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Senior Software Engineer / Lead SRE

Job Title: Senior Software Engineer / Lead SRE
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £95000 - £140000 per annum + benefits
REF: BB/14268/A/KS/170919_1568705477
Contact Name: Open Source Team
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Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Senior Software Engineer / Lead SRE (Golang Ruby AWS Cloud Infrastructure Site Reliability). Would you like to be solving hard distributed system problems that are mostly platform agnostic and theoretical in nature; working with a highly talented team of technologists in an Agile environment with flexible working?

As a Senior Software Engineer / Lead SRE you'll take ownership of all aspects of the company's infrastructure services, reporting to the VP of Engineering. You'll ensure that systems provide compute capacity, manage networking and all ancillary services required to operate the core services and support the complete software development lifecycle.

The core platform is a highly complex distributed, real-time engine integrated to clients to enable things such as Live Chat, real-time scoring, real-time location tracking, live documentation sharing, MMO games and eLearning to name but a few. It's written in Node with elements of Golang and Elixir; you'll use a range of technology which is constantly under review, you'll be able to suggest new technologies and contribute to open source projects that the company supports or integrates into the product.

You'll be based in North London, in a start-up environment with casual dress code and a range of perks your choice of high quality kit to work on.

*Strong software development skills including Golang and / or Ruby
*Deep knowledge of software engineering best practice, experience with a range of languages (OOP)
*Strong Cloud (AWS) skills; experience of operating production systems in the public cloud
*Strong Linux systems administration coupled with a good knowledge of networking
*Good understanding of Distributed Systems engineering
*Logical mindset with a love of problem solving
*Excellent communication skills
*Degree educated, Computer Science or similar technical / scientific discipline

As a Senior Software Engineer / Lead SRE you will earn a competitive salary (to £140k) plus benefits including pension, 25 days holiday, health insurance, gym membership, ongoing professional development budget (training, conferences, events) and more.

Apply now or call to find out more about this Senior Software Engineer / Lead SRE (Golang Ruby AWS Cloud Infrastructure Site Reliability) opportunity.