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Senior Systems Engineer, Observability Team - Dublin, Brooklyn



Brooklyn, United States 

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Etsy is seeking a Senior Systems Engineer to join our team in Dublin.

Etsy is seeking a Senior Systems Engineer to join our team and help build Observability services, operate and Automate the tools, services and infrastructure that directly impact the productivity of our engineering organization and our Etsy Platform.

We are a distributed agile team across 2 continents, that is responsible for the development and operations of Monitoring, utilisation Metrics and Logging of our Infrastructure and services. The team provides runtime insight that Etsy engineers and Etsy customers utilise every day in Product Development. We are currently transforming our platform from Private Cloud into Google Public Cloud, and work with our Systems Engineering teams to build and operate the necessary Observability services as we migrate to Google Cloud

We partner with engineers in identifying areas of improving the flow from code to production as we build the platform that connects millions of sellers and customers. Learn more about our engineering philosophies, tools, and some of the challenges we’ve been solving on our Engineering blog: http://codeascraft.com.

We’re looking for people who are excellent at working with others and are problem-solvers, use software craftmanship as your mantra for problem-solving. We are looking for engineers who are passionate about software development, operate what you build and continuously iterate to improve the instrumentation services we develop such as Monitoring, Metering, Logging and Alerting. We value clear communication, honest feedback, and empathy for the users of our services.

Please note this is a permanent role based in Dublin.

About the Role
  • We are in exciting times having begun our migration journey from our own Data Centers to Google Cloud for our Etsy Platform
  • We apply systems software engineering in the Observability Team for our Infrastructure and Services that compose of our Etsy Platform
  • We design and build Instrumentation systems as part of our platform to Orchestrate, Automate, Provision, Test, Monitor, Meter, Log and Graphically view our services and build the missing pieces in Systems Engineering
  • We collect operational insight using ELK and Nagios on the performance of the running services and continue to enhance our operational Instrumentation stack
  • We architect, deploy and operate Instrumentation services for our platform supporting various environments such as bare-metal, Virtual Machines and Linux containers; providing the right level of metrics to drive decisions based on operational data
  • We continuously adapt to improve the Observability stack as we migrate our applications to Google Cloud
  • All team members participate in an on-call rotation to continuously identify and automate our services for improvement
  • You appreciate the full stack and continuously grow your Systems Engineering skills and competence and share these throughout the teams for company wide improvements
  • We value appropriate documentation, and take the time to up date it
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