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Site Reliability Engineer

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Recruiter: SidTech
Listed on: 28th April
Location: London
Type: Contract
Start Date: 2021-04-27 00:00:00

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Job Title:Site Reliablity Engineer



Job Purpose and primary objectives:

As a Site Reliability Engineer you will help build systems and tools for internal use that enable you and your fellow AWS Engineers to operate safely at high speed and wide scale. Your will have the unique opportunity participate and lead architecture workshops, working directly with technical teams and partners.

Key responsibilities (please specify if the position is an individual one or part of a team):

Role Accountabilities

? Operate, monitor, and maintain high availability of services running in a cloud environment

? Continue to automate, scale, and manage our cloud infrastructure

? Work with team to establish service level objectives and monitor to ensure the objectives are met

? Continually improve cloud operations automation and tooling to monitor and maintain enterprise cloud-based applications

? Troubleshoot infrastructure and application issues, and work with the development team to resolve issues

? Identify and improve on possible points of failure in the infrastructure/applications

? Execute automation for known cloud-operations tasks, and create new automation for new situations or issues you encounter; automate everything

? Collaborate with team to maintain, monitor, and improve cloud-based-applications

? Facilitate root cause analysis meetings in the event of a production-systems incident so that the team can learn from mistakes and improve our systems and run books

? Participate in stress, security, and performance testing

? Be Vigilant about security and adhere to best practices to secure our cloud infrastructure and real-time platform

? Design, write and deliver software and automation to dramatically improve the availability, scalability, latency, and efficiency of services

? Plan and perform security patches on our applications and underlying infrastructure

? Help secure our data and access policies to reduce risk

? Troubleshoot application-related support requests to locate the problem area, resolve those which are within your skill set, and forward the others to the appropriate staff

? Perform application-related operations and management tasks to provision new customers, address operational requests, and keep the application running efficiently and effectively

Key Skills/Knowledge:

Capabilities, Competencies And Qualifications

? Deep understanding of AWS cloud services and how to leverage them for compute, storage, and managed services including, but not limited to databases, managed Kubernetes, and Python/Django application services.

? Experienced with modern DevOps engineering practices and comfortable with diverse technical problem sets, across the entire technology stack, including the virtualized hardware

? Understanding of the Linux operating systems

? Understand of infrastructure as code practices using technologies like Terraform, etc.

? Experience in using tools such as Ansible, Puppet, Chef, and leveraging those tools for configuration automation

? Proficient in scripting and developing automation in Python and bash, or similar programming languages

? Understand modern approaches to software security - and know what needs to be done to secure software systems and cloud-based infrastructure

? Able to effectively trouble-shoot issues across the entire stack including the operating system and the underlying (virtual) hardware

Experience required:6 to 8 years of experience

Duration of the Assignment:12 months