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DevOps Engineer

Date: 25-Jan-2023

Location: Oxford/ Hybrid, GB

Company: Nominet

We’re Nominet – a world-leading domain name registry. For over 25 years, we’ve been operating at the heart of internet infrastructure. While we're best known for running .UK domains, we also help protect public services from cyber threat. Our aim is to create a world which is more connected, inclusive and secure. We know that technology has the power to transform lives by creating opportunities and providing support where it’s needed most. As a public benefit company, our work funds the ability to make a positive impact on society. We’ve donated millions to projects that use technology to improve peoples’ lives and have committed to delivering £60m worth of support over the next three years.

We understand the impact the Internet has on the environment and are committed to helping the UK reach Net Zero by 2050. We’re already a Carbon Neutral company through offsetting our emissions and will continue to work on reducing our footprint.




We are looking for a multi-disciplined, skilled and self-motivated DevOps (Platform) Engineer to join Nominet Cyber Solutions and help us deliver our Protective DNS solution. You will work closely with other teams to build out a scalable set of infrastructure that provides our engineering teams with a platform to build against. Within the team, you will be responsible for the deployment of our platform into cloud environments as well as building templates, modules, and documentation to enable our engineering teams to become self-serve. You’ll have the opportunity to work with modern technologies, such as Kubernetes, terraform and data platforms in a cloud native environment whilst designing and delivering a complete platform solution. 




  • Building a complete platform for our developers to build against 

  • Contribute to the deployment, management, support and maintenance of new cloud-based cyber security products. 

  • Support development of new applications, platform features and services 

  • Mentor colleagues to ensure new products and features are deployed safely in a timely and effective manner. 

  • Investigating and engaging with new trends, technologies, and configurations. 

  • Advocate, educate and build consensus. 

  • Building relationships with other teams/key stakeholders and working in a cohesive, friendly, and collaborative manner to deliver real value for customers.  

  • Ensuring we’re observing and monitoring all environments and applications  




  • Commercial experience working with Kubernetes, Helm & Terraform 

  • Excellent knowledge of Amazon Web Services (AWS) 

  • Good familiarity with continuous integration and delivery tools 

  • Good knowledge of a scripting language. 

  • Experience developing containerised workflows with Docker or equivalent tools. 

  • Superb attention to detail.  

  • Experience in implementing monitoring and observability  


What’s in it for you?  


The Nominet way of working empowers our people to flex between home and the office. We operate on a Hybrid basis. This empowers everyone to take ownership day to day, balancing the needs of our people and business. You will be required to come into the Oxford office for key activities to ensure we have a collaborative and connected working environment.  


Core benefits that include 30 days annual leave, pension scheme, performance related bonus scheme, private medical cover, cash benefits scheme, life assurance, EAP - as well as a wide range of flexible benefits including Critical illness, Dental Insurance, Health Assessments, Cycle2Work scheme and reward portal. We have great facilities in our workspace which include an on-site gym and shower facilities, free car parking, broad range of tools and resources to support your personal and professional development. 

We are a public benefit organisation and as well as supporting some great organisations we also support our team members to give something back in their local community via our Give Hub scheme. 


Finally, we are a sociable bunch and have an active social committee who work hard to arrange lots of really great events and get togethers to keep us all connected. 



Data protection

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Equal opportunities

Cybersecurity is a community effort. That’s why we’re committed to building an inclusive, diverse community that celebrates and welcomes everyone – unless they’re a cybercriminal, of course.

We’re proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, and we’d encourage you to join us whatever your background.

We consider everyone equally: your race, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, ability, marital status, nationality, or any other protected characteristic won’t affect your application.

We want to give you every opportunity to show us your best self, so if there are any adjustments we could make to the recruitment and selection process to support you, please let us know.

Security checks

All roles working for Nominet will be subject to a Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) check. Some roles due to the nature of their work, will require additional security clearance.

Due to the volume of applications we receive, we sometimes close our vacancies early. It is therefore advisable to apply as early as possible if you would like to be considered for a role with us.