Site Reliability Engineer



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For over 80 years, GfK has been a reliable and trusted insight partner for the world’s biggest companies and leading brands who make a difference in every consumer’s life - and we will continue to build on this. We connect data, science and innovative digital research solutions to provide answers for key business questions around consumers, markets, brands and media. With our headquarters in Germany and a presence in around 60 countries worldwide, you benefit from our global company with a diverse community of ~9,000 employees.

Harnessing the power of our workforce, the greatest asset we have is our people. As part of GfK, you can take your future into your own hands. We value talent, skills and responsibility and support your development within our international teams. We are proud of our heritage and our future: Currently we are in the latter stages of a transformational journey from a traditional market research company to a trusted provider of prescriptive data analytics powered by innovative technology. This is only possible with extraordinary people and this is why we are looking for YOU to help create our future. For our employees as well as for our clients we pursue one goal: Growth from Knowledge!

Job Description

GfK Etilize is the largest product data provider in the world. We have been providing clients from around the world with mission-critical product data and solutions for retailers, distributors, and manufacturers to power their eCommerce efforts. Our team brings decades of eCommerce experience, and we truly are passionate about product content and optimizing it for our clients. We provide standardized product data feeds for more than 20million products worldwide.

We are supporting, maintaining, and improving products that gather data from the available source like on the field and online, aggregate, standardize and provide data to the customers as per their required format. This is a great opportunity for site reliability engineers to become part of a great product development team and grow their careers by working on cutting-edge technologies and solve problems involving a huge amount of data, high availability, and scalability in a distributed environment.

Job Responsibilities:

The Site Reliability Engineer is an entry to mid-level position on the Site Reliability Engineer Career Path. A SRE works as part of an agile development team but their focus is building and operating the infrastructure on which the applications runs.
Building infrastructure
    - Use configuration management tools such as Puppet or Ansible to install and configure services and applications.
    - Document what has been built so that it is supportable.
    - Ensure that critical data is backed up.
    - Configure the monitoring systems for fine-grained metrics and actionable alerting.
    - Ensure data is encrypted.
Infrastructure Architecture
    - High availability
    Windows experience
    .NET platform
    Logging / Monitoring - ELK Stack 
    Prometheius / Grafana
    Kubernates / Docker containerization
    Azure DevOps
    Git Experience
    Branch and versioning concept, and implementation experience.
    infrasrtacuture as a code experience IaC required.
    YAML language 
    GIT OpsFlow
    80/20 distribution for daily working with team and 20% other responsibility

We are an ethical and honest company that is wholly committed to its clients and employees. We are proud to be an inclusive workplace for all and are committed to equal opportunity in employment which focuses on all of our employees reaching their full potential. At GfK we work collaboratively with our colleagues but offer a flexible working approach, including dividing our time between office & remote working as well as the opportunity to flex our working hours around team core hours.

We offer an exciting work environment that brings people together. We encourage an entrepreneurial and innovative spirit. We make use of the latest digital technologies. We are looking for self-starters, who accept challenges and create solutions.

Can there be a better place to take center stage in the digital revolution? We are excited to get to know you!

Posted: 42 days ago

City: Karachi

Work Area: Technology

Job Time: Full Time

Requisition ID: R00012346