Senior DevOps Engineer

Beyond is looking for a Senior DevOps Engineer to join their team in London.

Employer: Beyond

Location: London / UK

Position: Senior DevOps Engineer


Beyond is a design and technology agency made up of bright and passionate individuals focused on creating and delivering beautiful experiences for our clients. Our clients are ambitious companies with mainstream profiles, across all verticals and operating in all sectors. Our work ranges from an individual specialist being positioned to deliver a core function within a targeted client program, to the full lifecycle creation of a product-focused on transforming a pivotal market experience for our clients.

Beyond, a Google Cloud Certified Partner, is looking for a Senior DevOps Engineer to join our team in Europe, to work closely with our engineering team to architect and develop world class applications.

As a Beyond DevOps Engineer, you’ll have the chance to:

• Actively contribute to the strategy and growth of Beyond’s highly diverse and skilled engineering team
• Build your soft skills in collaboration, communication and client relationship management
• Co-create and collaborate with different team members across the project, program and agency to ensure quality is embedded at both the process and program levels
• Gain knowledge in new business domains by helping build out teams for the purposes of designing, developing and delivering impactful solutions
• Be a subject matter expert in DevOps and Cloud and evangelize and educate the organisation in the DevOps best practices and Cloud architecture
• Help define and improve our processes and best practices in DevOps, Cloud and information technology governance to ensure the services are delivered to meet our high standards

As a Beyond DevOps Engineer, we’d like you to bring:

• 5+ years of working experience in DevOps Engineering and Cloud technologies
• Strong experience with DevOps tools that may include: Git, Jira, GitHub, Bitbucket, GitLab, Ansible, Docker, Terraform, Sentry, New Relic, Sumo Logic, Jira Service Management, Slack
(we do not expect you to have experience with all of the above)
• Strong experience in building and maintaining infrastructure using Google Cloud and AWS
• Strong experience in deploying and operating scalable web applications built using technologies such as Python, Node.js or PHP
• Previous experience in CI/CD pipeline implementation
• Previous experience in release engineering and deployment processes
• Experience with database technologies, such as PostgreSQL, MySQL, Redis and Firestore, and the database solutions available on Google Cloud and AWS
• Experience in Linux systems engineering and administration
• Experience in identity and access management on Google Cloud and AWS
• Working knowledge with at least one programming language, such as Python or Javascript
• Familiarity with agile development practices such as code reviews and using source control
• Familiarity with CMS solutions such as Contentful and WordPress
• Familiarity with building websites and apps using Jamstack architecture
• Familiarity with PaaS and serverless technologies such as App Engine, Cloud Run and Cloud Functions
• Grasp of container technology and familiarity with container orchestration with tools such as Docker and Kubernetes
• Passion for designing and building modern cloud-based applications using a mix of IaaS, PaaS and SaaS solutions
• Strong understanding of security principles and how to apply these to web applications, cloud infrastructure and networking
• Familiarity with security frameworks such as those from NIST, CIS and OWASP
• Strong technical troubleshooting and problem solving skills
• Strong customer focus with ability to translate technical language to a broader audience
• Sound business judgement, proven ability to influence others and strong analytical thinking skills
• Ability to manage service incidents in production environments
• Ability to support engineers in development environment setup and troubleshooting on macOS and Linux systems
• Ability to achieve stretch goals in a highly innovative and fast-paced environment
• Ability to manage multiple tasks and work with many different people
• Ability to document technical solutions in writing or by creating visual architecture diagrams

And in return, Beyond offers:

• A team of passionate people who genuinely care about what they do and the standard of work they produce
• A generous learning and development budget per employee per year and opportunity to get certified on Google Cloud and other skills relevant to your role
• Competitive salary, flexible benefits schemes such as healthcare & dental, workplace pension, 25 days holiday, plus you get your birthday off for free and we have a paid office closure between Christmas and New Years
• 6% matched contribution pension scheme
• Flexible working options
• A strong company culture whilst working on a ‘remote first’ basis – this includes weekly meetings, company updates, quizzes and celebrations

Having been named among Sunday Times Best 100 Companies, we believe culture plays a large role in what we offer as an organisation. We actively promote diversity in all its forms across our Studios and we proudly, passionately and proactively strive to create a culture of inclusivity and openness for all our employees.

Beyond is committed to welcoming everyone, regardless of gender identity, orientation or expression. Our mission is to remove exclusivity and barriers and encourage new thinking and perceptions, in a space of belonging. It is not about race, gender or age, it is about people. And without our people being their most creative and innovative selves, we are nothing.

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