SRE Team Lead

  • Permanent
  • Milton Keynes
  • Location: Milton Keynes
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #74510
  • Salary: £70,000

Job Title: SRE Team Lead

Industry: eCommerce

Location: Milton Keynes

Salary: Up to £85,000 per year

Job Description:

Position Overview: As an experienced SRE Team Lead, you will play a pivotal role in our organization by leading a team of 6-10 Site Reliability Engineers (SREs) and taking charge of our SRE capability practice. Your leadership will be instrumental in ensuring the reliability and availability of our Ecommerce systems.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Team Leadership: Lead and manage a team of 6-10 Site Reliability Engineers, providing guidance, mentorship, and support to ensure the team’s success.

  • SRE Capability Practice: Take ownership of, standardize, and monitor our SRE capability practices, ensuring that SRE engineers are effectively implementing and operating these practices.

  • Collaboration: Collaborate closely with up to 10 delivery squads responsible for building .NET, Vue.js, and Node.js applications. These applications follow a Backend for Frontend (BFF) architecture and utilize microservices, with front ends integrating into backends through an API gateway, the Gloo Gateway Mesh.

  • Reliability Systems Architecture: Leverage your strong background in cloud distributed computing and reliability systems architecture to enhance the reliability and resilience of our systems.

  • Software Engineering: Apply your software engineering expertise to design and implement solutions that improve the reliability and performance of our Ecommerce platform.

  • Team Development: Foster the professional development of SRE team members, ensuring they have the skills and knowledge required to excel in their roles.


Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience leading a Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) team.

  • Proficiency in cloud distributed computing and a deep understanding of reliability systems architecture.

  • Strong software engineering skills, with experience in designing and implementing reliability-focused solutions.

  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills to work effectively with cross-functional teams and delivery squads.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with .NET, Vue.js, Node.js, microservices, and API gateway technologies.

  • Previous experience in the Ecommerce industry.

  • Relevant certifications in cloud computing or reliability engineering.

Salary: Up to £85,000 per year


  • Comprehensive health, dental, and vision insurance.
  • Generous paid time off and flexible work arrangements.
  • Professional development opportunities and support.
  • Employee discounts on products.

We are committed to creating a diverse environment and are proud to be an equal-opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status

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