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Site Reliability Engineer - Entry Level 2016
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Twitter | San Francisco, CA
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About Twitter
Twitter's mission is to give everyone the power to create and share ideas and information instantly, without barriers. We believe the open exchange of information can be a compelling force for good in the world, and have built Twitter to be the real-time public platform for authentic voices, conversations, and ideas.
Now we are entering a very exciting phase of development, and are actively looking for entry-level engineers. We would love to have you join the flock to help write our next chapter.
Our SRE engineering team
Twitter is looking for entry-level SRE's with a background in systems engineering to work on some of the most interesting technical challenges in the industry today. You will work with our engineering teams to improve the reliability and performance of our services, and be involved in designing and building Twitter's next generation of applications and systems infrastructure. You'll also have the opportunity to operate the systems that are seen and used by millions of people around the globe. Not only will you make a visible and immediate impact on our dynamic ecosystem - you'll work alongside engineers who are hard-working, humble, and fun-loving.
About you
You love finding simple solutions to complex problems, put our users first, and care about not only the technical and operational aspects of large systems, but the way they enable other teams to do their jobs.
You should have previous experience with system administration, web infrastructure, system engineering or software engineering.
You're curious, excited by new technologies, and thrive in a fast-paced and high impact environment.
You are self-motivated to work and achieve, and you are also a great collaborator on teams.
Culture: Be part of our transparent and open culture.
Community: Give back to our community by participating in volunteer events and supporting worthy organizations.
Flexibility : Flexible work hours.
Food: We've got you covered. We have breakfast, lunch, dinner, on-site baristas and snacks for days.
Learning & Development: Take classes ranging from improv and presentation skills to Scala and Android, to name a few.
Product features: Explore and give valuable feedback on our new product features prior to wide release.
Tweeps: Work with some of the friendliest and smartest people in the business.
Visitors: Hear from power Twitter users like Patrick Stewart, Katie Couric, the cast of "Orange is the New Black", Jon Stewart, Lena Dunham, Zoe Saldana. (All of these and more have visited Twitter HQ.)
Build tools to monitor and automate operational processes.
Understand the application stack and perform troubleshooting across the whole stack.
Work closely with engineering and operation groups to design, build and maintain systems, application and infrastructure.
Document current and future configuration processes and policies.
Work in a team-oriented environment.
Take part in a 24x7 oncall rotation.
Currently pursuing a Bachelor's, Master's, or PhD in Computer Science or equivalent field.
Extensive system administration coursework.
Knowledge of Internet fundamentals (e.g. RFCs, DNS architecture, best practices, security, etc.).
Knowledge of TCP/IP, HTTP, security, storage and databases.
Interest in distributed systems and high availability architecture.
Programming skills in one or more of: C, Java, Python, Ruby.
Internship or other experience administering large-scale UNIX installations.
Practical knowledge and experience with Linux/Unix/BSD; demonstrated involvement in systems operations.
Previous success in a performance-critical environment is a plus.
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About Twitter

Twitter Inc. was founded in 2006 and has grown rapidly to more than 6 million users. The company has recently gotten plenty of Hollywood buzz as A-list actors sign up and post tweets to control their image, widen their appeal and communicate directly with fans.