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Site Reliability Engineer at Vertica

Company: Micro Focus
Location: Arlington
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Site Reliability Engineer at Vertica

Job Description:

Site Reliability Engineer at Vertica

Vertica believes that each of us knows the work environment that makes us the most productive. That's why we provide our employees with the ability to work how and where they will be the most successful. We enable a flexible approach to work location, meaning for roles where it makes sense, you can work from the office or from home, or a combination of both, but you make that choice including where you choose to live. Vertica invests in the best technologies and provides flexible benefits and collaborative work environments to empower employees to work productively in the setting that meets their personal needs. That's why we're so proud to have a highly productive and engaged team in every function of the company.

Vertica is seeking a Software Reliability Engineer to expand the VAAS (Vertica as a Service) capabilities of its analytic database engine. It is an exciting time to join the team.


  • BS in Computer Science or related technical field (or equivalent experience)

  • 5+ years of experience

  • Bash, Linux, Python (Comfortable with Linux command line)

  • Excellent communication, ability to describe a problem in a technical manner


  • Experience managing hosted applications

  • At least four years of experience with python or a similar scripting language

  • Experience integrating software

  • Basic Network experience, load balancers, DNS

  • Basic understanding of distributed systems

  • Understanding of REST API's and how to interact with them

Your role will be:

  • Responding to service outages and part of an on-call rotation.

  • Conduct incident response and postmortems.

  • Building software to help operations, monitoring service uptime.

  • Monitoring availability, latency and overall system health.

  • Designing and documenting service recovery playbooks, considering different outage scenarios.

  • Contribute to the software lifecycle from design, deployment operations and refinement.

  • Support customers as they go live.

About our team

The best ideas often come from fresh perspectives. At Vertica, our open-minded, diverse and inclusive team is always learning from each other. We approach intellectually challenging work with a "get it done" attitude. Vertica Engineers are given significant latitude and support to pursue what they are passionate about to make Vertica an even better place. If you are excited about building great technology with a proactive team, you will find yourself in good company at Vertica.

About our product

Vertica provides a state-of-the-art Big Data Analytics platform that handles petabytes of data. It is a commercially successful, high performance, distributed database. Every industry is finding ways to benefit from data analytics. We continue to engineer our product to be flexible so that it supports all of them. Vertica is a recognized leader in analytics powering some of the world's most data driven organizations like Uber, Wayfair, Intuit, Cerner, and more. Our columnar, MPP, distributed database delivers unprecedented speed, petabyte scale, with analytics and machine learning functions built into the core.

We believe the future belongs to the fast. Join us for the ride!





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Micro Focus is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Prospective employees will receive consideration without discrimination because of race, colour, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, citizenship or any other legally protected status

Keywords: Micro Focus, Arlington , Site Reliability Engineer at Vertica, Other , Arlington, Virginia

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