Senior DevOps Engineer - AWS - Booming IT Security Scale-Up

London - London

£60,000 - £90,000   Full remote and generous benefits

Senior DevOps Engineer - AWS - Booming IT Security Scale-Up

100% remote working options are available, but our client has *super cool* offices in Shoreditch, so if you're based in the South East it's likely that you will want to spend some time there with the team.

An opportunity here to work for a *really* well-funded (been through series A and now going through series B) and self-revenue generating scale-up business. Our client have developed a market leading and unique IT security SaaS based offering. Currently at 40 employees and looking to grow to 60 by the end of the year, this is your change to join the business as their first Senior DevOps Engineer.

In this role you will be coming in to alleviate pressure from the developers and to take ownership of DevOps practices and principles, along with making recommendations to processes and also making decisions on appropriate DevOps tooling.

You will be their first dedicated DevOps Engineer and ultimately build out a function and instil culture. Our client are really looking for a self-initiator:

  • You will pair with the tech leads, learn what they do, automate what you can!
  • Review monitoring
  • Free up the other engineers are doing then take away jobs from them
  • Progression to mentor and lead others as the company and team grows


  • AWS cloud infrastructure - in depth knowledge
  • Infrastructure as code; Kubernetes, Terraform and Terragrunt - any experience a bonus not you do not *have* to have experience of Kubernetes
  • Agile work environment experience with a having either built, or lead within a continuous delivery lifecycle
  • Automation
  • Have hands on experience in owning design and implementation decisions in relation to building & maintaining scalable solutions
  • IT security standards
  • Working in a fast paced environment i.e. start-up, scale up
  • CI/CD experience, our client uses CircleCI but any other is ok
  • Experience in container based technologies and strategies

Core duties:

  • Designing, implementing and maintaining a cloud based SaaS Product
  • Maintain and improve development tools, services and environments, including continuous integration CI/CD (our client's product is written in Python/Django, React Native and electron)
  • Supporting the team with their development cycle to improve and enhance working in an agile environment
  • Working with developers and QA Engineers in transitioning to an automated approach to testing


  • 25 days holiday + birthday
  • An additional day's leave for every year of service
  • Employee equity options
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • £2000 Learning and development annual grant
  • £500 Personal development annual grant
  • £500 Home working allowance
  • Full access to our Mental Health & Wellbeing Network, Spill
  • Monthly fun activities (not all drinking)
  • Apple kit and dual screen working equipment

Such a cool role here! Please apply ASAP for success as this will be popular, especially with the ability to remote work upto 100% of the time!

Senior DevOps Engineer - AWS - Booming IT Security Scale-Up

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Updated: Thu Jul 29 2021 15:09:50 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)