Principal Site Reliability Engineer (SRE) - London (city) - Technojobs

Principal Site Reliability Engineer (SRE)


T Rowe Price

Listed on

21st June



Salary Notes




There is a place for you at T. Rowe Price to grow, contribute, learn, and make a difference. We are a premier asset manager focused on delivering global investment management excellence and retirement services that investors can rely on today and in the future. The work we do matters. We invite you to explore the opportunity to join us and grow your career with us.


Job Title: Principal Site Reliability Engineer (SRE) 

Department: CDO Technology Group 


We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Principal Site Reliability Engineer (SRE) to join the CDO Technology leadership team to stand up and lead the SRE function within CDO Technology. In this role, you will be responsible for ensuring the availability, latency, performance, efficiency, and stability of our critical infrastructure, which supports a range of data platforms, applications, and services. You will collaborate closely with development teams to implement and maintain reliable and scalable systems while adhering to industry best practices and security standards. 




  • Proactively monitor and proactively identify potential issues that could impact the availability of our systems.
  • Implement and maintain automated alerting mechanisms to notify the appropriate parties of potential outages or performance degradation.
  • Collaborate with development teams to design and implement solutions that enhance system resilience and reduce downtime.


  • Analyze performance metrics to identify and resolve latency bottlenecks in our infrastructure.
  • Implement performance optimization techniques and tools to improve the overall responsiveness of our systems.
  • Work with development teams to ensure that new features and code changes do not introduce performance regressions.


  • Develop and maintain metrics dashboards to track key performance indicators (KPIs) for our critical systems.
  • Identify performance trends and anomalies that may indicate potential issues or areas for improvement.
  • Recommend and implement performance optimization strategies to enhance the overall efficiency of our systems.



  • Optimize resource utilization and minimize unnecessary expenditure on IT infrastructure.
  • Identify and implement cost-effective solutions to improve the efficiency of our IT operations.


Release Management: 

  • Design and implement automated deployment and rollback procedures to mitigate risks associated with software updates.
  • Monitor the performance of new releases and address any issues that arise promptly.
  • Lead the team that executes the release management.



  • Design, implement, and maintain a comprehensive monitoring infrastructure to track the health and performance of our systems.
  • Analyze monitoring data to identify potential issues and proactively troubleshoot problems before they impact
  • Develop and implement alerts and notifications for critical events to ensure timely


Emergency Response: 

  • Build and lead the team that responds promptly to incidents and works collaboratively to resolve them in a timely manner.
  • Analyze root causes of incidents to identify and implement preventive measures to minimize their recurrence.
  • Document incident responses and communicate lessons learned to enhance our incident handling processes.
  • Collaborate with your peers on the leadership team to define a multi-year technical roadmap. Stay up to date with industry developments and enterprise infrastructure, and anticipate significant risks.
  • Work with development teams to review architecture design to ensure high availability and proper disaster recovery strategy
  • Collaborate with reliability and infrastructure engineering team in T Rowe Price to build synergy in tooling for the implementation of observability, tracing, and alerting



  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field preferred.
  • 10+ years of experience as a Site Reliability Engineer or equivalent in a similar role.
  • Proven experience in monitoring, analyzing, and optimizing the performance of large-scale distributed systems.
  • Expertise in Linux systems administration, including managing servers, operating systems, and network configurations.
  • Strong scripting and automation skills, preferably with experience in Bash, Python, or similar languages.
  • Familiarity with AWS.
  • Experience with DevOps tools and practices, such as GitLab CI/CD, and Docker.
  • Excellent troubleshooting and problem-solving skills with a knack for identifying and resolving complex technical issues.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a collaborative team, effectively communicating technical concepts to both technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • A passion for maintaining high availability, performance, and reliability of critical systems in a fast-paced financial environment.



  • Competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.
  • Opportunity to work with cutting-edge technologies and contribute to the development of innovative solutions.
  • Collaborative and supportive work environment with a focus on continuous learning and professional development.
  • Rowe Price operates a hybrid working model with a minimum of two days per week in the London office expected


Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion:

We strive for equity, equality, and opportunity for all associates. When we embrace the power of diversity and create an environment where people can bring their authentic and best selves to work, our firm is stronger, and we create greater value for our clients. Our commitment and inclusive programming aim to lift the experience for each associate and builds allies for our global associate community. We know that a sense of belonging is key not only to your success at the firm, but also to your ability to bring your best each day.

T. Rowe Price is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity of thought, gender, and race. We believe our continued success depends upon the equal treatment of all associates and applicants for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, religion, creed, colour, national origin, sex, gender, age, mental or physical disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, citizenship status, military or veteran status, pregnancy, or any other classification protected by country, federal, state, or local law.

Contact Name:

Reference: TJ/10749/70771

Job ID: 3323567

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