Job title: Principal DevOps Engineer
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Salary type: Annual
Salary: GBP £100,000.00
Job published: 2021-09-29
Job ID: 32132
Contact name: Kyle Probert
Phone number: +44 7738 846689

Job Description

Principal DevOps Engineer, remote. 


A hands-on leadership role focused on technical contribution, strategy and architecture design while supporting a small, distributed DevOps team, building with a cloud-agnostic stack. 


Location: Remote, UK. 


Salary/Package: £75,000 - £100,000 depending on experience plus an extensive overall benefits package.


Interview process: 3 stages

  • Initial conversation with reporting line (30 mins)
  • Technical interview with reporting line and team, whiteboarding etc. (90 mins)
  • Cultural dialogue with other members of the organisation (45 mins)


Timeframe to hire - Ideally, within the next three weeks. Happy to consider any notice period length.


Ideally, this role would suit an experienced DevOps, Cloud or Platform Engineer taking their first step into a leadership position. We don't need an experienced leader but a competent engineer with a flair for mentoring and understanding design platform architecture on a global scale. 


Tech Stack: 

  • AWS, GCP and Azure - Experience with one or more would be beneficial
  • Ansible and Terraform and a genuine interest in expanding their IaC 
  • Kubernetes is on the horizon; this hire will lead the project 
  • Jenkins across the business for CI/CD.
  • SQL AND NoSQL deployment and management
  • Python, JS, Java or Bash used for scripting and Golang for some backend 


The organisation:

A rapidly growing media technology business who partner with almost every mainstream news/media organisation globally. 


16 offices in 6 continents and circa 500 employees with dominant market share; they have exciting plans to continue their growth throughout 2022 and beyond. 


For more details, please apply online or contact Kyle Probert at Transparent Talent.