Vacancy: Site Reliability Engineer

Vacancy: Site Reliability Engineer
Posted 11 January 2021

Site Reliability Engineer

Industry: Information Services
Employment Type: Full-time
Job Functions: Site Reliability Engineer

Would you like to be part of an innovative and rapidly growing company? Digital Identity Net is a UK-based business that places individuals in control of their digital identity – providing consumers with a single gateway to the validated identity data held about them by their banks. Our vision is to help people simplify and secure their digital lives – safeguarding their privacy and making a positive impact on wider society. We are a fast-growing, high performing team that care about our people’s career aspirations.     

At Digital Identity Net we have just launched OneID, our unique bank-backed digital identity platform, connecting consumers, businesses and banks. An exciting opportunity has opened for a Site Reliability Engineer.  

As a Site Reliability Engineer you will work closely with our team of Senior Software Engineers. We are on the path to launch our first product into service early in 2021, and as a Site Reliability Engineer you will work within our software development team to influence the design of our software services and help us define and satisfy the Service Level Objectives as we go to production.  We are a small team which uses agile ways of working to deliver a service which works for all our users and operators.  We primarily run our services in Google Cloud Platform and aim to make the best use of features provided by the platform as possible.   

Duties
As a Site Reliability Engineer at Digital Identity Net, you will: 
Work closely with Senior Software Engineers on the design and delivery of software which meets our scalability, latency and availability goals 
Support the organisation as we adopt the SRE methodology e.g., by participating in workshops to define our Service Level Objectives  
Develop our observability and monitoring capabilities to provide meaningful actionable feedback to operators of the service 
Participate in our out-of-hours support rota (yet to be established) 
Automate our processes e.g. to provide robust repeatable software releases and rollbacks  
Share your knowledge with the wider team  
 

Experience
We are looking for people who have extensive experience in: 
Working with Google Cloud Platform 
Writing documented infrastructure as code using tools such as Terraform, Puppet etc 
Producing tested software in the Go programming language, or an interest in learning Go 
Knowledge of core web technologies and how they are secured 
Familiarity with systems which orchestrate containers e.g. GCP Cloud Run, Kubernetes 
Making use of testing and automation to provide Continuous Delivery 
Responding to operational incidents (i.e. incident and problem management) including running post mortem reviews 
Desirable: experience of threat detection and countermeasures 
 

At Digital Identity Net we truly value our people and the contribution they bring to our teams. As well as a competitive salary we also offer benefits such as;  

Flexible working  25 days annual leave + bank holidays 
An attractive package of personal & social benefits 
An awesome team to work with.  
An empowering, inspiring and trusting environment to work in
  

Digital Identity Net is an equal opportunities employer and we cherish diversity and inclusion. We are passionate about respecting all individuals irrespective of their gender, background, race, religion, or orientation.   

Digital Identity Net is a disability confident employer.  


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