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Site Reliability Engineering Lead - Technologist

Job Title: Site Reliability Engineering Lead - Technologist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum + benefits
REF: BB/15021/G/KS/010620_1591024646
Contact Name: Open Source Team
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Job Published: 11 months ago

Job Description

Site Reliability Engineering Lead (IaC Infrastructure Linux AWS CI/CD Ruby) *Remote Interview*. Would you like to make an impact at a technology scale-up in a lead role whilst remaining hands-on and enjoying perks such as flexible working? The core product is a 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.

As the Site Reliability Engineering Lead you'll manage and grow a small team responsible for all aspects of the company's infrastructure services including compute capacity, networking and all ancillary services to support the complete software development lifecycle including CI/CD.

This role is primarily development focussed as the company's infrastructure operations are based on internally developed software for deployment, orchestration, instance management and health monitoring. These large, distributed systems are mainly written in Ruby with elements of Golang deployed to AWS.

The company prides itself on technical innovation; you'll constantly seek improvements, design the architecture and provide technical guidance to your team.

You'll be based in North London, in a start-up environment with casual dress code; there is also the ability to work from home if desired and collaborate via Slack (regular visits to the office will be required so must be UK based); please note that during social distancing the company is able to offer a remote interview and on boarding process as well as 100% WFH.

*Strong software development experience having used a broad range of languages; happy to move forward using Ruby, Go, Node.js
*Thorough understanding of the full software development lifecycle
*Good knowledge of CI/CD and keen to automate wherever possible
*Strong knowledge of AWS
*Strong Linux OS knowledge
*Strong knowledge of networking technologies
*Genuine enthusiasm for technology, you'll likely be a contributor to the open source community, write blogs, attend meet-ups / tech conferences
*Familiar with Infrastructure as Code theory
*Leadership / mentoring skills, keen to recruit and grow a team
*Excellent communication skills, advocate of Pair Programming

As a Site Reliability Engineering Lead you'll earn a competitive salary (to £110k) plus bonus and benefits package.

Apply now or call to find out more about this Site Reliability Engineering Lead opportunity.