Notes on Google SRE Experience
Google created the SRE role. The idea of software engineering for operations is an exciting approach. My observation for a few months of SRE work is as follows:
SRE does a lot of development
Unlike a typical ops role, a development project is normal to your work. Each quarter's planning includes a couple of medium sizes development projects. The projects could be related to creating a new system flow, improving configs, rollouts, security, scalability, etc.