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Ref: 07/10/2021MA7_1633600197

Remote DevOps Engineer!

Scotland, Glasgow

  • 50000 to 70000 GBP
  • DevOps Role
  • Skills: DevOps / AWS / AWS DevOps / IaaS / Terraform / Docker / Vagrant / Kubernetes / Puppet / Python / CI / CD / Jenkins / Edinburgh / Glasgow / Relocate
  • Seniority: Mid-level

Job description

I am currently working with a client looking for a fully remote DevOps Engineer.


* Building out infrastructure as code using Terraform
* Performing internal audits of our infrastructure, from security, cost, performance, and reliability perspectives
* Performing analysis and running data-driven experiments on our databases in order to improve reliability and performance, and to reduce cost
* Using tools to continue improve our ability to detect and respond to incidents

General Requirements:

* Broad AWS experience
* MongoDB experience
* MySQL & PostgresQL experience
* Experience with data migration projects, write-intensive database workloads (chat, streaming data ingestion, etc)
* Scripting in bash, python, or equivilent
* Understanding a modern software development lifecycle, including CI/CD
* Database performance benchmarking
* Database performance tuning

Nice to have:

* Microsoft Citus
* Redis in production (clustering, sharding, Elasticache, RedisLabs Cloud)
* Knowledge with ElasticSearch in production (clustering)
* Erlang/OTP or Elixir
* Incident response management
* Kubernetes
* Terraform

"To apply for this role, please send an up to date CV to or call 0191 338 7547 for a confidential chat.

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NewRef: MDE03942334JFI_1634990406

DevOps Engineer

Scotland, Glasgow

  • 45000 to 55000 GBP
  • DevOps Role
  • Skills: AWS, Terraform, Docker, Jenkins, Kubernetes
  • Seniority: Mid-level

Job description

DevOps Engineer - Glasgow - Up to £55k

My client creates incredible STEM learning experiences full of moments that students remember forever.

That's where you come in! Working for my client means getting the chance to use your talents to the fullest, doing work that makes the world a better place in an environment where your contributions get noticed.

Their resources are now used by millions of teachers and students in over 60 countries and with over 20 different languages. This success didn't happen by accident. They hire talented individuals, give them the chance to shine, and recognise the impact they make on the lives of students across the globe. They're here to change the world of STEM education. Want to join?

Job Role

They are currently seeking DevOps engineers to join the Digital Team to ensure they continues to offer exceptionally reliable service and teams can fully leverage AWS technologies and services. You will work in the DevOps team but will also work closely with the software development team and technical management to continue to improve AWS infrastructure and services.

Required Skills and Experience

* AWS management (CloudFront, CloudWatch, EC2, EKS, IAM, RDS, S3, VPCs...)
* Docker, Kubernetes
* Jenkins
* Linux

* Main distros:

* Debian / Ubuntu
* Amazon Linux / CentOS

* Git & GitHub
* Software development experience in an agile environment
* Highly collaborative personality. Be able to influence and manage effectively across your peers.
* Possess a high degree of autonomy and independent judgement with excellent troubleshooting skills

Nice to haves:

* Ansible, CloudFormation, Terraform
* New Relic APM
* AWS certifications
* Python programming experience
* Previous exposure to a microservices environment
* OpsGenie
* Jira based issue management

Typical Responsibilities

Infrastructure & Automation

* Proficiency in provisioning, configuration management and application deployment within an AWS Infrastructure using tools such as Terraform, Ansible, Docker, Kubernetes and Helm. Other tools may be used as necessary.
* Improving or establishing effective Monitoring & Logging services e.g. through the use of Cloud Watch and other tools.
* Ensuring efficient use of core AWS services such as EC2, EBS, S3, Elasticache as needed
* Managing and monitoring network services (VPC's, DNS, Amazon Route 53, VPC)

Services & Security

* Helping maintain a defined level of service uptime and assist in developing and maintaining Service Level Objectives for DevOps functions

CI/CD Pipelines

* Building/improving/optimizing CI/CD pipelines with Jenkins or other similar tools. Explore and recommend appropriate tools and processes to ensure development have an optimal CI/CD service.

Architecture & Software Development

* Using AWS Services to help our teams architect and build optimal solutions to enhance digital products.

AWS Risk & Compliance

* Have or be willing to develop proficiency in tools used to configure and monitor AWS operational risks, including performance and security.
* Ensure AWS functionality is fully leveraged to the benefit of products by using Infrastructure architecture to ensure minimal operational risk whilst achieving compliance.

Communication & Documentation

* With other members of the DevOps team, ensure efficient and timely communications with other developers and the digital organisation in general. Contribute to documenting DevOps infrastructure, processes and solutions (such as Playbooks and Runbooks).

What's in it for you?

Your job will offer diversity and fulfilment as well as professional and personal development. They have an open, fair, relaxed and flexible culture where hard work is recognised and rewarded.

To apply/ more info - Message me via LinkedIn, or 0191 814 7785.

Ref: DS4637453OJKJFI_1627977604

Platform Engineer

Scotland, Glasgow

  • 60000 to 90000 GBP
  • DevOps Role
  • Skills: AWS, DevOps, Linux, Docker OR Kubernetes
  • Seniority: Senior

Job description

Mid level and Senior Platform Engineer positions - £60,000 - £90,000 DOE

Glasgow 1/2 days per week in office post covid

This is an amazing opportunity to join the ranks as a DevOps engineer with an internationally recognised company that is at the forefront of technology innovation. You will be working closely with both IT operations and software delivery teams to ensure a successful release of the product that are up to organisational standards. We are looking for experienced, enthusiastic and motivated DevOps engineers that will further strengthen the company's reputation and add to their skill-set in the UK.

Main Responsibilities

This role focuses on delivering services that focus on simplicity, decoupling, testing, iteration and deployment with a strong emphasis on cloud provisioning and architecture. Furthermore, you will facilitate the general upkeep of critical services and be actively creating better ways of working by removing silos between traditional functional teams. Additionally, you will undertake system provisioning and automation as well as working alongside other engineers in the industry where you will provide the code, technical expertise and knowledge to deliver a smooth automated process throughout the project life cycle.

What you'll bring

* Strong Linux, scripting and automation experience
* Experience of working with AWS/Azure in a commercial setting
* Some containerisation experience working with Docker/Kubernetes/Docker swarm.
* Reasonable fluency in at least one programming language
* Experience working with configuration management tools and Code Pipelines
* Excellent communication/ verbal skills
* A good work ethic and an eagerness to learn

What we can offer

They can offer you a flexible working package where your individual travel needs can be tailored to suit you with the option for reimbursement of travel and accommodation expenses. We also offer a comprehensive and challenging work environment with excellent career growth and cutting edge projects that encourage entrepreneurial spirit. We also invest considerable time and money in training to develop your skills and potentially earn certifications.

If interested please apply direct.