SRE Chaos Engineer – Platform Engineer

About Capgemini


A global leader in consulting, technology services and digital transformation, Capgemini is at the forefront of innovation to address the entire breadth of clients’ opportunities in the evolving world of cloud, digital and platforms. Building on its strong 50-year heritage and deep industry-specific expertise, Capgemini enables organizations to realize their business ambitions through an array of services from strategy to operations. Capgemini is driven by the conviction that the business value of technology comes from and through people. It is a multicultural company of over 200,000 team members in more than 40 countries. The Group reported 2018 global revenues of EUR 13.2 billion (about $15.6 billion USD at 2018 average rate).

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Job Description


Title: SRE Chaos Engineer – Platform Engineer

Location: Chicago, IL

Type: Full Time


Candidate will be part of the SRE team and lead technical role to determine

Reliability Chaos Engineering needs of mission critical systems and business processes

Candidate will assess high level architecture and design issues relating to platform enterprise software interactions with other systems

Application development infrastructure database and middleware teams to ensure stability and reliability of the system Chaos Engineering will proactive detect issues within the applications platform network and databases in a controlled way using Chaos tools like Chaos Monkey Gremlin Simian Army

Candidate should have familiarity with Internet protocols such as HTTP DNS TCP and UDP and Linux development environment and well versed with DevOps

Candidate will identify anti patterns optimization and support development of self-healing capabilities

Responsibilities Create operational tooling for monitoring self-healing infrastructures and chaos testing

Design and create controlled chaos in production systems

Work across teams identify and fix issues that affect systems reliability and performance

Guide and design architectural decisions and direct solutions that will enhance our client s product reliability

Dive into system and latent reliability issues service performance and capacity modeling of distributed systems at scale

Partner with development team to identify anti patterns and optimization strategies create fallback options and help develop self-healing capabilities across the enterprise in a sustainable manner

Requirements A passion for creating reliable applications and a systematic problem solving approach coupled with a strong sense of ownership and drive

7 years of hands on experience with cloud based technologies and tools in configuration management deployment monitoring and operations

Experience with Chaos Engineering tools such as Chaos Monkey Gremlin Simian Army and familiarity with Internet protocols such as HTTP DNS TCP and UDP and Linux development environment

Experience in Application Performance Managing Real User Monitoring infrastructure monitoring and log analysis tool such as Dynatrace Nagios Sensu and Splunk 5 yrs. of experience with DevOps Continuous Delivery

Expertise in working in partnership with colleagues throughout the firm and in leading collaborative teams to achieve common goals

Experience in an Agile delivery environment

Experience as a hands on software engineer so you understand the core principles of the engineering work

Experience supporting customer problems and communication

Experience or interest in speaking presenting at tech conferences

Experience in communication and organization in large distributed teams A Bachelor s degree is required Consulting

Experience is a plus

What we offer


Your career matters to you and is important to us too. Because your goals and needs are constantly evolving, we offer visibility, leeway and support to help you grow and progress in your career. This approach builds notably on our comprehensive competency framework, our personal development, training and career management programs, and our University innovative and business-focused learning curriculums.

We promote a culture of diversity. We believe working with talented individuals from different backgrounds and points of view is a strategic advantage and an ongoing opportunity. Diversity enriches our creative solutions and adds value for our clients.

With the digital tech sector growing at a rapid pace and women significantly underrepresented in the industry, we are determined to inspire and recruit more women into technology and build diverse teams that reflect the clients we serve.

Our Shared values have been at the heart of the group since our formation. They are honesty, boldness, trust, freedom, team spirit, modesty and fun. These values influence the way we meet client needs while respecting the regulatory requirements of each country in which we operate, and the way we promote ethically sound practices within Capgemini and in our partnerships.

Capgemini is committed to building a workforce of employees with diverse backgrounds and work experiences. We strongly encourage women, veterans and active military service personnel to apply.



Capgemini is an Equal Opportunity Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender identity/expression, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, genetics, veteran status, marital status or any other characteristic protected by law.

This is a general description of the Duties, Responsibilities and Qualifications required for this position. Physical, mental, sensory or environmental demands may be referenced in an attempt to communicate the manner in which this position traditionally is performed. Whenever necessary to provide individuals with disabilities an equal employment opportunity, Capgemini will consider reasonable accommodations that might involve varying job requirements and/or changing the way this job is performed, provided that such accommodations do not pose an undue hardship.

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Posted on:

October 15, 2019

Experience level:

Experienced (non-manager)

Contract type:

Permanent Full Time (us-en)


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