Software Engineer

Conde Nast Publications
Covent Garden
From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum Private Healthcare after 12 months
02 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Condé Nast International publishes Vogue, Wired, Ars Technica, Vanity Fair, Glamour, GQ and many other leading brands. We’re in China, Japan, Taiwan, India, Russia, Italy, France, Spain, Germany, the UK and Mexico.

Historically, we’ve had different tech stacks in markets all over the world. Now we’re looking at unifying our core platform, including our CMS and data infrastructure. This is a new international team, with a hub in London, that has the opportunity to define our architecture, tooling, what we ship and how we ship it. You’ll get a rare look at digital publishing around the world.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
•A desire to automate everything

•Configure and automate the provisioning and deployments of software

•Management of CI and CD environments and tools

•Manage fully cloud hosted (AWS) infrastructure

•Instrument effective monitoring and logging of applications such as application health, CPU usage, response times

•Ability to create utility scripts with Bash or Python

•Ensure effective caching by instrumenting CDN and multiple PoPs

•Build attractive charts and dashboards for monitoring key metrics, services, and costs

•Identifying systems and applications metrics. Providing monitoring alert triggers (such as CloudWatch).

•Help shape a 24/7 support framework including: SLAs, escalation paths, tools and procedures

•Work with the wider Conde Nast DevOps community to set standards and best practices across the business.

  • Willingness to mentor and share knowledge with the wider engineering community is a must.

Essential Skills and Requirements:
    Experience using Docker containers and multiple container schedulersExperience using Terraform to create infrastructure as codePrevious experience of managing distributed, multi-region infrastructure
·Extensive experience working with cloud infrastructure both in development and maintanence. AWS desireable.

    Familiarity with IP networking: topology, TCP, UDP, SSL, firewalls, VPNsExperience developing and working with RESTful APIsAdept at Linux/Unix system and tools including: permissions, configuring firewalls and security configuration
·Experience architected systems with complex caching layers (Varnish, Akamai, Fastly, memcached)

    Collaborative nature with a willingness to mentor and knowledge share with the rest of the engineering team
·Previous experience working with Docker, or a similar containerisation technology, is desireable.

·Experience of deploying and managing container clusters

·Written and verbal Japanese, some business proficiency

·Some experience developing with Node.js and Javascript

Opening date: 16 October 2017

Closing date: 15 November 2017

Location: W1S 2QN, London, UK

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