Site Reliability Engineer - Source Technology

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    Up to CHF140000.00 per annum + + relocation + benefits

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Executive Consultant

Jonathan Zeffert

+41 435 500 507

Source Group International GmbH, Bösch 106, 6331 Hünenberg

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On behalf of a leading company in Zurich, we are looking for a senior English / German speaking SRE.

Keywords: DevOps, Site reliability, Site resilience, Performance engineering, Performance tuning, CICD


  • Performance Monitoring and Analysis of database services, application services and integration components. Identify bottlenecks and suggest recommendations.
  • Proficient in analysis of explain plans and other database performance metrics.
  • Co-ordinate with Development teams to implement the recommendations.
  • Good understanding of the end to end architecture for any given application, derive SLIs, SLOs for its various services. Understanding Reliability and Resilience characteristics of an application.

Required skills and experience:

  • 10+ years relevant professional experience
  • Strong performance-tuning skills – SQL tuning, Understand the BATCH jobs, OLTP transactions and provide recommendations to improve performance
  • Experience with application performance monitoring tools for enterprise applications AppDynamics, Dynatrace, Newrelic.
  • Knowledge on at least one scripting languages for example: python, golang
  • Public Cloud relevant experience with practical implementation on Azure
  • Strong experience with Infrastructure as Code
  • Expert knowledge of Kubernetes deployments, container isolation and multi-tenancy
  • Good knowledge of container technologies e.g. Docker
  • Good knowledge of git
  • Test driven development: understands semantics of unit tests and end to end integration tests and the imperative for continuous testing
  • Worked with CI/CD for integration, migration and deployment: Experience in automated build, test & deploy
  • Excellent communication in English and German, written and spoken
  • Delegation and (self-)management skills for working in a flat and distributed team
  • Strong communication and presentation skills

Good to have skills:

  • Prior experience in client interfacing
  • Project experience with cloud-based technologies
  • Project experience with Big query database and data warehousing applications

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