Site Reliability Engineer
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Full Time
Closes 27/01/21
Full Time
Closes 27/01/21
Who we are looking for
A Site Reliability Engineer who will be utilising a wide range of technologies to complete required development and configuration work needed to produce dashboards, automation and tooling.

Site Reliability is a new and key function within our technology department. The team will work with Development, Platform Delivery (Networks, Database and Infrastructure), IT Services and other teams in the DevOps function to determine aspects of applications that should be monitored, alerts to be raised and what tooling or automation should be put in place to aid issue resolution and capacity planning.

You will utilise system data to help the technology business make informed decisions regarding capacity requirements and application health in the production estate.
Preferred skills and experience
Knowledge of contemporary monitoring, analytic tooling and best practice.
Commercial experience of automation tooling and best practice.
Working knowledge of SNMP, SQL and Procedural Programming (eg. JavaScript, Golang, Python).
Experience with Automation and orchestration platforms (Ansiblem, 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 in 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. (eg. Golang, Python, Powershell).
Working with automation and orchestration platforms (eg. Ansible, Jenkins), to automate manual activity.
Building sophisticating 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 evolution of team processes and approaches.
Collaborating with colleagues in DevOps, Platform Delivery and IT Services teams to determine requirements and solutions, to solve problems and progress work.
Working with IT Operations to provide and support the use of tooling that will enable them to offer 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 Event Gifts
Your big occasions deserve to be celebrated.
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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