Cloud Site Reliability Engineer (Santa Monica, CA)

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Cloud Site Reliability Engineer (Santa Monica, CA)

Cloud Site Reliability Engineers (SRE) at Cornerstone will help move the business from on-premise data centers to the public cloud, building tooling and monitoring to help us be successful in our transition. We're looking to move fast, instrument everything, and release often; this team of engineers will help transform our business to remain competitive in a crowded marketplace.

You will leverage your experience and expertise to build new distributed systems that empower our developers to safely release products that our customers' need. You'll partner with engineers and product owners to ensure systems and features are resilient and designed to scale. The ideal candidate will be passionate about automation, the public cloud, and building tooling that makes our jobs easier.

In this role you will...

  • Own the overall health and performance of our customer-facing applications, services, and infrastructure.
  • Evaluate, introduce, and build tooling to improve our ability to rapidly deploy and monitor production code in a large-scale mixed (Windows, Linux) public cloud environment.
  • Partner closely between product and engineering teams to ensure code and infrastructure is designed and released in an automated and operational manner.
  • Participate in a 24x7 on-call rotation for escalated issues.
  • Understand, deploy, and scale complex, distributed systems in a public cloud environment.

You've got what it takes if you have...

  • B.S. or higher in Computer Science or other technical discipline, or equivalent practical experience.
  • 1 or more years of experience with troubleshooting internet-facing applications and services.
  • Both a UNIX/Linux systems and Windows Server administration background.
  • Programming skills (Python, Perl, Ruby, C#, or Java).

Extra dose of awesome if you have...
  • Experience supporting the operations of a large-scale public-facing internet business.
  • Experience with large web-based distributed systems architectures running .NET code on IIS.
  • Experience with both on-premise datacenters and public cloud providers at scale.
  • Strong communication skills and an ability to work well in a geographically-distributed work environment with individuals from exceedingly diverse backgrounds and differing skill sets.
  • Experience partnering with software engineers and product managers to rapidly and safely ship experimental features.
  • Both deep and wide knowledge in most of the following technologies and concepts: SQL and NoSQL databases, caching technologies, content delivery networks, filesystems, distributed architectures, eventual consistency, application security best practices, data structures, networking, firewalls, configuration management, source control, and CI/CD tooling and best practices.
  • U.S. Citizenship - employees work on FedRamp related projects

Our Culture:

Our mission is to empower people, businesses and communities. A culture created less by what we do and more by who we are. When people are asked to describe the team, the answer is always the same: Smart, Cool, Dependable, and Visionary. We are not a typical tech company (even with our free massages, yoga studio, arcade, movie theatre, free breakfast and generous stock units), because, well, our employees aren't your typical techies...

We're always on the lookout for new, curious and capable people who can help us achieve our goal. So if you want to work for a friendly, global and innovative company, we'd love to meet you! What are you waiting for?

What We Do:

Cornerstone OnDemand (NASDAQ: CSOD) helps organizations to recruit, train and manage their people. We work with hundreds of the world's largest companies-from Walgreens and Starwood Hotels & Resorts to Deutsche Post DHL and Xerox-and thousands of smaller ones to help them engage their workforces and empower their people. Our software impacts every aspect of the employee experience, helping people to make their best work even better - which ultimately translates into greater business results.

Our software and services are in use by over 40 million people in 190+ countries and in 40+ languages.

Check us out on Linkedin, The Muse, Glassdoor, and Facebook!

Equal Employment Opportunity has been, and will continue to be, a fundamental commitment at Cornerstone OnDemand. All qualified applicants are given consideration regardless of race, religion, color, gender, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, marital status, citizenship status, disability, veteran status, or any other protected class as provided in applicable Federal, State, or Local fair employment laws. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please contact us at


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