Site Reliability Engineer at Quix

Published 25 days ago

As a Site Reliability Engineer you will help deliver and scale a platform that developers love to use. You will:
• Maintain existing services to guarantee uptime
• Build and implement disaster recovery when it is not and ensuring it is mostly the former via improvements.
• Keep services running or getting them back up and running quickly when a failure occurs
• Ensure that we ship software that meets security requirements
• Automate work including infrastructure needs, failover solutions, failure mitigation
• Improve monitoring and alerting solutions
• Maintain documentation for recurring issues, prepare incident reports for production issues
• Migrate the platform to AWS, GCP and additional cloud platforms as required.
• Design and implement on-prem and hybrid-cloud solutions.

Required skills and knowledge
• Professional communication skills, both verbal and written
• Experience operating large-scale production systems, with keen understanding of design principles and best practices of implementation
• Knowledge of:
o Networking (DNS, load balancer, etc)
o Unix / Linux shell
o Encryption for data-in-flight & rest
• Experience in the following technologies:
o Kafka
o Kubernetes
o Docker
o Azure Cloud Service
o Ansible, Terraform or alternatives
o Source control (git)
o Helm

Nice to have
• Experience in the following technologies:
o Google cloud
o Chaos Engineering

• Work from home anywhere in the UK and EU (may be required to travel occasionally)
• 2 annual team meet-ups in EU destinations (normally beaches and mountains)
• Generous stock options commensurate with the opportunity
• 37 days holiday (including all public holidays in your region)
• 2 additional paid days off a year for volunteering work
• Budget to choose own hardware and office set-up
• Training and personal development budget
• Regular socials with paid food/drink/games allowance

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