Senior Site Reliability Engineer

Engineering · Remote in Cape Town / Nigeria, N/A
Department Engineering
Employment Type Permanent Employee
Minimum Experience Experienced

Role Overview

We are looking for an experienced Site Reliability Engineer to join our Professional Services team and deliver Software, DevSecOps and Data & Analytics projects. You will report to a Site Reliability Engineering Manager and work closely with our project management team.


Site Reliability is one of our core competencies. You will be part of a highly-skilled team that continuously innovates and delivers high value solutions to clients across various industries on all public clouds (AWS, Azure, GCP, etc). Technologies we work with daily include Kubernetes, Helm, GitOps, OPA, Calico, Linkerd, just to name a few.


Responsibilities

  • Design and build advanced cloud-native infrastructure
  • Guide technical discussions with clients and build technical roadmaps
  • Collaborate with an Engineering Director(s) to (re)design architecture
  • Assist the Site Reliability Manager with resource planning
  • Mentor engineers and share knowledge
  • Document processes and monitor performance metrics
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define, design, and ship new features.
  • Constantly improve the stability, scalability, security, cost-effectiveness, and operational excellence of our clients' systems
  • Continuously discover, evaluate, and implement new technologies to maximise development efficiency and security
  • Conduct infrastructure planning, testing, and development
  • Run agile ceremonies with internal and external teams

 

Requirements

  • At least three years experience working in a DevOps/SRE team 
  • Extensive experience in DevOps/Site Reliability Engineering, team management and collaboration
  • Advanced knowledge of best practices related to data encryption and cybersecurity
  • Advanced knowledge of the general DevOps|SRE landscape, architectures, and emerging technologies
  • Cloud experience, preferably AWS, Azure and GCP
  • Experience in Observability Practices and Incident Management
  • Extensive experience with the Elastic Stack, especially within Kubernetes and using beat shippers
  • Experience with Infrastructure as Code, preferably Terraform
  • Experience with general automation and config management, preferably Ansible
  • Extensive experience building and maintaining Kubernetes clusters and workloads
  • Strong foundation of basic network and security concepts
  • Ability to build robust CICD pipelines
  • Familiarity with relational and non-relational databases
  • Solid understanding of Linux operating systems

 

Key competencies required to thrive in this role

  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills
  • A zest for automation
  • Comfortable working as a remote team member
  • Ability to keep up to date with DevOps|SRE best practices, trends and innovation
  • Passionate about mentoring and growing technical skills within the team

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  • Location
    Remote in Cape Town / Nigeria, N/A
  • Department
    Engineering
  • Employment Type
    Permanent Employee
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced