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Site Reliability Engineer

Royal Society of Chemistry
Closing date
18 Jan 2022

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Technology & New Media
Contract Type
Full Time
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Site Reliability Engineer

The Royal Society of Chemistry is a not-for-profit organisation whose mission is to advance chemical sciences. We are a provider of knowledge, a professional body and a voice for chemical sciences, with a heritage that spans 179 years. We work with industry and academia to promote collaboration and innovation. We advise governments on policy, and we promote the talent, information and ideas that lead to great advances in science.

Location: Cambridge or Remote
Contract Type: Permanent
Hours: Full Time
Salary: £46,697 - £51,887 per annum plus benefits
Benefits: Excellent contributory pension scheme, generous paid holidays, 35-hour (for full-time staff) working week, learning and career development, subsidised staff restaurant (Cambridge office), staff sports and social club, free private healthcare plan, income protection scheme, critical illness insurance, life assurance, free on-site parking (Cambridge office), season ticket, car/motor cycle and cycle to work schemes, membership subscription, employee assistance programme, eye-care at work scheme, wellness initiatives, flexible work environment, employee recognition, long service awards, membership subscription to professional body and RSC, two discounted staff flats on-site (Cambridge office), Litmus reward gateway benefits and more.

Closing Date: 12th January 2022

The Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) is looking for a Site Reliability Engineer. As a Site Reliability Engineer you will be influencing DevOps team to build systems that are reliable, secure and efficient to run in production.

Your focus will be on continous improvement of our ability to monitor, alert and automate manual operational work. Your work will enable the Royal Society of Chemistry to maximise service delivery, high availability, performance optimisation and ensuring that services are efficient at accomplishing their duties, even as those duties scale and evolve.

As a Site reliability Engineer you will be eliminating operational burden through obsessive automation.

We are looking for:

• Experience with Amazon Web Services.
• Demonstrable experience in coding for IaC (Infrastructure as Code), particularly with desired state configuration, including Terraform, PowerShell or Python.
• Knowledge and experience of software security vulnerabilities and mitigation.
• Experience working with DevOps concepts, such as continuous integration, continuous deployment, configuration management, process automation.
• Experience with monitoring & observability tools (such as New Relic) to maximise service reliability

The Royal Society of Chemistry offers excellent benefits. The contractual base for this role is Cambridge, however we are currently embracing hybrid working, and therefore you will have the opportunity to work from a location other than this, as agreed with your line manager. Applicants should be aware that there is an expectation that employees will attend the offices as needed for their role.

If you are interested in this role, please apply before the end of the closing date.

You may have experience of the following: Site Reliability Engineer, Software Engineer, Senior Software Engineer, Web Engineer, Website Reliability, DevOps Engineer, DevOps, Windows Server, Cloud Engineer, AWS, etc.

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