DevOps Engineer

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📅  Posted 15 days ago 📍 United Kingdom
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Job Description

DevOps Engineer

Reports to: VP of Engineering

Location: Hybrid and or remote

Hours: 32 hours across a 4-day week (no salary sacrifice)

Salary: £55,000 - £65,000

Product: Wonde, Evouchers & Secure Schools | |

Who we are and what is important to us:

Beyond unifies three technology-driven brands, Wonde, Evouchers and Secure Schools.

Each brand shares a vision to reduce the friction of adapting technology, to help customers navigate an often overwhelming area and provide powerful solutions that make their everyday life easier.

The three brands run independently with the autonomy to continue to prosper although as part of the Beyond team, you’ll join a wider, supportive environment where you’ll be able to pull on the expertise and capabilities of the group.

We do not limit ourselves to standing still. We look ahead and strive to disrupt the sector we operate in. We believe technology should not be complicated or overwhelming. It should do what it says - quickly, safely and efficiently.

Job snapshot:

As a DevOps Engineer supporting the Secure Schools brand, you’ll own the monitoring, reliability and security of our infrastructure, paying particular attention to our phishing simulator and related infrastructure.

By working closely with the other DevOps members across Beyond you will help establish the right processes and tools to ensure our infrastructure is secure, scalable, cost-effective and always available.

You will support the teams in adopting a DevOps mindset using a combination of coaching, supporting and leading by example.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Establish appropriate tools and processes to monitor, alert and resolve infrastructure-related issues
  • Maintaining the security of our infrastructure and looking for ways to improve
  • Introduce, demonstrate and coach teams in better ways of working (we currently have nearly 50 engineers in 12 different teams)
  • Help generate suitable metrics to support the changes being made and to understand their impact
  • Look for opportunities and champion improvements to the developer experience including our approach to testing and quality assurance

What you’ll get:

Beyond is much more than just a place to work. It is a place to grow, innovate, excel and learn. We have tech people, creative people and people people, all focused on providing a superior customer experience.

We value, support and champion those we work with - promoting personal growth and happiness. We get that our success is dependent on the collective energy, intelligence and contributions of all our team members and we are committed to ensuring our work environment is the best it can be.

We value your commitment and have worked hard to create adaptable and comprehensive benefits packages to suit individual needs, although you can expect the below as standard:

  • 4-day working week
  • Flexible working schedule/work-from-home opportunities
  • Onsite gym and well-being (quiet room) facilities
  • Buying and selling holiday scheme
  • Additional holiday for length of service
  • Annual allowance for volunteering days
  • Onsite trained mental health and well-being champions
  • Monthly lunch club (on us)
  • Comprehensive wellness programmes (think meditation retreats and continuous access to well-being apps/initiatives)
  • Enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption benefits
  • Electric car scheme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Eye examination scheme
  • Financial contribution to the set up of work-from-home environments
  • Use of new and leading technology in the form of apple products
  • Frequent company-funded social events
  • Office closure between Christmas & New Year
  • Access to continuous learning and development opportunities
  • Comprehensive employee referral scheme
  • Casual Dress Code

In addition to the above, you’ll have access to our ‘take your pick’ benefits scheme which is tailored specifically to you!

Beyond is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage interest from all candidates and do not discriminate against any non-merit factors. If you require any adjustments to the application or selection process please call or email us so we can ensure you have the correct support: 438094.Requirements

What we’re hoping you’ll bring:

  • Previous experience in a modern DevOps environment including infrastructure as code
  • Experience with Phishing simulators (desirable)
  • Solid understanding of email systems, including DMARC, SPF and DKIM and how they relate to spam filtering
  • A thorough understanding of AWS architecture including RDS, ECS, ElasticCache, Lambda and step functions
  • A good understanding of PHP and best practices around deploying web applications and APIs
  • Awareness of the impacts on costs and security when making infrastructure decisions
  • Ability to coach and influence a team to change and adopt new ways of working