Site Reliability Engineer
Cape Town
1d ago

Site Reliability Engineer - Principle

About the team :

Our Site Reliability Engineering team builds and maintains the Luno platform which is accessed by over 10 million customers, in nearly 50 countries.

  • The SRE team collaborates with our engineering teams to build tools and scalable shared infrastructure that is the backbone of the Luno platform.
  • We champion reliability, observability, automation and consistency throughout the engineering organisation.
  • We're agile, use scrum, continuous integration and continuous delivery, deploying to production every single day.
  • Your mission will be :

  • You will work closely with other principal engineers, architects and engineering teams to build resilient, secure and scalable solutions.
  • Take the lead in critical projects and provide technical leadership and oversight to the growing SRE team.
  • You’ll drive engineering excellence through mentorship, and leading by example.
  • As a technical leader, you will contribute new ideas to further the development and innovation of the Luno platform.
  • Ensure our platform remains secure, available and performant.
  • Design and implement best practices for observability, automation and cost optimisation.
  • You’ll be instrumental in building the SRE team as demand for more engineering capacity grows through technical interviewing.
  • A little about you :

  • Friendly, transparent, articulate and driven to succeed.
  • Good skills and knowledge of collaborative leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, empowerment, and increasing transparency.
  • Track record of solving complex scaling problems with a focus on reliability and security.
  • Experience taking the lead on multiple projects and providing technical leadership and oversight to an engineering team.
  • Track record designing and implementing innovative solutions that improve operational efficiency and minimise toil.
  • A diverse toolkit of techniques to help drive continuous improvement i.e. contribution to the open-source community, training and certifications, regular attendance at conferences and meetups where you continue to advance your reliability engineering skills and techniques.
  • Experience setting up, deploying, scaling, and managing containerized environments using Kubernetes at scale.
  • Experience in managing large infrastructure projects using IaC principles.
  • Experience setting up, deploying, and managing various AWS services.
  • It’s completely OK if you don’t tick all of the boxes they’re a guide based on what we’d love to see, but we appreciate that excellent engineering leaders have diverse backgrounds.

    What stack will you be working on :

  • Go(lang), gRPC
  • ArgoCD
  • MySQL (RDS), Redis (ElastiCache), etcd
  • Redshift
  • Cloudflare, Cloudfront, Nginx
  • GitLab, Jenkins
  • Grafana, Prometheus, CloudWatch
  • Life at Luno :

  • Forward-thinking and ambitious team that values diversity, hard work, and the continuous quest for excellence.
  • Remote but reachable work policy gives you the freedom to choose between working from home or the office.
  • Improve body and mind, with excellent private medical insurance.
  • Free training courses on Udemy and CodeAcademy.
  • 0 fees with Luno from the day you start.
  • Generous maternity / paternity and even paw-ternity for your furry friend.
  • Annual Inspiration Day.
  • A collaborative, friendly work community, with regular social events and virtual cooking, dancing, drawing and house planting classes hosted by our Lunauts.
  • Free lunch and snacks.
  • Free access to Headspace a full library of guided meditations, sleep stories, and music.
  • About us :

    Luno makes it simple to buy, store and explore crypto. More than 10 million people have chosen to invest in crypto with Luno using our platform, which is available on Apple, Android and as a desktop experience.

    We’ve enabled over $52bn of transactions and we securely store over $1bn for our customers around the world.

    Our mission is to put the power of crypto in everyone's hands because we believe that giving people access to a robust and fair financial system is a basic human right.

    We are with customers at every step of their investment journey with clear, jargon-free information and an easy-to-use app experience that helps people get started from as little as $10.

    In order to make crypto accessible to everyone, everywhere, we’re on the ground in more than 40 markets across North America, Africa, Asia and Europe.

    We are registered with all local financial intelligence authorities and proud of our strong measures and world-leading compliance teams.

    All the crypto we store for our customers is regularly verified by independent auditors. Luno is the trusted guide that will bring crypto to over 1 billion people by 2030.

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