Principal Site Reliability Engineer Manager at Microsoft

Principal Site Reliability Engineer Manager Details

May 10, 2019, 5:24 a.m.
People Manager
Redmond, WA
SRMs) manage team Site Reliability Engineering
Microsoft has been a leading company in computing for decades. We are a global company, relied on by companies, governments, utilities, stores, schools, universities and co-operatives to deliver the things they need to work, every day. In order to make this work, we need to make it reliable. In order to make it reliable, we need you -- someone who already is, or is interested in becoming, a Site Reliability Engineering Manager (also known as SRM). Site Reliability Engineering is a hybrid role, comparatively rare in industry but crucially important to how things work behind the scenes today. SREs are people who take engineering-based approaches to solving operations problems; we like infrastructure, we like seeing how the big complicated thing works, and most importantly, we gain great satisfaction from making it better. We have backgrounds in lots of things -- yes of course, Computer Science, System Administration, Networking, Mathematics, and Engineering generally, but you can also find

Lead a team of engineers, generally by example; look after them and deliver credibility and an identity for your team. Partake in design, implementation, commissioning and tracking of projects to incrementally improve or radically change where appropriate. Maintain technical state on associated products and services. Own the product in production; care about performance, availability, and efficiency of productions and services within the team's purview. Track those and be accountable for them. Focus on automation (and autonomous action) as a first-order response to system failures and misfeatures
Qualifications: 7+ years of software development: automation-related experience valued in particular. 7+ years of experience using scripting languages such as bash, python, and PowerShell, or compiled languages such as C, C# and Go are most relevant but others are acceptable. 10+ years of experience leading people in a manager or lead capacity. We would like to talk to you if you: Are interested in distributed systems and working with high scale services. Like to work in an fast-moving environment that isn't afraid to change things to make them better. Enjoy new technological challenges and enjoys
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