Senior System Engineer

Reqiva Ltd

This is an exciting new role as a Senior System Engineer based in Oxford.

As part of the Operational team, you’ll be on the front line of a rapidly growing infrastructure. They're looking for a self-starter with deep OS knowledge as well as programming skills, and who has repeatable and sustainable systems management in mind.

The client rely heavily on automation and software systems to improve our operational efficiency and accuracy, from inventory and provisioning of systems, to monitoring and auto-remediation issues happening in our environment

What You’ll Do:
  • Responsible for reliability, availability and security of our infrastructure by continuously improving it as well as sharing an on-call rotation with the team.
  • You will be a part of a fast moving team in a growing and constantly evolving production environment
  • You will troubleshoot issues across the entire stack: hardware, software, application and network
  • You will be responsible for improving the reliability and resilience of our infrastructure through root-cause analysis and reviewing gaps in designs and implementations of our infrastructure.
  • You will help maintain services once they are live by measuring and monitoring availability, latency and overall system health.
  
Who You Are:
  • Strong experience building and maintaining production systems within the AWS ecosystem.
  • Extensive experience handling services in a large scale environment.
  • Expert with Systems in AWS, on premise & Datacentre.
  • Experience with administrating a RDBMS in a production environment, preferably PostgreSQL or MySQL.
  • Strong knowledge of UNIX and TCP/IP network fundamentals.
  • Thorough understanding of configuration management concepts. Experience (Puppet) Expertise creating continuous integration servers with tools like Jenkins and creating/maintaining production quality Docker images.
  • Experience with monitoring, metrics, and visualization tools (Icinga, Graphite, Prometheus, ELK, etc.)
  • Ability to code really well in at least one programming language, and have done that to enhance existing software systems.
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and communication skills.

If this role sounds suitable, please apply for consideration.

Location: Oxford
Salary: up to £70,000 per annum
Job type: Permanent