Site Reliability Engineer II

Texas A&M University

College Station, TX

ID: 7067121
Posted: June 22, 2020
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Job Description

Our Commitment

Texas A&M University is committed to enriching the learning and working environment for all visitors, students, faculty, and staff by promoting a culture that embraces inclusion, diversity, equity, and accountability. Diverse perspectives, talents, and identities are vital to accomplishing our mission and living our core values.

Who we are

The Division of Information Technology provides reliable and accessible IT services to elevate and enhance Texas A&M University. We provide IT leadership to the campus community while enabling the research, education and service mission of Texas A&M. With trusted services and innovative solutions, we are changing the technology landscape on campus. To learn more about IT at Texas A&M University visit us at:

What we want

The Senior IT Professional II (Site Reliability Engineer II), under general direction, provides technical leadership for multiple complex unit-level projects or operations utilizing multiple technical fields. Develops technical standards for implementing unit projects or operations. Serves as a chair or senior member of an information resource team responsible for setting technical standards and direction.The selected candidate will subscribe to and support our commitment to Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Accountability (IDEA) as stated above. If this job description sounds interesting to you, we invite you to apply to be considered for this opportunity.

COVID-19 information: Texas A&M University monitors and updates our recruiting, hiring and onboarding processes to align with local, state and federally mandated health guidelines to keep employees, prospective employees, and visitors as safe as possible. Each department has established guidelines for recruiting, hiring, and onboarding processes remotely and in-person, which include sanitizing common spaces, mask policy, and maintaining safe physical distancing. Each department will provide the processes and procedures to be followed at each step of the recruitment, hire and onboarding process.

Required Education and Experience:

Bachelor’s degree in applicable field or equivalent combination of education and experience
Eight years of experience in multiple technology areas such as system administration, DevOps, collaborative software development, customer support, application support, project management, database administration, system reporting, access management, system security, and/or disaster recovery
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Must be able to work in a collaborative team environment
Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others
Must have strong interpersonal skills
Other Requirements or Other Factors:

Hiring restrictions in compliance with System Policy 15.02 Export Controls: Must be a United States citizen, permanent resident, or a person granted asylum or refugee status in accordance with 15 CFR, Part 762; 22 CFR §§122.5, 123.22 and 123.26; and 31 CFR § 501.601.
Preferred Education and Experience:

Bachelor of Science degree
Knowledge of and experience with operating Docker, containers, and related technologies.
Knowledge of and experience with deploying Kubernetes on-premise. Knowledge of and experience with deploying Kubernetes in one or more public clouds (AWS, GCP, Azure).
Experience with VMware vSphere virtualization (vCenter, ESXi, Converter, etc.).
Experience with at least two of the following on-premise cloud-technologies: Minio, Ceph, Elasticsearch, Prometheus, and/or Grafana.
Experience with at least one of the following automation technologies: Chef, Ansible, and/or Puppet.
Programming experience with at least two of the following languages: Node.js, Python, Ruby, Go, or Bash.
Experience, including actual pull requests, with Github or Gitlab.
Knowledge of and experience with CI/CD methodologies.
Knowledge of and experience with Microsoft, Linux, and Mac operating systems (Windows Server 2012 & 2016, Windows 10, CentOS, Mac OS X).
Knowledge and experience with Microsoft Active Directory and LDAP, File and Print services.
Experience with network protocols and theory (TCP/IP, UDP, ICMP, MAC addresses, IP packets, DNS, OSI layers, and load balancing, etc.).
Awareness of Symantec Endpoint Protection, Tenable Nessus.
General familiarity with principles of project management and service management framework (e.g., ITIL/ITSM). Knowledge of and experience with DevOps methodologies.


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