Senior Site Reliability Engineer, Firmwide

Location City of London, Greater London, England
Discipline: Research & Development
Job type: Vice President (VP)
Salary: £200000 to £300000
Contact name: James Drysdale

Contact email: james@winston-fox.co.uk
Job ref: FUSRE11
Published: 4 months ago
Startdate: ASAP

We are looking for “exceptional” and experienced Software Engineers for Greenfield projects in London and New York. This team is focused on building brand new automated and distributed computing platforms for a new treasury business. These are all completely Greenfield projects that require senior SRE to work closely with the server-side engineers to architect, design and develop robust, world-class and distributed firmwide platforms.

Responsibilities

  • Develop a deep understanding of how applications function and are able to change applications for production quality

  • Design and deploy a new generation of production infrastructure.

  • Ensure the reliability, availability, and performance of applications

  • Own the automation of repetitive tasks and resolution of systematic issues

  • Identify and deliver engineering solutions for issues based on root cause analysis

  • Own incident management and resolution

  • Evangelizing the SRE mindset to other teams

  • Ensure applications are production-ready

Talents

  • Minimum 4+ years’ experience in complex entreprise systems environment

  • High proficiency in Linux, programming, and Kubernetes/Openshift.

  • Strong background in computer science fundamentals, data structures, algorithms, distributed systems

  • Comfortable with a range of current software development tools and practices (testing, source control, build systems, CI/CD etc)

  • Understanding of TCP/IP networking, LAN and WAN, Linux networking

  • Ability to work in high demand environments, ability to adjust to rapidly changing requirements.

  • Experience building and managing highly reliable large-scale systems

  • Passion for learning, adapting to changing requirements and technology and inventing new approaches to hard problems

The working environment is best described as extremely fast-paced, flat, meritocratic, collaborative and open. It is an environment that is suitable for experienced and successful Researchers that have genuine expertise in their markets. We are hiring for the expertise and the value that this expertise brings to the team, and the firm.

Offered

  • Base salary £100-£150k and annual bonus 100+%

  • Free breakfast/lunch/snacks/coffee shop, free gym and personal training

  • Top range pension, private health and dental care

  • 25 days’ vacation and 4 weeks sick pay P/A

  • Flat, meritocratic and collaborative culture

  • Exceptional support structure, several high-level "expert" team members.

  • Full product and project ownership/SDLC. Fast-paced and zero bureaucracy culture

  • Exquisite working environment and friendly/mature culture