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Site Reliability Engineer

Apply2020-11-25 17:59:581970-01-01Myles Roberts

Site Reliability Engineer

Date posted: November 25, 2020
£30000 - £75000 per annum
Bristol, England
Job description

The opportunity…

This successful financial services organisation are currently bolstering their SRE capabilities and have multiple opportunities for SREs to join their team. They're looking for people at a range of experience levels (junior - senior) to come on board.

This is a high performance environment that really encourages personal growth and development via a range of activities i.e. internal mentoring / training, external courses, conferences etc. They follow the Spotify Agile model and these roles will fit into the Engineering Chapter, reporting into a Chapter Lead. Long term there are opportunities for progression and multiple potential career pathways available.

These roles will be based in Bristol although a healthy home/office balance is encouraged and people will be able to work from home a few days each week (currently the team is working completely remotely). There will be an on call aspect to these roles roughly 1 week in every 6 / 8 weeks.

The role:

As a Site Reliability Engineer you will be responsible for building / maintaining large scale systems and ensuring that performance and service is optimised across the business.

You'll have accountability for microservices running on AWS Fargate, and Java / Python based apps running in AWS cloud. You'll look out for opportunities to improve on CI/CD and SDLC processes, conduct post-mortems, and implement solutions to resolve issues and prevent reoccurrence. You will also automate tasks, streamline ETL jobs, and build & run dashboards and monitoring tools.

Skills & Experience:

  • Cloud expertise - preferably with AWS as this is the main platform here, but open to people from Azure, GCP and DigitalOcean backgrounds too
  • Solid coding / scripting experience across a range of languages - Python is the main scripting language used in this environment, experience with Java, Bash, Powershell will also be beneficial
  • Strengths with monitoring tools, ideally AppDynamics and CloudWatch but Grafana, Prometheus also relevant
  • Containerisation experience - Docker Swarm, Fargate, Kubernetes will all be beneficial here
  • Good familiarity with SRE standards and best practices to a varying degree (depending on the level of role you are applying for)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Are you interested in learning more? Please apply today with a copy of your current CV. Please note due to high volumes of applicants only successful applicants will be contacted.

Myles Roberts is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Reference: 1358_1606327202