[Closed] DevOps Engineer (£60K-£70K) / London, UK or UK-Remote

[Closed] DevOps Engineer (£60K-£70K) / London, UK or UK-Remote

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What we're looking for

We have been tasked by a UK-based funded start-up in the FinTech space to recruit a UK based DevOps Engineer. This innovative and game changing company is changing the way small businesses deal with accounts receivables. The company has rapidly grown in the past year and plans to scale to 60+ people by next year.

This is a wonderful opportunity for a talented DevOps to take a prominent role within the company's product development team.


  • You have 2-4 years of DevOps/DevSecOps experience and have worked confidently within teams
  • You are a highly innovative engineer who will architect a cloud-based environment’s autoscaling and at-edge compute features and be familiar with cloud-hosted solutions and services.
  • You will also be involved in maintaining and developing cloud-based infrastructure services while making continued service improvements.
  • You will develop your skills in multiple challenging disciplines. Passionate about supporting a growing business you are looking for the opportunity to use your DevOps experience to shape the vision and the future of the organisation.
  • You excel in an open environment where you will have the flexibility to work in a way that suits you best.
  • You have a passion for high-quality innovative businesses
  • You have experience in infrastructure and security management in a rapidly growing organisation.

The position is available to be fully "remote" OR face-to-face at the client's development centre in London, UK

Visa sponsorships to relocate to the UK ARE NOT available unfortunately

UK based remote-based successful candidates can be remote with limited visits to the office - usually 1-2 times per month.

You Will

  • Work as part of a team on cloud-hosted applications in use daily by small and major global companies.
  • Own, maintain and improve all aspects of the DevOps process
  • Design and implement mechanisms that efficiently identify and mitigate security risks within the existing DevOps workstreams.
  • Manage data synchronisation and backup processes.
  • Build a continuous delivery environment that will support the technical needs of the company and improve the secure software development lifecycle
  • Create, iterate, and optimize internal tooling to allow the Development team to move faster and remain agile
  • Own, maintain and improve all aspects of the Security processes
  • Monitoring, testing, auditing, and regulatory compliance systems within the company to communicate risk in a manner that will inform business decisions
  • Manage internal Cybersecurity training tools and regular training campaigns
  • Identify threats by conducting continual monitoring, penetration testing, vulnerability assessments as well as keep audit logs analysis and implement remedial actions
  • In the event of a breach, conduct incident response activities involving containment to remediation and lessons learnt.
  • Build and maintain the overall security integrity of both the cloud and internal environments, physical devices as well as the adopted processes

Your Experience

  • Champion of the security agenda within the organisation, fostering uptake of all security practices through meaningful engagement
  • Deep understanding of the methods of technical attack and how these can be detected within a digital/Cloud environment.
  • Experience of managing and improving security monitoring, prevention and control systems including anti-virus, web proxies and security software.
  • Significant experience in managing and patching vulnerabilities across a host of assets
  • Have working experience of Infrastructure automation, ideally using Terraform.
  • Experience of Continuous Integration / Continuous Delivery, ideally with GitLab.
  • Experience with containerisation, ideally using Docker and ECS or Kubernetes.
  • Proficient in managing cloud service systems and APIs
  • Deep knowledge of networking, infrastructure, and applications from a DevOps perspective with a security focus

Bonus Points For

  • Knowledge of Fin-Tech or Insur-Tech
  • Experience of working within a regulated industry
  • Software development and scripting skills, ideally JavaScript and/or Python

Tooling Experience

  • Google Cloud Platform
  • Terraform
  • Gitlab
  • Kubernetes
  • Docker
  • Python/JavaScript

Benefits & Work Environment

The environment the client can offer you:

  • Choice of tech for your day-to-day work
  • Tech Purchase Scheme
  • Bike to Work Scheme
  • £1,000 personal development budget each year to spend on anything you see fit
  • Comfortable and trendy London workspace
  • Free on-site gym
  • Holidays: 28 days of holiday per annum, plus bank holidays and your birthday off 🎂

How to Apply

If this is something which resonates with your career growth and development path, do share your CV with us at jobs@rekruuto.com with subject title - MDO-AWS-798