2 Site Reliability Engineers (SRE)

100% Remote (prefer Chicago, Ann Arbor, Texas or Omaha)

12+ months or possible contract to hire

Contact Mary at mnugent@forbestc.com

Note: This position must be W2. Green Card Holders and US Citizens are encouraged to apply. 

The Site Reliability Engineer will be focusing on the application support side, must be familiar with supporting Java applications but also have experience in a Linux environment. Must be someone with the ability to learn quickly and be a self-starter – who is eager to learn and grow.



• Monitor both external & internal facing applications and system health and provide quick response to alerts, escalations, and all production incidents

• Triage alerts & diagnose/resolve critical issues, manage implementation of changes

• Take ownership of operational issues and perform both short-term resolutions, and develop preventive measures for the longer term while maintaining a Tech backlog

• Identify opportunities and solve unique operations problems on a large enterprise and mission critical applications

• Create scripts to automate operational tasks & incorporate the solutions into infrastructure

• 4-10 years of experience with enterprise level administration and support which include systems administration, monitoring, and deployment activities

• Strong Linux sysadmin skills, the shell is your best friend

• Experience in writing automation scripts, building application dashboards for proactive monitoring, setting up Alerts for early determination of the issues

• Working knowledge of Open-source tools Kafka, Splunk, Grafana, etc.

• Experience using AppDynamics, Grafana & Splunk to monitor and analyze system health

• Knowledge of one or more of Message Brokers such as Apache Kafka, RabbitMQ, IBM MQ

• Development experience in one or more or programming languages such as Java, Python, Bash

• Experience in creating Ansible playbooks and modifying existing playbooks

• Experience with Atlassian Tool Stack (Jira, Confluence, Bitbucket) and its role in Agile development methodologies

• Participate in on call support


Helpful Skills:

• Ability to work well under pressure in production support situations with limited supervision

• Strong customer orientation with an affinity to proactively own, communicate, and follow-through projects and issues

• Extreme sense of ownership to resolve problems in a distributed environment

• Gritty resolve to dig deeper into technical issues in a complex trading Eco-system

• A self-starter with the ability and confidence to independently resolve issues and bring results back to the team



Mary Nugent

Senior Recruiting Consultant

Forbes Technical Consulting


To apply for this job email your details to mnugent@forbestc.com