DevOps Engineer

DevOps Engineer
  • £50,000 - £75,000 per Annum
  • Permanent
  • London, England, UK London London GBR ec3a4af
Job Ref: 50210581
Sector: Software Development
Date Added: 18 November 2020

The company:

  • Multi Award Winning FinTech
  • Tech Track's top 50 fastest growing UK companies.
  • Nominated for 'Best Personal Finance App' at the British Bank Awards 2020.
  • Relaxed & collaborative highly technical team who promote a healthy work/life balance

The role:

Having recently moved their infrastructure to GCP, they are now looking for a bright and proactive self-starter to work on their high availability and highly scalable Cloud and DevOps environment as they continue to expand across the US and look towards Europe and Asia.

Working in a small collaborative team, you will help with the design, architecture, and implementation of Greenfield solutions, frameworks and micro-services required to build their next generation platform using the latest technology and cutting-edge practices as they deploy their systems in a GCP production environment.

Alongside the day to day running of their GCP platform, you will immerse yourself in a multitude of challenging full lifecycle projects and be encouraged to provide ideas and solutions to complex problems and research cutting edge tools and processes.

Key Duties:

  • Day to day management of our GCP platform
  • Ensure the GCP platform is optimised and running efficiently
  • Design, test, maintain and improve CI/CD microservice pipelines
  • Expand their infrastructure to different regions and increase scalability
  • Measure and monitor platform performance and availability
  • Research, recommend and deploy the latest technology and tools for improvements
  • Ensure the platform and infrastructure is secure and robust at all times
  • Collaborate with the technical team to support the infrastructure
  • Ensure good software engineering practice underpins the DevOps infrastructure

You will need:

  • Good knowledge of GCP in a commercial environment
  • Knowledge of configuration and container management (Docker, Kubernetes, Terraform, Istio Service Mesh etc)
  • Experience of a high availability 24/7 scalable & redundant microservices platform
  • Knowledge of Cloud Networking including VPNs, Firewalls, Subnetting, VPCs and NATs
  • Experience with CI/CD tooling (Bitbucket/Pipelines)
  • Experience with Monitoring tools (Promotheus, Grafana, Stackdriver)
  • Good knowledge of MySQL database architecture and performance
  • Any experience of working in a microservices environment running a distributed B2C system is highly desirable
  • Experience of working in a high growth environment is advantageous

What they offer:

  • Flexible and remote working
  • Workplace pension scheme
  • 25 days paid holiday a year
  • Cash Health and Surgery Plan
  • Westfield Perks!
  • Training courses
  • You can choose your own equipment

This is an amazing opportunity to work in a global DevOps environment for a multi award-winning FinTech.

You will be working with latest tooling and modern practices to ensure the platform is at the cutting edge of technology.

This is a key role within the business and your success will be highly visible.

The client offers a very entrepreneurial environment where you are encouraged to be creative and come up with new ideas and solutions to complex challenges.

They operate a flat structure with a lot of scope, support, autonomy and flexibility to lead your projects, learn and grow your skills.

This this would suit someone with "can do" attitude and a drive to "make things better".

Lorien Plc is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

18/12/2020 11:49:39
GBP 50000 50000
Contact Consultant:
Steven Oakley

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