1+ months

Sr Tech Specialist, Software Engineering (Site Reliability, Monitoring)

Bengaluru, KA 560002
The new AT&T advertising technology business is on a unique mission through the launch of its newest business Xandr. This organization born as recently as August 2018 & built on a foundation of 140 years of AT&T excellence and multiple acquisitions of top assets and people, is driving the advertising industry forward by creating new options for advertisers and publishers to find and reach specific audiences at scale in trusted, premium content environment. A fundamental enabler for our strategy is technology, and we have launched a new technology center of excellence in Bangalore which is searching for candidates who embody the Xandr principles - create with curiosity and courage, believe in better, use data responsibly, pursue differences, reflect and imagine, and teach and learn.


About the Team:


Do you want to bring game-changing Monitoring and Instrumentation practices to a dynamic and globally distributed engineering organization? The Engineering Productivity team builds the systems and processes that enable Xandr engineers to do their best work every day. We own the build, deployment & test systems that power our next-generation ad-tech platform. The Engineering Productivity team is at the forefront of adopting new tools & techniques for the entire Xandr engineering community. We're hands-on agents of change who exemplify and create the next wave of best practices. We're highly collaborative and our highest values include quality, scalability, automation, and team work.


Were on the lookout for someone to lead the team of software engineer to build and implement scalable, high-performance instrumentation solutions, enabling intelligent operations through continuous observation. This highly-visible role will work closely with engineering, ops, and product teams to maximize observability and proactively minimize the impact of application performance issues.


Roles and Responsibilities:


- Developing an enterprise-wide instrumentation strategy to support real time observability, health checks and escalations

- Guide team development effort towards successful project delivery

- Provide technical mentoring to teammates through coaching.

- Maintain high standard of software quality by establishing best practices

- Participate in peer code reviews or solutions

- Identify and encourage areas for growth and improvements within the team

- Work closely with Engineering teams and enable teams to quickly set up instrumentation tools by automating observability where possible

- Consuming and integrating REST APIs

- Defining observability standards, documentation and best practices

- Creating operational dashboards to track KPI performance

- Providing daily instrumentation portfolio support and maintenance

- Conducting presentations and training engineers on observability tool usage


Job Specification (Qualifications/Description):


Prior experience in mentoring a team of software developers.

Strong working knowledge of Python or similar technologies

Experience with ELK stack or similar log management tool

Kubernetes knowledge preferred

Experience designing and developing customized tools, scripts and dashboards

Experience building robust SaaS monitoring and instrumentation frameworks

A collaborative and customer-centric mindset with excellent analytical and troubleshooting skills

Flexibility to fix production monitoring issues, and work in real time with team members around the globe

Excellent written and oral communication skills with the insight to translate business goals into tech requirements


A Bachelors degree or higher in Computer Science or a related technical field, or tenured related experience

7+ years experience engineering in a distributed, high-availability environment


More about you:


You are passionate about a culture of learning and teaching. You love challenging yourself to constantly improve, and sharing your knowledge to empower others

You like to take risks when looking for novel solutions to complex problems. If faced with roadblocks, you continue to reach higher to make greatness happen

You care about solving big, systemic problems. You look beyond the surface to understand root causes so that you can build long-term solutions for the whole ecosystem

You believe in not only serving customers, but also empowering them by providing knowledge and tools
We expect employees to be honest, trustworthy, and operate with integrity. Discrimination and all unlawful harassment (including sexual harassment) in employment is not tolerated. We encourage success based on our individual merits and abilities without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or employment status.

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Posted: 2021-01-07 Expires: 2021-02-28

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