Job title: Site Reliability Engineer
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Location: Austin, TX
Job published: 02/03/2020
Job ID: 32489
Contact name: Colin Turner, Sandy Aguilar
Phone number: 512-740-9352
Contact email:,

Job Description

Site Reliability Engineer 

New Iron is helping recruit for a Site Reliability Engineer in Downtown Austin. 

Our client’s applications have millions of unique users daily, a large transaction volume, and strict response requirements.

The ideal candidate will have experience ensuring systems availability, and improving performance of applications. 

If you are a highly collaborative engineer, with a strong sense of self direction, the ability to execute independently, and a keen mind for breaking down problems, we should talk!



  • Monitor services and infrastructure health with polling systems, and alert on KPI metrics
  • Advocate for changes in systems to increase efficiency, scalability of the applications 
  • Participate in design reviews for proposed software to ensure scalability and efficiency
  • Work with project manager to break down goals into tasks and timelines 
  • Act on threats to system and alert team 
  • Support critical releases
  • Identify using best practices for systems instrumentation to facilitate monitoring



  • 2+ years in operations or development experience 
  • Expert in configuring, maintaining,monitoring, and reporting software
  • Experience with hardware log: Prometheus, Nagios or Grafana 
  • Experience maintaining Microsoft Hyper-V VMs and Windows Server OS
  • Experience with log aggregators: Splunk or Logstash 
  • Strong understanding of HTTP / SSL server technologies with REST/JSON or SOAP interfaces.
  • Understanding of SQL/NoSQL Database query mechanics
  • Object-oriented language ( C#/ Java) 
  • BS in Computer Science or Software Engineering


Nice to have: 

  • Familiarity with architectural techniques for highly scalable backend systems
  • Experience with developing software (Windows Server, Linux, MacOS)  

Candidates must be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis for any employer. Principals only. Recruiters, please do not contact this job poster.