DevOps/Site Reliability Engineer

Ref
63099
Department
Infrastructure
Location
Bristol, Cirencester, Remote-working
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
06/07/2020
Description

Kallidus is looking for a highly motivated and results-oriented DevOps Engineer/Site Reliability Engineer who will demonstrate a strong work ethic and an interest in continuous improvement.

The successful candidate will join a small, agile team responsible for the provision and maintenance of the Azure infrastructure that underpins Kallidus’ award-winning products;  working on platform automation  with a strong emphasis on building secure, reliable and repeatable services whilst working closely with developers to drive adoption of the latest technologies and recognised best practices within the industry.

The candidate will work with technologies like Microsoft IIS and SQL Server, HAProxy, Kubernetes, PowerShell, Chef, Packer, Windows, Linux, Azure, Prometheus, Elasticsearch, Grafana and others in their day-to-day responsibilities. You will be expected to demonstrate your use of DevOps or SRE principles in your recent roles.

This a fantastic opportunity to join a market leader in e-learning and Human Capital Management and use the latest cloud technologies to develop our platform.

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure availability of the Kallidus Azure infrastructure
  • Provision and maintain secure Azure PaaS/IaaS
  • Encourage a culture of innovation focused on adding value
  • Proven ability to prioritise and to manage one's own workload
  • A focus on thorough testing and documentation, resulting in high-quality services
  • Proactively respond to alerts and outages
  • Develop tooling to aid support of the platform and applications by other teams
  • Provide technical mentoring of other team members and teams within the business to support the infrastructure and application

Required Skills and Experience:

  • 3+ years in a similar role
  • Experience of Azure/AWS/GCP
  • Proven experience in infrastructure automation
  • Basic understand of Kubernetes
  • Strong background in managing Windows and/or Linux servers
  • Exposure to IIS, Nginx or Tomcat
  • Networking experience in cloud environments (reverse proxy, routing, DNS, firewall)
  • PowerShell scripting
  • Knowledge of cloud platform security
  • Good oral and written communication skills with exceptional attention to detail

Advantageous:

  • Hands-on experience with Kubernetes
  • Chef, Packer or similar
  • Programming knowledge e.g. C#/.NET/Go
  • Monitoring/Reporting (Prometheus/Grafana/ElasticSearch/Telegraf/App Insights)
  • Understanding and experience in configuring and maintaining single sign-on solutions
  • EventStore
  • Azure DevOps Pipelines/Octopus Deploy/Jenkins
  • Experience working within a SaaS provider
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