Engineering Manager - Site Reliability Engineering

Date:  30 Apr 2024

London / Hybrid, GB

Company:  Nominet

Engineering Manager – Site Reliability Engineering

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: Hybrid (minimum 20% on-site in our London Shoreditch office)


We’re proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, and we’re committed to building an inclusive, diverse community that celebrates and welcomes everyone.

If there are any adjustments we could make to the recruitment and selection process to support you, please let us know.

About the role

We are seeking an experienced and dynamic Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) Manager to lead our newly formed team. As the SRE Manager, you will play a critical role in ensuring the reliability, scalability, and performance of our Critical National Infrastructure systems. The ideal candidate will combine technical expertise and ability to work on engineering tasks, with strong leadership and management skills to guide and work alongside a team of talented engineers in delivering world-class infrastructure solutions

About you and your experience

  • Proven experience in a Site Reliability Engineering related role with at least 3 years in a leadership or management capacity. Note that we consider experience in DevOps or Platform Engineering roles to be as relevant as SRE experience. 
  • Strong knowledge of cloud platforms (e.g., AWS, Azure, GCP) and container orchestration tools (e.g., Kubernetes). 
  • Experience with infrastructure as code tools (e.g., Terraform, Ansible). 
  • Familiarity with monitoring and logging tools (e.g., Prometheus, Grafana, ELK stack). 
  • Excellent leadership and interpersonal skills, with a track record of building and developing high-performing engineering teams. 
  • Experience in incident management and a strong understanding of reliability best practices. 
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to convey complex technical concepts to both technical and non-technical audiences. 


What we offer

  • 30 days annual leave plus bank holidays, with the ability to purchase an additional 5 days
  • Bupa private healthcare + Employee Assistance Programme
  • Electric vehicle scheme with on-site charging points
  • Rewards platform with access to discounts at hundreds of shops, restaurants etc.
  • And many more!

About Us

We’re Nominet – a world-leading domain name registry operating at the heart of internet infrastructure. While we're best known for running .UK domains, we also help protect public services from cyber threat.

As a public benefit company, our work funds the ability to make a positive impact on society. We’ve donated millions to projects that use technology to improve peoples’ lives and have committed to delivering £60m worth of support over the next three years.

We’re also already a Carbon Neutral company and we’re committed to helping the UK reach Net Zero by 2050.

Please note, all roles working for Nominet will be subject to a Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) check. Some roles due to the nature of their work, will require additional security clearance.