DevOps Engineer

Talent Point
London (Greater)
10 Mar 2018
14 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

DevOps Engineer GCP l Kubernetes l AWS l Ansible - Head Up the Function (EdTech) Feel like the education system is broken? Want to be part of the solution? Built the next generation of Education Technology to get students engaged with Learning? All whilst working with the later technologies like GCP, AWS and kubernetes.

Their application is currently used by schools and colleges across the UK to help with engaging students with learning inside and outside of school through the use or educations games, quizzes and interesting learning material.

They have been established for many years but have recently recieved millions in funding and seen massive growth in the interest of the applications and are now looking to expand the use of their platform to also be a learning management portal to be used to guide students through their learning journey.

The DevOps engineer will come in to work with the systems administration team and developers to work on improving the scalability and availability of their application moving the application to Google Cloud and break down their application in docker based microservices - all whilst automating the way new features are to be deployed.

With many new features to be released and the expected increase in traffic as they scale globally this position is critical to be the business and will be a hands-on role for a keen technologist to get to work with the latest and most interested tech: GCP, Docker, kubernetes, terraform.

What we need from you?
Confident scaling infrastructure in the cloud: GCP, AWS, Azure
Confident building deployment pipelines: Jenkins, bamboo, teamcity
Have worked in an 'infrastructure as code' environment: terraform, ansible, puppet.
Comfortable working very closely with developers.

The company are an opensource house with the application having a JavaScript front end and python backend but do not mind what background you come from.

This is a really great position for anyone with a long-term view into management working closely with the technical director to eventually move into a Head of Engineering type position owning the DevOps team.

Again, you do not need to be an expert in all the technologies mentioned but just a keen and enthusiastic engineer who loves working with new technologies and using technology to solve problems.

No terminology in this advert is designed to discriminate on grounds of gender, race, colour, religion, creed, disability, age, sex or sexual orientation. Talent Point Ltd is an equal-opportunity employer and does not discriminate against these or any other class protected by applicable law.

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