Cloud Site Reliability Engineer

Job Title: Cloud Site Reliability Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Oxford, Oxfordshire
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH26777_1619088608
Contact Name: Pierrick Rodriguez
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 22, 2021 11:50

Job Description

The ideal candidate will have hands-on operational experience with Big Data technology. Our stack is a hybrid open-source Hadoop cloud, house-built distributed ETL tools, and AWS cloud technologies that help to drive the analytics of the company. A successful engineer will be able to solve problems in a complex and distributed hybrid-cloud environment while working on a team that spans multiple time zones.

What you will be doing:

  • Writing code! This is an engineering role, after all
  • Using your expertise to build the kinds of tools that expand the modern Big Data ecosystem
  • Working with a team of talented engineers to identify the shortcomings in Big Data technologies
  • Leading cloud engineering best practices and developing cloud-first solutions to Big Data challenges
  • Moving quickly to create today's solutions to tomorrow's problems

What you will bring to the team:

  • 3+ years of in-depth technical experience with modern open-source Big Data technologies such as Hadoop, Hive, Presto, and Spark


  • 3+ years of in-depth technical experience with AWS cloud tools such as S3, EMR, Athena, and CloudFormation, including deploying, configuring, and monitoring such platforms

  • Familiarity with the Linux operating system and the Bash shell
  • General software engineering expertise; Java is preferred, but we also write a lot of Python and Kotlin
  • The ability to communicate effectively in an operations environment
  • Willingness to "get your hands dirty" in a modern Big Data environment

What you'll get

  • Highly competitive salary along with the following
    • Annual bonus
    • Stock
    • Excellent contributory pension
    • Full family private medical cover
    • Full dental cover
    • Annual wellbeing allowance (e.g. gym membership)
    • Personal travel reimbursement
    • Critical illness plus full life cover
    • Employee assistance program

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