Devops Engineer

40000.00 - 60000.00 GBP Annual
14 Sep 2021
12 Oct 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
My client are the UK's number 1 appliance retailer. A privately-owned, family-run business which is passionate about appliances and delivering a world-class customer experience.

In 2020 my client was named top-rated workplace in the UK.


The successful candidate will be required to actively participate in the building, supporting and maintaining new and existing software services. You will work closely with the Development Teams and ensure all servers and associated services are running effectively whilst liaising with event, incident and problem management functions to achieve SLA's and service ambitions.

Working with the latest technology on ground-breaking projects the opportunities within their technical hub are huge. There are clear progression path for you to strive towards increasing your salary accordingly.

Main responsibilities:

* Ensuring the estate is optimally configured and effectively managed

* Excelling in the delivery of consistent and reliable performance of the infrastructure to deliver the required level of service to the business whilst feeding into monitoring and event management

* Control and maintenance of the access controls and permissions

* Building and installing new servers as part of on-going maintenance or for the provision of new services

* Participtation in the incident and problem management functions in root cause determination of issues and input on creating preventative processes and re-occurrences

* Active participation in BCP / DR activities and testing as well as providing input in to these processes

Desired skills and knowledge:

* Excellent communication and customer skills

* Firm background in Unix/Linux operating systems

* Experience working with cloud platforms, such as AWS and Azure

* Experience working with infrastructure as code tooling

* Comfortable working with one or more of the following programming languages: PHP, Python, JavaScript, Ruby

* Good background of working with persistent and volatile data sources such as MySQL, Redis, Elasticsearch

* Firm understanding of orchestration and deployment technologies, such as Chef, Puppet, Jenkins etc

* Windows Server experience

* PowerShell scripting

* ITIL experience or awareness

* An understanding of the retail or IT support industries

* Tenacity to go that extra mile to understand and resolve a problem

* Capable of successfully and efficiently making large architectural changes without impact to service

* Can assess problems and identify the most appropriate path to resolution

* Have a keen eye for detail and can appreciate the definition of done

Whats on offer?

* Fully Remote work

* The latest equipment for your home working set up

* Free access to the onsite gym

* Enjoy subsidised meals in our two fantastic restaurants

* Free onsite parking

* Staff discount on purchasing a kitchen after 1 years continuous employment!

* Free annual eye tests as well as a contribution to new glasses

* Quarterly bonus scheme

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