DevOps Engineer

Akkroo
Modern, effective lead capture SaaS software for businesses who attend lots of events.

Job details

Apply now

Sign up to apply

Or sign up to refer and earn a reward of £300

Intro

THE ROLE

We’re on the hunt for a DevOps Specialist, to work with our existing part-time team to make substantial physical progress towards implementing scalable cloud infrastructure within the first few months of getting started in the role.

This is a huge opportunity, and offers a chance to start the process of transforming a growing startup infrastructure into the modern, scalable and secure platform we need.

There are three main areas where this role will be taking ownership:

  • Managing and developing our cloud based system infrastructure
  • Service uptime and performance metrics
  • Security, scalability & reliability of cloud platform

Of course variety is the spice of life, so you can also expect to:

  • Research, plan, design and build a scalable, reliable, secure and performant cloud based infrastructure for a modern SaaSsolution deployed on mobile, web and as APIs
  • Maintain our present server infrastructure (patch, monitor availability & overall health)
  • Ensure and advocate redundancy, scalability and security in all our work
  • Take ownership of disaster recovery and backup strategies
  • Take ownership of prioritising, responding to and handling server issues

Main requirements

  • ABOUT YOU

  • 4+ years in a technical role such as Systems Engineer, Software Engineer, Sys Admin or equivalent in production cloud environments, delivering customer-facing web applications and/or online services

  • Knowledge and experience of AWS (SQS, S3) or other cloud platforms

  • Experience with both MongoDB and MySQL administration

  • Jenkins / TravisCI or equivalent

  • Linux (we use Ubuntu)

  • Monitoring tools (we use DataDog)

  • Shell script programming

  • Docker / Ansible / Puppet / Chef / Kubernertes

  • Experienced in 'Infrastructure as Code'/IaaS practices

  • Experience with at least one programming language

Nice to have

  • The soft skills needed to thrive in this role…

  • Technology agnostic mindset with a proven experience to identify and learn new systems, languages and frameworks

  • Great communication skills

  • If remote, demonstrable experience of having worked remotely successfully

Perks

    • Tech/ work tools: We supply you with the best hardware so you can focus on the tasks at hand. We’ll hook you up with a MacBook on your first day, and we’ll sort out getting any additional hardware
    • Social: You can enjoy monthly team lunches (we’ll get the bill), various fun events and a company which genuinely gets on well with each other.
    • Holiday: We’re all adults here, so we’ll trust you to decide how much holiday you want to take (with a minimum of 24 days).
    • Pay: We’re committed to paying competitively so you’re not worried about making a living whilst you’re here.
    • Life perks: Discounts on gym membership, cinema, high street brands and cycle-scheme.
    • Learning perks: You’ll get a book budget, so treat yourself to your next reads on us.
  • For more information on our perks and why we are a great place to work, check out our Instagram here.

Apply now

Sign up to apply

Or sign up to refer and earn a reward of £300