Site Reliability Manager - (Hands on) - Tech Giant

Opus Resourcing Ltd
London (South)
£65000 - £75000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 20%
14 Oct 2016
22 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Site Reliability Manager required with proven hands on skills in Linux platforms, DevOps / SRE "site reliablity engineering", automation / scripting (tools such as puppet, ansible, chef), monitoring and alerting technologies and background in highly transactional site delivery and operations combined with line management or team management skills to lead team of 6 working on cutting edge technology stack including Linux, OpenStack, Hadoop, Hbase, is required in West London by Tech Giant. Essential Skills & Experience Proven background in DevOps or SRE Site Reliability Engineering Proven skills in line management or team leading In depth technical knowledge of Linux and ideally Networking, Storage or Databases A love of monitoring and experience of several monitoring /alerting technologies such as Sensu, Opsview, Nagios, OpenTSDB Excellent scripting or development skills such as (Ruby, Perl, Python, and tools such as Puppet, Ansible, Chef Ideally skills in Log ingestion and analytics such Sumologic, Splunk or ELK and dashboards such as Riemann, Metrilyx and Grafana Detailed understanding of software development, core infrastructure and reliability engineering You will also be willing to travel between European technology hubs Key responsibilities include Hands on technical role leading a team of Site Reliability Engineers; including line and task management. Communicating team progress and planning future activity Proactively and relentlessly seeking opportunities to prevent down-time and reduce MTTR Driving Automation to promote Self Service Staying at the forefront of innovation in the SRE arena Driving on-boarding and adoption of our core automation tools and services Research and development of tooling and/or process to enable delivery and infrastructure teams Providing in-house consultancy to teams requesting assistance Raising the technical profile of SRE within and in the wider technical community. This is an outstanding chance to flex your technical and management skills with a large scale and cutting edge technical environment. Opus Resourcing is an employment agency. This job was originally posted as