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Toyota North America

Principal Site Reliability Engineer

Plano, TX


Who we are

Collaborative. Respectful. A place to dream and do. These are just a few words that describe what life is like at Toyota. As one of the world's most admired brands, Toyota is growing and leading the future of mobility through innovative, high-quality solutions designed to enhance lives and delight those we serve. We're looking for diverse, talented team members who want to Dream. Do. Grow. with us.

To save time applying, Toyota does not offer sponsorship of job applicants for employment-based visas or any other work authorization for this position at this time.

Who we're looking for

Toyota's Connected Technologies Department is looking for a passionate and highly-motivated Principal Site Reliability Engineer.

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The primary responsibility of this role is for building scalable and reliable systems by combining software engineering principles with operational expertise, contributing to the overall stability and success of the connected vehicle infrastructure.

What you'll be doing

  • Provide leadership and act as technical authority and source of SRE expertise.
  • Lead and contribute to large projects aimed at improving system reliability, scalability & efficiency.
  • Contribute to strategic planning for Reliability Engineering team operations.
  • Collaborate with engineering teams to identify and implement changes to improve observability and troubleshooting tools.
  • Develop and implement standards for adequate observability.
  • Setup, maintain and improve proactive system monitoring capabilities.
  • Act as SME on to support P1/P2 incidents.
  • Work with 3rd party service suppliers to review SLAs and establish measurable SLOs.
  • Propose and implement changes to enhance the overall resilience of the system.

What you bring

  • Extensive experience in system engineering, or DevOps.
  • Proficiency in Java coding, profiling, and source code control tools.
  • Significant experience working in SRE or related roles, demonstrating a deep understanding of reliability engineering principles and practices.
  • Ability to read through system architecture design documents and identify strategies for observability.
  • Proven ability to troubleshoot containerized applications, debug pods, services, and clusters.
  • Proficiency in programming languages commonly used in infrastructure and software development, such as Python, Go, Java, or similar.
  • Advanced knowledge of cloud computing platforms (e.g., AWS, Azure, Google Cloud) and experience with deploying and managing large-scale distributed systems in cloud environments.
  • Demonstrated experience in leading complex technical projects, driving initiatives for improving system reliability, scalability, and performance.
  • Proficiency with Application Performance Monitoring using tool such as DataDog and New Relic.

Added bonus if you have.

  • Bachelors in CS, BA, MIS or equivalent work experience
  • Experience with Firebase Performance Monitoring
  • Google SRE Certification
  • Performance testing experience
  • Familiarity with OpenTelemetry (traces, metrics, logs)
  • Service virtualization tools

What we'll bring

During your interview process, our team can fill you in on all the details of our industry-leading benefits and career development opportunities. A few highlights include:

  • A work environment built on teamwork, flexibility and respect
  • Professional growth and development programs to help advance your career, as well as tuition reimbursement
  • Vehicle purchase & lease programs
  • Comprehensive health care and wellness plans for your entire family
  • Flextime and virtual work options (if applicable)
  • Toyota 401(k) Savings Plan featuring a company match, as well as an annual retirement contribution from Toyota regardless of whether you contribute
  • Paid holidays and paid time off
  • Referral services related to prenatal services, adoption, child care, schools and more
  • Flexible spending accounts

Belonging at Toyota

Our success begins and ends with our people. We embrace diverse perspectives and value unique human experiences. Respect for all is our North Star. Toyota is proud to have 10+ different Business Partnering Groups across 100 different North American chapter locations that support team members' efforts to dream, do and grow without questioning that they belong. As a company that has been one of DiversityInc's Top 50 Companies for Diversity and a member of The Billion Dollar Roundtable supporting minority and woman-owned suppliers for over 10 years, we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer that celebrates the diversity of the communities where we live and do business.

Applicants for our positions are considered without regard to race, ethnicity, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, religion, military or veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by law.

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Client-provided location(s): Plano, TX, USA
Job ID: Toyota_North_America-1840575041
Employment Type: Full Time