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
Our stack comprises: