SRE Engineer - Google Cloud

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    West London, London

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    about 2 months ago

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    5 Months

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SRE Engineer

5 months

Osterley (remote)

About the client

Fancy working with Europe's largest entertainment organization? They excite and inspire customers with leading innovations and technologies in the entertainment industry. They strive to be the best for customers and the people working for them. They are always looking for ways to improve. That spirit has made us them what they are today, and it will drive them to become what they want to be tomorrow.


The team are working on a number of key projects, including a new insights app for our exec team, and require an experienced SRE who can help create a CI/CD pipeline and ensue all our infrastructure is fit for purpose, supportable and well monitored. We use Google Cloud Platform, including many of the GCP provided services, such as GKE and Cloud SQL.

Key Responsibilities & Duties

Support development teams in all the traditional areas covered by a DevOps Engineer, including troubleshooting systems, networks and applications. Candidates should aspire to be the "go to" person for any technical infrastructure requirements.

Design, build and deploy a CI/CD pipeline to ensure our developers get their code to production efficiently and safely, while meeting all modern DevOps practices.

Be proactive by improving application monitoring, developing convenience tools for the Development Team to use, mentor the team to a level necessary to provide out of hours support (based upon a rotation rota) and act as second line support when on the support rota.

Mandatory Skills

  • Strong experience with Terraform, K8s, and related containerisation and IaaC Technologies
  • Cloud System Administration experience, ideally in Google Cloud Platform
  • Extensive CI / CD experience
  • Experience in an Agile environment
  • Extensive experience of working with Development teams / Developers
  • Must possess excellent clear communication skill

Desirable Skills

  • Config management (Testing and Automation )
  • GCP technologies (GKE, Cloud SQL, BigQuery, Dataflow)
  • CI/CD (Understanding Pipeline design for CD/CI )
  • Networking (deeper level knowledge of Networking and deploying Software Defined Networks/ VPCs)
  • Storage Management (Storage Provisioning, LVM, Raid-levels, NFS, Object-Storage, Block-Storage etc.)
  • Containerisation & Container Orchestration ( Kubernetes/Swarm/Mesos)
  • Cloud Platforms (architecture design on Cloud Platforms)
  • Monitoring (Implementation of Monitoring Solutions / Metric Driven alerting)
  • Logging (ELK)
  • Scripting / System-Programming (Python is preferable, Bash, Go, Java)
  • Databases (HA/Clustering, Optimisation)
  • System Administration (Patching/Upgrading/RCA/Performance Optimisation)
  • Security (SSH / SSL / TLS / HMac / IPS / IDS)
  • IT Architectural (Low-Level design)

Suitable candidates should submit their CV in the first instance