SRE Manager – Cloud Infrastructure, Cloud Platform

Newark, CA /
Digital – Cloud and Data Engineering /
/ On-site
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The Cloud Platform team at Lucid is seeking a Site Reliability Engineering Manager for Cloud Infrastructure. In this position, you will lead a team to build and maintain the reliability of the Cloud Platform's underlying Cloud Infrastructure on various public and private Cloud Providers.

Our ideal candidate exhibits a can-do attitude and approaches the work with vigor and determination. We are looking for a hands-on Software Engineering Manager who will collaborate with various stakeholders to build tools & services to keep up the SLA of the Data Analytics Cloud Platform.

The Job:

    • Manage and lead the Service Reliability Engineering of cloud services across Lucid Motors.
    • Collaborate with Service Owners to define SLOs, build SLIs, and ensure the Data Analytic services meet the SLA.
    • Indulge with Developers, DevOps, Data Scientists, and Quality Engineers to build reliable services from design to production.
    • Build tools and frameworks to automate the monitoring systems to ensure the highest level of uptime in various production-grade environments.
    • Experienced with HA big-data systems and can identify the bottlenecks at early stages.
    • Use the self-service model approach by creating tools that enable Data Engineers & Data Scientists to optimize Data analytics jobs based on the load and be cost-effective.
    • Manage Kafka as a streaming platform to run various workloads, induce observability tools to monitor and inspect the pub-subs, and automate the system scalability based on the load.
    • Manage orchestration engines such as Airflow, Kubeflow, and others to run various Data ETL and ML pipeline processes by providing additional frameworks and tools to achieve higher reliability.
    • Manage the cloud connectivity modules and be able to troubleshoot end-to-end on a private or public cloud Infrastructure.
    • Use Incident management processes and always look for improving operational efficiency.
    • Swiftly navigate through the incident, perform the impact analysis and take appropriate actions.
    • Understands customer impact and can prioritize the workload between features development and customer support
    • Create a 24/7 service availability model to proactive monitor the systems across geographical locations.
    • Support the reliability aspects of services that use MQTT, Kafka, EMQX, RabbitMQ, Spark, Hive, and other open-source software services.
    • Track record of hiring and building SRE organization from the ground up.


    • B.S. or M.S. degree in Computer Science, Engineering, OR equivalent work experience
    • Minimum 5+ years of experience in SRE or DevOps Engineering
    • 2-5 years of experience in managing one or more SRE teams
    • 3-5 years of experience in managing large-scale data analytics platforms that use Spark, Storm, or other similar frameworks
    • 1-3 years of experience deploying and maintaining applications that are built using Docker and orchestrated on Kubernetes on Public or Private Cloud Providers
    • 1-3 years of experience using Cloud Automation tools such as Terraform, Pulumi, Cluster API, or other frameworks
    • 1-3 years of experience in Programing or scripting languages using Python, Go, Bash/Shell, or others
    • 1-3 years of administrative operations knowledge in RDBMS such as Postgres and no-SQL such as Cassandra, MongoDB, or others
    • Show experience in hiring and building high-performant SRE teams
    • Show the traits of being detail-oriented with time management and organization skills, and dedication to quality
    • Experienced with various debugging tools and troubleshooting performance bottlenecks at the infrastructure or application tier
    • Good to have experience with Config Management and automation using Ansible, Chef, Puppet, or others
    • Experienced with various Networking challenges and able to resolve networking bottlenecks at peak load
    • Good to know about REST-based APIs and knows how to triage the request-response
Salary Range: The compensation range for this position is specific to the locations listed below and is the range Lucid reasonably and in good faith expects to pay for the position taking into account the wide variety of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions, including job-related knowledge; skillset; experience, education and training; certifications; and other relevant business and organizational factors.
·       California (Bay Area) - $150,000 - $214,500

Additional Compensation and Benefits: Lucid offers a wide range of competitive benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability insurance, vacation, and 401k. The successful candidate may also be eligible to participate in Lucid’s equity program and/or a discretionary annual incentive program, subject to the rules governing such programs.  (Cash or equity incentive awards, if any, will depend on various factors, including, without limitation, individual and company performance.)

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