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Site Reliability Engineer

CoStar Group
Washington, DC
Closing date
Dec 7, 2022

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A$ A' "A' ?Job DescriptionABOUT THE COMPANYFounded in 1987, CoStar Group is the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics, and online marketplaces. Our suite of online services enables clients to analyze, interpret and gain unmatched insight on commercial property values, market conditions and current availability. Behind some of the most well-known brands in the industry, CoStar Group includes CoStar, the largest provider of CRE research and real-time data; LoopNet, the most heavily trafficked mobile and online real estate marketplace; , the premier rental home resource for renters, property managers and owners; STR, the leading provider of performance benchmarking and comparative analytics to the hotel industry; BizBuySell, the largest online marketplace for businesses-for-sales; and Lands of America, the leading operator of online marketplaces for rural real estate.Headquartered in Washington, DC, CoStar Group maintains offices throughout the US and in Europe, Canada, and Asia with a staff of over 4,300 worldwide.This position is in our Washington, DC office and has the opportunity for hybrid work with up to two days remote per week. Four-day work weeks are also an option for those applicants that are interested. The RoleA Site Reliability Engineer is responsible for improving the availability, performance, capacity, latency, and efficiency of the application through software engineering best practices.Your job is to make sure everything that goes into production is awesome. You will help set coding standards, perform code review, coach other team members on how to develop high-performing software, and spend time writing great code to solve complex problems. You will help with system design, architectural diagrams, and management of service dependencies. You will own the monitoring and logging systems and be responsible for the data recovery process and high availability mechanisms. You will have access to operational and analysis tools to help detect bottlenecks and performance issues throughout the enterprise. You will work closely with developers, DevOps, networking and security teams to achieve your goals.Site Reliability Engineers are involved in all aspects of the software development life cycle: Conceptual Design, Development, Testing, Deployment, and Production Ops. We have a flat hierarchy, and we spend much of our time writing code. We love agile, continuous integration, and continuous deployment. Our effectiveness will be measured as a function of mean time to recover (MTTR) and mean time to failure (MTTF). In other words, we must have our services up and running again as quickly as possible, and we must avoid any subsequent failure for as long as possible.ResponsibilitiesScale our infrastructure (on-premise & in the cloud) to support our growing ecosystemImprove system performance, reliability, and maintainabilityAdhere to industry standard security best practicesWrite automation, monitoring, diagnostic, and debugging toolsBasic QualificationsBachelor's degree in Computer Science or related technical field.3+ years experience with NodeJS, Docker and a least one of the following technologies: Kubernetes, OpenTelemetry, Prometheus.Proficiency in at least one programming language, preferably JavaScript/TypeScript.Experience designing systems/infrastructure and leading iterative development and deployment of new services and capabilitiesExperience debugging, profiling, optimizing code, and automating routine tasks.Self-motivated, systematic problem-solver, great communicator, have a sense of ownership and drive.Preferred QualificationsExpertise in designing, analyzing, troubleshooting, and capacity planning large-scale distributed systems.Experience with the following: React/Angular, Node.js, SQL (any RDBS), Bash, PowerShell, TFS/Azure DevOps, & Git.Experience with operating systems (eg, Windows/Linux Distros/Debian/Kali), administration (eg, Filesystems, System RPC calls, etc) and networking (eg, TCP/IP, routing, network topologies and hardware, etc.).Experience in one or more of the following: AWS, GCP, Python, Serverless, Docker, Container Orchestration (ie Kubernetes).System load testing and baseline measurement.Familiar with log management and analytics tools: OpenTelemetry, Jaeger, Elasticsearch, Kibana, Logstash, Grafana, Prometheus, DataDog, SplunkWhat's In It For YouWorking at CoStar Group means you'll enjoy a culture of collaboration and innovation that attracts the best and brightest across a broad range of disciplines. In addition to generous compensation and performance-based incentives, you'll be supported in both your professional and academic growth with internal training, tuition reimbursement, and an inter-office exchange program.Our Benefits Package Includes (but Is Not Limited To)Comprehensive healthcare coverage: Medical / Vision / Dental / Prescription DrugLife, legal, and supplementary insuranceCommuter and parking benefits401(K) retirement plan with matching contributionsEmployee stock purchase planPaid time offTuition reimbursementOn-site fitness center and/or reimbursed fitness center membership costs (location dependent), with yoga studio, Pelotons, personal training, group exercise classes, as well as Segways and bikes available for use during the dayComplimentary gourmet coffee, tea, hot chocolate, prepared foods, fresh fruit, and other healthy snacksBe part of a team of professionals enjoying the opportunity to learn, do, and grow in a rewarding atmosphere. But don't just take our word for it -- see why our team chose to work at and stay at CoStar Group: welcome all qualified candidates who are currently eligible to work full-time in the United States to apply. However, please note that CoStar is not able to provide visa sponsorship for this position.CoStar Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer; we maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

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