Senior Infrastructure DevOps Engineer

Location - London, United Kingdom

Role overview:

We are at an exciting juncture within the organisation and this is an excellent time to join to help define and implement the future tech for Demica.  All infrastructure will be focused around Azure cloud compute and fully automated infrastructure as code and automated deployment pipelines. Demica has an open and collaborative culture which is embraced at all levels, you will be surrounded by talented and helpful individuals that make up the Demica family.   We would love to hear from experienced DevOps automation engineers with a breadth of experience across infrastructure and or development.

We are looking for an experienced proactive DevOps engineer with a bias towards infrastructure automation especially using Kubernetes and containerisation, you will be passionate about continual improvement, innovating, automation and driving efficiency in everything we do. Always looking to improve our technology and processes, not scared to challenge the status quo. You will help define, implement support and maintain our rapidly changing tech, infrastructure and automation pipeline. 

Main Duties

  • Building and maintaining tools to automate application and infrastructure deployment, and to monitor operations
  • Coordinating with other members of the DevOps team, Development, Test, and other teams to enhance and optimize existing processes
  • Have ability to design and implement transformation from an as is state, to the future
  • Help maintain and support current and future Azure based cloud platforms and infrastructure
  • Providing guidance & support to the Dev and QA teams as needed
  • Experience in development, operations including deployment automation, automation scripting, configuration management & standardization
  • Implement monitoring and logging solutions that enable the production systems to be monitored 24/7 using applications such as DataDog AppDynamics, Splunk
  • You will be very hands-on technically and love getting your hands dirty in the detail
  • You have a "can do" attitude and love to experiment, tinker and play around with new tech
  • You will be a key in a small team that will initially help build an automated container infrastructure pipeline with a view to running Infrastructure as code and immutable infrastructure.

Essential requirements

  • 3 + years of experience in a DevOps / Site Reliability Engineering or related role
  • 4 + years of experience in supporting web-based customer facing infrastructure and applications
  • Well versed with Kubernetes and Docker, container automation experience, deploying Kubernetes clusters in the cloud preferably Azure
  • Experienced managing environments in Azure & or AWS from Dev to Production
  • Hands on experience with CI\CD tools such as Jenkins, Terraform, GitLab, Bamboo, Team City
  • Hands on experience with Provisioning languages such as PowerShell, Ansible, Terraform, Puppet, Bash etc…
  • Proven track record of deploying/running/troubleshooting Docker containers in a production environment
  • Good understanding of wider infrastructure such as firewalls, load balancing networking
  • Encourage and promote a culture of collaboration between teams

Desired requirements

  • 2+ years of experience with Microsoft Azure services
  • Knowledge of both Wintel and Linux based platforms
  • Familiarity with infrastructure automation tools
  • Java Applications configuration and Sybase services
  • Working with and have understanding of Agile and Lean methodologies
  • Log Aggregation Tools: e.g. Splunk, LogRhythm, ELK and OMS
  • Working knowledge of WAFs, CDNs, Networking

Personal/Culture fit

  • Collaborative
  • Critical thinker
  • Do what you say you will do
  • Data & metrics driven
  • Accountable
  • Responsible
Martine Skinner
— Head of Human Resources
+44 (0) 20 7450 2550
Martine Skinner
— Head of Human Resources
+44 (0) 20 7450 2550