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Site Reliability Engineer Job Description

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Site Reliability Engineer

Location: London

Salary: Up to £700 per day

Searching for a Senior SRE / Site Reliability Engineer to join a leading market research organisation reporting directly into the Head of SRE. I am looking for a consultant who has specific experience in developing SRE principals within a team and has knowledge of containers, scaling, distributed systems, networking, cloud native and many more. The ideal profile should have come from a software development background and understand DevOps ways of working.

Key Responsibilities

  • Partner with Product Owners to agree availability targets that our customers value the most.

  • Document every action so your findings turn into repeatable actions-and then into automation.

  • Make monitoring and alerting alert on symptoms and not on outages.

  • Debug production issues across services and all levels of the stack including real user experience issues.

  • Be on a standby rotation to respond to availability incidents and provide support for Product teams with customer incidents.

  • Learn from your time on-call to prevent incidents from ever happening.

  • Run our Infrastructure Platform with Terraform and Kubernetes.

  • Use the Infrastructure Platform to run your product as a first resort and make suggestions to improve the platform as much as possible.

  • Improve the deployment process to make it as boring as possible.

  • Plan the growth of your product's infrastructure.

  • Design, build and maintain paved road modules that allows products to scale.

Key Skills

  • Infrastructure as Code - IaC

  • Terraform

  • CI/CD

  • Python / JavaScript

  • Kubernetes - EKS

  • Cloud

  • AWS

Site Reliability Engineer

Location: Southampton

Salary: £650 - £690 per day


  • Migrate our CI/CD infrastructure to AWS

  • Enhance our existing AWS Product implementation with the latest best practices.


  • Amazon Web Services (specifically networking/VPC and IAM)

  • Terraform

  • Git, Gitlab

  • Experience in designing, building, and maintaining high performance, highly available, production hosting environments, preferably using AWS (VPCs, security groups, RDS, S3, EC2, EKS)

  • Understanding of security engineering and security best practices

  • Good knowledge of at least one high-level scripting language, such as bash

  • Advanced knowledge of best practices and tooling for Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment

  • Containerisation: Docker & Kubernetes

  • Experience with monitoring and tooling such as Elastic, StatusCake, PagerDuty


  • Agile delivery

  • Thorough understanding of major system components used in completing assigned tasks (i.e Linux, Networking, Storage or Databases).

  • Java/Spring programming experience

Site Reliability Engineer

Location: London

Salary: £600 - £615 per day

A unicorn client of ours is seeking a highly skilled Site Reliability Engineer to join immediately on a contract basis.

Essential requirements:

  • Proven track record within the SRE/DevOps space

  • Advanced usage of Terraform to build AWS resources

  • NewRelic

  • Strong development skills across Python/Java

  • Kubernetes

Desirable requirements:

Any experience across the below would be highly desirable;

  • Circle CI, Jenkins, Azure DevOps

  • Open Telemetry frameworks