SRE & DevOps Lead

Location: Victoria
Job Type: Permanent / Full Time
Contact: Katrina Park

About the company

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced SRE / DevOps Lead to join this lively and innovative digital media business.

A great time to join this technology business as they enter their next stage of growth and have exciting global growth plans.

About the role

Reporting to the CTO, the SRE/DevOps Lead will be responsible for the performance and stability of a global platform.

With a high level of engineering and automation you will manage a small team of dedicated engineers to proactively maintain & develop alerting along with responses adherent to agreed upon SLAs.

As a member of the technical leadership group your skills and experience will directly impact new product features and play a key role in the architecture, development, maintenance and continuous improvement of systems.

An innovative and 'outside the box' thinker with a passion for code are important attributes required to be successful in the role. Along with a mindset to continuously improve the company's technology, functionality and processes.

The responsibilities of the role include:

    • Site reliability - Owning the delivery of a highly scalable, stable and performant platform across our suite of products and brands.
    • People management - Managing a small team of passionate engineers to maintain data integrity and site performance
    • Solution architecture - Leading the design of new or improved architectural solutions
    • Software development - Contributing to the development of both front & back end features
    • Continuous improvement - reviewing and optimising our software and engineering processes with a focus on operational excellence
    • Mentoring - facilitating the skill development and growth of fellow team members.

About you

The ideal candidate will have the following experience:

  • Commercial experience with enterprise production workloads in AWS.
  • Working experience with service level monitoring tools and rotational staffing
  • 5+ years of programming experience in Node.js, PHP and/or Python
  • 2+ years of database management for scaling applications (RDS & NoSQL)
  • Commercial experience developing automated build and deployment pipelines (CI/CD).
  • Testing and/or QA experience with an online product offering
  • Commercial experience with enterprise production workloads in AWS.
  • Performance monitoring and platform stability assurance & delivery
  • Advanced skills in Automation tools, Cloud Formation, Containerisation and Serverless architectures.
  • Excellent communication skills & stakeholder engagement

This is a great opportunity to join this exciting online business as they continue to grow and scale. You will join a highly passionate team and a competitive salary is also on offer.

How to apply:

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