Site Reliability Engineer

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Site Reliability Engineer
Location: Cape Town
Type: Permanent
Reference: #22458
Company: Datafin Recruitment

A fast-paced, global provider of digital transformation solutions seeks the technical expertise of a site reliability engineer whose core role will be to spearhead the deployment, monitoring, and improvement of customer platforms. Working closely with customers and internal Delivery teams; you will coach them and transfer knowledge - championing your specialism in SRE. You will also be expected to structure IaC projects to deliver reusable modules to multiple tenants. The ideal candidate must have strong experience with a Cloud Infrastructure provider, experience with IaC tools – they use Terraform, experience with Container Orchestration, scripting and writing configuration markup and a solid understanding of Monolithic, Microservice & Serverless architectures.

Duties:

  • Structure IaC projects to deliver reusable modules to multiple tenants.
  • Containerise, deploy and support applications on platforms like k8s.
  • Create and maintain CI/CD pipelines using various vendor platforms and services.
  • Use metric and alerting tools to monitor infrastructure and proactively detect issues.
  • Provide well-formulated documentation for technical processes and project propositions.

Requirements:
  • Strong experience with a Cloud Infrastructure provider.
  • Experience with IaC tools - we use Terraform.
  • Experience with Container Orchestration.
  • Understanding of Monolithic, Microservice & Serverless architectures.
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills and ability to apply a methodical approach to fixing issues.
  • Ability to competently use terminals.
  • Experience with scripting and writing configuration markup.

Nice-to-haves –
  • Industry qualifications, Certifications or a Degree.
  • Engineering background.
  • Appreciation of Infrastructure Security concepts.
  • More extensive Programming experience.
  • Understanding of RESTful or GraphQL APIs.
  • Understanding of gRPC and Synchronous Messaging protocols.
  • Understanding of Asynchronous Messaging.

Attributes:
  • You are a problem solver who collaborates with customers and teams to develop innovative solutions to tricky issues.
  • You are good at aligning with existing workflows and understanding the benefits and limitations of the technology choices you make.
  • You will be able to advocate for new ideas and tools you have experience using.
  • Problems are best solved in groups so teamwork and company culture is crucial to the way we work.
  • You will be used to working with other team members across disciplines and communicating transparently in the open.
  • Seek out new technologies and approaches within projects, working to implement them with customers as appropriate.
  • Show empathy towards your colleagues and be generous with teaching and knowledge sharing.
  • Be agile, make bets and move quickly. We like to test our assumptions early on, and we’ll empower you to make those decisions.
  • Challenge your skills and be proactive about learning new things - there’s so much more to explore!

While we would really like to respond to every application, should you not be contacted for this position within 10 working days please consider your application unsuccessful.

Comments:

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Posted on 06 Jul 15:51, Closing date 5 Aug
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