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ThousandEyes

Provides IT performance management for the cloud era.

Site Reliability Engineer, Release Engineering
London, GB
Job Description / Skills Required

About ThousandEyes

The name ThousandEyes was born from two big ideas: the power to see things not ordinarily possible and the ability to collect insights from a multitude of vantage points. As organizations rely more on cloud services and the Internet, the network has become a black box they can't understand. ThousandEyes gives organizations visibility into the now borderless network, arming them with an accurate understanding of how the network impacts their applications, users and customers. ThousandEyes is used by some of the world's largest and fastest growing brands, including all of the top 5 global software companies, 5 of the top 6 US banks, and 45 of the Fortune 500. ThousandEyes is backed by Sequoia Capital, Sutter Hill Ventures, Tenaya Capital, Google Ventures and Salesforce Ventures, with headquarters in San Francisco, CA.

Engineering at ThousandEyes

At ThousandEyes, we use cutting-edge technologies and innovative techniques to study and visualize networks on a global scale.

ThousandEyes engineers are focused on continuous improvement — of our product, our codebase, our knowledge, and our skills. We believe in innovation, simplicity, and elegance. We work in small, cross-functional teams where everyone has a voice.

About the Role


You will define, improve and implement Release Engineering best practices. You will represent Release Engineering at meetings and work cross-functionally between a variety of product and engineering teams. Additionally, you will observe post-release metrics to validate the health of a release, and own and continually improve the reliability and performance of build, submission, and release processes.

As a Release Engineer, you will be responsible for defining, implementing and improving best practices in all aspects of the Release Process.

You will develop tools and approaches that will improve and facilitate software releases, empowering engineers and teams to be agile and move fast..

You will own the CI infrastructure and build automation from source code management, to deployment.

You will work closely with application development and SREs teams to ensure code is seamlessly delivered to production in a consistent and repeatable manner.

Additionally, you will measure and validate build performance, trends and velocity.

You areas of expertise are source code management, build automation and tools, package managers and repositories, configuration management, test automation, distributed systems and systems engineering.

Apply for this role if you:

Have a BSc in Computer Science or equivalent experience
Have worked at least 2 years in Release Engineering or similar roles/functions
Are a fast learner
Are comfortable working with new technologies
Developed processes for curating new software releases working with technical leaders and building consensus as needed
Are adept with Go and/or Python
Have experience working with configuration management and automation tools
Have experience working with containers and microservices environments
Bonus points if you have experience working with complex distributed systems and are exceptional with more than one technology in our stack:

Kubernetes
Docker
Google Cloud Platform
Puppet
Jenkins
Terraform
Gradle
Groovy
Python
C++
Java