Job Description - Sr Site Reliability Engineer (Sr. SRE) in Alpharetta
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Sr Site Reliability Engineer (Sr. SRE)

Ref: US_EN_6_913328_1341210

Posted on 17 June 2020
Job Location
Alpharetta, Georgia
Contract Type
Contract to hire
Information Systems


JOB TITLE: Sr Site Reliability Engineer (Sr. SRE)

Contract to hire

Job summary: This position’s primary function is to build infrastructures code, software services (PaaS and SaaS) including security policies in Microsoft Azure and AWS.

Technical Skills

Expert experience and knowledge in the following areas:

  • Product knowledge and understanding of product features for both AWS and Azure
  • Implementing and operation the cloud platform for both AWS and Azure
  • Project experience implementing core infrastructure, networking and cloud-based service
  • Experience in creating cloud cost models and running cloud readiness assessments
  • Coding and scripting experience – e.g. Powershell, Bash, Python or equivalent
  • Configuration Management tools – e.g. Ansible, Puppet, Chef or equivalents.
  • Hands-on experience of Linux and Windows server including support and troubleshooting.
  • Cloud Architecture and system design to solve key business problems and facilitate team goals.
  • Hands-on experience performing application static/dynamic security and penetration assessment with tools such as – SonarQube, CheckMarx, AppScan, BurpSuite, OWASP ZAP Proxy, WebInspect, Fortify, Veracode, Nessus etc.
  • Knowledge of OWASP Top 10/ SANS Top 25, identify vulnerabilities via manual and automated testing methods and how to effectively remediate vulnerabilities associated with each. Ability to recognize and escalate Security issues
  • Exposure to application security testing (source code review and web/mobile application penetration tests)
  • Good understanding of defensive, corrective and detective controls and requirements
  • Familiarity with different types of security vulnerabilities and tools for countermeasure
  • The candidate should be well versed in Information security principles at an Intermediate level
  • Previous Analytic and troubleshooting experience is required
  • Use of orchestration tools such as Terraform, Ansible or CloudFormation
  • Experience migrating application from on-premises to public cloud.
  • Experience with Blue-Green deployment methodologies.
  • Continuous Integration/Delivery tools - e.g Gitlab or Jenkins.
  • Experience working with containerised workloads such as Docker and Kuebernetes.
  • Experience with Log Management tools e.g – Elastic Stack, Graylog or Splunk
  • Experience working with an enterprise RDBMS such as MySQL and/or Microsoft SQL Server.
  • Knowledge of change control and associated procedures.
  • Use of Secret Management services e.g - Hashicorp Vault
  • Experience with any high-level programming language.

Behavioural Skills

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to act as a point of expertise, advise others in the team on best practise and impart knowledge.
  • Strong and enthusiastic technologist, able to demonstrate a broad technical knowledge
  • The candidate must demonstrate an ability to work across departments

Experience & Education

  • 5+ years experience and proven background working in a technical, Cyber Security related position.
  • BSc Engineering/Computer Science/IT Security or relevant experience.
  • Desirable – AWS / Azure Security Control Experience
  • Industry certification such as CSSP, AWS Certified Security, CSSLP desirable


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