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Senior Site Reliability Engineer (SRE)

(Dublin, Ireland)
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Senior Site Reliability Engineer (SRE)

Reporting to: SaaS Operations Manager

Contract Type: Permanent, Full Time

Location: Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin


Join Rockall’s Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) team who operate, design and programmatically build our infrastructure to meet our customer’s demands. You will work with multiple teams to deliver a first-class service to our internal and external customers.



Role Responsibilities

  • Lead day-to-day activities of the SRE team for both operations and scheduled changes to live environments
  • Act as incident commander and coordinate troubleshooting activities and communication during critical incidents using the expertise of the teams around you
  • Transition existing toil into automation, building pipelines to the cloud and inform the development of new tooling
  • Lead efforts across the organization to ensure our infrastructure and application is well-designed, supportable, operationally sound and scales to meet the needs of the services we provide
  • Continually improve our deployment and provisioning tools
  • Participate in ‘out of hours’ on-call rotation
  • Help us build a world class SRE team


Key Qualities and Experience Sought


  • 5+ years of experience in technical operations, System Admin, Dev Ops or SRE with 2+ years in a day-to-day operations lead role
  • Experience in operating applications and infrastructure running in AWS
  • A passion for smooth incident handling, fighting fires whilst also eliminating toil
  • An understanding of Linux Systems and Networking, and ability to apply this to Amazon Web Services
  • An understanding of best practices for operating a secure environment on public cloud infrastructure
  • Relevant 3rd level degree or professional qualification
  • High standard of English
  • Eligible to work in Ireland


The following technologies are used in Rockall and experience is advantageous:

  • Amazon Linux AMI (RHEL/CentOS/Fedora)
  • Debian / Ubuntu
  • AWS APIs
  • Network configuration and debugging (e.g. BGP, IPv6, IPsec)
  • Intrusion detection systems (e.g. OSSEC)
  • Modern programming languages (e.g. Python, Java, Clojure)
  • Web Application Firewalls and DDoS mitigation services
  • Container technologies (e.g. Docker, Rocket)
  • Infrastructure provisioning (e.g. Terraform, CloudFormation)
  • Source control and continuous integration (e.g. Git, Gitlab)
  • Monitoring and alerting systems (e.g. Prometheus, Grafana, Datadog)
  • Build and deployment (e.g. Packer, CircleCI, Travis)
  • Infrastructure orchestration (e.g. Nomad, Mesos, Kubernetes)


Our offer to you

  • A competitive salary, reviewed annually
  • A personal budget to use for health care, pension and / or take with salary
  • Travel-to-work subsidies, including travel pass or parking permit or a bike allowance
  • 24 days holiday plus public holidays
  • Individual training grant with opportunity to grow and develop
  • Additional day annually to support a charity or worthy cause
  • A fantastic working environment with spectacular sea views
  • Active social committee with great events
  • Fresh fruit on tap


About us

Rockall – A Broadridge Business, is a FinTech company that offers two products: FASTNET – our next-generation cloud-hosted Securities-based Lending (SBL) solution for wealth managers, private banks & broker dealers, and COLLATE– our Collateral Management solution for retail, commercial and wholesale banking.

Rockall has 19 years of experience dedicated to Collateral Management and is included as one of the top 100 risk technology companies in the world in the Chartis RiskTech100®, ranking in the Top Ten for Customer Satisfaction. We are also a winner of the Deloitte Best Managed Companies Award.

We take our business seriously and have a sense of fun and are looking for like-minded individuals to join us.

Rockall is part of Broadridge .



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