Sr. System Development Engineer

Malvern, PA
Engineering / DevOps
Full-time
As a Senior System Development Engineer, you will engage with an experienced cross-disciplinary staff to conceive, design, and bring to market innovative consumer electronics products. You will work closely with an internal interdisciplinary team and outside partners to drive key aspects of product definition, execution, and test. You must be responsive, flexible, and able to succeed within an open collaborative peer environment.     

Responsibilities

    • Administer, monitor, and deploy systems and services on AWS and cloud platforms
    • Assist leads with initiatives for upgrading and scaling our systems to improve availability, reliability, and performance
    • Support other technical teams in monitoring operating efficiencies of the platform, and responding as needs arise
    • Recommend alternative design and platform decisions (not always green-field)
    • collaborating with technical leads to integrate an end-to-end design that's well documented
    • Work with global teams of engineers, growing their knowledge and skillset

The ideal candidate

    • Has current and extensive experience developing and building distributed systems and applications.
    • Enjoys working side by side with partners, colleagues and teams on tough problems
    • Is highly effective and thrives in a dynamic environment with multiple, changing priorities
    • Knows what is important when shipping products to customers and has been through the process from start to finish
    • Is comfortable with proactive outward communication and technical leadership and never shies away from a challenge

Basic Qualifications

    • 6+ years’ Linux development experience
    • 6+ years’ experience on object-oriented design and coding (Python and/or Java)
    • 5+ years’ experience managing systems with configuration management (Puppet, Chef, Salt, Ansible)
    • 5+ years’ experience working in a high traffic, fault tolerant, & highly available 24/7/365 environment
    • 3+ years’ experience scripting (Bash/Python/Ruby/Perl/PHP)
    • 4+ years’ experience working with IP networking fundamentals
    • BS in Computer Science or related field

Preferred Qualifications

    • 3+ years’ experience with AWS - EC2, ELB, Route53, AutoScaling, IAM, S3, RDS, Elasticache
    • 3+ years’ experience managing global environments
    • Solid knowledge of build systems and processes
    • Solid knowledge of Distributed Systems
    • Bias for process automation and orchestration
    • Strong understanding of data structures, algorithms, and relational databases
    • Understanding of how commodity servers, operating systems, and network devices function, perform, and scale
    • Understanding of Continuous Integration / Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) and Agile software engineering practices
    • Knowledge of professional software engineering best practices for full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations
    • Recognition and adoption of best practices in documentation, testing, security, operational support at scale, and efficient use of resources
    • Familiarity with AWS technologies from a customer perspective
    • Comfort working across multiple teams
About Ring

Ring's mission is to reduce crime in neighborhoods and empower consumers by creating a Ring of Security around homes and communities with its suite of smart home security products: Ring Video Doorbell, Ring Video Doorbell Pro, Ring Stick Up Cam and the new Ring Floodlight Cam. With these security devices, Ring has created the neighborhood watch for the digital age and continues to keep homes around the world safe. For more information, visit www.ring.com. With Ring, you're always home.

Ring LLC is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants with our regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Ring Inc. complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.