What is a Site Reliability Engineer?
Still a relatively new field, the concept of a Site Reliability Engineer was started by Google in 2003. According to Benjamin Traynor Sloss, the founder of Google’s first SRE team, the concept was to treat operations as a software problem, and staff with engineers.”
What is the typical background of a Site Reliability Engineer?
A Site Reliability Engineer often has a background in computer science, and may have several years of experience in software engineer roles with progressing responsibility before transitioning to Site Reliability Engineering.