Site Reliability Engineer

Ref No. 24732
North East England
Posted 12 Apr 2024


Salary: £525 - £575 p/day Inside IR35

Employment: Contract

Job description

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Site Reliabilty Engineer / DevOps - Leeds - we need someone to be able to work in Leeds for 2 days each week for this contract. 

£525-£575 p/d (paid through an umbrella company)

Our credit risk client is seeking a Senior Site Reliability Engineer to join their global team, based in Leeds, UK

You'll be acting as the go between for the UK team and the US team and pivotal in developing cutting-edge products for Financial Crime and Compliance. Responsibilities include delivering resilient application stacks, monitoring critical business applications, and resolving complex issues.

There are a lot of nice to have skills below but the three most imoprtant skills by far for this contract are Azure, Terraform and Kubernetes. If you have these and can get to Leeds twice a week we'd love to hear from you! 

Main Responsibilities

  • Delivery of resilient application stacks via "Infrastructure as Code" and other DevOps practices
  • Monitoring and on-going support of critical, high revenue business applications
  • Diagnosis and resolution of complex system and application issues
  • Working with diverse technical and non-technical teams, including Development, QA, IT Operations, Customer Operations and Project Management teams
  • Write and maintain systems / application documentation for technical and non-technical
  • Setting up and provisioning of new cloud based environments 

Essential Skills and Attributes

  • Professional experience of working within the public cloud – Primarily Azure but some AWS beneficial
  • Use of Infrastructure as Code tools such as Terraform
  • Continuous Integration/Delivery Tools such as - Gitlab CI/CD, Github Actions, Jenkins
  • Coding and scripting experience such as - PowerShell, Bash, Python or equivalent
  • Configuration management tools such as - Ansible, Puppet, Chef or equivalents
  • Hands-on experience of Linux servers, including support and troubleshooting
  • Experience working with containerised workloads such as Docker and orchestration via Kubernetes.
  • Previous analytic and troubleshooting experience is required
  • Cloud architecture and system design to solve key business problems and facilitate team goals.
  • Experience migrating application from on-premises to public cloud.

Desirable Skills

  • System and application monitoring such as - Prometheus, Grafana, CloudWatch
  • Familiarity with Log Management tools such as - Elastic Stack, Graylog or Splunk
  • Experience working with relational databases such as MySQL, MS SQL Server or similar
  • Use of Secret Management services such as - Hashicorp Vault
  • Knowledge of change control and associated procedures.
  • Hands-on experience performing application static/dynamic security and penetration assessment with tools such as – SonarQube, CheckMarx, AppScan, BurpSuite, OWASP ZAP Proxy, WebInspect, Fortify, Veracode, Nessus etc.
  • Familiarity with different types of security vulnerabilities and tools for countermeasure
  • Experience with any high-level programming language.
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