SRE Database Engineer

Technology

Salary: Competitive

Location: Porto Salvo, Portugal

Posted: 24 Jul 2019

Main purpose of the role

As a Site Reliability Engineer (SRE) you will ensure our customers get the best quality of service. Identify where we can expect and how we can tolerate systems failures and help improve service availability. Work closely with our developers and architects in every part of our products life-cycle to build and run services and systems that respond consistently and reliable.
You will develop your soft and technical skills by taking part in all related activities and your contribution will also be part of the solution design and implementation.

You will design, manage and improve stateful systems distributed across geographies.

Key Responsibilities

  • Working with the Developers, QA, Architect and other Engineering teams to identify and ensure all components match high-availability scenarios and to uphold excellent standards of quality;
  • Working with Security, Problem and Incident teams by identifying risks and supporting incident resolution to a closure and prevent repetition;
  • Developing tools and new solutions to enable self-service for other teams, making sure the development teams can deliver as fast as they can, with full visibility of their services;
  • Work as a curator for new Database setups and enable automation (Infrastruture as Code or SaaS);
  • Automate everything!

Skills and Experience

Skills

  • System administration (e.g. Linux, storage, networking)
  • Scripting (e.g. bash, python)
  • Configuration management and versioning (e.g. Git)
  • Configuration automation (e.g Ansible)
  • Infrastructure as Code (e.g. Terraform)
  • Virtualization (e.g. VMware, KVM)
  • Containers runtime and orchestration (e.g. Docker, Kubernetes)
  • CI/CD tools (e.g. GitLab, Jenkins)
  • Cloud platforms (e.g. Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud) 

Experience

  • A minimum of 2 years working on production grade servers/services (High Availability systems)
  • Hands on experience setting up and improving availability of DBs
  • Ability to present ideas in user-friendly language
  • Self-motivated and directed, with keen attention to detail
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No agencies. We do not accept CVs from 3rd parties