Site Reliability Engineer & DevSecOps Engineer (X2)

Ref: 1523Friday 31 May 2024

£65-85k DOE

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£65-85k DOE, plus great benefits

FinTech - Edinburgh/Remote (UK based)

The role

Join the team to shape and develop our FinTech clients cutting-edge platform. As an experienced SRE professional, you will work within the Resilience squad working on the foundations of the platform, ensuring it’s robust, scalable, and observed.

What you’ll be doing…

  • Utilise your expertise in AWS and MongoDB to design highly scalable and robust architecture
  • Deploy infrastructure as code
  • Ensure the availability and recoverability of the platform
  • Empower squads to own end-to-end with by driving best practice in key areas such as deployment practices, infrastructure and observability

Who we’re looking for…

  • Comprehensive understanding of AWS core services: Including experience with Lambda, API Gateway, and SQS. Ability to implement and optimise AWS solutions efficiently and at scale, including building out account architectures with networking from the ground up.
  • Deep knowledge of database engines: Experience running them at scale, including optimisation and maintenance.
  • Champion of observability: Ability to build out observability platforms and avoid common pitfalls such as alert fatigue. Familiarity with SLO/SLA concepts.
  • Proficient in managing infrastructure and deployments using Terraform: Ability to automate infrastructure provisioning and deployment processes.
  • Tried and tested incident management skills: Ability to respond to incidents swiftly, troubleshoot effectively, and implement solutions to prevent recurrence.
  • Proficient in major CI/CD tools: Including GitHub Actions, Jenkins, CircleCI, GitLab, TeamCity, etc. Hands-on experience setting up and configuring these tools for streamlined development and deployment processes.
  • Effective communicator: Ability to convey technical concepts to both technical and non-technical colleagues. Translate complex details into understandable language, fostering clear and efficient communication within the team.
  • Comfortable engaging in debates about processes and methodologies: Actively contribute fresh ideas and challenge the status quo. Embrace a culture of psychological safety, confidently voicing opinions to achieve quality standards.


  • 27 days holiday + bank holidays (or time in lieu for working bank holidays) + day off on your birthday. Pro-rated for part time and contract length.
  • 3 days dependent leave. Pro-rated for part time and contract length.
  • 6% employer pension contribution, and life assurance
  • Private medical insurance
  • Enhanced parental leave and flexibility to integrate your home and work life in a trusted environment
  • Macbook when you join and up to £500 home office set up budget
  • £500 per person learning budget
  • 2 days off per year to volunteer for a registered charity of your choice
  • Work abroad for up to 6 weeks in the year
  • Health and wellbeing initiatives including free therapy, mental health support, time off and a subscription to Headspace
  • Strong financial wellbeing focus
  • Perkbox - range of discounts and perks including free weekly coffee and retail discounts

This business aims to build a diverse and inclusive company of awesome people, with unique skills, passions and experiences. We encourage everyone to join us, whatever your gender identity, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age or background.

This business is also hiring for DevSecOps Engineers (£65-85k) with experience using:

  • Strong experience securing cloud platforms, primarily AWS and Mongo Atlas
  • Exposure to Audits/Compliance/Security frameworks (ISO27001, SOC2, OWASP, SAMM, DSOMM)
  • Knowledge of embedded security (IDE plugins, SAST, DAST, SCA)
  • Experience performing vulnerability scanning/penetration testing
  • Threat detection and prevention (IDS, IPS, SOC, Threat list blocking, WAF/SIEM)
  • Cloud account management (e.g. AWS Control Tower/GuardDuty/Config/Security Hub/CloudTrail)
  • Identity management (e.g. SAML/OAuth/OIDC/AWS IAM)
  • Secret management (e.g. AWS Secrets Manager, Parameter Store)
  • Patch management (Security updates/ AWS SSM / Dependabot)

Interested? Hit apply or get in touch with Euan at Net Talent on for more info.