Posted by on 08-11-2013, under

Dev Ops Engineer, London Bridge

Excited by installations, monitoring, maintenance and optimisation?

We are looking for bright and highly motivated individuals with a strong Linux background to join our growing business. The successful applicant will play a key role in developing and supporting our emailing infrastructure in a fast-paced web environment.

About the position

Our systems send over one million emails per day, 365 days a year. The role is to manage and operate this whole process, in a way which is scalable and reliable. The position will include a range of “systems-” activities including installation, monitoring, maintenance and optimisation of mail servers and mail production software.

We are looking for someone who can demonstrate strong scripting skills in BASH, Perl, Python and PHP.

The successful applicant will also be responsible for researching and developing ways to improve our existing infrastructure in areas such as process automation and performance optimisation. There will also be strong elements of operations and support in the role.

The salary will normally be in the range of £25k – £40k depending upon skills and experience.

Required knowledge

For this role, you will need knowledge and experience relating to the following technologies:

Programming Skills – Bash, C, PHP, Python
Deployment Automation
Version Control – Git
Common Web Services – HTTP, PHP, MySQL, SSL, SMTP, SSH, FTP, DNS
Mail Server Configuration (Postfix)

A degree is not essential, but you should be able to demonstrate your experience in the above areas. Certifications such as RHCSA, RHCE, CCNA will also be useful but are not required.

How to apply

If you think you would be right for this position please send your CV to along with a portfolio of personal projects (GitHub or a personal website would be suitable).

NO AGENTS – we do not pay agency fee’s as we have our own in-house recruitment team; please don’t waste your time.