Senior Site Reliability Engineer (Tax free & based in GCC)

Company Overview:

The ambition is to create a global leader in space – driving innovation globally for a better world, while transforming and inspiring Saudi society.
Much attention has turned to the space sector in recent years across the world. Advancements across the value chain, have made investment in this sector an attractive and strategic opportunity
for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The Public Investment Fund plans to make sizable industry changing investments in the Company to enable it to achieve its mission.
The company will be one of the top global players in this space by pursuing commercially viable segments. It aims to support the Kingdom’s aspirations to be a global leader in space. The company intends to deliver on its ambitions through growing its assets via strategic acquisitions and partnerships, localizing cutting-edge technology & knowledge, and delivering customer centric services to achieve attractive commercial returns. It will start by focusing on opportunities downstream, leveraging existing local infrastructure and then building organically and inorganically.

Position Overview:

As a Site Reliability Engineer, you will ensure that all of the comapany’s and DI cloud infrastructure is built to the highest standard utilizing Ansible and Terraform as the primary tool. You will be the gatekeeper of the CICD pipelines, ensuring all developers adhere to proper checklist and automated testing.
We provide excellent training opportunities and exposure to the latest technology stack. Depending on requirements, we offer an opportunity to attend industry relevant conferences.

Key Responsibilities:

• Design and implement automation solutions using Ansible/Terraform for infrastructure
provisioning, configuration management, and deployment.
• Develop custom scripts and tools using Python to enhance automation and
streamline processes.
• Collaborate with development and operations teams to understand
infrastructure needs and optimize deployment workflows.
• Monitor and maintain the health, performance, and security of cloud-based systems.
• Troubleshoot issues related to infrastructure, deployment, and automation
• Participate in on-call rotation to provide support for critical incidents and ensure
system availability.
• Stay up-to-date with industry best practices and emerging technologies to
continuously improve our DevOps practices.
• Provide Level 2/3 Maintenance and Support Operations


• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field.
• At least 4 years of experience in a DevOps role with a focus on Ansible and Python.
• Relevant certifications in DevOps, Ansible, or Python are advantageous.
• Strong experience with Ansible for automation, including playbook development and role management.
• Proficiency in Python scripting for automation and tool development.
• Familiarity with cloud platforms such as AWS, Azure, or Google Cloud.
• Solid understanding of infrastructure-as-code (IAC) principles and practices.
• Experience with containerization technologies (Docker, Kubernetes) is a plus.
• Knowledge of CI/CD pipelines and tools (Jenkins, GitLab CI/CD, etc.).
• Problem-solving mindset and ability to troubleshoot complex technical issues.
• Knowledge of php / Symfony preferred (mainly on architecture, deployment concepts…)
• Knowledge of configuring solutions such as Nginx, MySQL, Redis, and other middleware components of our stack.

*NB: All applicants CVS will be reviewed and should your skillset match our client’s requirements, we will contact you via email / mobile. We are also happy to consider you for other open opportunities within Firstaff. If however, you object to us holding your data on file, please acknowledge via email by return.*


Paul Dooley

Managing Director

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