Join Team CARFAX as a Observability and Monitoring Engineer
Do you want Friday’s off all summer? You read that right! At CARFAX, we care about work-life balance and we’re constantly looking for new ways to ensure we provide it. This summer we’re piloting 4-day work weeks between June 1 and September 6, 2021. We’re super excited about this and you should be too! We’ve created the type of company culture where the term, “work-hard, play-hard” isn’t just a catchy saying, it’s part of the #CARFAXdifference!
As a Observability and Monitoring Engineer, you will:
Work in a dynamic, agile, team environment developing awesome new observability solutions
Participate in design decisions, including new technology research and prototyping
Collaborate closely with DevOps teams to implement observability best practices
Maintain observability tools for use by teams throughout Carfax
Create observability automation that can be reused across our products and services
Participate in major incident response and contribute to the post-mortem process.
Continuously analyze and evaluate our systems, products and process for potential improvements
To be considered for this role, you will need:
Experience with application performance monitoring tools (New Relic, Data Dog, AppDynamics).
Experience monitoring infrastructure with tools like Zabbix, Nagios, SolarWinds
Experience using Prometheus to monitor infrastructure and Kubernetes environments.
Experience with observability in AWS.
Experience using AWS product offerings (e.g. EC2, VPCs, Lambda, API Gateway, etc) to build monitoring solutions
Experience building and maintaining Elasticsearch clusters
Experience with Kubernetes (AWS EKS a plus)
Experience with the AWS Console, CLI and SDK
Experience with Infrastructure as Code in AWS (Terraform, CDK or CloudFormation) and on-premise (Chef, Ansible)
Experience working in a DevOps environment
Be a firm believer in “automate everything”
Note: The summer 4-day work week is a test program in 2021 and not guaranteed in future years.