Senior DevOps Engineer
Posted on Sep 14, 2021 by CV-Library
This is genuinely one of those roles that simply just doesn't come about that often.
This is the chance to work with an award winning company who are scaling up rapidly and who can offer you many growth opportunities and challenges.
They are an emerging, relevant sector (PropTech) who will offer you the opportunity to disrupt and challenge the status quo of how the spaces around them are developed... something all the more important since the pandemic changed the world.
If you want to work on a truly enterprise-scale, remote-first in a product development environment, keeping abreast of emerging technologies or practices .
Then look no further.
You will join this ambitious prop tech company at what really couldn't be a more busy and exciting time. This is your chance to take the reigns of the development of a platform that's made a truly sensational impact upon its chosen industry. Supercharging the whole development process by building technology for every stage!
Starting out five years ago, with two co-founders who built a product to help understand the development potential of its industry - Fast forward to now, and that product is the industry standard for site sourcing and assessment, not to mention they're a multi-million-pound business carving a path to international success.
You'll help us mature such practices as:
CI - automated tests, automated updates, static analysis, environment replication
Deployments - blue/green, canary, shadow, infra-as-code
Releases - dark/internal releases, feature flags, experiments
Ops - continuous monitoring, advanced logging + metrics, tracing, profiling, load testing, penetration testing.
AWS Cost Monitoring and control
Our tech is always evolving and best defined by our Tech Radar. We rely heavily on the following technology and tools:
AWS - for running our infrastructure (including CDK, Lambda, EventBridge, Batch, SQS, CloudWatch, containers (ECS or EKS), API gateway, cloudfront).
Data stores - S3, Mongo, Postgres/PostGIS (Aurora), ElasticSearch
Ops - CI/CD via GitHub Actions, ELK, Prometheus, Grafana.
We don't expect you to know all of the technology above, we are looking for engineers who are passionate about learning new technology and their growth and development.
Qualities that will be amazing if you have them:
Confident in application design and architecture, technically leading others in iterative, incremental delivery.
A strong technical background in cloud native services and architecture, ideally AWS (serverless and container orchestration).
Extensive experience of, and are looking to work in an environment centred around XP (TDD, Pairing, Incremental Change) and accelerating / de-risking delivery through DevSecOps practices (CI/CD, Infra as Code, Continuous Monitoring..The role will be home-based, 100% remotely from anywhere in the UK.. So if you do have experience of working with remote teams, even better. You'll also benefits from UNLIMITED HOLIDAYS!
So what will I need for remote-first working?
To be a UK tax resident. Predominantly located in the UK (keeping within tax residency laws if working outside the UK for a period of time).
You will be provided with a £2,800 (+VAT) equipment budget to purchase kit needed for remote working (13" Macbook Pro's as standard). As well as a £200 (+VAT) remote working fund.
You may be asked to co-locate for a working day, twice a year (most likely to London). If asked to co-locate, you will be given up to £300 in travel expenses per trip.
25 days paid holiday (plus bank holidays, plus your birthday)
Flexible Bank Holidays
Unlimited unpaid holidays
Enhanced Parental Leave
£500 Professional Growth fund yearly
£500 Personal Growth fund yearly
Day off on your Birthday
And so much more....
It's the perfect time to join the business as you can get involved at a time where you can truly influence and play a key role in their evolution.
In return you'll receive anything up to £95k DOE plus wider benefits including unlimited holiday and so much more. Oh, you'll also work with some of the most talented tech minds in the City . A bunch of really down to earth, personable people who all love what they do.
This role is not one to be missed.
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