Senior Site Reliability Engineer
Freetrade
London, UK
6d ago

At Freetrade, we believe investing should be open to everyone. It’s one of the best ways to grow your savings, but for a lot of people, investing seems complicated, expensive and remote.

We want to change all that! We're a technology company that brings simple, free stock investing to everyone. We’ve built a beautiful investing app to trade in real shares, with zero commissions or fees in a fluid, mobile-first experience.

As the first challenger stockbroker to disrupt the £1.2 trillion UK retail investment market, we’re poised to expand into Europe in 2020.

With a Series A funding round led by Draper Esprit and our recent crowdfunding round in which we raised £7m, our total funding exceeds £24m.

We are looking for a Senior Site Reliability Engineer who’s up for a challenge and wants to help scale a platform suitable for 20 + engineers and 200,000 customers, to a platform that’s right for 60 engineers and 500,000 customers.

Our stack :

Using GCP's serverless offerings like Firestore, Cloud Composer & Stackdriver, we're able to quickly build a reliable and performant platform.

We use Swift and Kotlin to write performant and reliable native applications leading to a frictionless investment experience.

We're language-agnostic, as we're focused on finding amazing software engineers who want to build something exciting with us.

What you’ll do in your first twelve months at Freetrade :

  • Transform the engineering teams operational efficiency.
  • Develop our metrics and monitoring, resulting in fewer outages and an improved response to customer-impacting incidents.
  • Ensure we can ship more quickly and consistently by improving our build process, secrets management & configuration management.
  • Deep dive into our existing infrastructure and ensure we’re leveraging the tools and insights already provided.
  • Lead knowledge transfer sessions. Educating the wider team about new processes so they can self serve. Driving best practice through education and automation.
  • Improve our on-call process; reduce team burden whilst improving issue response times.
  • About you :

  • You want to join a newly formed site reliability function within the Freetrade engineering team, helping to shape what best practice looks like.
  • You’ve transformed how engineering teams operate and have demonstrable experience in doing so.
  • You write clean, performant, tested and maintainable code.
  • Logistics The application process consists of an introductory call with one of the Talent team, followed by a call with engineering leadership and then some technical interview stages carried out remotely.

    The final stages consists of both a coding project, a system design session and a behavioural fit interview also carried out remotely due to Covid-19.

    We offer a competitive salary plus stock options and lots of other benefits . We are an Equal Opportunity employer committed to a diverse and representative team.

    Whatever your race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability - we want to hear from you.

    We're very open about what we're working on, and the best places to learn more are our buzzing community forum and our blog.

    Please note, we are not accepting agency CVs.

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