DevOps Engineer

  • DevOps
  • Permanent
  • London, UK

We are seeking a DevOps Engineer to join the business to help identify and implement improvements to our infrastructure and the development practices needed to ensure Pitchup can release, run and scale software in a reliable manner. Our estate currently resides on bare-metal servers however we have recently embarked upon a migration to the Google Cloud Platform, and the successful candidate will be expected to play a key role in the execution and management of this.

 Reporting to the Head of Engineering, and partnering with the current Engineering team at Pitchup.com , you will:

  • Assist in the planning and execution of the migration of the Pitchup technical estate into the Google Cloud Platform

  • Work closely with the engineers to enhance our existing CI/CD capability via Gitlab.

  • Assist engineers in becoming more DevOps-aware in their practices.

  • Introduce other infrastructural and process improvements to help the management and performance of our technology stack.

  • Engage in troubleshooting and problem resolution across our infrastructure.

  • Ensure operational best-practices for logging, security, backups, monitoring and other aspects of our estate are implemented to enhance site reliability.

Essential Skills and Experience

  • 3+ years DevOps experience in a commercial environment.

  • 5+ years’ experience of working in a Development or Operations environment.

  • Experience with virtual and cloud infrastructures, including network, storage, operating system and virtualisation.

  • Some Google Cloud Platform exposure.

  • Experience of configuration management and infrastructure automation, preferably using Terraform.

  • Expertise in Continuous Integration or Continuous Delivery tools such as Gitlab, Github, Jenkins, Bamboo or similar.

  • Team player, self-motivated, able to plan and prioritise effectively

Desirable Skills and Experience

  • Experience of working as part of an Agile development team

  • Past development experience of working with Python and/or Javascript

Our stack comprises:

  • Python/Django/Celery

  • Vue.js

  • Docker

  • PostgreSQL

  • GCP

  • Kubernetes

  • Redis

  • Solr

  • GitLab

  • Memcached

  • ELK

  • Nginx

  • Varnish

  • Cloudflare