SRE Engineer

Newbury, Berkshire
  1. Full Time
  2. Digital
Posting date:06 Dec, 2019
Role: Site Reliability Engineer
Location: London
Salary: Competitive + Bonus + Benefits

At Vodafone, we pride ourselves on being the UK’s most valuable brand. Connecting people, businesses and communities in this forever changing digital world. We provide an entire platform from mobile apps, website, retail and enterprise back-office systems to deliver solutions, all crafted by our passionate team of software engineers. 

We embrace Agile development techniques, running our projects on Scrum or Kanban. Alongside the ownership and ongoing development of all new functionality, there is a particular focus on performance, scalability and maintainability. 

We pride ourselves on our core values: Trust, Collaboration, Autonomy, Learn Fast & Craftsmanship. 

What are we looking for? 

You'll be responsible for ensuring the availability and performance of our application portfolio, toolset, and platform, as well as helping to drive improvements and enhancements.  

We're leading the way across Vodafone in transforming the way we deliver our solutions.   

Our Site Reliability team will be key players in that transformation, ensuring that the performance and availability of our cloud platforms are world class so that our delivery teams and customers always have an exceptional experience. 

What will you be responsible for? 

Someone with accomplished software engineering skills or someone who is an experienced in cloud platform engineering and who has a passion for building world-class infrastructure and tooling in terms of reliability, scalability, and accessibility. Typically, we look for about a 50/50 balance between platform and software engineering backgrounds. 

As a member of the Site Reliability Team will be responsible for ensuring operational availability and performance across the Digital estate including all test and production environments. 

You will own, operate and ensure adherence to the Change, Incident and Problem processes within Digital working alongside the wider UK IT Technology Operations teams. 

They will be responsible for driving Incident resolution and root cause eradication through our engineering teams.  

We would love to speak to you if:   


  • You're passionate about DevOps.
  • You love an environment focused on software engineering practice excellence, code reviews and regular pairing.
  • You have excellent communication skills and are always happy to collaborate with others, guiding and mentoring where needed.
  • You have experience coding in any two of Ruby, Python, React, Node.js, JavaScript, Clojure, Java, Scala, Go or C#.
  • You have strong experience with AWS and Infrastructure as Code.
  • You are an avid problem solver and have experience in systems design and architecture. 
Whats in it for you?

Not only will you be part of a progressive and growing team, you will be challenged daily, learn new skills and gain exposure to the latest technology.

Love to travel? 28 days holiday (option to buy or sell 5!) plus leading travel brand discounts.
Planning for the Future? Get a head start with our fantastic contribution matching pension scheme or our award winning maternity policy.
Are charities close to your heart? 3 paid leave days for charity projects of your choice and matched fundraising.
Looking to Learn? Develop a career on your terms with the Vodafone University.
Love to Shop? Enjoy discounts with the UK’s best-known brands, restaurants and days out with the family.
What about your phone? Great discounts available for you, your family and your friends!

If this sounds of interest, then apply today!
Commitment from Vodafone

Vodafone is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the very best people by offering a motivating and inclusive workplace in which talent is truly recognised, developed and rewarded. We believe that diversity plays an important role in the success of our business and we are committed to creating an inclusive work environment which respects, values, celebrates and makes the most of people’s individual differences - we are not only multinational but multicultural too. At Vodafone you will have access to our excellent flexible benefits programme that you would expect from any global company. 



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