Site Reliability Engineer

Site Reliability Engineer

Harrington Starr is currently working with a leading financial services technology company. 

Our client, is looking to hire a Site Reliability Engineer. The successful candidate will be reporting to the head of Site Reliability and will be involved in the entire life-cycle of delivering technology requirements.

The role will be based in their offices in the City of London and they are looking for an initial 6 month rolling contract to come in and help with all of aspects of the technology lifecycle. We are looking for individuals with strong AWS experience and PostgreSQL experience.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop, modify and support AWS Services across multiple accounts
  • Windows server administration (2012/2016/Core)
  • Linux server administration (Centos, RHEL)
  • Continuous integration/continuous delivery processes and improvements
  • Configuration management and infrastructure automation
  • To fulfil any additional / ad hoc duties as required to meet the needs of the business

Key Skills:

  • Strong understanding of AWS fundamentals and architecture
  • Infrastructure as code – Terraform, Cloudformation
  • Configuration management tools – Ideally Chef
  • Solid Linux or Windows administration, configuring & troubleshooting – Ideally both
  • Strong Scripting in at least PowerShell, Python, Ruby, or Bash
  • Microsoft IIS
  • Team City or Jenkins Continuous Integration experience
  • Containerized application management – Docker, Kubernetes, Swarm (desirable)
  • Release of in-house build digital .NET web applications (desirable)
  • PostgreSQL / SQL Server (desirable)
  • Monitoring – Nagios/Icinga, Grafana, Datadog, ELK (desirable)
  • The Atlassian Suite (Jira, Confluence) (desirable)