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Senior Site Reliability Engineer - AWS

Company: RELX Group
Location: Nevada
Posted on: June 13, 2021

Job Description:


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Cirium brings together powerful date and analytics to keep the world moving. We match an intrapreneurial approach with decades of experience in aviation and air travel. Enabling airlines, airports, travel companies, tech giants, aircraft manufacturers, financial institutions and many more to accelerate digital transformations. Be part of our mission and strategy to activate data fluency around the industry. With us, you will drive change, work with the industry's most talented people and advance your career opportunities.

Senior Site Reliability Engineer

Our teams are collaborative and forward thinking; the successful candidate will help shape the operations and support for critical Linux based applications, customers and projects, working closely with Development, QA, IT Operations and Customer Operations teams.

You will be required to communicate and solve problems effectively, whilst handling a fast-paced working environment. This will be combined with a transition to DevOps practices, agile support and deployment processes.

You will be a key member of our team working with a diverse range of technologies. You will enjoy working in a friendly environment and benefit from our investment in staff. The role also requires On-Call rotation for off peak hours to maintain 24/7, 365 system availability.


Experience & Education

  • 5+ years' experience working in a SRE or DevOps related capacity
  • BS Engineering or Computer Science or relevant work experience
  • Desirable - AWS Certification or security certification
  • Experience with Blue-Green or other deployment methodologies
  • Experience working with an enterprise RDBMS like Postgres
  • Experience with NoSQL databases such as Mongo or Redis
  • Cloud spend and forecasting (Cloudability)

Role & Responsibilities

  • Monitoring and on-going support of critical, high revenue business applications
  • Working with diverse technical and non-technical teams, including Development, QA, IT Operations, Customer Operations and Project Management teams
  • Ensure 24/7 technical support and Service Level Agreement for customers is met
  • Delivery of resilient application stacks via "Infrastructure as Code" and other DevOps practices
  • Diagnosis and resolution of complex system and application issues
  • Write and maintain systems / application documentation for technical and non-technical audiences
  • Good understanding of defensive, corrective and detective controls and requirements
  • Manage Customer Reliability Engineering Activities driving Application Monitoring, Metrics, Incident Reviews and Long-Term Actions
  • Support BISO Activities implementing InfoSec changes and license driven upgrades

Technical Skills

  • AWS Architecture
  • Leading CI/CD Development
  • Mentoring junior staff
  • Enterprise level experience with cloud-native technologies
  • Required knowledge:
  • Coding and scripting experience (Bash, Python or equivalent)
  • Configuration Management tools (Salt, Puppet or equivalent)
  • Well versed in infrastructure as code using tools (Terraform, Ansible or CloudFormation)
  • Professional experience working with a cloud provider service
  • Hands-on experience of Linux server administration
  • Cloud Architecture and system design to solve key business problems and facilitate team goals
  • Exposure to application security testing (source code review and web/mobile application penetration tests)
  • Well versed in Information security principles and implementation of tools
  • Analytic and troubleshooting experience
  • Continuous Integration/Delivery tools (Gitlab or Jenkins)
  • Experience working with containerized workloads (Docker and Kubernetes)
  • Experience with Log Management tools (Datadog, Graylog or Splunk)
  • Knowledge of change control and associated procedures
  • Experience with any high-level programming language (Python, Ruby, Java or Go)
  • Able to manage projects of various size and complexity
  • Establishing common patterns and procedures


Our team delivers industry insights, built from decades of experience in the sector, enabling travel companies, aircraft manufacturers, airports, airlines, and financial institutions, among others, to make logical and informed decisions that shape the future of travel, growing revenues, and enhancing customer experiences.

We are a global company with 12 offices around the world and approximately 500 people in our team. Over 20 languages are spoken here, and our leaders may have grey or sometimes purple hair. Whatever your background, you are welcome to join us.

We are looking for dynamic and talented people that never stand still and can contribute to our continuous success.

A Few Extra Facts:

  • Cirium is part of RELX PLC, a FTSE 100 global provider of information-based analytics and decision tools for professional and business customers with over 30,000 employees, 8,000 of which are technologists.
  • We partner with the industries core associations such as the International Airline Trade Association (IATA).
  • One of our offices is on the runway at Heathrow, and another has its own bar, The Spruce Goose.
  • We have great benefits (including two days of charitable activity per year).
  • Our consultancy team have the largest group of ISTAT Certified Appraisers and have been recognized as the Aircraft Appraiser of the Year, an Aviation 100 Award, seven times out of nine years.
  • Cirium and RBI are founding members of the Tech Talent Charter, committed to increasing the ratio of women and under-represented groups working in technology.
  • Cirium is a part of LexisNexis Risk Solutions (LNRS) division of RELX. LexisNexis provides business information, data and analytics solutions to many of the worlds biggest industries. Likewise, RELX is a global provider of information-based analytics and decision tools for professional and business customers.

We are an equal opportunity employer: qualified applicants are considered for and treated during employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship status, disability status, protected veteran status, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. If a qualified individual with a disability or disabled veteran needs a reasonable accommodation to use or access our online system, that individual should please contact accommodations@relx.com or if you are based in the US you may also contact us on 1.855.833.5120.

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