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Senior Site Reliability Engineer

Job Title: Senior Site Reliability Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum + benefits
REF: BB/15021/E/JR/110520_1589182290
Contact Name: Open Source Team
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Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Senior Site Reliability Engineer / SRE (Team Lead Ruby Linux Go Cloud). Technology-powered organisation is seeking an accomplished Senior Site Reliability Engineer to take ownership of strategic technical decisions and empowering a growing infrastructure division, whilst remaining hands on.

The company is responsible for streaming billions of real-time messages to millions of end-users for thousands of developers across the world, and is currently one of the largest data-streaming companies in the world.

As a Senior Site Reliability Engineer, you'll take ownership of key aspects of the infrastructure services which support the compute capacity, networking and all ancillary services required to power the core services and support the software development lifecycle. You'll take the lead on making critical tech decisions, before implementing them.

You'll have the opportunity to construct an in depth understanding of the product you are working on through end to end involvement from inception to production of consumer apps, with the autonomy to influence development as you see fit.

As your role progresses you'll have the opportunity to lead a team of talented engineers where you'll promote the adoption of best practice and inspire a culture of technical excellence, ensuring all code created is fit for purpose. You'll work with diverse, contemporary technology (they are a cloud-native business, with infrastructure written in Ruby and Go) and be an impactful leader.

This Senior Site Reliability Engineer role would suit a passionate technologist who is keen to keep pace with emerging technologies and integrate them into their work and who is capable of thinking strategically and progressively when researching and implementing tech decisions.
*Please note this company can complete a remote interview process during the current circumstances*
*You have a strong understanding of large scale operations on public cloud infrastructure (AWS)
*You have an established record of software development in production systems
*You have Ruby coding experience (other Open Source languages like Go highly advantageous)
*You have strong Linux and systems administration skills
*You have good working knowledge of network protocols and CI/CD
*You're a positive, self-assured communicator who is keen to step into a leadership role
*Desirable: experience with containerisation / Docker, orchestration with Kubernetes or similar frameworks

As a Senior Site Reliability Engineer you will earn a highly competitive salary (to £110k) plus a huge range of benefits, including health insurance, gym membership, regular company away days, a healthy holiday allowance and more. The company places high value on employee freedom and responsibility, and flexible work hours.

If you are interested in accelerating your career as the Senior Site Reliability Engineer / SRE (Team Lead Ruby Linux Go Cloud) apply now or call today for a confidential discussion about the role.