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  • Posted: Nov 4, 2020
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    Site Reliability Engineer (DevOps/SysOps)

    Site Reliability Engineer (DevOps/SysOps) 

    An innovative tech business that specialises in data analytics, cloud infrastructure, security and automation seeks a collaborative SRE (DevOps/SysOps Engineer) to work on improving the reliability and stability of production level components.

    This involves alerting and monitoring solutions, performing risk analysis to ensure the optimal uptime is adhered to, and automating the deployments of the infrastructure through various stages in the development pipeline to ensure continuous delivery.


    • Collaborate with other SRE Engineers and other Technology functions to deliver secure, reliable, robust, scalable solutions which can be built, tested and deployed through the Route to Live and into Production using continuous integration / deployment.
    • Allocate your team’s workload and manage the expectations of key stakeholders.
    • Identify and implement DevOps/SysOps engineering best practices in conjunction with your peers.
    • Visualizing metrics through dashboards hosted in Grafana.
    • Ensure platform uptimes are adhered to by using monitoring tools to automatically surface valuable alerts.
    • Ensure the use of continuous delivery pipelines and tools to fully automate deployment.
    • Troubleshoot and take ownership of issues in our production environments. Including performance optimization and continuous tuning
    • Continuous learning and evaluation of the latest approaches, tools, and technologies


    • An individual thinker, not afraid to think outside of the box and to challenge preconceived ideas.
    • Self-starter and disciplined to take ownership of critical areas for continuous improvement.
    • A passionate advocate of continuous deployment
    • Ability to quickly learn and apply emerging techniques, frameworks, and platforms
    • Working experience with Docker and/or Kubernetes an advantage

    Technical Skills

    • UNIX / Linux background
    • Experience or understanding of configuration management tooling (Chef, Ansible, Puppet)
    • Experience in container management technologies (Kubernetes or any other)
    • Knowledge of Infrastructure as Code
    • Basic scripting skills (bash/sh/ksh/pearl/python)
    • Experience working with or following Runbooks
    • Experience in one of more popular CI platforms (e.g. Github Action, Jenkins, Bamboo, or Travis).
    • SysOps
    • Understanding of Infrastructure Deployment and Templating (Puppet / Chef / Ansible / Terraform )
    • Good Infrastructure Principles
    • Experience in advanced monitoring models. (Prometheus an advantage)
    • Knowledge of continuous integration and automated testing
    • Visualization experience advantage (ELK, Grafana, Splunk).
    • RHCSA / RCHE Certification an advantage but not a requirement

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