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Senior Site Reliability Engineer - UK Government

Inspire People

Posted on Mar 15, 2023 by Inspire People

Cardiff, South Glamorgan, United Kingdom
Immediate Start
£54.4k - £71.9k Annual

Join a team at the heart of the global economy! The Department for Business and Trade ("DBT") and Inspire People are partnering together to bring you an exciting opportunity for Senior Site Reliability Engineers to join a team that ensures DBT's digital services work as users expect, working with development teams giving them the tools for their job, including application performance monitoring, exception, log and metrics aggregation, dashboards, and declarative CD/CI pipelines. £55,400 to £71,900 (including allowances) plus excellent Civil Service benefits and pension. Salary is dependent on location and technical skills as assessed at interview. Flexible, hybrid working from London, Cardiff, or Darlington.

DBT's Digital, Data and Technology team develops and operates tools, services, and platforms that enable the UK government to provide world-leading support to businesses in the UK and overseas.

As a Site Reliability Engineer at DBT, you will evangelise product teams about service-level indicators, objectives, and error budgets, and negotiate them. You'll help build and scale DBT's global product platform, whose tech stack includes:

. Amazon Web Services
. Azure
. Jenkins
. Terraform & CloudFormation
. Kubernetes
. Elastic Container Service (ECS)
. Elasticsearch
. Python
. PostgreSQL
. Sentry
. Redis

Essential Skills and Experience as a Senior Site Reliability Engineer:
You should be able to demonstrate essential skills and experience of:
. Experience and fluency in one or more programming languages, writing clean and effective code.
. Ability to build code-defined, reliable, and well-tested infrastructure on top of cloud computing systems (eg Terraform, CloudFormation).
. Cloud experience with either Amazon Web Services, Azure or Google Cloud.
. Experience in designing, analysing, and troubleshooting distributed systems.
. Knowledge of Linux/Unix fundamentals and TCP/IP Networking.
. Ability to see user impact in the infrastructure changes.

Desirable Skills and Experience as a Senior Site Reliability Engineer:
While not essential, it would be ideal if you have demonstrable skills and experience of:

. PaaS, Kubernetes, Django, oauth2/saml2 integrations in Python.
. Experience coding infrastructure (ie, Terraform, CloudFormation).
. Experience in defining and measuring Service Level Objectives.
. Experience in observability driven development.
. Experience in prototyping through reuse of existing Open Source components.

In return, you can expect a planned, transparent progression with learning and development tailored to your role, an environment with flexible working options and a culture encouraging inclusion and diversity, plus the following benefits:
. Salary of £54,400 to £71,900 (including allowances) including annual allowance depending on location and experience
. Flexible, hybrid working from London, Cardiff, or Darlington.
. Annual leave starting at 26 days per annum plus statutory bank holidays rising to 33 days with service
. An excellent Civil Service pension scheme.

If you are an experienced Senior Site Reliability Engineer looking to enhance your career and make a difference across a function that will make a real difference to the UK economy, then apply today or contact Alison Whitehead or Tom McNeill at Inspire People in complete confidence for further information.

Further Information:
This role requires SC clearance, a condition of which is to have been present in the UK for 3 out of the past 5 years.

Closing date for applications is the 3rd April 2023.

Reference: 2511670015


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