The role:

You will work on different shaped problems across teams in Development and Operations. The problems could take the form of:

  • Coding solutions to problems you find.
  • Consultation & influence to Operations and Development teams as new functionality is built.
  • Emergency incident response and co-ordination
  • Facilitating Continuous Improvement

Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring safe, predictable deploys and release of functionality to Production. Working with Development and Operations teams
  • from idea inception through to Production readiness.
  • Monitoring of our live systems, applications and services
  • Early warning of issues, detection of service impact.
  • Providing consultation of these cross-cuts to both Operations and Development.
  • Working with our Service Delivery team to provide forecasting and capacity information from our monitoring tools.
  • Increasing efficiency, performance and scalability of our systems.
  • Owning and setting the standard for emergency response to Production issues.

About you:

  • Are a Software Engineer who also likes Systems Engineering, or a Systems Engineer (aka Operations Engineer) who also likes
  • Software Engineering.
  • Understand that we don't solve all of our problems by writing code, that to be effective we need to equally balance technology,
  • people and process.
  • Believe that it is unacceptable to do things over and over again by hand that which can be done my machines.
  • Are comfortable not only implementing solutions, nor finding solutions to problems but also finding problems and seeing them through that chain to implementation.
  • You love solving problems of different shapes and sizes. These could be coding, performance, systems, distributed systems and/or
  • design problems.
  • You use the scientific method when solving problems. Breaking those problems down, observing, measuring, experimenting &
  • formulating and modifying your hypotheses as you go. Documenting your work for your future self and those that follow.
  • You’re able to work effectively with others from different fields across the technology departments and beyond.
  • You are happy to change your mind as new information becomes available, you listen & consider others opinions as you discuss
  • and you treat others with humility and respect to maintain a high-trust environment.
  • You can effectively communicate your work to technical and non-technical colleagues both written and verbal.
  • Familiarity with one or more systems programming languages (e.g. C#, C++, Java, golang, ...) & one or more scripting languages (e.g.
  • Python, Ruby, golang, ...)
  • Running systems in AWS or another cloud environment
  • Linux / Windows
  • Networking, TCP/IP & HTTP/HTTPS
  • Relational Database concepts, other database types advantageous
  • Experience with automation & orchestration frameworks (we use Chef, but you could have used Puppet, Ansible, Salt)
  • Experience working with and designing highly available, large scale Production systems
  • Understanding & experience of agile software development practices

Working here:

  • You will be directly contributing to our ability to provide a global, multi-tenanted, real-time service, with thousands of concurrent users on
  • a continuously evolving platform that supports weekly releases with no downtime.
  • In addition, you will be able to participate in a number of activities including:
  • Hack-a-thons
  • Coding Katas
  • Lunch & Learn
  • Training Courses and Conferences

What we offer:

  • A friendly, supportive environment with opportunities to progress within the company
  • Training along with a clearly defined career path
  • Competitive package including a range of benefits
  • An opportunity to work within an innovative, high-growth global technology business

A non-exhaustive flavour of the technologies and processes that we use are Continuous Deployment, Scrum-ban, TDD, BDD, AWS, Linux, Windows, IIS, C# .NET Framework, Core & mono, C++, Go, Python, RabbitMQ, Docker, MySQL, Chef, Jenkins, InfluxDB, Telegraf, Kapacitor, Grafana, Kibana, ElasticSearch, LogStash, NewRelic

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