Site Reliability Engineer

Job Number: R50013139

Brand: Fox Corporation

Job Type: Engineering, Product Management / User Experience / Content, Technology

Location: Los Angeles, California

Job Posting Date: January 13, 2021

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OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY

Fox Corporation

Under the FOX banner, we produce and distribute content through some of the world’s leading and most valued brands, including: FOX News, FOX Sports, the Fox Network, and the FOX Television Stations. We empower a diverse range of creators to imagine and develop culturally significant content, while building an organization that thrives on creative ideas, operational expertise and strategic thinking.

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Technical Operations team at FOX is responsible for the overall health and stability of FOX Entertainment, FOX Sports, and FOX News infrastructure and applications, such as TV Everywhere streaming and Direct-to-Consumer products and services. Our systems power marquee programming and events, such as FOX series premieres, FOX Nation, World Series, NFC Championship, Super Bowl, PBC Boxing, FIFA World Cup, and FIFA Women’s World Cup. FOX is working on building operational excellence and Engineering-focused service ownership within a fast-paced and tech-forward organization, and the Site Reliability Engineering team is a core component of this vision.

Our SREs shape the entire lifecycle of multi-disciplinary FOX technology initiatives, working closely with Video, Client and Backend Engineering teams, as well as DevOps, and Digital Operations Center teams to proactively identify opportunities for improvement, and jointly lead these initiatives to completion.

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Lead load testing, capacity planning, proactive monitoring, and performance optimization efforts

  • Engage in service ownership jointly with assigned Engineering teams to ensure adherence to architectural and operational best practices

  • Identify areas of improvement and collaborate across teams on architecture changes

  • Define and support operational process and enforce structure, including documentation, training and runbooks, escalations, RCAs and post-mortems to ensure systems are well understood and work smoothly, and recover gracefully in case of an unexpected failure

  • Develop custom and enterprise tools and services to advance internal platforms

  • Set an example to challenge other teams to improve operational visibility, advocacy, and communication

  • Manage deployment - optimize, monitor, and enhance content and delivery pipelines to enable development teams to release quickly and often

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • 5+ years of relevant industry experience working on public-facing, high-volume, high-availability applications

  • Strong CS fundamentals and a solid working knowledge of modern, agile software development principles, and microservice architectures

  • An automation/coding background covering Python, NodeJS, Go, Jenkins, Codeship

  • Engaged technologist with a passion for experimentation and innovation with an ideal background in Systems Engineering/Administration, DevOps, Software Engineering

  • Data and process-oriented with experience in monitoring/data aggregation tools and platforms such as: Splunk, Grafana, New Relic

  • Adapt at working in an open-source setting, utilizing AWS services

  • Rigor in end-to-end test coverage and CICD best practices

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.

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