DevOps

Job Type:
Permanent
Categories:
IT & Technical
Location:
Home-Based
Salary Description:
Competitive Salary Offered
Posted:
06-Jan-22
Job Ref:
16720

A well-funded tech start-up is hiring experienced DevOps professionals to join their remote operation, ideally from Europe.

What you’ll do

Working for, and with, diverse teams who build and deliver our software, you’ll make sure services are both robust and effective across test, development, and production environments.

Your job is to drive continuous improvement in the product suite, the delivery process, the team, and of course yourself. You’ll be empowered to dream the improbable and improve the software with creativity and a data-driven mindset, at the same time embracing an agile methodology.

Key Responsibilities:
Engaging dev teams and product managers to ideate software solutions
Server-side architecture
Develop and manage well-functioning databases and applications
Test software to ensure responsiveness and efficiency
Troubleshoot, debug and upgrade software
Create security and data protection settings
Write and share technical documentation
Work with data scientists and analysts to improve software
Plan upgrades of large, complex systems across a variety of environments
Manage technical releases including software deploys
De-risk deploys and changes request reviews
Investigate and diagnose problems, assign or carry out code and deploy fixes
Make workflow more efficient and the system more performant and stable
Build and verify new servers, including tracking network changes
Build tools for automating, simplifying and de-risking processes

What you’ll bring
2 years minimum experience working with virtualisation software (VMware)
Network configuration knowledge - Firewalls and routing
GNU/Linux experience in everyday work: preferably working on a daily basis with Debian or Ubuntu Linux
Experience in maintenance of scalable web APIs, concepts required for building such applications for web, mobile, and desktop software (strong background in REST and JSON data exchange)
Knowledge about using/maintaining WebSockets
At least 2 years of experience with Symfony/PHP framework, experience with version 4 or newer
SQL and ORM usage skills in a level that allows the building of both complex and fast/simple queries (at least 4 years of proven experience with SQL, preferably MySQL in MariaDB implementation)
Proven experience in data integration: integration of external SOAP and/or REST web services
Understanding concepts of multi-database environments and load balancing
Strong focus on writing unit and functional tests (Gherkin language [ie. Behat]) which match required user stories (experience with TDD/BDD development)
Skills required to develop in cooperation using Git and CI/CD solutions (Bitbucket pipelines, JIRA PM Tool)
OpenAPI/Swagger knowledge in a level that allows to document API endpoints for the frontend team
Payment methods implementation knowledge.
Experience with Docker and Docker-Compose in a level that allows you to define your own images and use them for both testing and collaboration
Understanding of NoSQL concepts and experience with MongoDB and/or Redis
At least a support-capable skills with React frontend framework
Familiarity with databases (MariaDB, MongoDB), web servers (e.g. Nginx, Apache), and UI/UX design
Familiarity with uncommon microservices architectures involving usage of reverse proxies

Preferred Skills:
Excellent communication and teamwork skills
Great attention to detail
An analytical mind
Degree in Computer Science or a set of proven courses in web application scaling, database normalisation, and statistics
Any Gaming Platform experience is advantageous
Flexible enough to meet tight deadlines and driven to deliver to strict SLAs
Self-organisation which allows to work in a required for a particular task autonomy

Contact Details:
Tel: +44 (0) 1355 588 988
Contact: Jennifer Innes
Email:

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