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The SRE team at Viki is responsible for building infrastructure for the large distributed components that run Viki. We develop and maintain services that power Viki's API and business intelligence, as well as make architecture changes to scale them. We handle everything from Performance engineering, Cost optimisation, Security, Reliability engineering to Configuration and deployment pipelines. We run our systems on GCP with GKE and our media pipeline on AWS. We also use Spinnaker, Cloudbuild, ELK, PostgreSQL, Redis to name a few tools. You don’t have to be familiar with them, as long as you have built expertise with something equivalent. You will help us continuously improve our system, scale it to the next level and create guidelines for developers to follow.

Key Responsibilities Include:
  • Provide technical guidance to a team that designs, builds and maintains infrastructure services across Viki's platform and help bring SRE practice at VIki to the next level
  • Run Incident Management, Capacity Planning and SLO definition with various stakeholders
  • Keep using every opportunity to automate infrastructure tasks with Infrastructure as Code mindset
  • Work closely with developers to help build systems that abstract out infrastructure for the organisation
  • Instil a sense of current SRE principles into various development teams
  • Focus on non-functional aspects obsessively such as security, performance and reliability
  • Ensure we are instilling security and budget management processes into the development cycle

  • Passion to build scalable systems and deliver top-tier services with impact worldwide
  • We don't require experience in any particular technology, but you should have the ability to chew through difficult technical problems and gain insights from them
  • A solid foundation in understanding of practical operating system concepts around Linux/ Unix and grasp of basic networking are essential
  • Familiarity with Docker / Kubernetes or any equivalent systems is a must.
  • Familiarity with either AWS or GCP or Azure is a must
  • Experience in scaling systems or working with high scale systems is a must

Rakuten is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status or any legally protected status. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged


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