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DevOps Engineer (Internet Engineering & Operations)

Date: 13-Jan-2021

Location: Oxford, GB, OX4 4DQ

Company: Nominet



Maybe you know us, maybe you don't. Even though you probably use our services every day. So

we'd 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



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




Competitive salary depending on experience, plus excellent benefits including a 10% bonus, 30 days holidays, Healthcare, Pension Scheme, Life Assurance, Wellbeing allowance, Flex benefits


Main Job Purpose:


We are establishing a new, dedicated DevOps team in our Internet Engineering & Operations function, working closely with software developers and infrastructure engineers - all operating at the heart of the internet. We are looking for additional team members who will have the opportunity to help shape the direction and strategy of the team going forward. 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 transform our software deployment process towards a fully automated solution.


Job Summary:

  • 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).
  • Take an automated-first approach to all tasks.
  • 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.


Key Requirements:

  • Strong background in software engineering (using languages such as Java, Python, etc).
  • Extensive experience with Linux and virtualization.
  • Extensive system design knowledge.
  • Formidable experience with Kubernetes and Docker.
  • Deep knowledge of containerisation.
  • Confident with Ansible, Terraform, GIT for configuration management.
  • Substantial experience with AWS.
  • CI/CD tooling and delivery best practices.
  • 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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