Senior DevOps Engineer

Job Type Permanent
Salary Attractive
Reference 31485

My client, an award-winning and market-leading fintech company, is looking for a Senior Devops Engineer. The engineer will need to go to the office in London 1-2 days per month.


  • Active participation in the design, implementation, and support of large-scale infrastructure for new and existing products with a focus on AWS for successful execution of the requirements
  • Help Engineering teams adopt and onboard new technologies
  • Working with the broader team to analyze and design highly available infrastructure with server virtualization, clustering, replicating databases, disaster recovery and geographic redundancy
  • Build out autoscaling frameworks for various tiers of the application, partnering with technology teams
  • Solve complex issues experienced by SRE and Technology teams, identifying the root cause, and ensuring critical KPIs are being achieved
  • Actively monitor and administer the applications and hosting environment to increase efficiency, improve reliability, and minimize downtimes.
  • Measure, optimise, and tune system performance to ensure systems operate reliably and are highly available in a 24/7 production environment
  • Manage and control the continuous deployment cycle (through automation) for the following environments: Development, Staging, Pre-prod and Production.

Technical Skills & Experience

  • 3-7 years of relevant work experience in SRE/Devops
  • Strong knowledge and experience of Unix/Linux based operating systems
  • Expertise in AWS Cloud services & SDKs
  • Proficient with DevOps tools Git, Jenkins, Ansible, Docker, Terraform
  • Experience in Python, Shell scripting
  • Experience in CI/CD pipelines
  • Strong in DevOps methodologies and processes
  • Strong knowledge in Databases MySQL / PostgreSQL/ Mongo
  • Experience in any of Container orchestration tools (Amazon ECS, Docker Swarm, Kubernetes, etc)
  • Strong knowledge in log management process & tools like ELK, Datadog, etc.
  • Expertise in Infrastructure & Application monitoring tools like, Datadog, Newrelic, ELK, etc.

Competencies Required:

  • Solving problems: Take up learning opportunities, acquiring knowledge and skills, updating specialist knowledge, applying practical skills, learning by doing, applying common sense, continuously improving things, identifying key issues, making intuitive judgements.
  • Influencing people: Successfully persuade others, shaping opinions, negotiating, can question assumptions, challenges established views, argues own perspective, gives presentations, explains things and is able to project confidence. 
  • Adapting approaches: show empathy, listen to people, understands hidden motivation, works participatively, encourages team contributions, involves other in decisions, shows consideration, can tolerates others (their personalities, ways of working) and can trust people.
  • Delivering Results: Make things happen, uses initiative, invests energy, identifies business opportunities, generates sales (selling of ideas/ approaches), outperforming competitors, achieves outstanding results, acts with determination and persists through difficulties. 

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