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Vimeo is a platform giving users the best ways to watch, upload & share videos.
 
Engineering, Full Time    New York City    Posted: Monday, May 06, 2019
 
   
 
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As a Site Reliability Engineer, youll work closely with other SREs & developers to ensure Vimeo remains available, fast, & secure. We own the core infrastructure on which most Vimeo apps sit, including system configuration, basic network services, container orchestration, metrics collection, & load balancing. We're building tools that are used by all of engineering to manage production, with the goal of providing a consistent & powerful platform. You'll be instrumental in making Vimeo the best toolset for video creators.

What you'll do:

  • With the rest of the SRE team, own the base production infrastructure: VM provisioning, configuration management, load balancing, access control, container orchestration, & the tools we use to interact with all that stuff.
  • Build tools to make our infrastructure more consistent, more reliable, more observable, & require less manual intervention.
  • Consult with other engineering teams at Vimeo to improve their reliability & operational processes.
  • Manage changes to our production environment.
  • Take part in a 12x7 on-call rotation (split with our team in Bangalore), to triage & troubleshoot production issues.

Skills & knowledge you should possess:

  • 4+ years of experience with Linux systems engineering.
  • Experience programming with at least one language Vimeo uses -- Python, Go, Ruby, or PHP -- & a desire to learn more. (The SRE team uses primarily Python & Go, with occasional shell scripts).
  • Knowledge of fundamental networking protocols, such as TCP/IP, HTTP, SSL, & DNS, or of Linux system internals.
  • An understanding of configuration management (we use Chef), or containerization toolsets (we use Docker).
  • An understanding of large scale system design, monitoring, & operational practices.
  • A bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related technical field, or equivalent practical system administration & programming experience.

Bonus points:

  • Experience with container orchestration technologies like Kubernetes, Mesos, or Nomad. (We use Kubernetes.)
  • Experience with virtualization platforms, either on-prem or cloud-based.
  • A track record of automating away your job.
  • An appreciation of & enthusiasm for software engineering best practices, such as code review, testing, & continuous delivery.

About us:

At Vimeo, our mission is to empower video creators to tell exceptional stories & connect with their audiences & communities. Home to more than 90 million members in over 150 countries, Vimeo is the worlds largest ad-free open video platform, providing powerful tools to host, share & sell videos in the highest quality possible.

We work hard to enable creators of all kinds to succeed, & to that end, we prioritize attracting diverse talent & cultivating an inclusive environment that encourages collaboration & creativity. Were committed to building a company & a community where people thrive by being themselves & are inspired to do their best work every day.

Vimeo is based in New York City, with additional offices in Europe & India. Vimeo is an operating business of IAC (NASDAQ: IAC). Learn more at www.vimeo.com.

 
 
 
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