Security Site-Reliability Engineer

GCS

Posted on May 24, 2024 by GCS
Sussex, United Kingdom
IT
Immediate Start
£500 - £650 Daily
Contract/Project

Security Site Reliability Engineer

Location: West Sussex - Hybrid, 2 days on-site

Length of contract: 12 Months

Inside IR35 - 500-650pd

This is an opportunity for a Security Site Reliability Engineer to join a newly formed team where you will support the organisation in maintaining the reliability of their applications. You will influence how the team operates and deliver value as we migrate our applications into Azure and work to improve the overall performance of the IT Function for its customers and employees alike.

Key Responsibilities

  • Work with key individuals across IT Service, Architecture, Delivery, Security and Change functions, to implement the processes, standards, tooling, automation, and strategic vision of the Site Reliability team.
  • Monitor security reliability and vulnerabilities
  • Manage application-related incidents and work with the wider IT function to investigate, resolve and perform post-mortems for on-premise and cloud-hosted applications.
  • Monitor and report on appropriate application metrics to proactively resolve issues using modern toolsets.
  • Create automation and pipelines where necessary to reduce toil, and improve availability, reliability, security, and velocity.
  • Maintain effective feedback loops so that findings can be prioritised and acted upon in a timely fashion.
  • Follow SRE and DevOps core principles to drive adoption and utilisation.
  • Where applicable, work with IT Services and Delivery functions to implement technical releases and maintenance plans for production applications, minimising impact on reliability through automation.
  • Provide technical guidance and support to less experienced members in the IT Function as appropriate and when required.
  • Act as an on-call point of technical escalation for business-critical applications.

Behaviours Required

  • Expect and embrace failure.
  • Proven ability to work successfully with colleagues and clients in high-pressure situations.
  • Positive attitude and customer focus with excellent time management skills.
  • Willingness to share knowledge and build a supportive culture.
  • Ability and willingness to research best practices, adjust as appropriate and implement within a new environment.
  • Continuous Improvement and innovative mindset, challenging the status quo.
  • Strong ability to Influence.
  • Able to build relationships across all departments and levels of the organisation.
  • Initiates and supports change based on their own observations and input from others.
  • Actively engages with others to understand their perspectives, needs and expectations.
  • Exerts a positive influence on people using empathy, persuasion, and coaching.
  • Takes a truly customer-centric approach, focusing delivery on their needs.
  • Conveys complex or difficult messages with credibility and clarity.
  • Proactively defines, manages, and executes plans through to full delivery.
  • Demonstrates ambition and drive to achieve results and have a personal impact.
  • Tenacious and ensures delivery of goals, objectives, and plans.

Functional/Technical Skills

Strong background in one or more of the following areas:

  • SRE/Security/application support/IT operations/infrastructure/software development/DevOps.
  • Experience working within both Agile and ITIL frameworks.
  • Experience working with DevOps/DevSecOps principals and concepts such as CI/CD and IaC.
  • Experience of SRE environments and processes specifically in the areas of availability, incident management and monitoring.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Effective communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Ability to work well in high-pressure situations.
  • Experience using Azure Monitor, App insights and KQL or similar tooling.
  • Experience writing runbooks, and implementation plans and adopting incident management best practices.
  • Strong understanding of environment architecture and release management as part of the software development life cycle.
  • Experience using SolarWinds or similar tooling.
  • Knowledge of Scripting languages and Desired state configuration such as Bicep or Terraform, and PowerShell.
  • Experience using Azure DevOps or similar tooling and has had experience using and writing pipelines.
  • Knowledge of using and configuring issue management and CMS systems.
  • Experience in Pensions, Insurance, Banking and related products and services.

If you would like to know more, please apply and I will be in touch ASAP.

E: (see below)

GCS is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.


Reference: 2765353988

https://jobs.careeraddict.com/post/91209631

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GCS

Security Site-Reliability Engineer

GCS

Posted on May 24, 2024 by GCS

Sussex, United Kingdom
IT
Immediate Start
£500 - £650 Daily
Contract/Project

Security Site Reliability Engineer

Location: West Sussex - Hybrid, 2 days on-site

Length of contract: 12 Months

Inside IR35 - 500-650pd

This is an opportunity for a Security Site Reliability Engineer to join a newly formed team where you will support the organisation in maintaining the reliability of their applications. You will influence how the team operates and deliver value as we migrate our applications into Azure and work to improve the overall performance of the IT Function for its customers and employees alike.

Key Responsibilities

  • Work with key individuals across IT Service, Architecture, Delivery, Security and Change functions, to implement the processes, standards, tooling, automation, and strategic vision of the Site Reliability team.
  • Monitor security reliability and vulnerabilities
  • Manage application-related incidents and work with the wider IT function to investigate, resolve and perform post-mortems for on-premise and cloud-hosted applications.
  • Monitor and report on appropriate application metrics to proactively resolve issues using modern toolsets.
  • Create automation and pipelines where necessary to reduce toil, and improve availability, reliability, security, and velocity.
  • Maintain effective feedback loops so that findings can be prioritised and acted upon in a timely fashion.
  • Follow SRE and DevOps core principles to drive adoption and utilisation.
  • Where applicable, work with IT Services and Delivery functions to implement technical releases and maintenance plans for production applications, minimising impact on reliability through automation.
  • Provide technical guidance and support to less experienced members in the IT Function as appropriate and when required.
  • Act as an on-call point of technical escalation for business-critical applications.

Behaviours Required

  • Expect and embrace failure.
  • Proven ability to work successfully with colleagues and clients in high-pressure situations.
  • Positive attitude and customer focus with excellent time management skills.
  • Willingness to share knowledge and build a supportive culture.
  • Ability and willingness to research best practices, adjust as appropriate and implement within a new environment.
  • Continuous Improvement and innovative mindset, challenging the status quo.
  • Strong ability to Influence.
  • Able to build relationships across all departments and levels of the organisation.
  • Initiates and supports change based on their own observations and input from others.
  • Actively engages with others to understand their perspectives, needs and expectations.
  • Exerts a positive influence on people using empathy, persuasion, and coaching.
  • Takes a truly customer-centric approach, focusing delivery on their needs.
  • Conveys complex or difficult messages with credibility and clarity.
  • Proactively defines, manages, and executes plans through to full delivery.
  • Demonstrates ambition and drive to achieve results and have a personal impact.
  • Tenacious and ensures delivery of goals, objectives, and plans.

Functional/Technical Skills

Strong background in one or more of the following areas:

  • SRE/Security/application support/IT operations/infrastructure/software development/DevOps.
  • Experience working within both Agile and ITIL frameworks.
  • Experience working with DevOps/DevSecOps principals and concepts such as CI/CD and IaC.
  • Experience of SRE environments and processes specifically in the areas of availability, incident management and monitoring.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Effective communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Ability to work well in high-pressure situations.
  • Experience using Azure Monitor, App insights and KQL or similar tooling.
  • Experience writing runbooks, and implementation plans and adopting incident management best practices.
  • Strong understanding of environment architecture and release management as part of the software development life cycle.
  • Experience using SolarWinds or similar tooling.
  • Knowledge of Scripting languages and Desired state configuration such as Bicep or Terraform, and PowerShell.
  • Experience using Azure DevOps or similar tooling and has had experience using and writing pipelines.
  • Knowledge of using and configuring issue management and CMS systems.
  • Experience in Pensions, Insurance, Banking and related products and services.

If you would like to know more, please apply and I will be in touch ASAP.

E: (see below)

GCS is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

Reference: 2765353988

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