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DevOps Engineer



Reading, United Kingdom

IT/Technical,Project/Programme Management,PSD2,Software Engineer

Permanent | Full Time



Not specified

DevOps Engineer

• Are you an AWS, node.js and Javascript expert ?

• Do you have a track record of working in an agile development environment ?

• Do you relish the challenge of delivering systems code in to a high-volume, high-availability SaaS environment ? If so, read on ….


My client provides regulatory checking and consent/preference management services to global financial institutions. The regulatory checking and token management services are designed to operate at both high volume and with high availability, delivering low latency responses 24 hours a day. Their SaaS platform has been purpose built and utilises some of the latest cloud-based technologies.

They are now preparing for the next round of business expansion and service delivery and are seeking DevOps Engineers

You will play a key role in the development and delivery of high quality systems that operate in both high volume transaction environments and through web front-ends.

You will be integral to the team playng a part in the development and operations team that designs, creates, maintains and manages the systems delivering the SaaS and online services to clients.

On a day to day basis you will be :

● Working on a high volume, scalable, transaction platform, as well as building client facing management information systems, to create high quality, reliable services and contributing to the technical vision for the business

● Ensuring the necessary environments are in place for services to support all layers - Dev, QA, Stage, Sandbox, Production, etc.

● Building, improving and maintaining tools for continuous build, automated testing and release management (TDD / BDD)

● Working in a collaborative team, where your ideas and opinions are valued and respected, to create solutions, solve problems and to help your colleagues

● Expected to inspire and engage more junior engineers to build their capability and understanding of DevOps and Engineering best practises

● Working to maintain and improve the stability and performance of the infrastructure

● Keeping up to date on the latest industry trends and openly share ideas

● Working with and helping other team members to share experiences to develop your collective skills and capabilities

You will possess the following:

- Experience of implementing Infrastructure as Code, with tools such as CloudFormation, Ansible, Terraform or Puppet - Multi-zone, multi-region, resilient and scalable applications - Previous experience in a DevOps and developer roles in an agile context - Expertise in Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery and Continuous Deployment - Understanding of system administration tasks in cloud environments (e.g. AWS) - Containerisation and microservices (e.g. Docker, rkt) - IaaS and PaaS (e.g. AWS, Openstack, Kubernetes) - SaaS and RESTful API solutions - Application stacks (e.g. Node.JS) - RDBMS (e.g. PostgreSQL, MySQL, Oracle, MS SQL) - NoSQL (e.g. MongoDB, Cassandra, Riak) - Experience configuring and working with monitoring and APM tools (e.g. Newrelic, Zabbix, DataDog, etc.) - Knowledge of networking (TCP/IP, DNS) - Experience creating and working with development pipelines using tools such as Git, Jenkins, CircleCI, NPM - Proven experience working in Agile development environments and implementing DevOps best practices and methodologies - Experience in coaching and mentoring your colleagues and peers - Experience of programming and scripting (e.g. Bash, Java, Go, Javascript)

DevOps Engineer