Site Reliability Engineer (SRE) / Dev Ops - Tech Crunch Unicorn £70-80k + Bonus, Stock & Benefits

The People Foundry
London, South East England
20 Jul 2017
19 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client is a Tech Crunch unicorn, which means they are now valued at over $1 billion. A software play in the B2B sector, they are still Pre-IPO and are advancing their existing development function by opening up a new London office with exceptional hires already made. A java house with a javascript client, and entirely cloud based they have been disrupting their chosen space ever since they went to market, and that’s despite competing against the likes of IBM, SAP and Oracle!

They are now looking to bring on board highly talented Dev Ops & Site Reliability Engineers who will be dedicated to improving release engineering & deployment automation for the new team. You will be working with cutting edge tech and products and you'll have the opportunity to make a huge impact in this environment.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Understand and take responsibilities for all operational workflows and standard operating procedures, down to a granular, detailed level.
  • Help maintain an F5/Consul/Nginx / MySQL operations stack.
  • Measurement, optimization, and tuning of system performance and ensuring that systems will run reliably and are highly available in a 24/7 production environment.
  • Supporting deploys with necessary configuration work and monitoring.
  • Operate in a cloud environment with the proper mindset and approach to automation and redundancy in systems
  • Be mindful of security requirements when designing solutions.
  • Participate in 24/7 on-call rotation policy by responding to system and emergency problems.
  • Maintain high standards for consumer and customer service touch-points affected by operations.

Must have:

  • The ideal candidate has 3-5 years of experience with managing SaaS applications infrastructures.
  • Mastery of Linux including configuration, networking, hardening, shells, package management and basic scripting.
  • Experience with virtualization technologies like VMware
  • Experience specifically with Centos Linux a plus.
  • Experience with nginx.
  • Strong experience with at least one scripting language (Python, Bash, Ruby).
  • Experience with a configuration management tool (Puppet, Chef, Ansible).

Desirable Skills:

  • Experience with tools such as Terraform, Rundeck
  • Experience with CI / CD tools (Jenkins, Chef, Consul)
  • Experience with Docker containers not required but is a plus.

On Offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • Skills development through exposure to wide-ranging technology and projects.
  • Friendly and motivated team orientated environment.
  • Flexible working hours, by arrangement.
  • Relaxed dress code

So if you’re a highly skilled and experienced Engineer who’s excited by this opportunity, then apply with your CV now.