DevOps Engineer - Unix, Cloud, TCP/IP

Give A Grad A Go Ltd
London (South)
£40k - 50k per year
03 Oct 2016
19 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Company Profile: Our client is a rapidly growing and successful technology start-up who have enjoyed a wealth of success since forming in 2010. The company is based near Silicon Roundabout, the tech hub of London, and has a young, fun and driven environment. They are proud to be included within the top 50 tech start-ups in London - an accolade which is no small feat considering the recent tech boom that has hit the city. Recent projects include transitioning to a container-based infrastructure, building high-availability PostgreSQL cluster and running at zero-downtime Postgres migrations. They are now on the lookout for a talented DevOps Engineer with experience in Unix and Linux to join their growing infrastructure team in London. The Role: As a DevOps Engineer, you will either come from a DevOps Engineering background or will be a Software Engineer ready to make the transition to DevOps. You will work across the varied stack to help scale the European business by improving their scalable infrastructure. This is an exclusive job opportunity for a talented DevOps Engineer to join an extremely well-funded start-up - whose revenue now exceeds $1 billion. The company adopts a flat hierarchy with cross-functional teams which allows their DevOps Engineers the freedom to find the best solutions and build the best products. Key Responsibilities: As a DevOps Engineer you will be responsible for: Helping scale the infrastructure to thousands of businesses across Europe Being a part of a team who sets the direction of the stack Using Chef to deploy and manage services Deploying software to improve scalability, efficiency and availability Troubleshooting problems and automate responses Working with other engineering teams to collaborate engineering efforts Working to improve and automate infrastructure changes What we're looking for? A solid understanding of Unix, Linux and ideally Cloud Experienced in designing, analysing and troubleshooting A clear understanding of TCP/IP networking A familiarity with cloud computing An enjoyment in finding solutions to complex problems You'll thrive in new challenges and love learning new things Desirable: A degree in Computer Science/Software Engineering Experience with PostgreSQL or similar Fluency in one or more programming language What's on offer: Quarterly hackathons Amazing modern offices Frequent team lunches and evenings out Weekly tech-book club Excellent training and the opportunity to learn new programming languages Want to transition into DevOps to join one of the most well-funded and disruptive start-ups in London? Then apply for this DevOps Engineer job in London today This job was originally posted as