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DevOps Engineer - Internet Engineering

Date: 24-Jul-2021

Location: Oxford, GB, OX4 4DQ

Company: Nominet


Maybe you know us, maybe you do not. Even though you probably use our services every day. So, we would like to share more about what we do at Nominet, and why we do it, so that you can help us to build the right team.

We're proudly at the heart of the UK's critical internet infrastructure. Leading the charge in cyber security, as we explore and pioneer new tech.

We do this to enable connectivity, inclusivity, and security for our world - and create a vibrant digital future.

That is what drives us - and the kind of people we want to work with.



Competitive salary depending on experience, plus excellent benefits including a 10-20% bonus, 30 days holiday allowance, flexible working hours, healthcare, pension scheme, life assurance, wellbeing allowance, flex benefits 



We are looking for a DevOps Engineer to join the recently established dedicated DevOps team in our Internet Engineering & Operations function - operating at the heart of the internet infrastructre. If you have experience as a DevOps engineer or are looking to take your career into the DevOps space, this is a great opportunity to use your knowledge and skills to help transform our software deployment process towards a fully automated solution and greatly enhance the CI/CD pipeline. You will have the opportunity to work with the other members of the team to help shape the direction and strategy of DevOps going forward.



  • Build, configure, run and patch Kubernetes clusters.
  • Work with Software Developers to release code (including new applications) across the application stack (development, beta, production, etc).
  • Write and maintain software and services that enhance the CI pipeline and streamline the software delivery process.
  • Architect environments that encourage automation and reliability.
  • Engineer new tools and applications that improve production and deployment capabilities for all teams.
  • Work on projects across the business to ensure operational excellence.
  • Design and write automated tests within a CI framework on configuration, packaging and deployment scripts.
  • Work closely with Infrastructure and Security Engineers to implement operational requirements; identify and fix bugs and streamline development workflows.
  • Be an ambassador for DevOps across the business, influencing others to embrace automation and DevOps principles.
  • Work with the Release Manager to ensure successful and streamlined production deployments.



  • Background in software engineering (using languages such as Java, Python, etc).
  • Experience of CI/CD tooling and delivering best practices.
  • Experience with Linux and virtualization.
  • Good system design knowledge.
  • Experience with Kubernetes and Docker.
  • Knowledge of containerisation.
  • Confident with Ansible, Terraform, GIT for configuration management.
  • Experience with AWS.
  • Network and security knowledge.
  • Experience deploying, managing and troubleshooting of software applications (including Web Apps and B2B).
  • Happy working using Agile practices, and JIRA.





Please note: As part of the job application, you will be asked to complete a brief online application form and profile.

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