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Site Reliability Engineer

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Recruiter: esure
Listed on: 2nd June
Location: Reigate
Salary Notes: Competitive
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

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esure Group are currently recruiting for a Site Reliability Engineer to join their high performing SRE team based in Reigate.

As part of esure's SRE team, the Site Reliability Engineer will support a variety of applications covering front-end, client-facing websites and business-facing applications.

You will be responsible for identification and resolution of incidents and problems with a view to fix and improve through automation. You will also share skills within our Cloud Services team and should be an evangelist for SRE techniques and goals to the broader IT community.

What you will do:

  • Ensuring required reactive and proactive activities are undertaken to ensure SRE team is contributing to the successful meeting of SLA's in relation to service availability
  • To provide technical input to quickly evaluate the impact of a new business initiative on the existing underlying application infrastructure platforms and delivery schedule
  • Proactively supporting the underlying application infrastructure technology estate reducing service risk, inefficiencies, problems and bugs
  • Responsible for supporting escalated incidents during office hours and out-of-hours support as required to ensure high availability of mission critical systems
  • To look for potential improvements to the SRE Team services provided and approach to propose to the SRE Manager
  • Champion DevOps working culture and need for effective collaboration

What we are looking for:

  • Experience supporting complex cloud and datacentre applications
  • Proven experience and knowledge of Windows systems, from server administration to Active Directory and MS SQL
  • A deep understanding of monitoring, and experience defining performance indicators and service level objectives
  • Knowledge of scripting or coding Powershell, bash, and Python

Essential technical experience:

  • AWS (particularly CloudWatch and Lambda)
  • Docker and Kubernetes
  • Jira and Confluence
  • Jenkins
  • Monitoring / alerting tools and solutions
  • Puppet (or similar) and Terraform
  • Scripting or coding with Powershell, bash, Python and/or Java

Preferred technical experience:

  • Experience with Oracle WebLogic (or similar container software)
  • Strong networking knowledge
  • Postgres and Oracle databases
  • Experience working in multi-cloud environments

What we will offer to you in return:

  • Dress for your day (casual and formal business dress depending on your day)
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays 
  • 25% discount on esure & Sheila's Wheels insurance (10% for immediate family) or a guarantee to beat any other insurer's renewal quote on both home and car insurance 
  • 15% Discount on esure and Sheila's Wheels Travel Insurance (7.5% for family)
  • Discretional bonus 
  • Festive Bonus 
  • Free daily shuttle bus to and from our Reigate office to Redhill train station
  • BUPA - Private medical cover for eligible colleagues
  • Flu Jabs and Eye Care - Free flu jabs every winter, free eye tests every two years and £50 towards VDU glasses
  • esure are members of easitSURREY, for a membership of £5.05 per year you can be eligible for a wide range of travel discounts including:
    • 15% on rail travel with Southern
    • 20% discount for single and return bus journey on certain routes
    • A number of cycling related offers including 10%-20% off at Halfords

To ensure the safety and wellbeing of all candidates and colleagues and that the social distancing guidelines set out by the government during the current Covid-19 outbreak are adhered to, esure Group will be conducting all interviews via a video conferencing platform until further notice.