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Chief SRE Engineer

We are looking for a Chief SRE Engineer to join a team which is responsible for embedding Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) practices and further improving Observability Maturity of critical IT systems at Danske Bank.

In the Service Reliability and Observability (SRO) department, we develop and provide modern observability services and standardized practices to ensure IT systems are efficient and reliable, saving time for infrastructure and software engineers.

You are a good addition if you enjoy understanding ins and outs of technology aspects. Either you come with troubleshooter’s mindset with previous experience in cracking down the most complicated (e.g., ‘slow performance’ or similar) issues or implementing designs of cross technology while making sure it works as expected. No matter if you come from Application, Infrastructure or Observability domains – we will have some challenging work which will extend your expertise cross domains!

You will have a chance to learn depth and breadth of different technological stacks ranging from infrastructure (Virtual Machines, Containerization, Networks, Databases, etc..), application runtime and modern Observability stack while making significant impact on critical IT system reliability improvements.

Depending on your experience and knowledge, we may offer you a different seniority of the role.

"We embrace diversity and equality in a serious way. We are committed to building a team with a variety of backgrounds, skills and views."

You will:

  • Drive and facilitate Observability Maturity improvement of critical IT systems
  • Facilitate SRE practice integration
  • Troubleshoot most complex issues (e.g. slow performance’ or similar) and propose improvement path
  • Share your knowledge in Observability Academy
  • Facilitate and drive reliability improvement projects
  • Enable users on how to utilize central Observability Services
  • Lead Performance Engineering and optimization activities
  • Co-develop modern capabilities of Observability Services, such as Proactive insights, End-to-End visibility and full-stack correlation capabilities

About you:

  • 7+ years of experience working as a Software, Infrastructure Engineer or within SRE
  • Experience with Observability and Monitoring toolsets (Grafana, Prometheus, ELK Stack, OpenTelemetry, Tracing , etc.)
  • Cross technical domain knowledge and willingness to expand depth and breadth of expertise in infrastructure and application domains
  • Performance Engineering and optimization experience (e.g., TCP, Linux, Windows, Database, etc.)
  • Experience with Private and/or Public Cloud infrastructure
  • Solid proven analytical, communication and interpersonal skills
  • High sense of ownership and can-do approach
  • Upper-Intermediate English skills

We offer:

Monthly salary range from 5280 EUR to 7920 EUR gross (based on your competencies relevant for the job).

Additionally, each Danske Bank employee receives employee benefits package which includes:
    • Growth opportunities: professional & supportive team, e-learnings, numerous development programs; (incl. professional certificates); 100+ professions for internal mobility opportunities.
    • Health & Well-being: a diverse, inclusive, work & life balance work environment; health insurance from the first day of employment; mental well-being practices; partial psychologist counselling compensation; silence and sleep zones at the office; game rooms.
    • Hybrid working conditions: home office budget (after the probation period); modern Danske Campus workplace developed with anthropologist for the best employee experience.
    • Additional days of leave: for rest, health, volunteering, exams in higher education institutions, and other important activities. Moreover, for seniority with Danske Bank.
    • Monetary compensation package: accidents & critical diseases insurance; financial support in case of unfortunate events, travel insurance; IIIrd Pillar Pension Fund contribution.

Additional days of vacation

Canteen services and free fruits

Additional health insurance package

Third pillar pension fund

See all the benefits HERE.

Our team has world class talents who thrive in an open-minded, high trust and co-creative environment while delivering modern services and great results. Come and join us!

If you're interested in this role and joining my team, feel free to contact me via LinkedIn, and I will answer your questions!

Vilius Ellikas, Head Of Service Reliability and Observability at Danske Bank

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If you are interested, please send your CV in English no later than 16.04.2024. Confidentiality guaranteed.

Your title in job contract will be IT Software Engineer (Cloud Specialist), Chief.