Site Reliability Engineer II at Careerlink (Omaha, NE)

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General Position Summary
Keeps assigned sites or service up and running and works to get back up and running quickly when failure occurs. Works closely with internal partners and teams to ensure that shipped software meets security, SLA, and performance requirements. Writes and updates documentation including runbooks/playbooks. Automates work including but not limited to infrastructure needs, testing, failover solutions, and failure mitigation. Debugs complex problems across an entire stack and creates solid solutions. Develops CI/CD processes to improve release cadence. Uses chaos testing methodologies to test builds under real-world conditions. Works with Agile Teams/Product Owners to capture and surface metrics that drive SLOs/KPIs.
WoodmenLife is looking to add a Site Reliability Engineer to our team!
We are currently searching for a Site Reliability Engineer to join our team! This role is responsible for keeping assigned sites or services up and running and works to get sites back up and running quickly when failure occurs. Works closely with internal partners and teams to ensure that shipped software meets security, SLA, and performance requirements. Writes and updates documentation including runbooks/playbooks. Automates work including but not limited to infrastructure needs, testing, failover solutions, and failure mitigation. WoodmenLife is one of the best places to work in Omaha and has been for many years. We are a stable company with more than 130 years of doing business in Omaha. As a member of the WoodmenLife family, youre joining others who share your commitment to family, community and country. Through WoodmenLife, youll have opportunities to connect with others, give back locally and honor those who make an impact. As a not-for-profit life insurance company, weve been helping to protect the financial future of families, making a difference in hometowns across America and honoring our country since 1890. We are passionate about our members, servicing others, being open minded, providing an environment of inclusion, and collaborative spirit. We also provide world-class benefits to our associates. Is this the type of company you could work for?
Qualifications:
  • 3+ years of experience or comparable with software engineering, software development, or system operations.
  • Knowledge of Unix/Linux shells. Skill in writing shell scripts. Understanding of Linux internals.
  • Ability to debug, optimize code, and automate routine tasks.
  • Proficient with coding languages like Python, Java, .NET, or similar languages.
  • Understands networking and messaging, especially between services.
  • Has hands-on experience using source control (Git, GitHub) and feature branching strategies.
  • Experience with a variety of databases (MSSQL, Oracle, MySQL, Postgres, Redis, Cassandra, etc.).
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Exceptional analytical, diagnostic, and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work independently with a high degree of initiative.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with DevOps engineering.
  • Strong interest in topics like SLOs, resilience, scaling, and performance.
  • Experience with containers, such as with Docker or Kubernetes.
  • Experience with monitoring and observability such as with Dynatrace, Datadog, New Relic, and/or Nagios.
  • Experience automating infrastructure, testing, and deployments using tools like Ansible, Chef, or Terraform and can explain the Infrastructure as Code paradigm.
  • Experience with configuration management, such as with Puppet.
  • Understanding of the idea behind Chaos Engineering.
Why would you enjoy working as a Site Reliability Engineer on our team?
As WoodmenLife brings in new and excite new technologies we continue to add new skills set to our organization. This is one of the new positions that we have added. So, with it being a new position, its a chance to carve out your own niche. Its rare in this time and age that you get to be the first person to hold this position. Your experience, thoughts, input, and ideals will help us grow this new position. You will get to work with some cool technology as well (PowerShell, Python, ParaSoft, ADO pipelines, Open Shift Containers, etc) As a not-for-profit life insurance company, we put money back into the community. We want you to be fulfilled in your career, so beyond the exciting work that you'll be doing, there's even more opportunity to feel complete. WoodmenLife gives you the opportunity to be your best self. From fighting hunger to raising money for local schools, we know there's more to life by helping others.
If WoodmenLife is the type of company you are looking for, and this position is one that you could see yourself doing long-term, please apply online to see if it's the right fit for you.

WoodmenLife offers a competitive compensation package and a comprehensive benefits package. As part of WoodmenLifes employment process, candidates will be required to complete a criminal background check, credit check (where required for position), Fingerprint check (where required for position), drug screen and reference checks. Any offer of employment will be contingent upon successfully passing the above.
WoodmenLife is committed to excellence in diversity by creating an inclusive work environment that values and respects all individuals. We welcome and embrace associates, regardless of background and beliefs. WoodmenLife respects every associates unique perspective and contribution. We are committed to creating an inclusive environment that values differences, and creates opportunities for growth, leadership and service. This commitment includes providing equal opportunity in recruitment, employment and promotion, training and community outreach. WoodmenLife is also dedicated to strengthening the communities in which its employees live. #LI-JS
APPLICANTS WITH DISABILITIES SHOULD ADVISE THE HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT AT THE TIME OF APPLICATION IF SPECIAL ACCOMMODATIONS ARE NEEDED.
Woodmen of the World Life Insurance Society (WoodmenLife) is an equal opportunity employer.
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Careerlink operates in the HR Tech industry. The company is located in Omaha, NE. Careerlink was founded in 1992. It has 16 total employees. To see all 450 open jobs at Careerlink, click here.
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