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Senior SRE (£102k + bonus)

Job Description

Senior SRE (100k+ +10% bonus + fully remote)
VANRATH is pleased to be working with a global software company who are continuing to grow after a recent acquisition and are looking for a Senior SRE (100k+ +10% bonus + fully remote). The company is a market leader in their space (Gartner) and is really expanding across multiple areas within the AI tech space. The company has a remote first approach so the person can be based anywhere in the UK with a great atmosphere and building a really strong team.

The Role

  • Address, resolve and perform root cause analysis on all support escalations
  • Analyze the current state of the application and infrastructure, designing appropriate solutions and working with teams to implement them
  • Coordinate emergency responses, perform root cause analysis, identify and implement solutions to prevent re-occurrences
  • Work with the Operations and Software Engineering teams to identify ways to increase MTBF and lower MTTR for the environment
  • Review entire application stack and execute initiatives to reduce failures, defects and issues with overall performance
  • Review code base and make recommendations for improving performance
  • Collaborate with quality assurance engineers to assist in resolution of software defects
  • Collaborate with project architects and project lead developers to prove the validity of new software technologies
  • Engage and help improve Smarsh's software development methodology
  • Perform other duties as assigned to ensure the success of the team and the entire organization
  • Identifying and working with the team to implement more efficient system procedures
  • Maintaining environment monitoring systems to provide the best visibility into the state of the production environment
  • Maintaining performance analysis tools, identifying any negative changes to performance and working with the teams to resolve them
  • Researching industry trends and technologies, and promote adoption of best-in-class tools and technologies
  • Taking initiative to advance the quality, performance, or scalability of our applications, by influencing the architecture or design of our products
  • Design, develop and execute automated tests to validate solutions and environments
  • Troubleshoot issues across the entire stack - hardware, software, application and network
  • Follow system resource utilization trends and identify capacity planning needs
  • Participate in regular meetings, both within the team and across it, to discuss previous accomplishments, upcoming goals and any roadblocks in the way.

The Person
The person will have 3 or 4 of the below attributes:

    • Experience in cloud computing platforms (AWS/GCP etc)
    • Able to undertake RCA and experience in diagnosing and resolving infrastructure issues
    • Experience in building CI/CD pipelines using common Jenkins, GitOps
    • Experienced using terraform for IaC
    • Experience using ansible or a similar config management solution.
    • Experienced user in Linux based OS
    • Experience with managing and configuring logging and monitoring systems
    • Experienced in software network design and implementation
    • Experience with container run times such as Kubernetes highly desirable
    • Enjoys solving complex technical problems
    • Exposure to programming/scripting (e.g. Python, Bash, Golang)
    • Experience with broad cloud, monitoring, infra as code tech desirable (Datadog, Terraform etc..)

Salary for the role would be around the 90k mark with other great benefits including health, life, discounts and more.
For further information on this role or any other, please contact Matthew Evers in the strictest confidence
Or please send in your CV via the link below.