Lead SRE

Software Engineering




Hanna Puolanmaa
Hanna Puolanmaa

Talent Manager


September 9, 2022

  • Great role to step into technical and people leadership
  • Ponsonby office location or fully remote option
  • Competitive salary + Employee Share Option Plan

About the Company:

Our client is a market-leading platform that specialises in advanced conversational AI to transform the overall customer experience. They are developing a platform that enables creators to design digital human experiences which have a positive impact on the lives of people, every day.About the Role:
As the Lead Site Reliability Engineer you’ll responsible for ensuring our platform is scalable, resilient and reliable.  You’ll achieve to increase the development team's efficiency by providing infrastructure and tooling that makes their lives easier and maintain a culture and habit of continuous improvement.You’ll have one direct report within the SRE team, and you’ll be ensuring the retention and personal development of SRE team members.You’ll have:

  • Knowledge of current trends, tooling and best practices within the industry for infrastructure, deployment and monitoring
  • Knowledge of change management, incident management and continual improvement best practices practices
  • Understanding of chaos engineering and other modern practices to test system resiliency on a continual basis
  • Ability to create basic models to support capacity planning and budget management
  • Technical expertise in scripting, automation and configuring complex systems
  • Development - key programming concepts, patterns, some level of workable knowledge of: golang, jsonnet, HCL, bash

+ Experience with some of these tools:

  • AWS
  • Kubernetes or a similar container orchestration technology
  • Prometheus
  • Terraform (Bonus points for Terraform Cloud)
  • Gitlab CI
  • Spinnaker or Octopus

Why work here?:

  • A competitive salary
  • Working with awesome people on big problems
  • Access to ESOP
  • Health Insurance
  • 1-week extra annual leave a year
  • New Offices based in Ponsonby
  • Option to work from home - anywhere in NZ

If this sounds like something you could be interested in, apply now and we will be in touch! For questions about the role, email me on Hanna@talent.army

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