DevOps Engineer – Linux, Packer, Terraform, AWS Ref: 14058

£45,000 + Benefits Package

We are a highly successful UK-based Fintech Software vendor embarking on an exciting growth journey after significant recent investment in new product and people. We're Hiring: DevOps Engineer Linux, AWS, Packer and Terraform.

Role Info:

DevOps Engineer – Linux, Packer, Terraform, AWS | Fintech SaaS
Swindon SN6 | £45,000 per annum

Immediate Start Available

The DevOps Engineer Role:

Reporting to the Head of DevOps you will assist in the modernisation of the build and deployment of a cloud-based SaaS application with a fast-growing userbase.

We are looking for an experienced engineer who is proficient with Linux, Packer and Terraform, has great knowledge of building in AWS and has worked with Python and Ansible. You will be working within the DevOps team, alongside our development teams to deliver a stable, reliable, fault-tolerant product to our clients, as well as helping to expand and improve an automated and reliable build and delivery solution for our development teams.

You will be required to balance cost and performance to deliver solutions that are durable, dependable, and repeatable using best infrastructure-as-code practises.

Goals:

+ Modernise and streamline existing build and deployment pipelines
+ Migrate manual builds and deployments into CI/CD
+ Achieve technical excellence while investing in automation
+ Safeguard and improve the track-record of reliability for our platform

Responsibilities:

+ Maintaining the architecture and infrastructure for all systems, mainly in AWS but also some on-premises
+ Support client-facing production environments out-of-hours if required, however this is a very infrequent occurrence
+ Ensure the highest levels of quality, reliability and security for ourselves and our clients
+ Support and mentor other technical members of staff with Linux system administration or cloud technologies and best practises
+ Assist other teams in the company to achieve their goals and answer their technical queries as required

Skills sought:

+ Extensive experience using Linux, AWS, Packer and Terraform.
+ Significant programming and/or platform engineering experience.
+ Belief in continual education and improvement.
+ Ability to explain technical problems and solutions to all levels of the business, considering their input and understanding how our solution will affect their business goals.

Desirable:

+ Familiarity with Ansible, Python, (My)SQL or other relational databases.
+ Familiarity with CI/CD systems for automatic builds and deployments of software.
+ Experience working with version control systems such as Git.
+ Experience of virtualisation, both in AWS and on-premises using technologies such as Proxmox or VMWare ESXi.
+ Knowledge of or experience with containerisation with Docker, Docker-compose and/or Kubernetes.
+ Working knowledge of agile software development methodologies. [Nice to Have]

In addition:

Candidates should be flexible and willing to occasionally assist with other tasks within the business.
We aim to provide a nurturing environment where you will be mentored towards your goals. The attributes that we are looking for in a candidate are self-motivation, enthusiasm, and a desire to learn new skills.

About the company

We provide our clients with a leading cloud-based Order-to-Cash Accounts Receivable suite that enables them to automate processes, reduce costs and improve cash collection efficiencies resulting in increased cash flow. Our SaaS platform enables customers to get paid faster by automating manual and time-consuming tasks.

With an existing and highly satisfied customer base of very well-known large international Blue-Chip enterprises, we are a secure and dynamically growing Software business with a 25 year history of stability and profit from offices near Shrivenham on the Oxfordshire / Cotswolds border. The next few years will be an exciting time for the company as growth explodes.

Our jobs come with fantastic perks as well – our office has a private gym attached which you can use whenever you want, you get private health insurance and there are pension and bonus options for all successful candidates. 21 days annual leave, bank holidays on top of that and the option to purchase more. Once a month, we have a pitstop lunch with pizza or deli provided and we have an active staff led social committee.

The rewards and benefits package include:

+ 23 days holiday with the ability to purchase more
+ Free access to our on-site gym
+ Flexible working
+ Childcare Vouchers
+ Career progression

Interested? Apply here for a fast-track path to the Hiring Manager

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