Devops Engineer


London, England

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£60000 - £70000 per annum

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Darren Brown

I'm currently recruiting for a Devops Engineer for my client in central London on a permanent contract. My client is an exciting company with ground breaking technology and are looking to expand their team with a talented Devops Engineer. You will focus on developing, maintaining, and running the continuous integration and testing infrastructure, including bespoke and third-party solutions. You will be adept at scripting, designing automated tests, and have a track record of picking up and working with different technologies.

Your primary focus with be on the continuous integration and testing infrastructure, but you will contribute to all aspects of product engineering within the team and take the lead on developing CI and test software components.

Continuous integration / deployment

  • Developing new software and firmware (FPGA) build and integration pipelines and re-engineering existing ones to streamline continuous integration and deployment
  • Creating and maintaining scripts to automate routine development activities, such as appliance configuration and system releases
  • Coordinating with all teams to effectively understand (and then eliminate) limitations in engineering build, deploy and test workflows

Test toolbox capability development

  • Developing the system-level test framework and reusable test components for end-to-end testing of the solution and individual solution components
  • Enabling all engineers at to effectively test new features by providing software tools and interfaces and providing support in their test development
  • Expanding coverage of automated tests and reducing reliance on manual testing

Infrastructure improvement

  • Enhancing CI and test infrastructure, including helping with some limited IT administration and network maintenance in direct support of the engineering team
  • Researching and integrating third-party solutions to dev-ops needs

Supporting innovation

  • Investigating new technologies and performing rapid prototyping under the direction of the Head of Engineering or the CTO to support technical de-risking and discover new opportunities for design improvements
  • Promoting a "dev-ops mindset" across the engineering team and accelerating the adoption of new tools and workflows across new and existing projects


  • Development experience with Python (ideally; or other scripting language e.g. Perl, Ruby, Bash, Shell) and the .NET framework (ideally in C#)
  • Knowledge of other languages (C++, Java)
  • Broad understanding of development tools and technology, including source control, continuous integration, container concepts etc
  • Passion for improving engineering workflows and quality, working across teams to embed automation and rapid feedback into engineering practices
  • Experience developing and running automated tests
  • Working in a product engineering environment
  • A degree in a relevant STEM subject or equivalent professional experience

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