DevOps / Site Reliability Engineer

techfolk Ltd
Bristol (City Centre)
From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + negotiable
30 Sep 2016
31 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Fresh8 Gaming needs you to run and own the infrastructure underpinning our high-traffic live services, to automate the deployment and configuration of our entire software stack, and to guide our software engineers as we optimise our codebase. This is a hands-on position, a mix of project work and custom coding, platform improvements, and BAU operations. You will work increasingly closely with our platform software engineering team, understanding the stack from a code level, and helping to optimise and scale our microservices within the codebase itself. You will have freedom to explore and implement the right solutions, making the most of open source technology and contributing back upstream. Your work will help us continue to create great software and ensure we have complete site reliability and effective scaling. Example projects Reviewing our infrastructure, articulating its development objectives and priorities Formalising or infrastructure development roadmap for a growing customer-base Introducing workflows for postmortems, error budgeting and incident reports Establishing operational policies, procedures and SLA's Supporting our migration from AWS to Google Compute Engine Helping us Dockerize our applications and evaluate Kubernetes Helping us scale our Golang and Python services and getting involved in development of the various microservices that make up the stack About you You're ready to shape and run Site Reliability operations for high-traffic production services You can articulate improvements within software engineering for operational benefit You champion a holistic DevOps approach and you automate effectively You can administer tooling for multiple code streams, with skills in any of: Ansible, Chef, Puppet, Jenkins, etc. You have strong scripting skills, using any of: Bash, Perl, Python, Ruby, Shell, Tcl, etc. You may be considering other senior or lead DevOps jobs in Bristol such as: Software Automation Engineer | Platform Engineer | Site Reliability Engineer | DevOps Engineer Our current technology mix - we'll help you get up to speed Python and Golang services | Google Compute Engine | Ansible | Debian | Redis | BigQuery | PostgreSQL | Aerospike | Prometheus | Grafana | PubSub | and more Salary and benefits £50,000 - £60,000 negotiable Flexible working practices | 25 days paid holiday - more extensive holiday allowance under consideration | a broad range of practical benefits provided via Perkbox | opportunities to grow your skillset using the latest technologies| personal development time/resources/conferences budget | choose your own hardware | season ticket loan and bike scheme | team outings and inter-office socials, we have offices both in Bristol and London | our whole stack is based on open source software, we've contributed to open source frameworks and plan to open source the reusable components from our application About us Fresh8 Gaming is developing a content serving platform that delivers contextually relevant sports betting adverts and information to existing subscribers within large betting platforms; Bet365 and Sky Bet are example customers. This utilises open source, machine learning and runs in the cloud at scale, supporting millions of subscribers worldwide. Location: central Bristol, by Temple Meads Even if your CV isn't ready, please talk with Andrew at techfolk to find out more This job was originally posted as