Sr. Site Reliability Engineer

at Sunrun in Dover, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Everything we do at Sunrun is driven by a determination to transform the way we power our lives. We know that starts at the individual employee level. We strive to foster an environment you can thrive in through our commitment to diversity, inclusion and belonging.

Who We Are

Sunrun is on a mission to make solar energy affordable for more people. We help people upgrade their home to solar energy without the big upfront costs. Sunrun is dedicated residential solar company in the country and has a mission to bring clean, solar power service to the masses.

The Sr. Site Reliability Engineer reports to Lehi, UT office. May work from home. Salary offered: $171,600/ year.


+ Define monitoring requirements and SLA’s and help enact them with the engineering team and TPM.

+ communicate complex technical information concisely.

+ Incorporate SRE principles into applications and services, and implement system design measures to have security, performance, and resiliency.

+ Define notification strategies for production outages.

+ Use Service Level Objectives (SLOs) and Service Level Indicators (SLIs) to measure availability, latency, response time, as well as control service reliability with error budgets.

+ Run the production environment by monitoring availability and taking a holistic view of system health and monitoring application performance, capacity testing, and auto-scaling.

+ Drive support and release strategies with teams.

+ Improve reliability, quality, and time-to-market of our suite of software solutions.

+ Document every action so your findings turn into repeatable actions and then into automation.

+ Implement emergency response methods, organizing retrospectives with RCA, and managing SRE on-call workloads and reacting to symptoms according to monitoring and escalation

+ when needed.

+ Partner with development teams to improve services through rigorous testing and release procedures.

+ Identify significant projects that result in substantial improvements in reliability, cost savings and/or revenue.

+ Influences the product roadmap and works with engineering and product counterparts to influence improved resiliency and reliability of the IoT team products.

+ Proactively work on the efficiency and capacity planning to set clear requirements and reduce the system resources usage.

+ Establish the applications or services gilding principles with appropriate logging and accompanying readiness and liveness probes.

+ Grasp the big picture while paying attention to details, and consider each potential solution in the context of the wider picture to avoid introducing additional issues.


+ Bachelor’s or higher degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or Information Technology and

+ 5 years of experience as a Software Developer and/or Programmer Analyst

+ 5 years of experience within the following skillsets:

?(1) the design, setup & administration of Accela & Oracle Fusion Middleware components (Weblogic, SOA, BPM, Oracle Identity & Access Management, Http Server & LDAP Servers in on-premise and cloud environments

(2) automation of the build & deployments (DevOps) using Jenkins, GIT and Maven

(3) using Java, .Net, Python, JSP, PowerShell & shell for app debugging and system administrative and automation process

(4) using SDLC methodologies including Waterfall & Agile.


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Job Posting: JC258244756

Posted On: Apr 12, 2024

Updated On: May 10, 2024

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