1&1 Joboffer
1&1 IONOS
For our location in Berlin we are looking for a:

Head of Site Reliability Engineering (m/f/d)

Reference ID: BE-PrBi-1810079

Your Tasks:

  • Support, guide, and inspire a team of site reliability engineers to operate our platforms, drive reliability and performance across massive scale by mastering the full depth of the stack.
  • Responsibility for maintaining and scaling our platform infrastructure while keeping our core, revenue-critical services and applications fast, stable, reliable and available.
  • Responsibility for automation and building automatic systems.
  • Solve problems arising from our large-scale operations and ensure that the same mistake/error doesn’t happen twice, whilst constantly thinking of how to automate yourself out of operational tasks.
  • Work closely with software engineers to influence and create new designs, architectures and standards and also provide technical consultancy to engineering teams on how to build reliable, scalable and efficient services.
  • Participate and drive production readiness reviews and post-mortems.
  • Engage in software performance analysis and system-tuning.

We Appreciate:

  • Experience working as an SRE manager or in a similar technical leadership position at a IaaS or/and cloud services provider.
  • Systems Engineering - large-scale system design exposure, in-depth understanding of Linux systems internals, TCP/IP networking, Infiniband, storage technologies.
  • Cloud Engineering - Strong experience with AWS or Google Cloud Platforms, solid understanding of performance and scalability requirements, security practices, automation and monitoring.
  • Passion for building, leading and nurturing successful engineering teams.
  • Good understanding of ITSM practices.
  • ITIL certification is a plus.
  • A clear and fluid communication style when articulating your ideas.
  • A thrill for automation and building automatic systems. Excellent troubleshooting and analytical skills.


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For reasons of better readability, we have used the male language form (when and wherever applicable) throughout the text. However, this does not imply any kind of discrimination against other sexes, but should be understood as gender-neutral in the sense of linguistic simplification.
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