PHP/DevOps Engineer

Location: London
Job Type: Permanent
Discipline: Software Development
Reference: RW74
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits: Excellent
Amazing chance to join a rapidly growing, award winning tech company. You will have the chance to work on a new platform that aims to be a complete software solution for all aspects of the business’ niche, and is set to skyrocket the business’ profit and market share in the UK.

This role is a unique chance to cover DevOps processes on an ongoing basis as well as help with development work – as such this is more of a hybrid role and would suit someone who already has some DevOps experience in the AWS stack or has an interest in doing so.

You will work with industry leading DevOps/Development professionals who will mentor and guide you to upskill, which will give you the opportunity to move into Senior & Lead roles as the business continues to grow over the next 18 months.

Likely Responsibilities
• Ensuring our CI / pipelines are optimised for releases
• Liaising with team leads to identify pain points from a DevOps perspective
• Setup and management of our Kubernetes cluster
• Working on modelling and schema design for new system areas including implementing via code
• Research into implementing other AWS solutions such as serverless
• Meeting with the team to plan ahead for future work, discussing and refining requirements and debating the best technical approach
• Supporting other developers when they are stuck or reviewing their code
• Working with our QA team to facilitate testing and ensure quality results

Essential skills:

• Real world experience in DevOps with AWS (Work experience or personal projects)
• Containerisation knowledge (Kubernetes, EKS, terraform, orchestration etc)
• Working experience of Modern PHP (7+)

Nice to haves:

• Good OOP practice
• Ability to design and structure maintainable code in a way that goes beyond just MVC CRUD
• Experience in Laravel
• Great communication skills – As a remote team it’s important to communicate well.
• Positive attitude – A friendly and informal company, where you support each other and work with a positive attitude.
• Confidence & independence – Focus on results and don’t micromanage

What you get in Return

• A competitive salary reviewed annually
• Remote working
• Hardware of your choice (Macbook/Laptop)
• No prescription on tooling, use the development tools that suit you
• Opportunities to explore new technologies that interest you
• Working day to day with experienced DevOps consultants to transfer knowledge
• The ability to shape your role in a way that fits your skills and interests
• A supportive and knowledgeable team to help hone your abilities and learn from others through code review and collaborative working

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