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Site Reliability Engineer (Sys Eng or Soft Eng's encouraged to apply)

3+ months agoSydney, Australia

You may be a fit to this role if you have some of these inclinations:

  • Think about systems - edge cases, failure modes, behaviors, specific implementations
  • Have an urge to collaborate and communicate asynchronously
  • Have an enthusiastic, go-for-it attitude. When you see something broken, you can't help but fix it.
  • Have an urge to document all the things so you don't need to learn the same thing twice
  • Have an urge for delivering quickly and iterating fast
  • A desire to help other engineers make their systems more reliable and secure
OFX is continuing to hire with all interviewing and on-boarding done virtually due to COVID-19.We welcome conversations aroundflexible working arrangements for this role. Please indicate in the application questions what working arrangements would be your preference.

Hello.Nice to meet you. We'reOFX, a global provider of online, international payment services for our personal, business and partner customers. Since launching on Sydney's Northern Beaches twenty years ago, OFX has grown to become atruly global company. We're now trusted by customers all around the world and have grown to over 400 employees with offices in Sydney, London, Ireland, San Francisco, Toronto, Auckland, Singapore and Hong Kong. We are a publicly-listed company, listed on the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX: 'OFX')

Currently, we have anexciting new opportunity for a Site Reliability Engineer. As our SRE, you will be pivotal in managing the overall reliability of service & maintaining our infrastructure & associated services in cloud-based environments.

This role is within a fast-moving team and would suit someone with strong mentorship and leadership abilities as our SRE will take the lead to proactively identify opportunities to improve our overall technology landscape and practices.

What you'll be doing

  • Together with the SRE team improve our automation practices while delivering code and participating in code reviews
  • Identify complex areas of code that require refactoring and technical debt and ensure these are addressed as appropriate
  • Design and delivery of cloud-based systems following best practice guidelines
  • Continuous improvements to the observability of systems including, logging, monitoring and alerting
  • Incident Management, Problem Resolution, Blameless Postmortems and Root Cause Analysis
  • Management of Network Architecture
  • Work with stakeholders to gather business requirements for the implementation of these platforms
  • Management, configuration, and automation of security platforms
  • Work with OFX engineers and architects and third-party consultants to drive design of systems
  • Participate in design reviews and proof of concepts
  • Provide 3rd level support for Technology staff and to the Support team
  • Have knowledge of routing, switching and security
  • Display leadership qualities and a passion for working collaboratively

What you bring

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or other similar technical qualification

Knowledge, skills, experience
  • Strong grasp of networking, security, and reliability fundamentals
  • Strong experience and knowledge of AWS, GCP or Azure cloud infrastructure is desired
  • Experience and a fundamental understanding of CICD practices
  • Excellent understanding of Agile methodologies and practices
  • Previous success in technical engineering
  • Experience with Infrastructure as Code technologies such as Terraform, Cloudformation, ARM Templates or Cloud Development Manager

Preferred (Not essential)
  • Experience in operationally supporting cloud native microservices
  • Ability to program (structured and OO) with one or more high level languages, such as Python, Golang, Java, C#, C++, Ruby, or JavaScript

What it's like working at OFX
  • We promote an environment ofreward and recognition, OFXers are encouraged tocelebrate their peers' effort, technical expertise or support through a range of channels and awards
  • Giving back, we encourage OFXers to give back to causes and communities that are important to them. We celebrate this with anannual volunteer day, that OFXers can use together or individually
  • Always keep learning. Drive your own learning with LinkedIn learning, which all OFXers have access to. We offer a variety of otherlearning programs and host an annual Open Dayto encourage cross functional and soft skill learning
  • We take pride in having awork/life balance and flexibility; we encourage employees to work productively and efficiently.Our OFXers enjoyBirthday leaveto celebrate their birthday however they choose
  • OurGood Vibes employee-led committees organize events to keep our employees engagedinside and outside the office. Whether it's participating in ourweekly yoga class (now also online), office happy hours, end of year celebrations. Our team wants you to feel welcome!
  • We have some great perks.Preferred money transfer rates, Birthday leave, on-site barista.
Job ID: ofz-767
Employment Type: Other

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