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DevOps Engineer

Job Title DevOps Engineer
Location Remote
Type of Contract Permanent
Hours Full Time
Package Competitive

Are you a forward-thinking DevOps Engineer ready to join a dedicated DevOps team who work with the latest technology?

We’re Alamy, the world's most diverse stock photo library with over 250 million stock photos, and 360-degree photographs from individual photographers, picture agencies and archives across the globe.

Join Alamy as a DevOps Engineer and bring your knowledge and ability to help build a global, high performing, collaborative, respectful and inclusive environment geared towards learning, growing, and achieving together.

You’ll join one of Alamy’s Delivery Squads, responsible for all aspects of solution design, infrastructure automation and the software development lifecycle; from requirement gathering, analysis and validation, backlog refinements and planning sprints, through formal testing, continuous delivery/deployment and support in production.

We encourage you to share your ideas and your work will support our overall growth strategy in Alamy’s ambitious “Route 100” goal.

What you’ll be doing …

You’ll use your strong passion for technology and drive for high quality to:

  • Enable our squads to deliver high quality services to production with as little friction as possible
  • Ensure security best practices are followed for all Alamy’s cloud native infrastructure
  • Be an ambassador for DevOps across the technology team, influencing others to embrace automation and DevOps principles.
  • Share knowledge within the DevOps team and with other technologists across PA Media Group
  • Identify processes and practices that can be improved and developing smart solutions to these problems.

The Person:

Are you ...?

  • Collaborative and love being part of a team?
  • An excellent communicator, able to confidently articulate ideas to both technical and non-technical audiences and lead discussions both within and outside of the Technology space?
  • Familiar with the principles of Agile working patterns and frameworks (e.g. Scrum/Kanban)

Do you have ...?

  • Well developed emotional intelligence and experience of dealing with stakeholders at all levels of seniority?
  • Experience of high quality, iterative delivery of products that meet business needs? A passion and desire for learning, technology and delivering quality products?

Technically you’ll need demonstrable experience of …

  • Design and implementation of scalable solutions, utilising best practice design patterns and architecture for serverless and containerized applications
  • Public cloud platforms, ideally AWS, alongside Infrastructure as Code such as Terraform and CloudFormation
  • CI/CD pipelines and DevOps toolchains, such as Jenkins, GitHub Actions and CircleCI
  • Working with containerisation technologies and orchestration platforms, e.g. Docker and Kubernetes
  • Integration technologies and patterns, including queuing, and messaging technologies (e.g. AWS SQS/SNS/Step Functions)

What we can offer you ...

In addition to a competitive salary and benefits including 25 days’ annual leave, life assurance and pension contributions, you can also expect to work with a great team who support each other.

You’ll be leading development of a unique range of products for one of the most well-recognised names in the industry with amazing support from an innovative company that values your input.

Alamy and PA Media Group truly recognise the importance of a healthy work life balance and this role will offer the opportunity to achieve that by working largely remotely. If you prefer to spend time in an office environment, we have offices across the UK.

Inclusion ...

We’re working hard to ensure we provide an inclusive environment and as well as your skills and experience we’re also focused on who you are and what else you can bring. We recognise the importance of a healthy work life balance and positively encourage agile working.

We are always open to discuss an individual’s flexible working needs so please speak to us during the recruitment process to understand what this could look like for you.

We will do everything we can to support you during your application. If you need us to make any adjustments to our recruitment process, speak to our recruitment team who will be happy to support you.

Why wait?

We will be considering candidates as they apply, so please do not delay in submitting your application as we may decide to close the advert early. We will aim to update you on the status of your application as soon as possible and successful applicants will be invited to a MS Teams interview.

To find out more about working with us, search #151Reasons on LinkedIn or check out our Life page, https://www.linkedin.com/company/-pa-media/life/29e089f6-5d8e-42d6-b83d-f4d8a53a8677/?viewAsMember=true.