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Overview

The role of Sr. Site Reliability Engineer is to support and enforce reliability elements into technological solutions that deliver an exceptional customer experience. As part of Office Depot’s Site Reliability Engineering team, you’ll leverage your development background to promote a framework which will deliver optimal levels of performance and reliability throughout Office Depot’s systems and services.  You will collaborate with our product teams and software developers to improve the resiliency of our applications through development based on reliability requirements. You’ll bridge the gap between platform and product teams to ensure deployment consistency throughout our Technology organizations while utilizing your operational excellence to provide stability across our customer-facing sites and services.  This is an opportunity to shape and strengthen our SRE practice, serving as a key contributor to a versatile, high velocity team.

The ideal candidates should have advanced coding skills in Java, Python, Shell and YAML, preferably with a minimum of 3-5 years of experience in all of these or similar languages. Candidates should have 3+ years’ experience in at least two of the following roles: SRE, DevOps, Software Engineering, leveraging automation extensively to achieve key deliverables.

Primary Responsibility:

  • Independently designs, implements, productionizes and maintains site reliability guidelines, processes and systems
  • Service Level Definition, Configuration and Measurement:
    • Define SLIs, SLOs & SLAs specific to each application or system
    • Configuration of monitoring & alerting tools suitable for each product and/or platform team
    • Measure reliability & resilience (through pre-defined SLIs & SLOs) utilizing monitoring/alerting tools to drive continuous improvement based on data analysis
  • Incident Management 
    • Facilitation of incident response through the engagement of various teams and stakeholders, while providing robust communication and visibility to the organization during service interruptions
    • Provide Root Cause Analysis for failures 
    • Experience with a modern incident management platform (OpsGenie) to effectively drive incident response and problem resolution 
  • Monitoring & Alerting 
    • Debug defects as well as develop dashboards using modern monitoring tools (e.g. New Relic, Splunk, AIOPs) to enable a reduction in mttd (detection time) & mttr (resolution time)
    • Build monitors and alerts designed to manage SLAs, optimize performance and minimize outages 
    • Construct E2E customer journey dashboards and alerts for customized transactions and applications
  • Automates reliability requirements into system and application implementations and updates
  • Guides the development team in application design focused on reliability requirements; assisting with data modeling/flows as well as the identification of key integrations
  • Work with product management team to contribute to 1) the identification of reliability features & requirements and 2) level of effort estimates
  • Translate user stories and functional requirements into resilient & secure technical designs
  • Focus on professional development through our wide array of learning opportunities for continued growth within the Office Depot team

Education & Experience:

  • Computer Science or Engineering discipline preferred
  • Candidates should have 3+ years’ experience in SRE and either or both of the following roles: DevOps, Software Engineering, leveraging automation extensively to achieve key deliverables.
  • Application Development, DevOps, Automation

Technical Competencies:

  • Java EE, Go
  • Python, Bash, Shell, YAML
  • Spring, Spring Boot, Spring MVC, Vertx, GraphQL
  • Git
  • CI-CD (Jenkins, Ansible, etc)
  • Public Cloud IaaS & PaaS services (ie. Compute / Database / Messaging / Object Storage)
  • Ability to create standardized and customized monitoring & alerting policies (New Relic & Opsgenie) 
  • Tomcat, Apache, WebSphere
  • NoSQL DB (ie. Couchbase / MongoDB / Elastic)
  • RDBMS (ie. MySQL / PostgreSQL / MS SQL Server / Oracle)
  • HTTP / WebSocket / gRPC
  • Linux/Unix basics
 
 
Pay, Benefits & Work Schedule
Office Depot and Office Max offers competitive salaries, a benefits package, which includes a 401(k) and more, along with plenty of opportunity to move and grow within our organization! For immediate consideration for this exciting position, please click the Apply Now button.
 
How To Apply
Click the Apply Now button and follow the instructions on each page. When you have completed the application, click the submit button.
 
Equal Employment Opportunity
Office Depot and Office Max is committed to providing equal employment opportunities in all employment practices. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, age, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.
We will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records City & County of San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.
 

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At Office Depot, we offer our benefits around the 5 facets of Total Well-Being: Physical, Emotional, Work-Life, Financial, and Community. Here’s a look into what we offer:

Physical:

  • Health Insurance
  • Wellness Fairs
  • Flu shots
  • Fitness & Nutrition Programs
  • Ergonomic Support
  • Return-to-Work Programs

Emotional:

  • Mental Health Benefits
  • Support Programs

Work-Life:

  • Location Events & Activities
  • Onboarding Plan & 'Buddy'
  • Recognition & Rewards Programs
  • Flexible Work Schedules
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Time Off

Financial:

  • Retirement Programs
  • 401(k) Match
  • FSA/HSA Pre-Tax Benefits
  • HSA Match
  • HRA Funding
  • Discounts/Perks
  • Life/Disability Plans

Community:

  • Charitable Giving
  • Volunteering & Mentorship

At Office Depot, we offer our benefits around the 5 facets of Total Well-Being: Physical, Emotional, Work-Life, Financial, and Community. Here’s a look into what we offer:

Emotional:

  • Employee Assistance Programs

Community:

  • Associate Resource Groups focused on Diversity and Inclusion

As the working world continues to evolve, so are we. Shifting from an office supplies retailer to a business services platform is not a simple task, nor is it one we take lightly. It requires the diverse talents and contributions from each and every associate – all driven by our 5C culture of Customer, Commitment, Change, Caring and Creativity. We’re working together to make a difference, challenge the status quo, and be the trusted experts that help our customers manage their businesses. We’ve got 40,000+ associates to date – and we’re always looking to add great talent to our team. The once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to help transform our company to fuel the businesses and communities around us is knocking. Start your #LifeAtDepot and discover how you can be a part of the transformation.

  • Description

    Overview

    The role of Sr. Site Reliability Engineer is to support and enforce reliability elements into technological solutions that deliver an exceptional customer experience. As part of Office Depot’s Site Reliability Engineering team, you’ll leverage your development background to promote a framework which will deliver optimal levels of performance and reliability throughout Office Depot’s systems and services.  You will collaborate with our product teams and software developers to improve the resiliency of our applications through development based on reliability requirements. You’ll bridge the gap between platform and product teams to ensure deployment consistency throughout our Technology organizations while utilizing your operational excellence to provide stability across our customer-facing sites and services.  This is an opportunity to shape and strengthen our SRE practice, serving as a key contributor to a versatile, high velocity team.

    The ideal candidates should have advanced coding skills in Java, Python, Shell and YAML, preferably with a minimum of 3-5 years of experience in all of these or similar languages. Candidates should have 3+ years’ experience in at least two of the following roles: SRE, DevOps, Software Engineering, leveraging automation extensively to achieve key deliverables.

    Primary Responsibility:

    • Independently designs, implements, productionizes and maintains site reliability guidelines, processes and systems
    • Service Level Definition, Configuration and Measurement:
      • Define SLIs, SLOs & SLAs specific to each application or system
      • Configuration of monitoring & alerting tools suitable for each product and/or platform team
      • Measure reliability & resilience (through pre-defined SLIs & SLOs) utilizing monitoring/alerting tools to drive continuous improvement based on data analysis
    • Incident Management 
      • Facilitation of incident response through the engagement of various teams and stakeholders, while providing robust communication and visibility to the organization during service interruptions
      • Provide Root Cause Analysis for failures 
      • Experience with a modern incident management platform (OpsGenie) to effectively drive incident response and problem resolution 
    • Monitoring & Alerting 
      • Debug defects as well as develop dashboards using modern monitoring tools (e.g. New Relic, Splunk, AIOPs) to enable a reduction in mttd (detection time) & mttr (resolution time)
      • Build monitors and alerts designed to manage SLAs, optimize performance and minimize outages 
      • Construct E2E customer journey dashboards and alerts for customized transactions and applications
    • Automates reliability requirements into system and application implementations and updates
    • Guides the development team in application design focused on reliability requirements; assisting with data modeling/flows as well as the identification of key integrations
    • Work with product management team to contribute to 1) the identification of reliability features & requirements and 2) level of effort estimates
    • Translate user stories and functional requirements into resilient & secure technical designs
    • Focus on professional development through our wide array of learning opportunities for continued growth within the Office Depot team

    Education & Experience:

    • Computer Science or Engineering discipline preferred
    • Candidates should have 3+ years’ experience in SRE and either or both of the following roles: DevOps, Software Engineering, leveraging automation extensively to achieve key deliverables.
    • Application Development, DevOps, Automation

    Technical Competencies:

    • Java EE, Go
    • Python, Bash, Shell, YAML
    • Spring, Spring Boot, Spring MVC, Vertx, GraphQL
    • Git
    • CI-CD (Jenkins, Ansible, etc)
    • Public Cloud IaaS & PaaS services (ie. Compute / Database / Messaging / Object Storage)
    • Ability to create standardized and customized monitoring & alerting policies (New Relic & Opsgenie) 
    • Tomcat, Apache, WebSphere
    • NoSQL DB (ie. Couchbase / MongoDB / Elastic)
    • RDBMS (ie. MySQL / PostgreSQL / MS SQL Server / Oracle)
    • HTTP / WebSocket / gRPC
    • Linux/Unix basics
     
     
    Pay, Benefits & Work Schedule
    Office Depot and Office Max offers competitive salaries, a benefits package, which includes a 401(k) and more, along with plenty of opportunity to move and grow within our organization! For immediate consideration for this exciting position, please click the Apply Now button.
     
    How To Apply
    Click the Apply Now button and follow the instructions on each page. When you have completed the application, click the submit button.
     
    Equal Employment Opportunity
    Office Depot and Office Max is committed to providing equal employment opportunities in all employment practices. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, age, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.
    We will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records City & County of San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.
     

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  • Benefits

    At Office Depot, we offer our benefits around the 5 facets of Total Well-Being: Physical, Emotional, Work-Life, Financial, and Community. Here’s a look into what we offer:

    Physical:

    • Health Insurance
    • Wellness Fairs
    • Flu shots
    • Fitness & Nutrition Programs
    • Ergonomic Support
    • Return-to-Work Programs

    Emotional:

    • Mental Health Benefits
    • Support Programs

    Work-Life:

    • Location Events & Activities
    • Onboarding Plan & 'Buddy'
    • Recognition & Rewards Programs
    • Flexible Work Schedules
    • Paid Holidays
    • Paid Time Off

    Financial:

    • Retirement Programs
    • 401(k) Match
    • FSA/HSA Pre-Tax Benefits
    • HSA Match
    • HRA Funding
    • Discounts/Perks
    • Life/Disability Plans

    Community:

    • Charitable Giving
    • Volunteering & Mentorship
  • Benefits Part-Time

    At Office Depot, we offer our benefits around the 5 facets of Total Well-Being: Physical, Emotional, Work-Life, Financial, and Community. Here’s a look into what we offer:

    Emotional:

    • Employee Assistance Programs

    Community:

    • Associate Resource Groups focused on Diversity and Inclusion
  • About Us

    As the working world continues to evolve, so are we. Shifting from an office supplies retailer to a business services platform is not a simple task, nor is it one we take lightly. It requires the diverse talents and contributions from each and every associate – all driven by our 5C culture of Customer, Commitment, Change, Caring and Creativity. We’re working together to make a difference, challenge the status quo, and be the trusted experts that help our customers manage their businesses. We’ve got 40,000+ associates to date – and we’re always looking to add great talent to our team. The once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to help transform our company to fuel the businesses and communities around us is knocking. Start your #LifeAtDepot and discover how you can be a part of the transformation.

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Phillip Rumpf

Retail District Sales Manager

Meet Phillip Rumpf, our Retail District Sales Manager in the Salt Lake City UT market. Phillip has been with Office Depot for 5 years now, and in that time, he has quickly advanced through our stores organization as a Customer Service Manager, Assistant Store Manager, Store Manager and now as District Sales Manager.

The path to his current position has been challenging and rewarding and his leadership took the opportunity to develop him and encourage his ambitions along the way. As a Store Manager, Phillip was identified as a high potential leader and was selected for our “Blue Angels” program for leadership development which led to his current DSM role.

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