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Senior SRE Tech Lead


Our Technology team is responsible for delivering a first-class experience to all our customers globally. As a senior leader in SRE you will proactively ensure the stability, resilience and scale of our services by continuously improving automation, testing and engineering practices. Your extensive experience in implementing best practice across our data platforms drive ultra-scalable and highly reliable systems. We take a flexible approach to the skillsets of candidates and seek people with strong learning mindsets, who can work collaboratively and have the ability to think creatively, over someone who ticks all the boxes.
You will grow our existing SRE practice through your experience of designing, building, deploying or managing data platforms of significant scale. You will be obsessed about ensuring that our solutions are functioning at peak performance 24x7 supporting our customers in all our markets. Through being a ‘change lead’ for DevOps, quality assurance practice implementation and project initiatives you will demonstrate world’s best practice and lead by example. You will be accountable for identifying and defining priorities roadmap, and you’ll drive these through completion to agreed timelines and quality.

We anticipate being successful in this role you will have:

  • Experience leading SRE teams in a fast-paced organisation regularly shipping new products and services
  • Experience providing thought leadership and subject matter expertise in SRE practices to form high performing teams
  • Mange JIRA and ability to set up a fit-for-purpose cadence of ceremonies to facilitate, to ensure the right outcomes are achieved
  • Experience at forecasting and planning at the sprint level to remediate risks and dependencies of delivery
  • Deep experience in DevOps implementation and in evolving practices and ways of working through multi-disciplinary teams, business frameworks and culture
  • Strong leadership skills to ensure SRE teams, vendors and other technology teams are motivated and engaged to deliver against a roadmap
  • High understanding of non functional testing (Performance, Security, Cost Optimisation, Multitenancy)
  • Highly proficient with Kubernetes and AWS
  • Expert in Logging and Monitoring tools (Splunk, ELK, Prometheus, Grafana), incorporating frameworks and instrumentations
  • Operational experience in maintaining applications.

It will be a bonus if you bring the following:

  • Experience in highly regulated environment like banking or financial services
  • Uplifting and growing existing SRE practice
  • Dealing with sensitive and proprietary data.

As SRE Lead you will need to have excellent technical and people skills, a proven track record in successfully influencing and collaborating with multiple teams, as well as be a natural problem solver who turns ideas into actions. If this sounds like you, please apply via the link or for more information contact

About the Corporate Operations Group

The Corporate Operations Group brings together specialist support services in Digital Transformation & Data, Technology, Operations, Human Resources, Business Services, Business Improvement & Strategy, and the Macquarie Group Foundation. We deliver service excellence to ensure Macquarie is open for business, deliver on transformational change, invest in our people and have deep relationships with our customers.

Our commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion 

The diversity of our people is one of our greatest strengths. An inclusive and equitable environment enables us to deliver innovative and sustainable outcomes for our people, clients, shareholders and communities. From day one, you'll be encouraged to be yourself and supported to perform at your best. If our purpose of ‘empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future’ is as inspiring to you as it is to us, please apply. With the right technology, support and resources, our people can work in a range of flexible ways.

We are committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity, equity and inclusion. We encourage candidates to speak with a member of our recruitment team if you require adjustments to our recruitment process to support you, and the type of working arrangements that would help you thrive.


About Macquarie

A career at Macquarie means you’ll have the opportunity to develop and utilise new skills, explore interesting fields and do challenging work that will impact the lives of people around the world—whether it’s accelerating the green energy transition, helping sustain global food supplies, financing social housing projects or investing in essential infrastructure. At Macquarie, we’re empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future.

Our size and international presence means your work can take you anywhere—across business groups, disciplines, sectors and borders. With 19,200+ employees and offices in 34 markets around the world, we’re a truly global organisation.

You’ll be supported by a diverse team where the unique perspectives, ideas and experiences that all of our people bring are valued. You’ll be empowered to address unmet needs in our communities whilst advising and investing alongside our clients and partners. Working with us, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference.

Macquarie is a global financial group providing clients with asset management, retail and business banking, wealth management, leasing and asset financing, market access, commodity trading, renewables development, specialist advisory, capital raising and principal investment.

Find out more at

Job no: COG-971001
Work type: Permanent - Full time
Location: Sydney
Category: Mid-senior, Technology
Group: Corporate Operations Group
Division: Technology
Recruiter: Chirag Bhojani
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