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Entry-Level Site Reliability Engineer

| Greater LA Area

WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR:

We are looking to hire an entry levelSite Reliability Engineer interested in managing our globally distributed Windows and Linux based platform. You enjoy investigating problems and want to use infrastructure as code to manage changes and deploy new software and tools. You might be a recent college graduate or looking to move from another discipline such as software engineering, I.T., or network engineering. With the help of our global SRE team, you will use an analytical and creative mindset to keep our software online, create solutions, and solve issues. 

WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING:

  • Monitor the capacity of worldwide serving and data systems. Continually improve capacity measurement
  • Participate in an on-call rotation
  • Monitor production alerts, investigate, and solve for both the short and long term
  • Work with developers and product owners to advocate for operational improvements in our software stack
  • Troubleshoot, investigate, and fix production issues in cloud and hosted environments, including both hardware and internal software issues
  • Investigate and fix performance issues in a variety of applications and languages. We’re a C# development shop but the SRE team uses Ruby, Python, Powershell, and a bit of Golang. We also have production code in Java and Javascript/ Node
  • Configure AWS (Amazon Web Services) with Terraform
  • Work with other engineers to automate reactive procedures and promote rapid response to systems and application issues

WHAT YOU BRING TO THE TABLE:

  • Self-motivation, a drive to learn, and a passion for new technologies.
  • Knowledge of TCP/IP, Linux, or Windows fundamentals.
  • Experience managing a hybrid Windows and Linux environment, or an interest in learning one of these platforms.
  • Basic familiarity with SQL and NoSQL databases.
  • Fundamental understanding of coding syntax and structures in any language.
  • Knowledge of “infrastructure as code” principles and related tools such as Chef, Puppet, Ansible, SaltStack, Terraform, Docker, Mesos, or Kubernetes.
  • Experience with both cloud platforms such as AWS (Amazon Web Services) and “bare metal” traditional datacenters is a plus.
  • Top-notch troubleshooting and analytical problem-solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with a demonstrated ability to document complex technical problems
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment, as well as independently with limited supervision

The Trade Desk does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firm recruiters. Fees will not be paid in the event a candidate submitted by a recruiter without an agreement in place is hired; such resumes will be deemed the sole property of The Trade Desk. The Trade Desk is an equal opportunity employer. All aspects of employment will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

 

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • .NETLanguages
    • C#Languages
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • FluxLibraries
    • ASP.NETFrameworks
    • AerospikeDatabases
    • SQL ServerDatabases
    • VerticaDatabases
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • IllustratorDesign
    • InVisionDesign
    • SketchDesign
    • AsanaManagement
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • JIRAManagement
    • SmartsheetManagement
    • SalesforceCRM
    • MarketoLead Gen

Location

Our LA office is across the street from the Promenade at Howard Hughes Center, offering a wide range of amenities with easy freeway access.

An Insider's view of The Trade Desk

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

It’s not uncommon in our Ventura office for several engineers to go surfing on their lunch break or when the waves are just right. For those of us who can’t seem to swim, we tend to play basketball during lunch. Others like to take hikes behind the office along the hillside, work out or even run along the beach.

Ephraim

Data Specialist

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

We work in pods of 3-4 per client. Each pod has a trader, account executive, and account manager. Typically, account managers handle the daily communication with the client, provide platform training, support traders in optimizing/troubleshooting campaigns, and support sales. The three roles are indispensable to each client .

Amy

Account Coordinator

How does the company support your career growth?

Everyone at The Trade Desk invests in each other’s growth. Management is very good about keeping up with everyone and understanding what your career plans are to help work with you in achieving them. The best part is being able to work together with a brilliant team to learn and grow together so you are never alone.

Nathan

Trading Specialist

How do your team's ideas influence the company's direction?

One of my favorite meetings is our monthly product pitch where employees from all over the company get to pitch their ideas to our senior leadership and product teams. We are a product driven company and nothing informs the direction of our business more than having a say in what we should build next.

Alex

VP, Client Services & Strategy

What’s the vibe like in the office?

People come to the office to get their work done, but also want to enjoy their time in the office as well. We all take turns DJ’ing the Bluetooth speaker in the office and taking music requests from others. There’s constant collaboration and communication going on between all teams in the office.

Katie

Senior Account Manager

What are The Trade Desk Perks + Benefits

The Trade Desk Benefits Overview

At The Trade Desk we think what you do outside the office is just as important as what you do inside the office, which is why we offer a range of benefits to help our employees lead a healthy and balanced life. We offer competitive benefits ranging from parental leave to savings and investments plan that help you plan for the future. We have offices around the world and they all have something that makes them unique, whether there's a fridge stocked with local craft beer, or daily ping pong tournaments, there's always something fun happening at our TTD offices.

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking

Additional Perks + Benefits

Friendly Nerf wars, Foosball tourneys, and good vibes...our LA office is centered around bringing your whole self to work.

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