Devops Cloud Engineer

Soho Mills Industrial Estate
12 Oct 2018
17 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Who are we?

buzzgroup is a growing insurtech company that’s already making waves. Based in Soho, but with customers from across the UK, Europe and around the world, our vision is to empower customers to share their data on their terms – using the latest cutting edge technology.

At heart, we’re using information to improve the way people live. Currently, we’re building a private asset vault on the blockchain using a cutting edge cloud-native approach to enable people to store, protect and manage the things they love while also offering them the world’s first truly intelligent and personalised home insurance. We’ve got a track record of rapid growth – and backing from some of the world’s leading investors.

We’re always looking for top talent to help us realise our vision of a secure, data-empowered future. Do you have what it takes to join our team?

The role

A Devops Cloud Engineer is a person that recognises the need for rapid response and continuous delivery and seeks to eliminate the enemy of progress, that manual work is. From build plans and pipelines, to monitoring, scaling, and troubleshooting cloud deployments, you will have the remit and support to showcase your creativity to achieve automation and minimise manual work.

You will be part of an agile self-organising team and their discussions on how to do things better, as well as liaise with people across the business to learn about their needs and educate them as to what is possible. As part of our drive for excellence we will actively support you to showcase your greatness to the broader world in any form that you are familiar with, be it meetups, blogs, presentations.

- Define, implement and operate our Continuous Delivery pipeline using Jenkins, and automation technologies to deploy to test, staging, and production as needed
- Implement and streamline system health, Monitoring, and system to manage our cloud apps on AWS
- Participate in team planning to ensure that the DevOps perspective is captures in planning work and help the team deliver their outcomes
- Help business capture and utilise usage metrics to optimise availability, and economies of scale
- Identify opportunities for innovation and speed using automation, deployment, and system management technologies

Key skills and qualifications
- Hands-on experience in managing Linux systems, Web Servers, Databases, including back ups and troubleshooting
- Solid commercial experience in Bash or Python scripting and experience in one of the following: Ansible, Puppet, Chef, Kubernetes
- Two years of experience of using CI Jenkins to build delivery pipelines integrating development artefacts as well as QA automation suites
- Commercial Experience in Docker and either Docker Swarm or Kubernetes, preferably in an AWS environment
- Hands on experience with AWS infrastructure for the deployment and automation of commercial applications using either the CLI or APIs and associated tools (e.g. Cloud Formation)
- Experiencing in managing commercial cloud applications, preferably AWS, including, notifications, metrics, access control and user management and unified logging

Desired requirements
- Experience in Messaging Systems or ESBs such as Kafka and Mule.
- Experience in Securing cloud apps
- High Availability, Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity

- Vitality Private Medical Insurance
- Simplyhealth Cash Plan
- Monthly Sanctus 1:1 Personal Coaching
- £500 annual credit towards learning
- Magical self-replenishing fridge full of soft drinks and organic fruit
- Deliveroo if working late
- Monthly team socials (activity focused, not just boozy)
- Monthly team lunches
- Birthday Amazon gift voucher
- Top notch coffee
- VR gaming equipment
- Weekly yoga classes

buzzmove is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

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