Level 18/1, Nicholson St, East Melbourne VIC 3002
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Job Ref: 46695

Location: AU/NZ

Duration: Permanent

Excellent Benefits & Work life balance

Role purpose

To help drive quality outcomes for client\’s and enable engineering teams by providing capabilities focused on the supportability and reliability of client\’s software. The role ensures both engineering and operationally focused teams work seamlessly as one combined, end-2-end product engineering team. The role must demonstrate an ability to work with a large global product engineering team supporting a complex mix of software, clients and delivery outcomes. The role requires an ability to work with a diverse range of internal and external technical & engineering teams to ensure a highly reliable, automated product engineering & operational capability exists.

Accountabilities & Deliverables

  • Contribute, support, and deliver the strategic vision set for reliability engineering with a strong focus on enabling speed, scale and quality, supporting engineering delivery teams
  • Approaches operations as a software problem and develops solutions to eliminate toils.
  • Improves reliability, availability, quality, and deployment frequency of client products
  • Designs and builds software and systems to manage platform infrastructure and applications
  • Runs, monitors, and observes production applications and improves the overall lifecycle of reliability services.
  • Coaching and mentoring other SRE team members
  • Work closely with engineering/product teams to define and align SLIs/SLOs to business needs and to troubleshoot application and infrastructure issues.
  • Optimises on-call and escalation process as part of an incident management system
  • Finding better ways of doing things, with a view to the future and technology engineering trends

Core Skills, Knowledge and Attributes

  • Working knowledge of modern software and technology:
  • CI/CD processes and tools such as BuildKite, Jenkins, Azure DevOps or any other similar tool
  • Experience in at least one of the programming languages such as Java, Nodejs, Golang, C#, etc.
  • Strong scripting skills in bash and/or python
  • Strong knowledge of AWS services such as VPC, EC2, S3, RDS, ECS, etc.
  • Expertise in IaC patterns and tools such as Terraform / Cloud formation
  • Strong knowledge of configuration management tools such as Ansible / Chef / Puppet
  • Expertise in docker container management and orchestration of containers such as ECS, AKS, EKS, GKE or native Kubernetes
  • Knowledge of databases (e.g. Postgres, SQL Server, Oracle or NoSQL DBs)
  • Experience in Application monitoring and relevant monitoring tools such as Datadog, New Relic,
  • Dynatrace or AppDynamics. Experience in defining SLIs that will align with the team to meet availability and latency objectives.
  • Engineering practices: availability, reliability, scalability and disaster recovery
  • Is a modern thinker looks to the future while ensuring practical, commercial outcomes are achieved in the present – but does not aim to keep the status quo
  • Always communicates positively and confidently, internally and externally relevant, valuable information.
  • Has an ability to relate effectively and positively with all people at all levels.
  • Creates loyalty, trust and following.
  • A combination of personality traits; smart, innovative, low ego, collaborative, honest, of high integrity, intensity, and passion.
  • Capable of contributing to broader business conversations beyond operational engineering and technology
  • Solicits the involvement of others to build a sense of ownership and engagement. Must have the confidence to act quickly and decisively.
  • Can define a delivery plan and identify & propose any supporting budget
  • Can empathise with people and clients appropriately and use that empathy in effective decision making
  • Can effectively lead and engage with remote teams
  • Proven ability to navigate ambiguity and collaborate with other functional leaders to provide great outcomes.

How to apply:

Please apply using the link below or call Steve on 0480 047 903 for further details. Applications closes based on the volume of applications received. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Adaps is an equal opportunity employer that actively embraces diversity in its workforce through accurate community representation of gender, culture; thought and work arrangements.