Site Reliability Engineer

Location: Manchester City Centre
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £45k - 50k per year + Bonus
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Site Reliability Engineer

DevOps, SRE, Site Reliability, Monitoring, Automation, Scripting, Golang, Jenkins, Ansible

£50,000 + Bonus + Benefits

The Company

My client is a leading provider of online digital ecommerce and entertainment on a global scale.

The Role

The clients DevOps department are looking for an experienced Site Reliability Engineer (SRE) to join this vital part of the technology environment within their Manchester office.

Your main responsibilities will be:

  • Development of bespoke in-house tooling using a range of technologies to aid colleagues in IT Operations in the completion of their duties (e.g. Javascript, GoLang, Python, Powershell)
  • Working with automation and orchestration platforms (e.g. Ansible, Jenkins), to automate manual activity
  • Building sophisticated monitoring dashboards using log data, monitoring and graphing technologies (e.g. Grafana, Nimsoft, Splunk, Kibana)
  • Ongoing maintenance and administration of existing monitoring and analytics toolsets
  • Carrying out development and configuration activities to agreed timescales in line with the agreed Software Development Lifecycle for the SRE team

Essential Skills

  • Working knowledge of contemporary monitoring, analytics tooling and best practice
  • Working knowledge of automation tooling and best practice  
  • Working knowledge of SNMP, SQL and Procedural Programming (e.g. Javascript, GoLang, Python, Powershell)
  • Excellent issue investigation and diagnosis abilities
  • Keen interest in industry trends, particularly DevOps

Desirable Technical Skills

  • Technical exposure across technologies including SNMP, SQL, Golang, Python, Scripting, CA UIM, Nagios, Nimsoft, Ansible, Jenkins.

DevOps, SRE, Site Reliability, Monitoring, Automation, Scripting, Golang, Jenkins, Ansible