DevOps Engineer - Yorkshire

Ref: 38 Date Posted: Sunday 17 Jan 2021
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DevOps Engineer - Remote (and Huddersfield) - £50k


Our client is expanding their engineering team and looking for a seasoned DevOps engineer.

The successful applicant will lead on several green field initiatives while also adding features to existing platforms. This role is fully remote with a regular meetup 2 consecutive days each month in Huddersfield.

Our client put great trust in their team and as such you will have the technical freedom to choose the right tool for the job free from the constraints common in other organisations.



  • Deploy, upgrade, maintain and scale a suite of critical operational systems
  • Closely collaborate with areas across the business to create highly operable and maintainable platforms
  • Manage cloud infrastructure in collaboration with Security, Networking and Development teams
  • Extend and maintain vulnerability and patch management process
  • Identify and reduce operational cost of running the business by identifying key factors of MTTR and MTTF
  • Give feedback, receive feedback, seek feedback, and set goals for improvement
  • Provide end-user support to engineering for products


Skills and Experience:

  • 5+ years of Site Reliability or DevOps Experience
  • Strong understanding of AWS cloud and Linux services, specifically those associated with automation (Infrastructure as Code), alerting monitoring and audit.
  • Understanding of database and database modelling
  • Understanding of TCP/IP network addressing, routing
  • Experience managing Git repositories with CI/CD for code quality checks and deployment automation
  • Great problem solving and self-learning skills
  • Must be comfortable working with critical and sensitive systems
  • Excellent communication skills both formal and informal, in person and remote.


Tech (As much as possible)

AWS core expertise:

Elasticsearch Service / Docker with ECS/EKS / VPC and EC2/ELB (ALB, NLB) / Route53 / Systems Manager / Serverless (Lambda, Dynamo, API gateway etc…)


Alerting and Monitoring:

PagerDuty / Grafana / Kibana / CloudWatch / Logstash / FileBeat / MetricBeat / AuditBeat


Infrastructure as Code:

Python BOTO3, NodeJS aws-sdk / Ansible (with Molecule) / Cloudformation (or Terraform) / Centralised configuration management (e.g. SSM Parameter Store, Hashicorp Consul)


Programming Languages & CI/CD:

Python / Ruby / NodeJS / Jenkins/BitBucket Pipelines/Circle Ci/Travis


Linux Administration:

LDAP authentication via PAM / Centralised audit of actions using auditd / Common services such as FTP, SSH, IP Tables



CIS guidelines for systems and Cloud / AWS Guard Duty and AWS Config / Best practice / Certificate Management


A great opportunity to work for a great company that treats staff excellently - You will be joining a multi-disciplined engineering team (networking, security, UI/UX, API, DevOps) that has some of the best engineers in the IT industry! Apply now!