Site Reliability Engineer- Python or Go

Opus Resourcing Ltd
West London, London
17 Jul 2017
16 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Site Reliability Engineer required with a background in Linux DevOps / Systems or a Software Development background ideal with a hybrid background of development skills in Go programming, Python, Java or Javascript combined with strong skills in one of Linux (Redhat / Centos etc), Networking, Databases or storage is required to work diverse SRE role driving reliability engineering across infrastructure and application for massively transactional web centric business in West London.

Key skills required include

Essential Skills & Experience

  • In depth technical knowledge of Linux systems / infrastructure or strong development experience in Golang / Go Programming, Python, Java or Javascript
  • Detailed understanding of software development or core infrastructure or reliability engineering / Monitoring tools / Infrastructure Automation etc.
  • Technical knowledge of one or more of Linux systems admin, Networking, Storage and Databases
  • "Anything that moves, graph it" approach and mad about monitoring; Integration and gluing things together
  • Understanding how network and applications work over and under the hood
  • Passion for open source technologies and culture

Desirable Skills

  • Experiences with technologies such as Sensu, Nagios, TSDB, Grafana, PagerDuty, AppDynamics, Sumo Logic, Splunk. Concepts of RUM, Event Correlation etc
  • Understanding of Infrastructure Automation ideally from an OpenStack environment
  • Excellent presentation skills for both internal and external conferences
  • Understanding of continuous pipeline delivery, Runbook automation, cloud infrastructure, config-as-code - such as Chef, Puppet, Rundeck, Jenkins, Git, Artifactory, Go and Ansible.
  • BSc in Computer Science or equivalent demonstrable knowledge
  • Ability to participate in on-call duty

This diverse role will include

  • relentlessly driving down the MTTR
  • building and maintaining the automation tooling
  • production support consultancy proactive and reactive (keeping systems operational and performant)
  • building and maintaining infrastructure automation and tooling, monitoring strategy, implementation

This is an outstanding chance to further your technical skills and career within a large scale technical environment for a world leading company.

Opus Resourcing is an employment agency in respect of permanent positions.