Position

Site Reliability Linux Engineer,
London

Location


London

Office Address


Project Description


Site Reliability Engineering are responsible for delivering continuous improvement, automation and self-service offerings to operational teams across Bank EMEA and Securities International

MAIN PURPOSE OF THE ROLEOSE OF THE ROLE

· Responsible for the reliability and efficiency of infrastructure through the delivery of common, repeatable tools and processes that greatly reduce the amount of toil operations must perform

· Member of L3 Engineering team providing subject matter expertise and ultimate escalation

Responsibilities


    KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

    Primary:

    · Develop software to make infrastructure services self-managing and self-service
    · Deliver continuous service improvement by developing Infrastructure as Code
    · Eliminate manual, repetitive, automatable, tactical tasks that are devoid from value
    · Improve system performance, make effective use of resources, distribute load and reduce latency
    · Identify SLO’s (Service Level Objectives) to meet availability and latency objectives
    · Develop pro-active monitoring solutions that alert on symptoms and not just on outages
    · Perform detailed root cause analysis (RCA’s) on incidents and outages to prevent future
    · Partner with development teams to improve services via rigorous testing and release procedures
    · Identify technical debt and partner with application teams to build remediation plans
    · Develop standard operational procedures and produce effective documentation
    · Analyse workloads and devise suitable cloud migration strategies where appropriate
    · Ensure all project / investment workloads are delivered according to plans and budget defined
    · Liaise with Infrastructure Control and IT Risk teams to satisfy internal and external audit requests
    · Deputise for team lead when required to do so and act-up accordingly
    · Identify cost saving and optimisation opportunities across the group
    · Build strong working relationships across the organisation
    · Adhere to the core values of the bank

    Secondary:

    · Perform daily health and compliance checks for all systems as required
    · Ensure all systems are backed up successfully and any issues are promptly resolved
    · Validate monitoring alerts and batch job failures are detected promptly and satisfactorily resolved
    · Ensure sufficient capacity is available to accommodate drive growth
    · Respond to emails sent to the team distribution list / mailboxes in a timely manner
    · Handle incidents and requests with efficiency and a “customer first” mindset
    · Maintain infrastructure in a highly available, reliable, secure and performant manner
    · General Server / Database / Virtualisation Administration maintenance activities · Provide technical support to application support and development teams · Provide consultancy to application support and development teams · Take part in On-Call & weekend work rotation; triaging and addressing production issues as they arise

Skills


Must have

    SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

    Essential:

    · AWX / Ansible Tower
    · Git, Ansible, Terraform and TeamCity
    · Serena Deployment Automation (SDA) and Jenkins
    · Kubernetes and Docker
    · “Infrastructure as Code” Principles and practices.
    · “Continuous Integration (CI) and Continuous Development (CD)” Principles and practices
    · Agile, Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) and DevOps Principles and practices
    · Scripting and programming languages such as PowerShell, Python, Bash and C#
    · Fluent in Backup and Recovery processes and procedures
    · Advanced knowledge of Clustering, High-Availability, Replication and Disaster Recovery techniques
    · Ability to tune Network, Storage, Server and Virtualisation layers for optimal performance and reliability
    · Excellent Performance Tuning skills, in-depth knowledge of system internals
    · Ability to interpret and implement CIS security hardening recommendations in a controlled manner
    · Acute awareness of Security and Auditing requirements in a regulated environment

    Highly Desirable:

    · RHEL, Oracle Linux, Oracle Solaris and related technologies
    · Microsoft Windows Server and related technologies
    · Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle, Sybase ASE, MongoDB and Snowflake
    · Active Directory, LDAP and Kerberos
    · IBM Tivoli / Netcool
    · Nutanix HCI and VMWare ESX
    · Networking Protocols (TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, VLAN’s)
    · Cloud computing - IaaS, PaaS and SaaS offerings across Azure, AWS, GCP and Oracle
    · Knowledge of data security governance and regulations such as GDPR and SOX

Nice to have

    · Experience with Iaas, Virtualization (OpenStack, KVM, VMWare), Storage (SAN, NAS, iSCSI, EMC, 3Par, Virtual Swift/CEPH).
    · Understanding of databases, such as SQL, Oracle.
    · Dell EMC PowerStore (SAN) and Isilon (NAS)
    · Rubrik, EMC Networker, Data Domain and IBM Tivoli Storage Manager
    · CyberArk
    · Splunk
    · Qualys
    · Cisco Tetration
    · ServiceNow
    · JIRA and Confluence

Languages


English: C1 Advanced

Seniority


Senior

Relocation package


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Vacancy Specialization


Technical Support (SL3)

Ref Number


VR-92691

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