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
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.