DevOps Engineer

Associate at Quantexa

DevOps Engineer

Associate at Quantexa

  • LocationLondon, UK
  • Position levelAssociate
  • Job period iconFull-time employment
  • Application deadline iconPosted on 18 Apr, 2019
  • CompetitiveCompetitive
Quantexa are looking for a seasoned DevOps Engineer to address the increasing demands on our cloud solutions, which underpin our company’s rapid growth. The position will offer opportunities to work with cutting edge cloud technologies and deliver industry leading cloud-based offerings of the Quantexa platform.

You will be working closely the technical experts in our Cloud Platform team and will have significant influence over how we evolve the shape of our cloud solutions and the operational machinery wrapped around them to deliver highly available, distributed, containerized services.

We are looking for individuals who are excited by the idea of helping to shape and grow the cloud estate of a dynamic and friendly technology start-up. There are no outdated legacy systems to support – this is a greenfield project with plenty of opportunity to develop skills in fresh and exciting technologies.

This is an ideal position for an IT professional with a few years of experience of developing and running cloud-based systems.

The role will entail:
  • Joining our Cloud Platform team who are responsible for all DevOps across Quantexa’s cloud infrastructure which spans multiple major cloud providers.
  • Using modern DevOps practices day-to-day to build out secure, low maintenance environments which support all deployments of Quantexa’s software products for our clients and internal R&D.
  • Developing Quantexa’s cloud solutions which comprise a mixture of Software as a Service, Platform as a Service and managed service offerings and form a key part of our go to market strategy.
  • Contribute to architectural design and selection of DevOps and cloud technologies.
  • Collaborate with and mentor junior cloud engineers.
  • Devise and maintain policies/procedures defining best practice usage of cloud platform team components acting as an ambassador for our team advising across Quantexa’s projects on how best to adopt our output.
  • Participating in the day-to-day operations of our cloud infrastructure:
    • Running our development servers, ensuring that services are available and accessible to those who need them.
    • Configuring, provisioning and maintaining environments for project teams and our clients
    • Enhancing automation capability to minimise time spent on ops itself
The role is primarily based in our London Waterloo office although short-term travel may be required to support any client engagements on rare occasions. Requirements

You must have the following:
  • Demonstrated exposure to the techniques needed to keep cloud-based solutions up a running with minimum operational grind, e.g. build and deployment automation, holistic monitoring and self-healing.
  • Experience with popular DevOps technologies such as Terraform and Ansible or similar, such as Chef, Puppet, Heat, CloudFormation, Salt.
  • Experience of Kubernetes or related technologies such as OpenShift.
  • Experience with CI/CD tools and technologies such as Jenkins, Bamboo, TeamCity.
  • Excellent working knowledge of microservices, containerisation and distributed computing concepts.
  • Strong understanding of software engineering practices and development methodologies.
  • Effective communication skills and demonstrated ability to explain day to day technical concepts to a range of audiences, technical and non-technical.
  • Good appreciation of information security principles commonly applied to securing data in the cloud.
  • A good understanding of networking concepts and devices (Virtual Networks, VPNs, Proxies, Firewalls)
  • 2 years of experience with at least one major cloud hosting platform (Azure, AWS, GCP).
  • 2 years of experience with general Linux administration (user management, permissions, resource usage) and the Linux command line/shell scripting.
You will ideally have the following:
  • Experience with multiple cloud providers.
  • Experience managing microservices (Scaling, Upgrading, Traffic Management, Deployment strategies).
  • Experience with technologies supporting Kubernetes such as Helm or Istio.
Benefits

The expected salary for this position would be £50-80k depending on experience plus bonus, and an excellent Group Benefits including:
  • 25 days holidays;
  • Private healthcare, Life assurance, Group income protection;
  • Cyclescheme and Techscheme
  • Pension scheme with company contribution of 5% of salary.
  • Huge opportunities due to scale of growth
  • Regular social events
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About Quantexa

Quantexa empowers organisations to drive better decisions from their data. Using the latest advancements in big data and AI, Quantexa uncovers hidden customer connections and behaviours to solve major challenges in financial crime, customer insight and data analytics.

Founded in 2016, Quantexa has accomplished rapid global expansion and

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  • Position industryTechnology & IT
  • LocationLondon, UK
  • Count of employess51-200 employees
  • FoundedFounded in 2016
StartupFast growingTechies

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