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DV Site Reliability Engineer

  • Posted April 15, 2024
  • £50000 - £75000 per annum
  • Permanent

Seeking a highly skilled DV cleared Site Reliability Engineer (SRE) with experience in Linux and DevOps technologies, ideally with a strong background in AWS, to join a dynamic team within the defence sector. This role offers a unique opportunity to contribute to critical projects in a secure and innovative environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Designing, implementing, and maintaining reliable infrastructure and services using Linux-based systems.
  • Collaborating with development teams to enhance application performance, scalability, and reliability.
  • Monitoring system performance and responding to incidents with a focus on continuous improvement.
  • Automating operational processes and workflows to optimise efficiency.
  • Ensuring compliance with security and governance standards in a classified environment.

Required Skills and Qualifications:

  • Active DV clearance is essential.
  • Proven experience as a Site Reliability Engineer (SRE) or similar role.
  • Strong proficiency with Linux operating systems and associated tooling.
  • Experience with containerisation (e.g., Docker) and orchestration tools (e.g., Kubernetes).
  • Proficiency in scripting and automation using languages like Python, Bash, or similar.
  • Familiarity with AWS services (EC2, S3, RDS, etc.) is highly advantageous.

Beneficial Skills:

  • Previous experience within the defence or government sectors.
  • Knowledge of security best practices and protocols (e.g., IAM, encryption).
  • Familiarity with CI/CD pipelines and associated tools (e.g., Jenkins, GitLab CI/CD).

Why Join Us: This role offers a unique opportunity to make a meaningful impact within the defence sector, contributing to critical national security initiatives. You will work alongside talented professionals in a supportive environment that encourages innovation and professional development.

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