DevOps/SRE Engineer (Big Data)

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Job Type
Permanent Full-Time
Location : Name (EN)
London, UK

Your Role:


Global Relay delivers enterprise services to 23,000 customers in 90 countries, including 22 of the top 25 global banks. Our infrastructure teams provide fantastic opportunities to DevOps Engineers, Site Reliability Engineers and System Administrators who are passionate about massively scalable, big-data architecture, with a strong focus on security.


  • Deploy, update, and monitor distributed systems
  • Support multiple on-premise environments
  • Scale and manage infrastructure with high throughput, availability and storage requirements
  • Automate all the things


Required Skills:


  • Experienced system administrator of bare metal, VM and orchestrated deployments
  • Automation tools such as Ansible/Puppet/Chef/Salt/Fabric
  • A desire to dig deep to troubleshoot, debug and decouple the layers that comprise distributed systems
  • Scripting (Bash, Python, etc.)
  • Ability to analyze complex systems and problems and express them in simple terms


Nice-to-have Skills:


  • Experience researching and advising on new technology implementations
  • Experience with any distributed data stores (ArangoDB, Aerospike, Cassandra, CockroachDB, Couchbase, Elasticsearch, Kafka, MinIO, Pulsar, Redis, Hadoop, Scylla etc.)
  • SQL administration (Postgres, MySQL, SQL Server, Oracle)
  • Containerization experience (Docker, Swarm, Kubernetes)
  • Networking experience (DNS, VLANs)
  • Experience with load balancers (HAProxy)
  • Building and maintaining CI/CD pipelines (Jenkinsfiles)
  • Monitoring/logging infrastructure (Splunk, ELK, Graphite, Grafana, Prometheus)


About You:


  • A problem solver who takes initiative
  • Effortlessly self-motivates while working on team-based projects
  • A well organized, thorough and detail oriented person
  • Able to keep the "bigger picture" in mind while prioritizing conflicting demands and tasks
  • Confident enough to voice your opinion, ask questions and not afraid to suggest a better solution, without being abrasive

About Us:

Global Relay is the leading provider of cloud-based archiving, information governance, surveillance, and eDiscovery solutions to the global finance sector. We help financial services firms preserve and supervise their communications data for regulatory compliance, risk mitigation, and litigation readiness. We deliver our services to over 20,000 customers in 90 countries, including 22 of the top 25 global banks. Our market-leading archiving service supports email, instant messaging, text, market data chat, social media, enterprise social networking, voice, trade data, websites, and more. Recently, we also launched a compliant messaging platform specifically for the finance industry.


We’ve won major awards for our growth, management, and culture – including the Deloitte Fast 50 Leadership Award, Canada’s 10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures, and the Deloitte-sponsored Canada’s Best Managed Companies awards. Our Global Operations & Development Center is located in Vancouver, BC, Canada. In addition, we have offices in six other cities across the world, including major financial centers like New York, Chicago, and London.


Having established our dominance in the North American finance industry, we have been expanding our London operations to better serve our UK and EU customers. Our four-story EMEA headquarters on Cannon Street (near St. Paul’s Cathedral) features state-of-the-art amenities, a spectacular view of the city, and an Executive Briefing Center for customer forums and other events.


We provide fantastic opportunities to individuals passionate about business and technology. These opportunities include working alongside members of our leadership team. Receiving mentorship from seasoned technology and business professionals. And doing business with the world’s largest, most influential banks and enterprise organizations.


To learn more about our business, culture, and community involvement, visit


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