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Site Reliability Engineer

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Equifax

Software Engineering
St. Louis, MO, USA
Posted on Saturday, September 2, 2023

Equifax is where you can power your possible. If you want to achieve your true potential, chart new paths, develop new skills, collaborate with bright minds,  and make a meaningful impact, we want to hear from you.

Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) at Equifax is a discipline that combines software and systems engineering for building and running large-scale, distributed, fault-tolerant systems. SRE ensures that internal and external services meet or exceed reliability and performance expectations while adhering to Equifax engineering principles.

Site Reliability Engineer is also an engineering approach to building and running production systems – we engineer solutions to operational problems. Our SREs are responsible for overall system operation and we use a breadth of tools and approaches to solve a broad set of problems. Practices such as limiting time spent on operational work, blameless postmortems, proactive identification, and prevention of potential outages.

Our SRE culture of diversity, intellectual curiosity, problem solving and openness is key to its success. Equifax brings together people with a wide variety of backgrounds, experiences and perspectives. We encourage them to collaborate, think big, and take risks in a blame-free environment. We promote self-direction to work on meaningful projects, while we also strive to build an environment that provides the support and mentorship needed to learn, grow and take pride in our work.

What you’ll do

  • Work in a DevSecOps environment responsible for the building and running of large-scale, massively distributed, fault-tolerant systems

  • Work closely with development and operations teams to build highly available, cost effective systems with extremely high uptime metrics

  • Work with cloud operations team to resolve trouble tickets, develop and run scripts, and troubleshoot

  • Create new tools and scripts designed for auto-remediation of incidents and establishing end-to-end monitoring and alerting on all critical aspects

  • Build infrastructure as code (IAC) patterns that meets security and engineering standards using one or more technologies (Terraform, scripting with cloud CLI, and programming with cloud SDK)

  • Participate in a team of first responders in a 24/7, follow the sun operating model for incident and problem management

What experience you need  

  • BS degree in Computer Science or related technical field involving coding (e.g., physics or mathematics), or equivalent job experience required 

  • 1+ years of experience developing and/or administering software in public cloud

  • 2+ years experience in monitoring infrastructure and application uptime and availability to ensure functional and performance objectives

  • 2+ years experience in languages such as Python, Bash, Java, Go JavaScript and/or node.js

  • 2+ years experience with cross-functional knowledge with systems, storage, networking, security and databases

  • 2+ years experience with system administration, including automation and orchestration of Linux/Windows using Terraform, Chef, Ansibleand/or containers (Docker, Kubernetes, etc.)

  • 2+ years experience with continuous integration and continuous delivery tooling and practices

What could set you apart

  • You have expertise designing, analyzing and troubleshooting large-scale distributed systems

  • You take a system problem-solving approach, coupled with strong communication skills and a sense of ownership and drive

  • You have experience managing Infrastructure as code via tools such as Terraform or CloudFormation

  • You are passionate for automation with a desire to eliminate toil whenever possible

  • You’ve built software or maintained systems in a highly secure, regulated or compliant industry

  • You thrive in and have experience and passion for working within a DevOps culture and as part of a team

We offer comprehensive compensation and healthcare packages, 401k matching, paid time off, and organizational growth potential through our online learning platform with guided career tracks.

Are you ready to power your possible?  Apply today, and get started on a path toward an exciting new career at Equifax, where you can make a difference!

Equifax is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Who is Equifax? 

At Equifax, we believe knowledge drives progress. As a global data, analytics and technology company, we play an essential role in the global economy by helping employers, employees, financial institutions and government agencies make critical decisions with greater confidence. ​​​​​​​ 

We work to help create seamless and positive experiences during life’s pivotal moments: applying for jobs or a mortgage, financing an education or buying a car. Our impact is real and to accomplish our goals we focus on nurturing our people for career advancement and their learning and development, supporting our next generation of leaders, maintaining an inclusive and diverse work environment, and regularly engaging and recognizing our employees. Regardless of location or role, the individual and collective work of our employees makes a difference and we are looking for talented team players to join us as we help people live their financial best.