Site Reliability Engineer

Posted 12 April 2024
Salary £540 - £590 per day
Job type Freelance
Discipline Tech
Contact NameKarvan Patel

Job description


  • Start date: ASAP
  • End date: end of this year
  • Location: 2 teams (in the UK and US) - Leeds 2 days in the office
  • Hours per week: 40
  • Pay rate: £590/day
  • Interview process: 2 stages

As the Senior SRE in the group, you will play a pivotal role in driving the success of our organisation and the rollout of this platform, fostering a culture of innovation, collaboration and delivering high-quality solutions.
This is an exceptional opportunity for an experienced engineer who thrives in fast-paced environments and is passionate about leveraging technology and innovation to solve problems.

Our teams are collaborative and forward-thinking; the successful candidate will help shape the operations and support for this service, it's customers and projects, working alongside Development, QA, IT Operations and Customer Operations teams. You will be required to communicate and solve problems effectively, whilst handling a fast-paced working environment.The utilisation of modern DevOps practices, agile support and deployment processes will be essential. You will be a leading member of our team working with a diverse range of technologies. You will enjoy working in a friendly environment and benefit from our investment in staff. The role also requires On-Call rotation for off peak hours to maintain 24/7, 365 system availability

Main Responsibilities

  • Delivery of resilient application stacks via "Infrastructure as Code" and other DevOps practices
  • Monitoring and on-going support of critical, high revenue business applications
  • Diagnosis and resolution of complex system and application issues
  • Working with diverse technical and non-technical teams, including Development, QA, IT Operations, Customer Operations and Project Management teams
  • Write and maintain systems / application documentation for technical and non-technical
  • Setting up and provisioning of new cloud based environments

Essential Skills and Attributes

  • Professional experience of working within the public cloud - Primarily Azure and AWS beneficial
  • Use of Infrastructure as Code tools such as Terraform
  • Continuous Integration/Delivery Tools such as - Gitlab CI/CD, Github Actions, Jenkins
  • Coding and scripting experience such as - PowerShell, Bash, Python or equivalent
  • Configuration management tools such as - Ansible, Puppet, Chef or equivalents
  • Hands-on experience of Linux servers, including support and troubleshooting
  • Experience working with containerised workloads such as Docker and orchestration via Kubernetes.
  • Previous analytic and troubleshooting experience is required
  • Cloud architecture and system design to solve key business problems and facilitate team goals.
  • Experience migrating application from on-premises to public cloud.

Desirable Skills

  • System and application monitoring such as - Prometheus, Grafana, CloudWatch
  • Familiarity with Log Management tools such as - Elastic Stack, Graylog or Splunk
  • Experience working with relational databases such as MySQL, MS SQL Server or similar
  • Use of Secret Management services such as - Hashicorp Vault
  • Knowledge of change control and associated procedures.
  • Hands-on experience performing application static/dynamic security and penetration assessment with tools such as - SonarQube, CheckMarx, AppScan, BurpSuite, OWASP ZAP Proxy, WebInspect, Fortify, Veracode, Nessus etc.
  • Familiarity with different types of security vulnerabilities and tools for countermeasure
  • Experience with any high-level programming language.

This is a Hybrid role with an office in Leeds, UK.

Unfortunately this client cannot accept remote applicants or offer sponsorship