Senior Site Reliability Engineer (Belfast or remote +1/-1h from GMT+1)

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We’re looking for a Senior Site Reliability Engineer to join our team in Belfast. You will work with the team to help build scalable infrastructure which supports our retail platform.

At Lightspeed, we are building a Cloud Platform that enables our people to build apps using principles of Cloud-Native, DevOps and Continuous Delivery. You, as a Senior SRE, will be a major contributor to the team that will design, develop, and operationalize the future of continuous delivery at Lightspeed.

For this role, it is preferred to be based out of Belfast in order to visit our nice office regularly. We are also open to fully remote candidates, based +1/-1h time zone difference from GMT+1.

 

What you’ll be doing:

  • Initiate and contribute to continuous improvement of our software delivery processes and practices in a multi-location, multidisciplinary team to empower and accelerate product development
  • Use automation extensively to design, configure, manage, and monitor systems in support of our product development teams
  • Contribute to design and development of CI/CD pipeline that adheres to performance and security standards defined by the organization with emphasis on cloud platform integration and self-service workflows that meet business and compliance requirements
  • Design and architect operational solutions with the specific goal of increasing the standardization, automation, repeatability, cost-efficiency and consistency of operational tasks
  • Work with developers and other SRE to design and build scalable and reliable Cloud cost efficient infrastructure
  • Write and maintain architectural, stakeholder, policy and processes documentation 
  • Adhere to and advocate for best practices, including Infrastructure as Code, monitoring, high availability, disaster recovery, security, and DevOps methodologies
  • Provide timely assistance and remediation solutions during critical situations and production incidents to help resolve service problems (You will be on call for periods of time)

 

What you need to bring:

We’re a team of 3 people located in Belfast, Edinburgh & New York. Our team is responsible for the AWS infrastructure and the services which run on it.

We're looking for a Senior candidate who has experience with the following:

  • Strong customer-focused mindset
  • Quality and reusability oriented
  • Proficiency developing in one or more languages such as Python, Golang, Ruby, PHP, JavaScript and/or others
  • Experience delivering scalable CI/CD solutions to organizations
  • Good knowledge of Amazon Web Services
  • Good understanding of Agile development and continuous delivery best practices, software engineering tools, processes, methods and testing
  • Ability to partner effectively with other teams
  • Strong experience with Docker, Kubernetes, Linux Systems and databases (SQL and/or NoSQL)
  • Strong “Automate All The Things” mindset
  • Good experience with cloud cost optimization
  • Experience with configuration management tools such as Chef, Puppet and Infrastructure as code with Terraform
  • Understanding of Secret management with Vault or similar systems
  • Good experience provisioning and managing infrastructures with high availability constraints

Assets

  • Experience in securing resources and detecting exploits
  • Experience with CI/CD tools such as Jenkins, CircleCI,Travis CI, Concourse, Spinnaker, Harness and Terraform
  • Experience with automated testing frameworks and architecture

 

We know that people are more than what’s on their CV. If you’re unsure that you have the right profile for the role... hit the ‘Apply’ button and give it a try!

 

What’s in it for you?

Come live the Lightspeed experience...

  • Ability to do your job in a truly flexible environment;
  • Genuine career opportunities in a company that’s creating new jobs everyday;
  • Work in a team big enough for growth but lean enough to make a real impact.


 and enjoy a range of benefits that’ll keep you happy, healthy and (not) hungry:

  • Lightspeed share scheme (we are all owners)
  • Unlimited paid time off policy
  • Flexible working policy
  • Pension contribution
  • Life insurance
  • Income protection
  • Westfield Cash Plan for Dental and Optical
  • AXA Private healthcare
  • Health and wellness benefit of $500 per year
  • Mental health online platform and counselling & coaching services
  • Paid leave and assistance for new parents
  • LinkedIn Learning license
  • Cycle to work scheme and weekly virtual yoga
  • Volunteer day

 

To all recruitment agencies: Lightspeed does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. If we have not directly engaged your company in writing to supply candidates for a specific vacancy, Lightspeed will not be responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

 

Where to from here?

Obviously, this has to be mutually beneficial: we want you to step into a role you love, and we want to offer you a place you’re proud to come to every day. For a glimpse into our world check out our career page here.

 

Lightspeed is building communities through commerce, and we need people from all backgrounds and lived experiences to do that. We were founded in 2005, in Montreal’s gay village and our original members were all part of the LGBTQ+ community. The ethos of our business has been about inclusion from the very beginning, and we strive to provide a workplace where everyone belongs.

To all recruitment agencies: Lightspeed does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. If we have not directly engaged your company in writing to supply candidates for a specific vacancy, Lightspeed will not be responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

Where to from here?
Obviously, this has to be mutually beneficial: we want you to step into a role you love, and we want to offer you a place you’re proud to come to every day. For a glimpse into our world check out our career page here.

Lightspeed is building communities through commerce, and we need people from all backgrounds and lived experiences to do that. We were founded in 2005, in Montreal’s gay village and our original members were all part of the LGBTQ+ community. The ethos of our business has been about inclusion from the very beginning, and we strive to provide a workplace where everyone belongs.

Who we are:
Lightspeed (TSX/NYSE: LSPD) powers the businesses that are the backbone of the global economy.

Our one-stop commerce platform transforms and unifies digital and physical operations by enabling multichannel sales, expansion to new locations, global payments, financial solutions and connection to supplier networks. With the Lightspeed commerce platform, merchants in retail and hospitality can build thriving businesses for the future.

Headquartered in Montréal, Canada, Lightspeed is trusted by favourite local businesses, where the community goes to shop and dine in over 100 countries. Lightspeed has offices in Canada, the USA, Europe, Russia and APAC.

We’re passionate about enabling people to do their best work. We dream big and we’re looking for people who do the same. With us, career milestones happen often and we celebrate every one. Come work with us and find out where your career will take you at Lightspeed!