Site Reliability Engineer

Donnelley Financial Solutions Chicago , IL 60602

Posted 5 days ago

Title: Site Reliability Engineer

Job ID: 1422


Chicago, IL, US

Category: Information Technology


Donnelley Financial Solutions (DFIN) is a leader in risk and compliance solutions, providing insightful technology, industry expertise and data insights to clients across the globe. We're here to help you make smarter decisions with insightful technology, industry expertise and data insights at every stage of your business and investment lifecycles. As markets fluctuate, regulations evolve and technology advances, we're there. And through it all, we deliver confidence with the right solutions in moments that matter.

Key Working Relationships

The position reports to Manager, Site Reliability Engineering and must establish and maintain effective working relationships with key stakeholders across the organization.


  • You are an expert with SRE principles and will champion the culture of DevOps required to maintain a frictionless high quality platform infrastructure

  • Your are an expert in monitoring the availability, latency, performance of traditional vms, cloud services and environments by utilizing SLIs, SLOs and SLAs

  • You have advanced coding experience with a background in languages such as Java, JavaScript, .NET, C#, Node.js, Golang or similar

  • You have a mind-set to script and automate everything utilizing Python, Bash, PowerShell or similar

  • You have cloud administration experience with a deep understanding of Azure, AWS or Google offerings and have a proven track record of setting up and managing these environments

  • You work closely with Development and Operations teams to provide fully automated deployment routines for Production

  • You dive deep into technology and are on the forefront of the latest tools, technologies, and strategies and will help evaluate, prototype, and introduce them to our team

  • You will perform with broad independence and deliver on project milestones and tasks assigned by manager on schedule while communicating progress regularly

  • You have an excellent understanding of how work impacts overall business and how decisions may have a cascading effect in other areas

  • You will build strong relationships with whole team and organization

  • You are professional with client facing skills including good verbal and written communication


Competency in a blend of the following areas, typically achieved in 1-3 or more years of closely related experience:

  • Computer Science degree is required or equivalent combination of education, certifications and relevant work experience

  • Ability to code/script as mid to senior level engineer in a software engineering organization is a must have

  • Cloud Administration experience with Azure, AWS or Google is a must have

  • 3+ years experience as a software engineer or system engineer across multiple systems, languages and frameworks

  • Strong build automation experience supporting continuous integration and delivery using tools such as Azure DevOps, Ansible or similar technology

  • Strong DevOps focus and experience building and deploying infrastructure as code with Terraform or similar technology

  • Strong research/troubleshooting skills to resolve complex programming issues and implement longer term solutions to frequently occurring issues

  • Proficient with a variety of monitoring tools such as DataDog, New Relic, AppDynamics with the ability to establish thresholds, dashboards and alerting best practices

  • Experience planning, coordinating, developing and executing all stages of test scripts as needed to make system improvements

  • Experience supporting and securing Windows or Linux systems in 24x7 production environment

  • Experience with containerization and managing kubernetes

  • Experience with common networking & load balancing protocols

  • Good written and verbal communication skills with the ability to document and communicate technical solutions at all levels

It is the policy of Donnelley Financial Solutions to select, place and manage all its employees without discrimination based on race, color, national origin, gender, age, religion, actual or perceived disability, veteran's status, actual or perceived sexual orientation, genetic information or any other protected status.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access as a result of your disability. You can request a reasonable accommodation by sending an email to

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