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Senior DevOps Engineer – Media – Central London/ Hybrid – AWS – £70,000 – £80,000 + Benefits 


My client, a globally renowned media organisation, seeks a Senior DevOps Engineer to join their team. This is an exciting opportunity to join the WebOps Team, responsible for leading the development of DevOps technologies and configuring, administering & troubleshooting websites, applications and infrastructure configuration tools for multiple large-scale websites. You will have experience with LAMP and web hosting technologies (Web, database, caching, CDNs, firewalls and load balancers) in cloud and private cloud environments. You will also be able to demonstrate a thorough understanding of DevOps tools and automated build and release applications having worked in multisite hosting and development environment. The successful candidate will be able to mentor on best practices and standards and acting as the prominent voice for quality across the tech department.

As a Senior DevOps Engineer you will;

  • Set up and configure automated configuration, orchestration, build/release and version control applications and environments
  • Day to day collaboration with development teams to promote best practice
  • Manage AWS / Azure or other cloud technologies
  • Build infrastructure for multiple websites and applications utilising web technologies, databases, API’s and Internet caching & CDN technologies
  • Design and manage large scale web hosting environments; triage web connectivity and performance issues and carry out root cause analysis
  • Mentor Mid/Junior engineers
  • Create and maintain network and system documentation
  • Investigate and resolve technical issues
  • Manage and Support the CI/CD tools with the team
  • DNS Management
  • Manage and support the infrastructure, containerisation K8s and Docker
  • Monitor & alert, setting up new dashboards and alerts


  • Demonstrable experience with cloud technologies, specifically AWS (EC2, Code Pipeline, Lambda, RDS, Route53, ELBs etc.)
  • In-depth understanding and knowledge of implementing, building and maintaining automated & scripted configuration, build/release processes and version control applications
  • Experience with Python / Bash scripting
  • Experience working with: Terraform, Jenkins, Git / GitHub
  • Proven experience and knowledge in containerisation technology, Docker & K8s
  • In-depth knowledge of LAMP stack administration and common Linux-based web infrastructure and applications – Varnish, Nginx, Apache, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Mongo. Includes scripting, performance tuning and hardening
  • Analyzing stack traces and performance optimizing applications using various monitoring technologies
  • In-depth experience of Internet engineering, technologies, processes and protocols, layers 2/3/4/5 incl. TCP/IP, NAT, firewalls, load balancers and WAF
  • Comprehensive experience of non-web Internet protocols and technologies, including DNS, SSL/TLS, FTP, SMTP etc
  • Experience designing and administering website and content management publishing systems (WordPress) at scale – CDN-caching/web/application/database
  • AWS / EKS Pro qualification
  • Solving problems guide the team on best practices and automating the installation / creation of Dashboards


  • A relaxed working environment with regular socials including a summer festival
  • 25 days holiday plus a day for your birthday. Our offices will be closed between Christmas and New Year’s which are in addition to your annual entitlement
  • Tailored training and development through our Love Learning platform
  • A progressive and transparent culture with clear career progression
  • Flexible / hybrid working plus early finish Fridays
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Enhanced Family Policies including paternity, adoption and surrogacy leave. We also provide a pregnancy loss, fertility, and carers policy
  • Competitive pension plans and Life Assurance
  • A newly renovated modern office with lots of collaborative spaces

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