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Site Reliability Engineer

| Greater NYC Area

WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR:

We are looking to hire excellent Site Reliability Engineers who enjoy managing large-scale software systems. You love learning new technologies and figuring out the most efficient ways to manage thousands of hosts. You want to maintain and improve software that scales to 8+ million transactions per second on a huge, global scale. You believe that servers should be managed like cattle, not pets 

WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING:

  • Monitor the capacity of worldwide serving and data systems. Continually improve capacity measurement
  • Coordinate and automate regular software deployments
  • Monitor production alerts, investigate, and solve for both the short and long term
  • Work with developers and product owners to advocate for operational improvements in our software stack
  • Troubleshoot, investigate and fix production issues in cloud and hosted environments, including both hardware and internal software issues
  • Investigate and fix performance issues in a variety of applications and languages
  • Design and build features to improve system and personnel scalability
  • Occasionally participate in an on-call rotation

WHAT YOU BRING TO THE TABLE:

  • 3+ years in an operational role (DevOps, system administration, SRE, etc.)
  • Multiple years of experience with configuration management software such as Chef, Puppet, Ansible, SaltStack, or other types of tools such as Consul
  • Deep experience with either AWS or physical datacenter infrastructure (such as hardware load balancers, imaging systems, out of band management, DNS)
  • Ability to code in at least one language
  • Knowledge of TCP/IP fundamentals
  • Experience managing a hybrid Windows and Linux environment, or an eagerness to learn one of these platforms
  • Experience with agile methodologies and a rapid development cycle
  • Experience deploying and managing monitoring tools at large scale, such as Graphite, Grafana, Nagios/Icinga, or SumoLogic
  • Database management experience is a big plus, especially Vertica or Microsoft SQL Server
  • Big plus if you are familiar and passionate about software such as Mesos, Kubernetes, and/or Docker
  • Familiarity with ITIL is a big plus, especially Incident, Problem, and Change Management
  • A desire to seek out needless complexity and remove it

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

The Trade Desk will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring, Ordinance No. 184652

The Trade Desk does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firm recruiters. Fees will not be paid in the event a candidate submitted by a recruiter without an agreement in place is hired; such resumes will be deemed the sole property of The Trade Desk. The Trade Desk is an equal opportunity employer. All aspects of employment will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

 

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • .NETLanguages
    • C#Languages
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • ReduxLibraries
    • ASP.NETFrameworks
    • SparkFrameworks
    • CassandraDatabases
    • HiveDatabases
    • Microsoft SQL ServerDatabases
    • RedisDatabases
    • VerticaDatabases
    • AerospikeDatabases
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • IllustratorDesign
    • InVisionDesign
    • SketchDesign
    • AsanaManagement
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • JIRAManagement
    • SmartsheetManagement
    • SalesforceCRM
    • MarketoLead Gen

Location

Our NY office is sandwiched between Flatiron and K-Town, close to lots of subway stations.

An Insider's view of The Trade Desk

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

Our most recent Connected TV (CTV) launch was exciting because CTV is a big industry game changer. A lot of people from the London office worked on the project, so I know about the problems we had to solve in order to get us to the point where we could push it live. I’m excited to see how well it takes off.

Kruna

Software Engineer

What makes someone successful on your team?

Unrelenting curiosity. When you’re given a problem or task, you’re so curious that you become obsessive about solving it. I always know that I’ve found great engineers when they refuse to let go of a problem I’ve given them until they figure it out. This quality proves especially useful for a lot of the problems we work on.

Tim

Senior Software Engineer

How do you make yourself accessible to the rest of the team?

During the Engineering Palooza event three years ago, a group of 25 engineers, spent a week in Boulder just brainstorming ideas and talking about our next-gen infrastructure. The sheer brain power in that room was absolutely amazing! Since then, the team has grown, ideas have expanded, and we’re tackling more complex problems than ever before.

Arvind

Principal Lead Software Engineer

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

Those moments usually involve us looking at vast volumes of data to answer a question or inform a decision. A few examples are investigating how a client uses a certain feature, so we can build a new one to increase efficiency, or helping partners write an attribution model or build a custom report, so they can gain new insights from their data.

André

Solutions Architect

What are The Trade Desk Perks + Benefits

The Trade Desk Benefits Overview

At The Trade Desk we think what you do outside the office is just as important as what you do inside the office, which is why we offer a range of benefits to help our employees lead a healthy and balanced life. We offer competitive benefits ranging from parental leave to savings and investments plan that help you plan for the future. We have offices around the world and they all have something that makes them unique, whether there's a fridge stocked with local craft beer, or daily ping pong tournaments, there's always something fun happening at our TTD offices.

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours

Additional Perks + Benefits

Competitive Salary. Flexible Hours. Meaningful Stock Options. Full health, dental, and vision coverage. Awesome office location with fully stocked fridge, gourmet local coffee, games and breakfast & lunch 2-3X per week.

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