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SAP Basis Site Reliability Engineer

San Ramon, CA

Chevron’s strategy is straight-forward: be a leader in efficient and lower carbon production of traditional energy, in high demand today and for decades to come, while growing lower carbon businesses that will be a bigger part of the future. To achieve these goals, we’ll build on the assets, experience, capabilities, and relationships we’ve developed over 140 years to incubate and grow new business.


Technology will play a crucial role in unlocking ever cleaner and more affordable sources of energy. Chevron is seeking innovative, technology professionals with a desire to thrive in the global digital environment and help us lead the global energy transition. An IT career at Chevron offers you the opportunity to work in a technical environment with a global reach.


You’ll find that we make a business of investing in our people and encouraging your professional development through a learning culture and challenging on-the-job opportunities. We differentiate ourselves through the application of cutting-edge technology, and by taking a collaborative approach that includes in-house expertise, proprietary solutions, and strategic partnerships. We also offer flexible work schedules and very competitive benefits.


Join Chevron IT. Lend us your skills and enjoy a great career with Chevron.​


The Role

  • Site Reliability Engineer is responsible for the integrity and technical consistency of IT products and solutions. The role of an SRE is to align Chevron’s SRE framework with Agile/DevOps transformation, facilitate SRE technical assessments, coach agile teams on SRE maturity via principles and best practices, lead SRE implementation efforts, and accelerate SRE adoption.
  • SRE works with SRE Community of Practice (CoP) thought leaders to define SRE capabilities and best practices, integrates capability framework and builds cross-functional relationships, and aligns with agile chapter(s) & IT leadership (Digital Managers, Product Managers, Product Owners, System Architects, RTEs, Scrum Masters).


As a SAP Basis Site Reliability Engineer, you will:

  • Learn Chevron’s SRE framework, facilitate SRE technical assessments, identify gaps, and provide recommendations to product teams on SRE maturity journey plans.
  • Lead SRE implementation efforts in reducing technical debt, align strategic and tactical delivery to accelerate SRE adoption in digital platforms.
  • Advise on implementation roadmap, training, governance, and metrics. Optimize, automate, and eliminate toil/operations support activities.
  • Effectively and efficiently lead product line agile teams in troubleshooting and resolving system problems, performing postmortem analysis, addressing current application requirements and performance issues.
  • Align, collaborate, and build relationships with peers, company leadership, subject matter experts and users to improve knowledge of IT resiliency with end-to-end DevOps through Site Reliability Engineering best practices.


Requirements

  • Skilled/Mastery level hands-on experience as an IT professional with Computer Science/ Management Information Systems (MIS) degree or related field or equivalent experience.
  • Hands-on experience in designing, constructing, and operating production systems on a large scale.
  • Demonstrated experience in on-prem and cloud architecture, Azure cloud and Linux OS, performance monitoring & management, troubleshooting (application and database), change management, API integration, and process automation.
  • Self-motivated SAFe Agilist/DevOps practitioner with hands-on CI/CD pipelines experience; preferred knowledge of Microsoft Azure DevOps (ADO), Ansible, PowerShell, KQL, Shell scripting and/or .NET framework.


Skills

  • SRE Capability - to leverage knowledge and best practices of Site Reliability Engineering such as SLO, SLI, and SLA definitions to establish error budgets with customers, eliminate toil via automation, perform emergency response (triage, postmortem, retrospective), analyze business needs with architects to plan demand forecast and provide capacity planning, understand chaos engineering for resiliency, and to inspire others in supporting Chevron’s Agile/DevOps transformation. Capable of delivering customer centric end-to-end solution via best practices and team collaboration.
  • Software Engineering – Basic understanding of software development lifecycle and software engineering best practices, including code management (Git/GitHub), automated testing, and CI/CD pipeline. Preferred programming languages: C#.net, Python, Java, etc… Database: Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle.
  • Communication and Teamwork – Ability to communicate in a clear and concise manner, consider the views and concerns of others, achieve objectives through teamwork, and deliver consistently on commitments.
  • Autonomous Motivation – Ability to work independently with minimal guidance to achieve defined technical/business objectives. Excellent time management, organizational skills, crisis management and problem-solving skills are essential. Ability to grasp new technologies and translate into business value.
  • Agile Methodologies – Fundamental understanding of Agile methodologies and DevOps practices (e.g., SAFe PI Planning, value stream mapping, and scrum ceremonies).


Preferred Qualifications:

  • SAP BASIS Certifications
  • Experience in administering SAP Cloud Platform (SCP)
  • Experience in configuring HANA encryption, SAP Data Custodian and Thales Vormetric Transparent Encryption (VTE)
  • Experience with using Microsoft service/technology Cross Site Replication (CRR), Azure Site Recovery (ASR), Azure NetApp Files (ANF) volume cloning


Flexible Working


Chevron offers a complete package and provides career development opportunities to all employees. We do this through on-boarding, training and development, mentoring, volunteering opportunities and employee networking groups. We advocate work-life balance and offer employees access to various health and wellness programs.


What type of flex work does the position offer?

  • ​​☒​We offer alternative work schedules including 9/80 (work 9-hour days, with every other Friday off)
  • ​​☒​We offer a hybrid work model - work remotely from home 2-3 days a week


Relocation & International Considerations

  • Relocation[ ​☒​ may / ​☐​ will not be] considered.
  • Expatriate assignments [ ​☐​may / will not be ​☒​ ] considered.


Chevron regrets that it is unable to sponsor employment Visas or consider individuals on time-limited Visa status for this position. 


Working with us

Chevron is one of the world’s leading integrated energy companies. We believe affordable, reliable and ever-cleaner energy is essential to achieving a more prosperous and sustainable world. Chevron produces crude oil and natural gas; manufactures transportation fuels, lubricants, petrochemicals and additives; and develops technologies that enhance our business and the industry. 


We are focused on lowering the carbon intensity in our operations and seeking to grow lower carbon businesses along with our traditional business lines. More information about Chevron is available at www.chevron.com.


Benefits

  • The compensation and reference to benefits for this role is listed on this posting in compliance with applicable law. The selected candidate’s compensation will be determined based on his or her skills, experience, and qualifications. Please note that the compensation and benefits listed below are only applicable to successful candidates who are hired onto local United States payroll.
  • The anticipated salary range for this position is $120,200 – $220,000.
  • Chevron offers competitive compensation and benefits programs which includes, but is not limited to, variable pay, health care coverage, retirement plan, protection coverage, time off and leave programs, training and development opportunities and a range of allowances connected to specific work situations. Details are available at http://hr2.chevron.com/.


Regulatory Disclosure for US Positions:

Chevron is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin or ancestry, age, mental or physical disability, medical condition, reproductive health decision-making, military or veteran status, political preference, marital status, citizenship, genetic information or other characteristics protected by applicable law.


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