Site Reliability Engineer
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Full Time
Closes 16/06/21
Full Time
Closes 16/06/21
Who we are looking for
A Site Reliability Engineer who will be contributing solutions to complex monitoring, service management, automation, remediation and capacity management problems faced by the Company.

Site Reliability is a new and key area within our technology function. The team will work with Software Development, Platform Delivery comprising Networks, Database and Infrastructure, IT Services and other teams within the DevOps function to ensure that our critical applications continue to run effectively, requiring minimal overhead and manual intervention, whilst offering effective insights to system health.

You will develop solutions using a range of technologies to solve operational problems and work with machine data to aid the business in making informed decisions regarding capacity requirements and application health in the production estate.

This role is eligible for inclusion in the Company’s hybrid working from home policy.
Preferred skills and experience
Knowledge of contemporary monitoring tools, techniques and best practice including Splunk, ELK, APM, Nagios, and Grafana.
Excellent knowledge of SQL and programming languages including Javascript, Python, GoLang and Powershell.
Knowledge and experience of modern software development techniques and lifecycles eg. Git, Gitlab, CI/CD
Experience with automation and orchestration platforms such as Ansiblem and Jenkins.
Prior experience working in a large scale, 24/7 enterprise where system uptime and stability is of paramount importance to the business.
Keen interest of industry trends, particularly DevOps.
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Main Responsibilities
Developing bespoke in house tooling using a range of technologies to aid colleagues in IT Operations in completion of their duties.
Working with automation and orchestration platforms to automate manual activity.
Building sophisticated monitoring dashboards using log data, monitoring and graphing technologies eg. Grafana, Nimsoft, Splunk, Kibana.
Maintaining and administrating existing monitoring and analytic toolsets.
Mentoring colleagues in use of new technologies or practices.
Contributing to the evolution of team processes and approaches.
Collaborating with colleagues in DevOps, Platform Delivery, IT Services and Software Development teams to determine requirements and solutions, to solve problems and progress work.
Working with IT Operations to provide and support the use of critical tooling that will enable increasing levels of value to the business.
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The benefits of working with us
Bonus Schemes
Recognition for your performance and hard work.
Company Pension
Preparing you for later life with a top pension.
Employee Assistance Programme
Supporting the wellbeing of you and your family.
Eye Care
In a digital world, we help take care of your vision.
Income Protection
Your income is protected, just in case.
Life Assurance
Peace of mind for your family in any eventuality.
Tax Free Childcare Scheme
A bit extra in your pocket to help with your little ones.
Life Events and Long Service
To celebrate your big occasions, dedication and hard work.
Hillside (Technology) Ltd opened our North West office in 2016 in the heart of Manchester’s buzzing city centre. In recent years the city has become a hub of technology and creative industries.
Our location
  • Often described as the UK’s second city, living costs in Manchester are around 30% cheaper than London.
  • Our office has plenty of public transport nearby, including trains operating around the country and the Metrolink.
  • Manchester is passionate about sport and has two Premier League football teams.
  • Full of fantastic restaurants and shops, from Spinningfields to the Northern Quarter, there is lots to see and do.
What we get up to
Our Manchester office is home to part of Hillside (Technology) Ltd's Software Development family as well as additional technology units. We work closely with our other Technology sites in Stoke-on-Trent and Bulgaria to deliver our first class product.
Some location benefits
Nearby Restaurants and Shops
Tea and Coffee Service
Great Commuter Links
City Centre Location
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