Site Reliability Engineer

August 99, Inc

  • Pasig, Philippines
    Ortigas Center, Pasig, Metro Manila, Philippines, Pasig, Metro Manila, Philippines
    Metro Manila
  • Full time
Posted 2 months ago and deadline of application is on 31 Aug
Recruiter was hiring 3 days ago

Site Reliability Engineer

August 99, Inc

Job Description

Site Reliability Engineer (SRE) is an engineering discipline that combines software and systems engineering to build and run production systems. SRE ensures that August 99’s services—both our internally critical and our externally-visible systems, e.g. GitLab/developer tooling and hosted client sites—have reliability and uptime appropriate to users' needs and a fast rate of improvement while keeping an ever-watchful eye on capacity and performance.


  • Engage in and improve the whole lifecycle of services—from inception and design, through deployment, operation and refinement.
  • Install new / rebuild existing servers and configure hardware, services, settings, directories, storage, etc. in accordance with standards and project/operational requirements.
  • Perform daily system monitoring, verifying the integrity and availability of all hardware, server resources, systems and key processes, reviewing system and application logs, and verifying completion of scheduled jobs such as backups.
  • Perform regular security monitoring to identify any possible intrusions.
  • Regularly work on improving August 99’s security practices, including:
  • Recommending new technologies to improve threat assessment and mitigation.
  • Assisting in the migration to new technologies.
  • Assisting coworkers with infosec best practices to ensure cross-coverage within the team
  • Practice sustainable incident response and blameless postmortems.
  • Perform ongoing performance tuning and resource optimization as required.
  • Apply OS patches and upgrades on a regular basis, and upgrade administrative tools and utilities. Configure / add new services as necessary.
  • Develop and maintain installation and configuration procedures, especially related to automation.
  • Design, develop, troubleshoot and debug software programs for databases, applications, tools, networks etc.
  • As a member of the site reliability and IT team, you will assist in defining and developing software for tasks associated with the developing, debugging or designing of software applications or operating systems.
  • Provide technical leadership to other software developers.
  • Specify, design and implement modest changes to existing software architecture to meet changing needs.
  • Analyze system and software security and change procedures or code when necessary.
  • Stay informed about new and relevant CVE’s, potential bugs, viruses/worms/etc, and how to take preventive or corrective measures for each.
  • Duties and tasks are varied and complex needing independent judgment.

Minimum Qualifications


  • Candidates should be fully competent in own areas of expertise. May have project lead role and or supervise lower level personnel. BS or MS degree or equivalent experience relevant to functional area.
  • Externsive 5 years of software engineering or related experience.
  • Required Skill(s): DevOps, Site Reliability Engineer, SRE, Python, Bash, Jenkins, Jira, PHP, Wordpress, GIT, Java, AWS, Azure, Linux, Unix, Microsoft SQL Server Database Administrator, Active Directory, MongoDB, C++, and GitLab/developer tooling.
  • Willing to do midshift schedule, from 10:00am to 7:00pm and on weekends.

Key Competencies:

  • People oriented and results driven
  • Proactive and detail-oriented
  • Strong interpersonal and analytical skills

Jobs Summary

Job level
Associate / Supervisor
Job category
IT and Software
Educational requirement
Bachelor's degree graduate
Recruiter response to application
Once in a while 
Office Address
Ortigas Center, Pasig, Metro Manila, Philippines
Information Services
2 openings

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About August 99, Inc

August 99 is a website design company that provides business of all sizes with dedicated virtual teams. We are your best option when it comes to recruiting and getting you professional web experts, copywriters, data entry persons and virtual assistants from The Philippines. We are a tight-knit team of web experts who have worked with companies of all sizes. We deliver beautifully designed websites that are fresh, robust and user-friendly. We are a Philippine digital agency for all your website design needs, including graphic design, WordPress web development, e-commerce websites, online marketing, SEO, PPC, content writing and web hosting. Benefits: Medical and Miscellaneous Allowance, Dental , Sports and Wellness Program, Work from Home, Life Insurance and Paid Special Non-working Days
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