As a Senior Site Reliability / Gitops Engineer engineer you will
Drive the development of automation, Gitops in your team as an embedded tech lead
Closely collaborate with the IS architect to align your solutions with the IS architecture vision
Design and architect services that IS can offer to the organization as products
Apply your experience of IaC to develop infrastructure as code practice within IS by constantly increasing automation and improving IaC processes
Automate software operations for re-usability and consistency across private and public clouds, taking into consideration the complexities of distributed systems
Maintain operational responsibility for all of Canonical’s core services, networks, and infrastructure
Develop skills in troubleshooting, capacity planning, and performance investigation, Setting up, maintaining and using observability tools such as Prometheus, Grafana, and Elasticsearch; design, implement and maintain monitoring and alerting for various systems and services
Provide assistance and work with globally distributed engineering, operations, and support peers
Be given uninterrupted development time to focus on larger projects and automation of manual tasks
Share your experience, know-how and best practices with other team members in design sessions, mentorship and ‘doing work together’
Carry final responsibility for time-critical escalations
What we are looking for in you
A modern view on hosting architecture, driven by infrastructure as code across both private and public clouds.
A product mindset thriving to develop products rather than solutions.
Python software development experience, with large projects
Experience working with Kubernetes or other container orchestration systems.
Proven exposure to manage and deploy cloud infrastructure with code.
Practical knowledge of Linux networking, routing, and firewalls
Affinity with various forms of Linux storage, from Ceph to Databases
Hands-on experience administering enterprise Linux servers
Extensive knowledge of cloud computing concepts and technologies
Bachelor’s degree or greater, preferably in computer science or related engineering field
Able to communicate clearly and effectively in English over email, chat, video or voice calls and in-person
Motivated and able to troubleshoot from kernel to web, and willing to ask others when appropriate
A willingness to be flexible and able to learn new things quickly
Be inspired by the needs of fast-changing environments
Happy to work within distributed teams
Be passionate and familiarized about open-source, especially Ubuntu or Debian
We deliver open source to the world faster, more securely and more cost effectively than any other company.We’re also the publishers of Ubuntu, the worlds most popular enterprise Linux from cloud to edge, together with a passionate global community of 200,000+ contributors. Ubuntu means ‘humanity to others’. We chose it because it embodies the generosity at the heart of open source, the new normal for platforms and innovation.Together with a community of 200,000, we publish an operating system that runs from the tiny connected devices up to the world’s biggest mainframes, the platform that everybody uses on the public cloud, and the workstation experience of the world’s most productive developers.Secure and reliable, elegant and intuitive, and open for innovation – this is the future of open source, which is why we’re proud to be the developers of the fastest growing Linux in the world despite already being the most widely deployed.If you’re interested in a career at Canonical, we are a remote-first company so please apply to any suitable role as skills are valued more than location, despite some having a preferred geographic preference.