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Job: Senior DevOps Engineer - AWS

Active since 08-05-2017 Job category IT - Software Development
Location London Level Professional
Educational level GCSE / A-Level / Highscho... Employment type Permanent contract
Hours 40 - 0 Salary £Experience Dependent + Bonus, ...
What is the role?
This is an exciting opportunity to join an established Operations team and help take the business’s capability and Operations culture to the next level. We are looking for a versatile, cross-functional engineer with programming skills, extensive levels of IT operational knowledge and the ability to lead a team. The role requires an ability to troubleshoot existing technologies and networks, as well as plan and execute intelligent solutions.

Who you are:
  • Communicative and social – We’re a nice bunch and great communication is the key to our success.
  • Collaborative and conscientious – We realise we’d be nothing on our own (and that’s why we need you).
  • Helpful – As a team, we help each other out whenever and however we can.
  • Detail Focused – We’re obsessive in our pursuit of perfection and the best customer experience.
  • Enthusiastic – We’re building things we care about and we love what we do!
  • Continual improvement – Learning, learning, learning. That’s what it’s all about.

What will I need to succeed?

  • AWS, Cloudformation, EC2, ECS, Autoscaling, ElastiCache (Memcached, Redis), RDS
  • Docker, Kubernetes, (At least one secret management E.g.Vault, KMS, KeyWhiz, Summon etc)
  • Puppet, Ansible, Jenkins, Linux
  • Nginx
  • Graphite, StatsD, Grafana
  • Elasticsearch, Logstash, Kibana (ELK Stack)

And what would be good to know?

  • Java
  • Ruby, Python
  • Perl, JS

What would I need to have done before?

  • Extensive experience within Agile SDLC and Operations (e.g. CD, Uptime, BCP/DR, Incident/Problem management)
  • Expert knowledge of tools and technology trends leading the way for improvement and growth (e.g. Kubernetes and Docker in production environments)
  • Recommends / designs structures and tools for processes, applications and technologies which meet business needs
  • Delivers technical visualisation of proposed applications (e.g. Monitoring, alerts & logging)
  • Team leadership ensuring the team is well skilled and trained, ensuring knowledge is shared
  • Identifies and evaluates potential solutions, including demonstrating, installing and commissioning selected products
  • Excellent communication skills and a strong team working ethic
  • Implement efficient, reliable and scalable operational architecture to budget
  • Optimizing performance of dynamic websites in intercontinental/high-latency scenarios including support structure and L1/2
Who are we?

We don’t sell ‘off the shelf’ products … we’re personal. Every single thing you buy from us is unique to you. The purpose of our great family of brands is to magic our customers’ photos, words and feelings into precious objects that make them smile, laugh and, sometimes, cry. We’re in the business of ‘one-of-a-kind’ and so delighting each and every customer is central to everything we do.

The Photobox Group operates under a family of brands including, PhotoBox, Sticky9, Hofmann, PosterXXL and PosterJack.
In July 2011, the world’s largest online personalised greeting card retailer, merged with PhotoBox, creating Europe’s leading personalised publishing group with a focus on online retailing of greeting and gift cards and digital photo services, including printing, storage, sharing and publishing. In November 2014 we acquired what was Europes fifth largest photobook retailer, the Spanish photobook firm Hofmann, which gave us an enviable reach into Spain, and further galvanised our position as the market leader in Photobooks. Then, in June 2015, PhotoBox acquired PosterXXL GmbH, one of Germany’s leading providers of photo services in digital printing.

The PhotoBox Group of Companies boast more than 19 million members with approximately 7 million active customers in 22 countries. The estimated value of the combined group’s core markets – the UK single card market and the European online photography market – is more than £2 billion and is growing at 17 % per annum. In 2015 the group had a combined turnover in excess of £215m and that represents a 22.8% year-on-year revenue growth and is ideally positioned to meet the growing demand for innovative and convenient online-personalized publishing solutions.

What can we offer?

  • An opportunity to be surrounded by brilliant, talented and fun teams across the whole business where inspiration is positively encouraged.
  • A great working environment based in Southwark, London that is only an 8-minute walk to Southwark and London Bridge underground stations with Waterloo only 15 minutes away; with The South Bank, Borough Market and the Tate Modern on the doorstep.
  • A chance to become involved with a great brand with an ambitious roadmap and be part of a culture that encourages innovation
  • Team training budget
  • 23 days annual leave
  • BUPA Private Medical Insurance 
  • DenPlan Scheme
  • Discretionary Yearly Bonus 
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Life Assurance x4 Salary
  • Eye Care Vouchers
  • £5000 Season ticket loan scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • PhotoBox account loaded with £70 credit to spend each year
More information
This listing is a full-time job

Job category IT - Software Development
Industry / Industries E-commerce
Region London
Keywords AWS, DevOps, Puppet, Linux, Elasticsearch, Docker, Kubernetes, Jenkins

Contact information

Name Richard Evans