SRE DevOps Engineer

London, ENG, GB
 

SRE DevOps Engineer - (CREQ141066)

Description

JOB DESCRIPTION

Skill: Site Reliability Engineer/Devops

Role: T1, T2

Are you passionate about driving complex cross functional software engineering initiatives with multiple stakeholders and critical functional benefits to clients and customers? Got the wits and temperament to take on mission critical live systems? If you are a leader and techno-enthusiast willing to explore the unknown as it happens and when it happens, size yourself up with the guidelines below and get in touch.

Experience:

  • Very strong DevOps skill set with expertise CI/CD automation, Kubernetes, Azure DevOps, Nexus, and Git
  • Strong experience in critical production environments
  • Understand and demonstrate application of SRE principles, particularly toil reduction, blameless post-mortems, monitoring distributed systems and release engineering
  • Experience in enabling observability within applications to extract appropriate telemetry into suitable back-ends like Dynatrace
  • Hands-on experience of curating Service Level Objectives, defining Error Budgets and refining the change management lifecycle to accommodate the same
  • Release Engineering experience to convert legacy release cycles into streamlined, zero-touch deployments into production at high frequency (maximum 1 day lead time)
  • Analytics and AIOps enablement using Dynatrace Davis in combination with any other tools for orchestration
  • Has experience defining an SRE capability charter and roadmap for all dependent teams
  • Has experience successfully running and providing leadership to DevOps or SRE teams (preferred)

Core Capabilities:

  • Proficient in building a steel thread SRE approach for any engagement
  • Experience programming in at least two of the following languages: JavaScript, ReactJS, NodeJS, Typescript, PowerShell, React Testing Lib/Jest, Redux or standard shell scripts
  • Design and establish an end-to-end monitoring framework with availability in mind using any 3rd party tools like Azure Log Analytics, Azure Monitoring, Dynatrace or Splunk especially in a microservices environment
  • Provisioning components and services using ARM & Helm chart Templates
  • Experience in deploying and managing Kubernetes clusters and Istio for service meshes
  • Experience with Azure technologies: App Gateway, API Manager, AKS, CosmosDB, Azure SQL, Azure Firewall
  • Conduct blameless post-mortems and implement preventive actions, be it through automation or process changes
  • Experience in writing Terraform scripts for infrastructure and application deployments

Qualification:

  • Computer Science and/or Engineering degrees are preferred while other degree subjects may be considered
  • ITIL4 certification is mandatory. Achieving Practitioner or Intermediate level certifications are preferred
  • Azure Solution Architect (Expert) qualification is key

Role & Responsibilities:

  • Formulate the SRE framework and execute a transformation roadmap
  • Convert framework into result oriented and measurable delivery metrics
  • Continuously seek to uplift the maturity of SRE implementation and improve SLO, MTTR, MTTD as well as any other relevant KPI's identified
  • Detect, Assess and Resolve wicked problems in production-class systems using your own ideas as solutions
  • Ensure high availability & transparency of all in-life functions
  • Direct liaison with customers remotely and face-to-face for stakeholder management
  • Design and implement continuous improvement initiatives through Rationalization, Automation and Simplification
  • Bridge the gap between Development and Operations by leading the entire team of SRE's while providing continuous feedback into the operating model
  • Change the legacy release management pipeline into a zero-touch deployment process using CI/CD pipelines so lead time is reduced
  • Build monitoring as code
  • Analysis of operational data patterns and completing the feedback loop into Development teams to ensure the system's reliability
  • Design and develop reliability features into the systems including disaster recovery capability
  • Engage with product owners and release train stakeholders to clearly define the systems' reliability requirements as well as possible trade-offs
  • Formulate a plan to eliminate toil by lowering incident volume, eliminating noise from alerts, automating manual processes and converting workarounds into system features

About Virtusa

Teamwork, quality of life, professional and personal development: values that Virtusa is proud to embody. When you join us, you join a team of 30,000 people globally that cares about your growth -- one that seeks to provide you with exciting projects, opportunities and work with state of the art technologies throughout your career with us.

Great minds, great potential: it all comes together at Virtusa. We value collaboration and the team environment of our company, and seek to provide great minds with a dynamic place to nurture new ideas and foster excellence.

Virtusa was founded on principles of equal opportunity for all, and so does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.

Learn more at www.virtusa.com.

Primary Location

: GB-ENG-London

Schedule

: Full Time

Job Type

: Experienced

Travel

: No

Job Posting

: 31/07/2022, 9:08:51 PM
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