Contract DevOps Engineer

Postgraduate degree
Functional areas
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Everything we do is to empower our clients to move forward. 
Great technology companies are built on incredible design, engineering and strategy, working in unison, operating at the very heart of an organisation and its audience. Enabling organisations to become great technology companies is our mission and our promise to our clients. 
We aim to leave them with the mindset, tools, skills and expertise they need to go beyond their own expectations, revolutionise their sectors, and for us to be proud of the change we create with them and their customers. 

About YLD 

Our purpose is to help our clients develop the capabilities they need to outperform their competitors. 
Our success is a consequence of ensuring our clients are successful. 
Our company is built on extraordinary people; we aim to attract, inspire, develop and retain them. 
YLD is a software engineering & design consultancy; we create digital capabilities for our clients that last beyond our engagement. 
We have offices in London, Lisbon and Porto.  

About The Role

You will work on delivering digital transformation projects at FTSE-100 companies, using technologies such Kubernetes, Etcd, Helm built with Continuous Deployment pipelines within AWS/Google Cloud (although we’re not confined to only use these and will work with the most suitable tools).
You will be expected to work on-site typically within Central London.

About you

A YLD DevOps Consultant is a highly-skilled Software Engineer who exemplifies the highest standards and enjoys sharing their knowledge and experience with others. Your desire to acquire new skills and knowledge will be fuelled by your team.
In this position will be expected that you help to deliver the core infrastructure, associated pipelines and related services in a pragmatic a non over-engineered way that focuses on keeping the DevOps team a core component of software delivery. Along with that you should take into account performance, scalability, security and testability when refining projects.
With millions of unique daily visitors, you will need to have previous experience of deploying across multiple regions.
You have a real passion for problem solving, you are an active learner and get excited by working collaboratively with those around you.

The Dev

  • Previous CI/CD experience (Jenkins or GOCD)
  • Work experience with Node.js 
  • Advocate of TDD: Writing infrastructure or code without tests should be unthinkable
  • Has a solid understanding a passion for excellent software development practices.

The Ops

  • Has worked previously and a expert knowledge in either AWS / Google Cloud or other similar environments 
  • Previously has built or operated a Kubernetes Cluster
  • Config Management tools including Terraform and Ansible
  • Build, ship and run using Docker
  • Load Balancing using either Traefik, Nginx or HaProxy
  • Linux/RHEL/Ubuntu environment 
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Job information

Firm: YLD

Location: London

Education: Postgraduate degree

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