DevOps Engineer

Empiric Solutions Limited
London (Greater)
12 Jan 2018
11 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

DevOps Engineer – (London) - £80,000 - £100,000

My client is looking for a DevOps Engineer to ensure the stability, resilience and scale of services by automation, testing and engineering. The ideal candidate will strive for continual improvement by contributing and assessing new ideas and innovations to meet short term and longer term goals whilst at the same time accepting responsibility for day-to-day health of our environments.


  • Change management and delivery pipeline into production
  • Monitoring, alerting, SLO tracking
  • Facilitate emergency / incident response
  • Provisioning / automating deployment infrastructure
  • Automation of security checks, break-glass procedures, etc.


The ideal candidate will some or all of:

  • Software development experience: ideally Java / JVM but not essentially; JavaScript, python, bash all beneficial
  • AWS expertise; familiarity with core services (S3, EC2, ELB, ASG) and CloudFormation
  • Good understanding of traditional ops areas of expertise: Linux, Disk I/O, Networking, VPNs
  • Good familiarity with Docker and container ecosystem
  • Continuous delivery - principles and pragmatics of dealing with build pipelines, artefact repositories, zero-downtime deployment and so on
  • Proving resilience via failure injection (chaos monkey), scalability via load and stress testing
  • Experience with any of the following: CoreOS, ELK, Prometheus, Elasticsearch, PostgreSQL, PagerDuty, Gatling, JMeter, Kubernetes
  • Some understanding of iOS or Android also beneficial
  • Sensitivity to (but also boldness to influence) culture and behaviour across an organisation

DevOps Engineer – (London) - £80,000 - £100,000

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