VGW is hiring a

Site Reliability Engineering Manager

Perth, Australia

Site Reliability Engineering Manager 

VGW is a fast-growing technology company and creator of market-leading online social games. With offices across Australia, USA, Canada, Malta and the Philippines we are on a mission to be the biggest gaming company in the world!

Due to major growth we are expanding our Technology team in Perth and are currently looking for a Site Reliability Engineering Manager to join the team. 

In this role, you will use your technical and leadership skills to ensure highly reliable, scalable and responsive software systems. Planning, delivering and maintaining products that delight our customers and stakeholders.

What you should know about our Engineering team:

  • We make room to do things the right way
  • You own your projects: you build it, you ship it, you run it
  • We were born in the cloud: practices and principles like CI/CD, IaC, O11y and CyberSec are part of what we do

When it comes to Learning and Development:

  • Learning is part of our fabric. We have a world-class Engineering Learning and Development program and we are passionate about career development. 
  • Thought Leaders regularly give tailored talks and workshops for our team
  • We are proactive in the community attending many local and international conferences; and when covid hit we held our own day-long conference: Techtonic
  • We have both a technical and management track for career progression and promotions

We have some seriously cool technology powering our systems! To give you a little taste, we use containers which run on ECS Fargate and EKS. Our infrastructure is provisioned with Terraform, and for our CI/CD pipeline, we have a mix of CircleCI, Github Actions, and Argo. To ensure our systems are always available and reliable, we use OpenTelemetry with Honeycomb for tracing, Sumo Logic for logs, and the Grafana/Prometheus stack

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Leading the team by example through a combination of hands-on leadership, demonstrating best practices, and coaching them towards success
  • Build a culture of reliability within the engineering teams and establish processes and policies that drive products to meet their performance, uptime, speed of delivery and quality expectations as defined by their SLI and SLOs
  • Strive to improve the reliability posture of VGW through a solid understanding of resiliency techniques and patterns such as load balancing, throttling, back pressure, circuit breaking etc
  • Execute on learning and development plan and provide regular progress updates with Engineering line manager
  • Provide technical guidance to improve the availability, scalability and responsiveness of VGW software systems. 

What you will bring to the role:

  • Experience in Site Reliability Engineering, DevOps, or related field.
  • Experience managing and leading a team of SRE, DevOps or Engineers.
  • Exposure to cloud-based infrastructure, preferably AWS.
  • Strong understanding of automation and orchestration tools
  • Experience with monitoring and logging tools 
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong communication and leadership skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment

About VGW

VGW has been disrupting the online gaming world since 2010 and we're only getting started. We've assembled an incredibly talented global team who bring their passion, energy and expertise to build games that people love. 

At VGW, we have a modern approach to getting work done and a focus on creating an environment where amazing people can do amazing work. That means giving you the flexibility you need, providing spaces that will keep you comfortable and finding opportunities for you to keep learning and growing.

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If you want to join a team that does things differently apply today and we look forward to seeing what you can bring to our team.

Why VGW?

We are on a huge mission to become the biggest gaming company in the world. As we grow to meet this goal, we need talented people rich in diversity to propel us forward. We truly believe the right mix of diversity and authenticity will be our winning hand.


We are committed to creating a diverse, engaging and inclusive culture for our people to shine, with a workplace that honours your experiences, perspectives, unique identity and passions. For those reasons, we encourage you to browse our employment opportunities and apply today. Please let us know of any accommodations you may need during the application process.


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