The role is involved with the following :
Investigating and fixing performance / resilience issues with SG Digital applications.
Conducting capacity planning and reviewing the production estate for major events.
Reviewing support, technical debt and technical directive tickets.
Reviewing development changes where the change will have an impact on the performance of an application.
Conducting and supporting performance tests on SG Digital and customer environments.
Generating performance reports and statistics.
Attending analysis / design meetings to provide input / sign-off on technical solutions for projects. For some technical changes, this may involve carrying out the full analysis.
Coaching and supporting other team members on how to develop resilient and high performance software
Resolving, or providing assistance to the support team on critical production issues. - Providing and maintaining solutions for improving real-
time monitoring and alerting, e.g. Grafana, Prometheus.
Working closely with the customer to evidence and promote the success of the role and drive improvements
Leading the dev teams approach and strategies for supporting major events
Will occasionally require some out of hours working
By being part of an SRE function with responsibility over multiple customer teams, this role also involves :
Support other SREs in the company by sharing best practices and improvements achieved in other teams previously.
Interact with different customer stakeholders directly in order to understand their needs and goals for the future around stability and performance.
If you are the right SRE for us you will be able to demonstrate :
Talent coding in at least one major language (Java, J2EE, C, C++, Python, PHP, tcl)
Strong commercial experience in developing software and operating high volume transactional systems
Good knowledge of relational database design and operation (any vendor)
Excellent communication skills, both written and spoken
Capacity to consider different solutions to complex problems and associated trade-offs
It would also be great to see these skills / experiences as well :
Experience of applications operating on Unix / Linux
Experience with Continuous Integration and Automated unit testing frameworks
Ability to learn and critique new technologies quickly
Operation and development of performance testing solutions as well as analysis of results
What can SG Digital give you
Competitive benefits, an open and supportive environment as well as a modern and exciting workplace
The opportunity to interact with global teams , and where appropriate switch teams and projects as you and our business continue to develop and grow
Tangible and genuine career development - at SG Digital, where you can take your career where you want it to go!
Exposure to real world and business critical projects & the chance to develop some of the world’s leading e-commerce sportsbooks whilst working with various clients and seeing lots of code!
Flexible benefits portal which means you can tailor a package which suits individual needs. These include private medical, enhanced life assurance, dental to name a few.
And if that’s not enough, you will get to enjoy flexible working, whilst we provide you with the guidance and development skills you need to progress quickly and enhance your career.
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