DevOps Engineer

Location Reading
Discipline: DevOps / SRE
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits: + Benefits
Contact name: James Shenton

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Job ref: JS-250
Published: 20 days ago
Startdate: 2024-02-08 00:00:00
DevOps engineer required with DevOps and coding skills or software engineer in either Go / Golang or Python combined with cloud platforms GCP / Google Cloud Platform or AWS, Infrastructure as Code such as Terraform or Ansible and Containers such as Docker / Kubernetes or microservices is required by respected international video technology company who’s platform is used by businesses and government and have an excellent product/software engineering and people-centric culture.
The role is based in Reading, Berkshire and is hybrid, with 2/3 days per week in the office.  
The core technologies with this role will be working with Go / Golang, GCP, IAAS, and containers and initially involve moving complex, highly available on-premises services to the Google Cloud Platform and DevOps engineering. So, flexing your Go / GCP skills or cross-training into these technologies is a great chance.
This role could suit an existing DevOps or Platform Engineer with a coding mindset or a Software Engineer with a build-it and own-it mentality who has supported live systems.  
The key skills for the DevOps Engineer would include.
  • DevOps / Platform Engineer or Software Engineering background
  • A software engineering background with solid coding skills in Go / Golang or Python (with a desire to learn Go)
  • Skills in CI / CD and working within an Agile environment.
  • Infrastructure management via code / Orchestration / IaaS such as (Terraform, Ansible, Puppet)
  • Experience working with cloud platforms (GCP / Google Cloud Platform, AWS)
  • Great written and spoken English, including the ability to learn about and discuss complex architectures with other developers
  • Containerisation (Docker, Kubernetes etc) and or microservices 
  • A Computer Science or Scientific Degree would be desirable/.
Join a people-centric company and work within a European team. There is a big focus on software quality, CI, test automation, platform reliability, and security.  
The team focused on building, running, reliability, and availability of a critical and secure video communication platform for businesses and governments worldwide. The on-call will be split between the team.
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