Site Reliability Engineer

  • Job Reference: 00020570-1
  • Date Posted: 21 October 2020
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: Maidenhead, Berkshire
  • Salary: £60,000 to £80,000
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications, Covid-19
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Site Reliability Engineer / Established Digital Transformation House / 2-3 days remote / Permanent
Location: Maidenhead (Berkshire)
Salary: £60,000-£80,000 plus a market leading and comprehensive benefits package
Flexible working: Currently fully remote, when back to normal 2/3 days a week remote.
The Client:
Our client who are a Digital Transformation and Software Development consultancy, specialising in delivering high performing and cutting-edge software to their rapidly growing client portfolio. They pride themselves on their market leading software product range, which is used by thousands of businesses across the UK and affects millions of lives.
The Role:
* Keeping the SaaS platform running
* Service Delivery and Provision
* Documentation and Internal Systems updates
Role Responsibilities:
* You will be motivated by and responsible for meeting the IT requirements of the business by installing, configuring, and automating application, server, infrastructure and network systems
* Configure monitoring platforms and produce KPI’s and availability metrics to ensure maximum operating efficiency for the business
* Troubleshoot system and network problems, and be curious enough to diagnose and solve faults in order to restore full system availability as quickly as possible
* You will be inspired to work tirelessly on a task until completion (or referral to third parties if appropriate), to minimise the amount of outage on business-critical systems
* Establish and maintain a great working relationship with other professionals (e.g contract businesses, third party providers) ensuring that we utilise their and our time in the most efficient way, keeping external costs to a minimum
* You will be highly enthused by testing and evaluating new technology and products and then producing evaluation reports that can be used by the infrastructure team to plan future IT strategy
* You will be responsible for ensuring the Security Posture of the Infrastructure and maintain compliance within company standards
* Take part in a team Rota to provide out of hours cover for critical events
Essential Experience:
* Previous experience in a similar Infrastructure or DevOps role
* Proven experience of administering highly available cloud applications on Google Cloud Platform
* Understanding monitoring KPI’s, SLA’s and defining SLI/SLO
* Extensive knowledge of DevOps methodologies – application delivery pipeline Continuous Integration / Continuous Deployment
* Scripting and automation methods such as Terraform, Ansible, Python, YAML, Powershell
* Configuring Security posture and hardening configurations
* Technical skills in as many of these as possible: Public Cloud architectures (GCP), PaaS (Containers, Kubernetes, Pub/Sub, FaaS etc), Automation and Configuration management (Terraform, Ansible), Networking and firewalling, Database administration (PostgreSQL, MongoDB), Security and Penetration testing (Qualys), OWASP top 10
* Knowledge of ISO27001 (Information Security) and ISO22301 (BCP) desirable
* Degree level, diploma or equivalent education preferred
To apply please click the “Apply” button and follow the instructions.
For a further discussion, please contact Jordan Ford @ 83zero
83zero Consulting Limited is a boutique consultancy specialising in Software Development, Cloud, & Data within the UK. We provide high quality interim and permanent senior IT professionals.
*** Please note that due to COVID-19, all interviews will be held over a remote platform and on boarding will be done remotely whilst the social distancing guideline are still in place