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Senior DevOps Engineer

Team: Platform Engineering
Location: UK Wide
Commitment: Permanent
The Role

Do you understand agile and XP practices? And are you an avid promoter of the DevOps philosophy and cloud-native approaches? Join us as we help our major clients transform the way they do things.

We’re seeking an innovative Senior DevOps engineer with an open mind and an enthusiasm to learn new technologies.

What you'll do within our teams

  • Work alongside Opencast and client staff to create effective automated solutions.
  • Create and manage infrastructure using modular, version-controlled and testable code.
  • Create extensible, automated continuous integration and delivery pipelines to test and release application code and IaC.
  • Use established tools to monitor applications and alert when problems occur. Share your knowledge with less experienced staff.
  • Promote and demonstrate good development and operational practices.
  • You'll suit this role if you:

  • have extensive experience setting up and configuring AWS services, including EC2, ECS, Route53 and CloudFront
  • can create and configure CI/CD pipelines using CodeBuild, CodePipeline, Gitlab CI or Jenkins

  • have experience in:
  • configuration management with Ansible, Terraform or CloudFormation
  • scripting in Bash or Python
  • the provisioning of monitoring dashboards using tools such as Datadog, Splunk or Grafana.
  • Bonus nice-to-haves

  • Experience using container technologies such as Docker and orchestration tools such as Kubernetes on major cloud providers.
  • Experience provisioning other cloud providers such as Azure and Google Cloud.
  • Use of Kong or AWS API Gateways.
  • Experience of integrating security and compliance into your infrastructure pipelines.


  • About Opencast 
    Opencast is an ambitious, successful, and growing technology consultancy. We pride ourselves in the qualities of our people. We're inclusive, creative, and collaborative. 
     
    It's an exciting time to join us on our journey as we grow and expand our services to help our clients tackle bigger, more complex challenges. We plan to treble the size of our team by 2025 — but we’re determined not to lose our unique culture. 
     
    What makes Opencast right for you? 
    You don’t have to tick every box to join us. We’re looking for those brave enough to ask the right questions and do the right thing. We value and empower our people, doing right by each other. We work flexibly and keep hierarchy to a minimum. 
     
    Inclusion at Opencast 
    Opencast is an equal opportunity employer and we’re committed to creating an environment where everyone thrives. We don’t discriminate based on age, disability, ethnicity, family status, gender, race, religion, or sexual orientation. 
     
    If you’d like to be part of a team where your voice is heard and your involvement matters, please join us. We’re a better company because you’re with us. 
     
    Where you’ll work 
    At Opencast we trust our people to make the right decisions. You may work remotely from home or, depending on your project, you may be required to occasionally work at a client site or your nearest Opencast office. 
     
    Interview process 
    Interviews take place over Microsoft Teams. If that doesn’t work for you, we’ll do everything we can to support and make any necessary adjustments. We want to ensure everyone has the best possible interview experience. 
     
    Applicants from overseas 
    We accept applicants from overseas but once you’re appointed you need to work in the UK. 

    Want to find out more? 
    Visit our website to find out more about us, our work and the benefits of joining us. 

    If you’d like to talk directly about this role with the people leading our services, visit the Contact section of the website. We’re keen to chat. 
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    If you’d like to talk directly with our service leads, we’re keen to chat. You might have a question about how we work, tech that we’re using or want to run an idea past one of our specialists.

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