used to deploy business applications that support the discovery, manufacturing, and sales of medicines that save and improve the lives of patients around the world.
As a steward of availability, scalability, and performance, they will work alongside other engineers to monitor cloud-based infrastructure as well as identifying performance bottlenecks. Site Reliability Engineers provide day-to-day technical support for the upkeep, configuration, and reliable operations of business applications. They plan, design, implement, manage, and maintain these systems in the cloud. They will manage system availability, capacity, incident handling, problem resolution and asset lifecycle management. Lastly, they will develop and execute business continuity, high availability, and disaster recovery protocols.
The candidate must have a methodical approach to problem-solving, exceptional customer empathy, excellent communication skills, practical debugging abilities, and familiarity with contemporary SRE procedures. The ideal applicant should be knowledgeable about DevOps procedures and the complete software development lifecycle. They will build and configure observability within all our products and services. They will also serve as shift commander, shaping our SRE practice within the Hyperautomation team. The ideal candidate should not only have great technical abilities but also a strong predisposition for action, be flexible, and display an unrestrained entrepreneurial spirit with a can-do mentality.
The Site Reliability Engineer will report to the Hyperautomation SRE Engineering Manager
Design and build infrastructure services, systems, and platforms running Windows 2019.
Develop tools, automation, and monitor to operate infrastructure efficiently with SLA, SLO, and SLI
Work in a fast-paced environment and responsible for end-to-end production environment by responding to performance and reliability issues; including participating in rotational on-call shifts
Perform preventative and corrective maintenance and provide technical support as required, including system diagnostic, monitoring, and health checks
Provide regular reports on infrastructure performance statistics and inventory
Conduct annual security testing on infrastructure, execute disaster recovery and business continuity plans.
Manage external vendors and contractors to timely delivery and implement technologies or solutions
Software delivery, site reliability and/or database/network administration for commercial large-scale software and services.
Coding and debugging
Monitoring, implementing, and maintaining cloud offerings such as Azure and AWS
Excellent communication skills. The person will own communicating complex live site issues and metrics to key internal and external stakeholders
Proficient in cloud computing, infrastructure as code, cloud-native principles & microservices design
Highly capable problem solver able to map the best technology available to the business needs in an elegant comprehensive solution design
Effective communicator able to gain alignment, ensure clarity, and explain complex principles
Able to manage a complex engineering organizational that adapts and scales to the business need
Capable technical mentor and career guide
Ability to understand technical demands of a solution and map the relevant engineer skills to ensure optimal assignments across diverse teams and initiatives
Technology Service Management
4+ years preferred years of hands-on experience in Site Reliability, DevOps and/or Software Engineering for commercial large scale cloud software or services
Strong understanding of Windows Admin activities & batch scripting is a plus
Experience with MS-SQL database admin tasks & patching
Good understanding of public cloud offerings such as Azure and/or AWS.
AWS services such as EC2, Lambda, S3, Cloud formation, CloudFront, VPC, EBS, Auto-scaling, Dynamo DB etc.
Experience with Kubernetes, Docker, Terraform or other Infrastructure as Code, CI/CD
Experience with coding languages (C++, C#, Java, .NET, Golang) and proficiency in debugging, and live-site troubleshooting during an outage
Background in monitoring, Prometheus, Grafana, Datadog, PagerDuty
Our ideal candidate will demonstrate strong customer empathy, show a strong bias for action, be adaptable and possess strong interpersonal skills
Bachelor’s degree, preferably in computer science, statistics, engineering, mathematics, data science, or a related field
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Who we are …
We are known as Merck & Co., Inc., Rahway, New Jersey, USA in the United States and Canada and MSD everywhere else. For more than a century, we have been inventing for life, bringing forward medicines and vaccines for many of the world's most challenging diseases. Today, our company continues to be at the forefront of research to deliver innovative health solutions and advance the prevention and treatment of diseases that threaten people and animals around the world.
What we look for …
Imagine getting up in the morning for a job as important as helping to save and improve lives around the world. Here, you have that opportunity. You can put your empathy, creativity, digital mastery, or scientific genius to work in collaboration with a diverse group of colleagues who pursue and bring hope to countless people who are battling some of the most challenging diseases of our time. Our team is constantly evolving, so if you are among the intellectually curious, join us—and start making your impact today.
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