Microsoft Corporation Infrastructure & Telemetry Engineer in Vancouver, British Columbia
What is Yammer?
Microsoft Yammer is the industry-defining social network for the enterprise. Millions of employees, including 85% of Fortune 500 companies use Yammer every day, to build community and culture, share knowledge, and connect with their leaders and each other.
Yammer was one of the first startup unicorns this past decade and was acquired by Microsoft in 2012. Today, this means we get the benefits of a startup - rapid innovation, cutting-edge technology, outsized individual impact - with the advantages of working for one of the most successful software companies in the world. We work together in small, cross-functional teams - engineers, product managers, designers, data scientists - to design, deliver and operate delightful end user experiences to our tens of millions of users spread across the world.
We’ve always been mission-driven; In this post-Covid world, Yammer has become even more indispensable than ever as employees have a deep need for connection and a sense of belonging. We’ve been growing rapidly and need your help to take Yammer to the next level.
You will have:
Autonomy and freedom to innovate
Choice of the best of open source and Microsoft-internal technology
The ability to experiment, A/B test, and make data-driven decisions
Tons of opportunity for outsized impact as part of a small but mighty team on a rapidly-growing product needed now more than ever
At the same time, you also have the benefits of working at a top-tier tech company like Microsoft:
Compensation, benefits, and perks
Internal resources, technology, and opportunities for learning and growth
Brand and networking
Opportunity for massive scale as part of a suite with hundreds of millions of users
Linux on Azure
Java and Ruby micro services, deployed as docker containers
Graph QL, DropWizard, Rails REST APIs
Postgres/CosmosDB/Kafka/RabbitMQ/Redis storage and queuing
Mesos container orchestration, HAProxy-based service mesh
Wavefront metrics, Azure Data Explorer log aggregation, PagerDuty alerting
Develop and execute on the observability and telemetry strategy
Own the telemetry and monitoring infrastructure
Continually seek deeper insights into the performance, reliability & scalability of our systems
Improve service reliability for the entire Yammer team, by reducing mean time to recovery (MTTR)
Help all of Yammer prevent service incidents altogether
BS in Computer Science or a related field
3+ years of experience in software engineering
3+ years of experience developing and operating cloud services
Java, Python, or Golang proficiency
Strong knowledge of log and metrics pipelines
ELK (Elasticsearch / Logstash / Kibana), TICK, or equivalent
Experience with Wavefront, DataDog, NewRelic, or equivalent
Familiarity with request tracing implementations like Jaeger, Zipkin, or Opentracing
Micro services development, deployment, monitoring
Curious about reliability and performance, up and down the stack
Experience with large scale OLTP and OLAP deployments
Azure | AWS | GCP automation
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