Principal Site Reliability Engineer (SRE)

Nantes, France

Full Time Senior-level / Expert
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We are changing the way the world makes decisions! Talend is a global leader in data integration and data integrity. Our software is used to truly transform business and companies with data. We believe our company has a certain Je ne sais quoi that makes us special and gives us opportunities with purpose. We pride ourselves in our values of Passion, Agility, Team Spirit and Integrity.
We help companies take their data from chaos to clarity by delivering complete, trusted, and timely data to the business.
With over 1,400 employees, we support more than 4,750 enterprise customers globally who have chosen Talend to put their data to work. We are consistently recognized by Forrester and Gartner as a leader in the Data Integration Market and our plan for the future is even more exciting.

Talend is looking for a Principal Site Reliability Engineer to join our growing team in Nantes or Suresnes offices. In this role, you’ll be responsible for the security, stability, and scalability of our Talend Cloud service especially Talend Cloud DataCatalog Product. You’ll get to work hands-on with plenty of exciting technology and scale challenges as we grow to support millions of transactions across hundreds of servers in our Talend Cloud environment. We are seeking candidates with expertise on both development and system administration.  


  • Ensure high reliability and availability of the Talend Cloud DataCatalog Product
  • Maintain Infrastructure backlog
  • Work in close collaboration with other Talend teams (incl. SRE, Support, PMs..) and external Partners
  • Design and develop new infrastructure features based on Cloud Technology in a Public Cloud environment
  • Manage the design and development of effective tooling / automation / documentation in response to both identify and address reliability risks
  • Lead the design and evangelization of Cloud-related best practices / optimizations to improve reliability, scalability and performance
  • Manage fellow operations engineers and development teams on complex problems
  • Use professional concepts, company objectives and technical expertise to resolve complex issues at cloud infrastructure, systems, network, and application stacks in creative and effective ways        
  • Mentor and coach fellow SREs and peers on Cloud / backend technologies, production service operations, reliability, scalability, performance and capacity, security, incident management and troubleshooting
  • Perform on-call duty as part of a team maintaining the availability and performance of our cloud infrastructure.

Skills and experience:

  • Strong experience in an SRE/DevOps role or equivalent experience
  • Bachelor's or Master’s degree in Computer Science or a relevant field
  • Self-motivated, autonomous profile, free to determine the work priorities based on general directions from management;
  • Strong organizational skills, ability to multi-task with close attention to details
  • Analytical skills for solving complex problems, taking a broad perspective to identify possible solutions
  • Experience in Cloud engineering / architecture (at least one from AWS or Azure) and microservices domain (Docker, Kubernetes...).
  • Experience in IaC / configuration mgmt. / systems automation tools in production environments at scale (e.g. Terraform, Ansible, etc.);
  • Experience in DevOps/SRE practices, such as creating, using, evolving SLIs/SLOs utilizing industry-standard monitoring/observability solutions
  • Expertise in one or more of the following technologies: PostgreSQL, MongoDB, Kafka, Zookeeper, ETCD, ActiveMQ, CI/CD (Jenkins2), scripting / automation (Bash, Python), Prometheus, ELK
  • Incident Management experience coupled with effective communication skills
  • Fundamental understanding of Agile software development methodologies (e.g. Kanban, SCRUM, SDLC...)
  • Proficiency in English communications, both oral and in writing
  • Experience in working within a distributed international Agile team environment
Talend has received some pretty impressive accolades along the way:
- CEO named a 2020 Top Diverse Leader by the National Diversity Council- 5th consecutive year named a Leader for Data Integration Tools in the Gartner Magic Quadrant 2020- 3rd consecutive year named as a Leader for Data Quality Solutions in Gartner Magic Quadrant 2020- Recognized as a Challenger for Enterprise Integration Platform as a Service (iPaaS) in Gartner Magic Quadrant 2020- "2018 Best  Public Cloud Computing Companies To Work For" by Glassdoor- Named Leader in The Forrester Wave™: Enterprise Data Fabric- Ranked in the DBTA “100 Companies that Matter Most in Data”- Listed in the CRN Big Data 100 Companies We are passionate about helping companies become more data driven; and, if we can be honest, we are all geeks at heart who pride ourselves on the vibrant company culture that we have built. 

As a global employer, Talend believes our success depends on diversity, inclusion and mutual respect among our team members. We want to look like our customers, and we recruit, develop and retain the most hardworking people from a diverse candidate pool. We are committed to making all employment decisions on the basis of business need, merit, capability and equality of opportunity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.
We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.
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