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Senior DevOps Engineer

  • £70,000 - £80,000 basic + options
  • United Kingdom, London
  • Contract
  • Software & DevOps

Are you a DevOps Engineer with strong experience using Kubernetes and road mapping scalable infrastructure? If you are looking for a permanent opportunity in a fast-paced and fast-moving startup company where you will have the opportunity to grow and learn, then this is the opportunity for you!

Our client offers flexible remote / hybrid working – you can even work abroad for a couple weeks at a time if you'd like!

As the Senior DevOps Engineer, you will lead the infrastructure team. As a dynamic and rapidly growing startup, on offer is a wide range of opportunities for hands-on involvement and professional growth.

*****PLEASE NOTE – sponsorship is not provided, only candidates in the UK with valid rights to work can be considered.


  • Planning and Roadmapping: Develop scalable infrastructure solutions in collaboration with the development team.
  • Documentation and Knowledge Sharing: Create and maintain comprehensive documentation to support other technical teams.
  • Cloud Infrastructure Development: Build and manage cloud infrastructure on GCP using Kubernetes, Helm, and Terraform.
  • Autoscaling and Cost Optimization: Implement autoscaling and optimize costs using Kubernetes, Prometheus, and Keda.
  • Data Queue Maintenance: Manage Kafka-based data queuing systems.
  • Load Testing: Conduct load testing using JMeter.
  • CI/CD Pipeline Management: Develop and maintain continuous integration and continuous deployment pipelines.

Required DevOps Experience

  • While familiarity with specific tools is preferred, extensive experience with all of them is not necessary, except for Kubernetes. Comparable tools and technologies are acceptable.
  • Experience: 2-3 years as a DevOps Engineer or Backend Engineer with a strong DevOps focus.
  • Cloud Infrastructure and Deployment: Proficiency with Kubernetes and Google Cloud Platform (GCP).
  • Performance Monitoring: Experience with Keda and Prometheus.
  • CI/CD: Proficiency with GitHub Workflows and at least one other CI tool (e.g., Jenkins, CircleCI).
  • Helm and Terraform (desirable, not mandatory)
  • Load Testing: Experience with JMeter (desirable, not mandatory)
  • Queuing Systems: Knowledge of Kafka (desirable, not mandatory)
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