Lead Site Reliability Engineer

Job Title: Lead Site Reliability Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Melbourne
Salary: $180000 - $220000 per annum
Start Date: 2019-07-11
Reference: JO-1907-96547
Contact Name: Gabrielle Cassidy (TECH)
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 12, 2019 09:57

Job Description

This is an amazing opportunity for a Lead Site Reliability Engineer to lead a cross functional team aligned to Agile and DevOps principles. You will be hands on and knowledgeable facilitator ensuring that team members can access information they need easily and securely.

The Role

The SRE lead takes a hands on approach to leading a high-performing team of technology specialists you will lead and support system availability, reliability, resilience, performance, security and transparency for the company and contribute to defining the strategy for a modern System Operations function.
  • Lead the application design, development and testing and release of software in the team
  • Direct line management of a group of up to 3+ Site Reliability Engineers
  • Responsible for the recruitment, engagement and performance of the group
  • Undertakes incident management, operational cost management, service improvement and security monitoring tasks and is available for on-call duty for application support outside business hours.
  • Provides leadership, mentoring and development opportunities for that group
  • improve the automation service or reduce future operational work
To be successful:
You are a self-motivated individual who is highly structured and a detail-oriented problem solver who understands the importance of strategy to underpin the activities required for an insight-driven organisation. You’re a results-driven people-leader, with a positive attitude and a demonstrated ability to build strong relationships with diverse stakeholders.  To be successful in this role you will have experience in the following:
  • Critical CI and Analytical mindset, natural curiosity, initiative and willingness to think outside the box to solve problems, using engineering approaches to running better production systems
  • Extensive experience working in technology roles across both modern infrastructure and development practices
  • Strong operations background with specific experience supporting online and mobile products and services preferred
  • Experience in Application Development
  • Some or all of the following technical skills: Python, AWS, Java, Node.JS, Scripting (e.g. bash, Python), ITSM tooling, Salesforce, Splunk, APM tooling, IVR (e.g. PureCloud), Integration platforms
  • Strong understanding and experience in Agile delivery methodologies, toolsets and techniques
  • Strong technical leadership skills and ability to motivate and coach personnel in own team and across the organisation
  • Strong facilitation and collaboration skills to achieve business outcomes
To apply, click the link and upload your current resume in Microsoft Word format only (.doc or .docx). If you would like to have a confidential discussion, please contact Shannon Garrett on 03 99292 9554, quoting ref no. JO-1907-96547. Want to know more about Davidson? Visit us at