358d ago

About this job

Compensation: £90k - 140k
Location options: Visa sponsor
Job type: Full-time
Experience level: Lead
Role: System Administrator


go, ruby, amazon-web-services, docker, kubernetes

Job description

Are you a real techy at heart? Do you like to have an impact and solve challenging problems?

Do you actively participate in the tech community?

Look no further – based in the heart of Camden, Ably is an engineering-led, Cloud native business, and the world’s fastest Data Stream Network, spread over 14 data centres and 175+ points of presence.

Each day we stream billions of real-time messages to millions of end-users for thousands of developers around the world!

Our platforms power Hubspot’s chat collaboration, live scores for millions of fans during the Australian Open, and much more!

Our cool tech stack includes: Ruby, GO, AWS, and Docker.

The Role:

As Head of SRE, you will have complete ownership of our infrastructure. Reporting into the VP Engineering, you will establish and lead a team of engineers to continue infrastructure development and undertake all infrastructure operations as we expand.

As a hugely technical company, you must be tech savvy and still enjoy being hands on! You will live and breathe coding and enjoy seeing your creations through from inception, to production, to being used in our customers’ apps. You will care about technical excellence and fitness for purpose in your code and be excited by the idea of Infrastructure-as-Code.

To Succeed at Ably you'll have:

  • A strong working knowledge of operating at scale on public Cloud infrastructure
  • An established record of software development in scaled production systems
  • Made contributions to the open-source community, either through your own projects or as part of wider community projects
  • Strong Ruby or Go knowledge, alongside another low-level coding language
  • In depth experience of AWS and a detailed understanding of Cloud services
  • A strong technical understanding of Linux systems and networking
  • Team leadership skills

If you’d be interested in learning more about this wonderful opportunity and want to really get stuck into some highly complex, yet rewarding and impactful tech challenges in the world of real-time interactions, then get in touch and Carolyn will respond ASAP.

Charlton Howard is a Trading Name of Talent Point Ltd. Talent Point Ltd and Charlton Howard are equal-opportunity employers and do not discriminate against these or any other class protected by applicable law. No terminology in this advert is designed to discriminate on grounds of gender, race, colour, religion, creed, disability, age, sex or sexual orientation