SRE Engineer

  • Post Date: October 17, 2022
  • Isle of Man
Job Description

The SRE Engineer is responsible for ensuring our underlying infrastructure is running smoothly and that systems and tools are working as expected through the deployment of automation and code centric solutions.
SRE is an operational team whose primary objective is the reliability of our production platform. A secondary objective is to support and develop the CI/CD pipeline and development environments.

Role Responsibilities:
– Building environments for new products and services.
– Automation of routine operational tasks.
– Assist in the troubleshooting of production faults.
– Optimise the performance of our Production and Development Environments.
– Improve monitoring and reliability by developing and deploying automated solutions.
– Take part in our SRE on-call rota for emergency escalation of rare system issues.
– Remediation and optimisation of our security posture.
– Proactively challenge how we can improve our service and defensive strategies.

Skills & Experience Required:
– Degree qualified in related subject.
– Either a systems or development career background with a passion for automation via code.
– Understanding of all aspects of IT, including Network, Operating Systems, Databases, Security and Software Development. Expect to be asked about all layers of the OSI model!
– Knowledge or understanding of some of the following tools
* Implementing CI/CD pipelines (Jenkins, GitLab, Spinnaker)
* Experience using Version Control (GitLab, Gerrit)
* Familiar with any cloud platforms (GCP, AWS, Azure)
* Knowledge of containerisation environments ( Kubernetes / Docker Swarm)
* Experience with infrastructure-as-code (Terraform)
* Familiar with *nix operating systems
* Databases (MYSQL,redis)
* Ability to script / code (Java, PHP, Python, Go)
– Experience working in a similar SRE/DevOps environment would be an advantage
– Comfortable with code
– Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
– Strong problem solving and critical thinking skills.
– Ability to work well independently, set goals, be versatile and demonstrate initiative when needed.
– Experience with SaaS solutions.