Site Reliability (full remote working)

Company Description

Launched in 1998, this pioneering British-born brand has specialised in creating amazing experiences and unforgettable memories - from hotels, city breaks and holidays to theatre, entertainment and spa days. Experts in brightening up online travel, lastminute.com is among the worldwide leaders in the field, helping hundreds of thousands of customers every year find, and do, "whatever makes them pink".

lastminute.com is part of lm group, publicly-traded multinational Group, among the worldwide leaders in the online travel industry. Every month, the Group reaches across all its websites and mobile apps (in 17 languages and 40 countries) 60 million unique users that search for and book their travel and leisure experiences. More than 1,200 people enjoy working with us and contribute to provide our audience with a comprehensive and inspiring offering of travel-related products and services.

Job Description

 

*Please note that is a full remote working position*

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To support and participate in company-wide Continuous Deployment introductions and SRE projects  we are looking for a Site Reliability Engineer with certified experience as SRE  for our Technology department based in Chiasso

“Hope is not a strategy. Engineering solutions to design, build, and maintain efficient large-scale systems is a true strategy, and a good one.”

Key Responsibilities 

  • As Site Reliability Engineers we are responsible for the availability, performances, monitoring, and incident response of the platform and services running on multiple environments.
  • Improve infrastructure automation and automate repetitive tasks and build a scalable infrastructure
  • Improve and evolve the Self-Service Capabilities to developers and other stakeholders
  • Collaborate closely with architects, developers, database administrators in order to handle the reliability and scalability of the infrastructure.
  • Working closely with the Infrastructure team to define and implement solutions necessary for the success of the development teams.
  • Participate in periodic on-call duties

Qualifications

Essential

  • + 3 years experience as DevOps
  • Strong Experience with Linux operating systems (Ubuntu, RHEL) internals and administration
  • Strong knowledge  of Docker and Orchestration frameworks (Kubernetes preferred, Openshift, Nomad)
  • Experience working in microservices-based architectures
  • Good understanding of  configuration management tools, Ansible , IAC tools (Terraform) and their best practices
  • Good knowledge and hands-on experience using  Continuous delivery and deployment tools like GitlabCI, Spinnaker or similar (CircleCI / GoCD / Github Actions …)
  • Experience in Virtualization technologies (Vmware)
  • Good Knowledge of languages like Go, Python and system scripting languages
  • Good Knowledge of major public cloud providers technologies  (AWS, Google Cloud, Azure)
  • Good Knowledge of data centre management
  • Experience with traditional and modern website architecture
  • Familiarity with Centralized logs solutions (Fluentd, Logstash, Splunk)
  • Familiarity  understanding of change management and incident management processes
  • Familiarity with observability

Desirable

  • Travel domain experience
  • Certifications in one of above-described fields
  • Good understanding of hybrid cloud architecture
  • Vmware NSX
  • Sysadmin background

Abilities/qualities

  • Good communication skills, written and verbal     
  • Enthusiasm to learn new technologies
  • Attitude to teamwork and ability to work in multi-location teams