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DevOps Engineer

London, UK

Company Overview

Sliide is a mobile technology company that solves some of the most pressing challenges for mobile network operators and handset manufacturers globally.

Our digital products are used and loved by millions of people every month and drive billions of impressions to content producers and advertisers around the world.

Sliide is on a mission to help companies get more from the mobile economy. Our suite of mobile apps empower millions of users to unlock their essential device, and enable mobile carriers, handset manufacturers and app developers to engage, retain and maximise the value of their users.

We’ve more than tripled in size in the last 12 months and we have no intention of slowing down. We’re investing significantly in our existing product suite and we’re taking new and exciting products to market.

Role overview

We are looking for a DevOps engineer to join our technology team with experience building and scaling services in a cloud environment. You’ll be working as part of a small team of other DevOps engineers, whilst liaising with Android, Backend, Data Engineering, and Analytics team. Externally you will be in contact with our service management partners on a weekly or bi-weekly basis.

You will establish configuration management, automate our infrastructure, implement continuous integration, and ensure that members of the technology team are up to speed with DevOps best practices to achieve a continuously deployable system.

You will be responsible for all Disaster Recovery and regular system maintenance, as well as performing or coordinating regular security audits, using internal and external resources.

You Will be responsible for enforcing and creating security best practices as well as devops knowledge hub.

Responsibilities

  • Working with containerisation technologies such as Docker and Kubernetes in daily bases

  • Maintaining and improving AWS infrastructure using Terraform, Ansible and Packer

  • Maintaining and improving our CI/CD pipelines

  • Continuously increasing transparency of our systems through monitoring and alerting

  • Building and maintaining a highly available production environment while automating creation/destruction of other non production environments.

  • Own and deliver Disaster Recovery capabilities

  • Closely working with technical teams to implement and build automation solutions

  • Supporting applications hosted in an AWS cloud environment, including deployments, patches, security checks, and maintenance

  • Working with data team to create and maintain ETL jobs on Airflow

Skills required

  • BSc computer science or equivalent experience (min 2 year)

  • Passion for automation

  • Is a friendly, thoughtful person

  • Knowledge of ‘Infrastructure as Code’ such as Terraform

  • General scripting using bash, python, groovy, ruby

  • Experience of supporting applications, specifically GoLang, Java, Python

  • Understanding of of unix OS (e.g. Linux and MacOS)

  • Experience in Cloud platforms, Ideally with AWS and GCP

  • Working with containerisation technologies such as Docker and Kubernetes

  • Understanding of databases (e.g. Postgres, MySQL)

  • Experience in CI/CD tooling such as Jenkins or other

  • Ability to prioritise tickets, projects and multi tasking

  • Ability to to work in a quick paced environment

  • Experience with distributed systems

  • Decent knowledge of networks

  • Knowledge of ETL jobs

  • Familiarity of Big Data infrastructure/processes

Bonus points for

  • Familiarity with Android build processes is big plus

  • Experience with monitoring tools such as Logic Monitor and Lacework

  • Knowledge of automation tool such as Ansible

  • Knowledge of maintaining and deploying Elasticsearch

Package

  • Competitive salary + EMI share options

Benefits

  • 25 days of holiday + bank holidays

  • up to 8% company pension contribution

  • Flexible working

  • Buzzing London office with a vibrant culture and well-stocked snack cupboards and drinks fridge

  • Working with a passionate team who love to learn and implement new technologies

  • Flat structure with plenty of exposure to the senior leadership team

  • Weekly company fitness sessions

  • Cycle to Work Scheme

  • Access to wellness venues and apps (via Gympass)

  • Private Health Insurance (with 24/7 Digital GP)

  • Budget for learning resources, courses and conferences

  • Regular all-company socials

  • Free haircuts in the office

Equal Opportunity

We are hugely committed to equality of opportunity. We employ many nationalities and think it's extremely important to have both genders represented in all functions and levels. All individuals will be treated in a fair and equal manner and in accordance with the law regardless of age, disability, gender, pregnancy and maternity, marital status, race, religion or sexual orientation.



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