DevOps Engineer (Mid Level)
Zumo is the FCA registered, blockchain-powered digital asset partner for individuals and institutions. Our mission is to bring the benefits of digital currencies to people and businesses everywhere through sustainable and responsible growth. We foster a diverse and inclusive work environment, offering career-defining experiences for our employees.
About the role
We are seeking passionate and skilled DevOps engineer to help evolve and scale our products to meet the growing needs of our customers. You’ll have the opportunity to work with incredibly passionate, talented, and dedicated people who actively contribute to shaping what we build and how we build it. We foster a culture of proactivity, embrace creative problem-solving, and constantly strive for improvement.
As an Mid Level DevOps Engineer at Zumo, you will play an essential role in our journey from start-up to scale-up. With your passion for DevOps and 3-4 years of experience delivering outstanding results in product teams, you will contribute to the evolution and scaling of our products. You’ll work with a talented team and leverage your knowledge to optimise our infrastructure on cloud platforms like AWS, Azure, or GCP. Additionally, your experience with Python and Bash will enable you to develop automation scripts and enhance our deployment pipelines. Familiarity with microservices architecture will help ensure the efficiency and scalability of our systems.
£60,000-70,000 per year
Who are we looking for?
At Zumo, we emphasize the importance of empowered, cross-functional product teams that operate based on agile principles, driven by their passion for building outstanding products that support our mission.
Our products are built on microservices architecture, enabling rapid and reliable feature delivery while adhering to best practices and design patterns for maintainability, reusability, scalability, and security.
While we always seek the most suitable tech stack for achieving desired outcomes, our current baseline includes TypeScript, Node.js, PHP using Symfony, React Native, Swift, Objective-C, Java, and PostgreSQL. Our products run on the AWS cloud, with Kubernetes orchestrating the infrastructure.
As a member of the Platform team, you will be responsible for ensuring code quality and reliability. You’ll have opportunities for regular code reviews, engaging in tech peer discussions, and leveraging our automated testing infrastructure. Beyond your day-to-day responsibilities, your expertise and insights will be highly valued in shaping decisions related to processes, technologies, and tools. Your contributions will be instrumental in identifying improvement opportunities and proposing solutions to enhance the overall quality of our infrastructure, products, and services.
At Zumo, we prioritise work-life balance, and we neither work overnight nor are on standby duty.
- Collaborate with cross-functional teams to design, build, and maintain scalable and reliable infrastructure.
- Optimise our infrastructure on cloud platforms like AWS, Azure, or GCP, leveraging your 2+ years of production experience.
- Develop automation scripts using Python and Bash to enhance deployment pipelines and streamline operations.
- Implement best practices for microservices architecture to ensure efficient and scalable system.
- Contribute to continuous improvement efforts, including code reviews, testing, and performance optimisation.
- Work collaboratively with the team to deliver outstanding results and meet business objectives.
- 3-4 years of experience as a passionate DevOps Engineer, delivering outstanding results in product teams.
- Experience in a successful start-up to scale-up journey.
- 2+ years of production experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS) or relevant Amazon certificates.
- Familiarity with cloud platforms like AWS, Azure, or GCP.
- Proficiency in Python and Bash, enabling you to develop automation scripts and enhance deployment pipelines.
- Familiarity with microservices architecture and its principles.
- Strong problem-solving skills and a proactive attitude.
- Excellent communication and collaboration abilities, with a focus on teamwork and shared success.
- A genuine desire to contribute to the growth and success of our products.
- Passion for technology and eagerness to explore and learn new tools and techniques.
Zumo’s internal mission is to create an environment where you can create the best work of your career. To do that, we offer:
- Fully remote position with opportunities for quarterly team gatherings to develop interpersonal relationships and foster a sense of connection among the team.
- Strength-based management approach and a culture of developing staff from within.
- Company pension scheme with matching contributions.
- Generous holiday allowance of 40 days per year, including bank holidays.
At Zumo, we believe in the strength that difference brings to our business, our culture, and our community. We value the opinions and experiences of all our colleagues and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
At Zumo, we value diversity, equity, and inclusion. We are committed to creating an environment accessible to everyone, ensuring that the benefits of crypto and blockchain are available to all. Our decision-making is founded on a balance between people, profit, and the planet. We prioritise transparency, making our technology usable and secure while avoiding technical jargon. We maintain an unshakable commitment to productivity, fostering a tranquil work environment, and providing respectful feedback. We love the adventure of finding the best way forward and understand that failures are part of the road to success.
Towards a sustainable world
When it comes to crypto, we don’t believe progress should come at the cost of the environment. As the sector develops and matures at unparalleled pace, we have the perfect opportunity to ensure we develop products and behaviours that will help the future of the planet. And we believe we can play our part in demystifying the information surrounding digital assets and their impact on the climate, helping everyone to understand, assess and contribute to the decarbonisation of the industry. Find out more about our net zero strategy, partnerships, environmental pledge and work to decarbonise the sector on our webpage here.Apply Now