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Lead Software Engineer (Site Reliability Engineer)


Noida - - India



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We are looking for an individual contributor with a passion for customer-driven, collaborative, highly technical work to deliver technical expertise and oversight for a team focused on reliability and resiliency of Kronos’ Workforce Dimensions flagship product.
The right candidate will have experience both in hands-on software development or systems engineering, as well as exposure to diagnosing and communicating about difficult problems in either engineering or production environments. This role will require a significant breadth of both technical and non-technical skills, and a creative, driven, and motivational attitude.
You will be responsible for the technical leadership of the Site Reliability Engineering team, a global team developing and delivering on a vision to proactively and reactively manage reliability, resiliency, performance, and improvement of Kronos’ end-to-end ability to respond when issues arise. You will be a key collaborator, leader, and influencer within Kronos’ engineering culture, improving product and process equally to increase customer satisfaction with their SaaS experience.

• The role reports to the Manager, Site Reliability Engineering and will be responsible for the technical leadership of the global Site Reliability Engineering Team
• Lead blameless postmortems, including root cause analysis and long-term proactive improvements, for highly technical, complex issues involving distributed architecture and microservices
• Drive architecture and software improvement through interaction with architects, engineers, and operations, including requirements definition and technical design reviews
• Establish documented best practices and techniques for technical evaluation of outages, runbooks for root cause analysis, and technical guidance and education to other teams throughout the organization
• Perform reliability design reviews for significant new system architecture changes and product features


• 5-8 years experience in a combination of software engineering or operations roles, prior experience as a Site Reliability Engineer or equivalent is preferred with 3+ years experience in a major cloud environment (AWS, Azure, GCP)
• Experience in a technical lead or architect role, leading or mentoring junior personnel
• Experience with common web application technologies (Node, Angular, Java, Spring, etc.)
• Experience with operations tools (Splunk, HP OV, BMC, Prometheus, dynaTrace, AppDynamics, etc.)
• Experience automating manual processes using Python, Unix Shell (bash, zsh), etc.
• Experience with performance engineering or performance analysis is strongly preferred
• Experience with complex root cause analysis or issue resolution on highly distributed systems
• Able to communicate highly technical and complex issues, root cause, and elaborate options for resolution, across a variety of organizations and experience levels

Corporate overview

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Kronos is a global provider of workforce management and human capital management cloud solutions. Kronos’ industry-specific workforce applications are purpose built for businesses, healthcare providers, educational institutions and government agencies of all sizes. Tens of thousands of organizations – including half of the Fortune 1000® - and more than 40 million people in over 100 countries use Kronos every day. 

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