DevOps / Cloud Engineer
Posted 4 months ago - Expired 2 months ago

Sheffield,
Permanent Full Time
£25000 to £30000

Want to work with the biggest names in the TV and movie business?

From Hollywood to Bollywood, it’s not every day you get a chance to be employed by a company that works on titles and technology for the biggest names in the TV and movie business.


ZOO Digital Group are currently going through a period of growth and are looking to recruit a DevOps Engineer to join our growing development department.

The Role

As a DevOps Engineer, you will join an expanding, busy development team, helping to provide a creative, innovative and quality driven service. You’ll be expected to take a good deal of initiative in the work that you do, and to work both independently and as part of a team.


You will be mentored by your manager who will work closely with you to develop your skills and experience in pursuit of excellence in your field of work.
As a DevOps Engineer you will assist the web application development teams by providing technical expertise in the initiation, planning, deployment and maintenance phases. These activities will include the definition of needs, benefits, and technical strategy; research & development within the product life-cycle; technical analysis and design; and support of software engineering staff in executing, testing and rolling-out the solutions. Participation on projects is focused on smoothing the transition of products from development through deployment by performing operations activities within the project life-cycle.


The successful applicant will be familiar with application and data security in a cloud deployment context. They will have a good understanding of web application and hosted database security, common threats and response strategies. You will have excellent organizational and time management skills, be disciplined and self-motivated yet be able to work within a diverse team of professionals to achieve shared goals.

You will have experience in the below;
• Passion for cloud and hosting technologies
• Experience with implementing best practice on either AWS or Azure, as well as conventional hosting on Linux or Windows
• An understanding of DNS & networking within the cloud
• Good technical communication skills, sharing ideas with colleagues
• Awareness of monitoring and proactive maintenance
• Effective understanding of security practices and requirements
• Experience with web development

Any knowledge or experience in the below would be highly advantageous, but not essential;
• EC2 – Including autoscaling, ELB, security groups
• RDS – MySQL, Postgress and Aurora
• S3 – Including cloudfront and glacier
• IAM – Policies, users and roles
• Cloudformation
• Route 53
• Lambda
• VPC
• Python (django web framework)
• Fabric

What we do at ZOO

We securely showcase, localise and distribute the movies and TV shows the world wants to see. We help Hollywood studios, global broadcasters, online retailers and independent distributors reach audiences everywhere. Fast. We combine our world-class cloud technology with amazing client teams in the UK and US.


Benefits & Rewards
We employ the brightest and most original thinkers in our industry. We value all the folks that make ZOO a great place to work. Along with a competitive salary we also offer a wide range of benefits which include:
• Flexi time
• Pension scheme
• Free city centre parking
• 25 days holiday
• Free fruit and snacks
• Staff Socials