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Senior Bug & Outage Expert



Kraków, Poland
Posted on Friday, May 19, 2023
About The RoleFix Experience is a global team that takes full ownership of production Bug and Outages and drives them all the way to resolution in real-time! The team serves two key functions while bridging the gap between our support and engineering organizations:
  • We triage agent reports of possible bugs and outages to identify system issues by deeper investigations, reproducing the issue, and calling out them to the appropriate team to drive resolution in a timely manner.
  • We also handle incident response protocols during outages to ensure that key partners are updated as well as we provide the support needed to connect the dots.
What will you do?
  • Triage the potential bugs and report valid bugs to engineering
  • Reproduce the issue, use investigative tools and dig through data to determine validity of the issue
  • Demonstrate strong ownership on the potential bug, influence engineers and go above and beyond to get a clear resolution in a timely manner
  • Identify team ownership and involve the accurate engineering resource; raise outages right away by paging on-call engineer
  • Proactively and responsibly drive all communication with tech, product and ops teams to ensure all bugs are rectified in the least possible time and take ownership for coordinating the same
  • Improve troubleshooting guide for the team so other agents can apply resources to reproduce the issues they triage
  • Continue to improve the reproduction capabilities in the team by building domain expertise
  • Generate and maintain reports, queries and insights for bug reproduction, trends, and overall domain and process improvement of the team
  • Take charge of crisis response by being involved in on-call rotation
  • Support engineering in impact assessment of outages
  • Manage outages effectively both for communication and issue resolution
  • Develop, build, and maintain models/alerts to effectively predict bugs and outages in partnership with engineering and other teams
  • Build subject matter mastery and expertise in Uber tools, apps, and key product domains
  • Train/Mentor other team members on bug identification, investigation, partner influence, and insights
  • Cross-collaborate and implement new process or framework to support overall business need or improvement
Basic Qualifications
  • At least more than 2 years of experience in either: 1) bug identification, triaging, bug reproduction, debugging and outage identification; or IT incident management / 2) hands-on experience in Software / Application tech issues investigation, problem identification, reporting observations to the tech team and getting them fixed /3) data analytics/science experience with insights, and intermediate SQL and coding experience/ 4) years of Uber Operations experience specializing in retail, heavy investigations, end to end support to customer concern resolution and heavy mastery of Uber domain, app, and tools 5) combination of all of the above
  • Prior experience in technical troubleshooting
  • Intermediate data analysis and processing skills using spreadsheets with formulas and SQL
  • Strong stakeholder management skills
  • Strong communication and problem-solving skills
  • Technical skills: basic SQL query and/or coding experience, intermediate G-Sheets experience, proficient in Google Suites
  • Excellent communication and critical thinking/advance problem solving skills
  • Good organizational skills and an ownership mentality and can-do approach
  • Schedule flexibility to work early, late or weekend shifts
Preferred Qualifications
  • Javascript Programming and JSON data manipulation.
  • Knowledge of web software and mobile user QA testing methods
  • Knowledge of GraphQL &/or Lucid Charts is a plus
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