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Sr Cloud SRE

Deltek, Inc.
United States, Virginia, Herndon
2291 Wood Oak Drive (Show on map)
March 03, 2023


Senior Site Reliability Engineer, Infrastructure Automation

US Remote


Position Responsibilities

As a senior member of the Platform Reliability Engineering team, you will work on scaling our systems, building automation, and drive operational improvements for Deltek's US Restricted (FedRAMP) SaaS offering. We are seeking a driven individual with a passion delivering operational excellence through automation-first mindset.

  • Administration and management of a variety of cloud resources on both AWS and Azure.
  • Proactively ensure the highest levels of systems and infrastructure availability through automation and infrastructure as code.
  • Provide support and guidance to internal SaaS teams on how to build and operate complex scalable automations.
  • Build creative engineering solutions to operations and infrastructure problems, focusing on optimizing existing systems, building infrastructure as code, and eliminating work through automation.
  • Design, architect and develop highly scalable, resilient, self-healing, cloud native CI/CD automation models
  • Effectively communicate the automation strategy to the stakeholders at all levels.
  • Provide automation operational support across product portfolios and ensure automation stack SLA and uptimes are met.
  • Able to mentor and guide junior team members and peers.
  • Determine how our systems relate to each other and use a breadth of tools and approaches to solve a variety of problems
  • Analysis and troubleshooting of complex infrastructure issues, server fault diagnosis, resolution of server issues, and interaction with vendor support teams.
  • Serves as a partner to Product Engineering, Product Management, Cloud Delivery, and Project Management Office (PMO) in providing technical leadership, solution design, adoption of CI/CD tools, and instilling best practices to help drive efficiency gains.
  • Provides clear and consistent communication and guidance to Cloud Senior Leadership and key business stakeholders regarding opportunities for innovation, risks areas, and trends to watch.
  • Monitoring resources using a variety of tools and techniques
  • Collaborating with Global SRE and other cross-functional teams to support 24 x 7 operations and the customer experience.
  • Participating in maintenance activities and on-call rotations as required.


  • Bachelor's degree in a technical field or equivalent work experience.
  • U.S. Citizenship required
  • 5+ years of hands-on systems engineering (Windows or Linux), database administration, software development, or architecture experience.
  • 3+ years of experience managing enterprise cloud infrastructure at scale (AWS and Azure) through CI/CD solutions, automation and configuration management, infrastructure as code, microservices, containers, orchestration, and systems operations.
  • 3+ years working in a role with a strong focus on building DevOps solutions and contributing to cloud architectures
  • Hands-on experience using infrastructure-as-code, self-healing, security automation patterns.
  • Experience with automated continuous integration and builds (CI/CD) using Jenkins, Git, CloudFormation, Terraform, Ansible and other modern tools.
  • Strong technical proficiency to effectively troubleshoot and solve problems in a complex multi-platform environment
  • Understanding of Internet based technologies (DNS, Load Balancing, Security, IP Routing, SSH, FTP, HTTP/HTTPS, etc.)
  • Extensive experience managing applications based on a variety of common technology stacks (Microsoft, LAMP, WebLogic, Oracle, SQL, etc.)
  • Extensive experience with monitoring tools like AppDynamics, Splunk, PRTG, SolarWinds DPA, Nagios, CloudWatch, Azure Analytics, and/or PagerDuty.
  • A love of metrics and statistics
  • Excellent communicator - Communicate with simple messages, craft compelling business cases, and establish trust and credibility with stakeholders.

Nice to have

  • Experience with FedRAMP, NIST 800-171, CIS, and other security and compliance frameworks is a plus
  • Certifications in any of the above technologies (Ansible, AWS, Azure - Professional level preferred).

Travel Requirements


Company Summary

As the leading global provider of enterprise software and information solutions for project-based businesses, Deltek helps organizations of all sizes maximize productivity and revenue. Our market leadership stems from the work of our diverse employees who are united by a passion for learning, growing and making a difference. At Deltek, we take immense pride in creating a balanced, values-driven environment, where every employee feels included and empowered to do their best work. Our employees put our core values into action daily, creating a one-of-a-kind culture that has been recognized globally. Thanks to our incredible team, Deltek has been named one of America's Best Midsize Employers by Forbes, a Top Workplace by The Washington Post and a Best Place to Work in Asia by World HRD Congress. www.deltek.com

EEO Statement

Deltek, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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