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  • Salary: £530 - £580 per day
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: London
  • Sector: IT
  • Date posted: 10/12/2018
  • Job reference: BBBH90418


The role is a 6 month contract based in Osterley, West London paying between £530-£580 per day.

Job Description

Site Reliability Engineering is an engineering discipline that combines software, infrastructure and systems engineering to build and run large-scale, massively distributed, fault-tolerant systems. Our engineers are responsible for ensuring our services are resilient, responsive and have service uptime appropriate to our customers' needs while keeping an ever-watchful eye on capacity and performance. In addition, we continually strive to improve our services in a fast-paced environment.

We build our own creative engineering solutions to operational problems. We consider the big picture of how our systems relate to each other, using a breadth of tools and approaches to solving a wide spectrum of problems. In our day-to-day work, we use automation to limit time spent on operational work and we proactively identify potential risk factors and convert them into actionable improvements.

Role Responsibilities

  • Design, create and deliver infrastructure, code or services to improve the availability, scalability, latency, and efficiency of our internal or customer-facing services
  • Troubleshooting and problem solving
  • Contribute to the stability and security of the environment
  • Be part of a team that contributes and creates new designs, architectures and standards for large-scale distributed system
  • Engage in service capacity planning and demand forecasting, software performance analysis and system tuning.
  • Define process and best practices for reliable and timely delivery of quality products
  • Communicate work status regularly with a clear articulation of design choices along the way

Required Skills

  • Cassandra
  • Kubernetes
  • Ansible/Puppet/Terraform
  • CI/CD ( Jenkins / Concourse / GoCD / GitLab
  • Virtualisation (VMWare / Openstack / Xen)
  • CloudPlatforms (AWS/GCP/Azure/OPC)
  • Scripting / System-Programming (Python,Bash,Go,Java)
  • System Administration (Patching/Upgrading/RCA/Performance Optimisation)

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