Site Reliability Engineer

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Gibraltar - Waterport Place

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Job description

Site Reliability Engineer

We are looking for Software Engineers who won’t accept doing the same thing day in and day out. This is no ordinary role, as you will learn and grow into a Site Reliability Engineer working hand-in-hand with other talented SRE's. You will be involved with understanding the intricacies of our betting services to develop, automate, monitor and maintain reliability of our product. You bet that failing, learning and continually evolving is the aim of the game. 

About us

We make a huge investment in everyone, offering great career development opportunities. Our people are at the heart of everything we do and we offer a fast-paced environment where we have fun, celebrate success and give you all the tools you’ll need to be your best self. It’s not just our colleagues we look after – we’ve got a responsibility to our customers too and we work hard on our ambition that nobody is harmed by gambling.


Your role in the team

You'll develop and maintain our cloud infrastructure, eliminating toil by automating procedures and process. You'll  keep documentation up to date and in one place through the use of runbooks, and use key metrics (Performance, availability, latency, efficiency) to identify hot spots and predict risks. Partnering with DevOps, you'll automate and build great toolchains that makes Development & Operational teams happy and productive. Working closely with developers, you'll figure out the best software to use in production, and how to best deploy and maintain it

Skills needed:

We'd like you to be qualified to degree level or higher in a Computer Science oriented subject, or hold equivalent work experience. This will include proven experience as a developer in Python or other HLL plus a good understanding of cloud computing and distributed computing fundamentals (load balancing, caching, CAP theorem)

Your technical expertise includes:

  • Web development: Browsers’ rendering pipeline, browser performance, React, Redux
  • APM experience in either Datadog, New Relic, Splunk etc
  • Node.js: Understand event loop, GC/memory usage, security
  • Linux and common debugging Linux tools
  • Experience with managing high load performance applications: monitoring on all layers from CPU to application metrics

Optional skills:

  • It would be great if you're also familiar with V8(node.js/browser)
  • Experience with real-life systems on any of the major cloud providers (i.e. AWS, Google Cloud, Azure, Openstack)
  • CA APM
  • Java

And of course you're a team player who has the passion for life in technology at William Hill!

What we offer:

Flexible working,  your 25 days holidays are topped up by 12 bank holidays (plus a day for your birthday) and we offer you a generous pension, Healthcare and Life Assurance as standard.  Gym discounts, and our office sports and social committee activities could be right up your street. 

We’ve got an excellent relocation package to support you should you make the move; English is the local language but we can help you and your family with Spanish lessons. William Hill in Gibraltar with an average yearly temperature of 25 degrees, this Mediterranean climate has plenty to offer both inside and outside of work, and that includes scaling the impressive Rock of Gibraltar or taking a dip a one of the 6 great beach spots, and with such easy access to Spain, Morocco and Portugal, you can take your pick when it comes to where you spend your weekend.