DevOps Specialist

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DevOps Specialist

Merapar by alfa1 are looking for a DevOps Specialist to join our team and be part of the Software Movement

Full-time · London

Meet some of your team

Erwin

Co-Founder

Harry

Co-Founder

Roma

Senior Cloud Architect

Luc

Executive Manager

Maud

HR & Office Manager

Rick

Lead Software Engineer

Wendy

Office Manager

Alex

VP Strategy & Business Development

Anna

Marketing Manager

Jasper

Cloud Architect

About the role

We are looking for a self-motivated DevOps Specialist who enjoys working in a fast growing, technology driven business experiencing rapid growth

Merapar by alfa1 is a growing software services company. Developing mission critical cloud solutions for many blue-chip clients in various industries including TV and Media, Fintech, IoT and Automotive. Already, we have millions of people using our award-winning software solutions on a daily basis. We help customers to execute their cloud transformation strategy and it’s our goal to give our end-customers the best possible experience in the cloud.

As a Merapar by alfa1 employee you will be able to work flexibly and cooperate on interesting and challenging technical projects with like-minded team members based not only in the UK but our locations in Netherlands, Germany and Poland. As a relatively new European services business and with a growing UK based operation you will have the opportunity to assist the team in developing and shaping Merapar by alfa1 as a great place to work, delivering real value to our clients.

Whilst travel to clients for necessary project deliverables and meetings is important we are comfortable with our people working from home where appropriate and provide a good suite of tools to enable virtual collaboration.

The people who work for Merapar by alfa1 are our primary asset and we encourage and invest in training and certification in Cloud technologies and Agile methodologies.

Flexibility is key for a services business, if you are someone who relishes new challenges and wishes to be in an environment where you will be working with lots of different clients and on many different projects then Merapar by alfa1 is the business for you.


As a Merapar by alfa1 DevOps Specialist you will:

  • work closely with our clients and development teams to deliver innovative software that provides genuine business value.
  • join a skilled and motivated team, hit the ground running and think on your feet. We offer flexibility and freedom in return for passion and commitment.
  • build complex, secure and scalable cloud-based solutions within the domains of Broadcasting, Fintech IoT and Automotive. Some of our clients within these domains are large international media businesses. Millions of people make use of our solutions on a daily basis, so in order to make sure that the end-users will have the best experience when interacting with or using these products, you and your team are responsible for developing end to end solutions that make sure all systems will run smoothly in the background.
  • be responsible for the design, implementation and operations of backend or frontend products and inspire your team to build great software, share knowledge and find new ways to solve problems together.
  • be the Linux and CI/CD expert, help the development teams automating as much of their work as possible, and are experienced in integrating everything in Cloud.
  • provide Consultancy to assist Merapar clients in building their DevOps Competency.

Are you that DevOps Specialist that knows all about the communication between devices, databases and cloud systems? Do you feel comfortable being responsible for the end-to-end dataflow? Then read on...

About You


You will have:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Science, Engineering, Computing or other technical subject.

  • At least 3 years experience as a DevOps Engineer working on a variety of projects

  • The ability to identify and solve problems and work with minimal guidance and direction

  • Significant experience Experience Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery and Automated Testing

  • Excellent knowledge of English with first-rate verbal and written communication skills

  • A good understanding of security, scalability and resilience in software development

  • Experience of defining, implementing, releasing and maintaining various microservices, both back- and frontend based

  • Experience in choosing technologies and structuring system architectures

  • Enjoy understanding client requirements and working with client and Merapar teams to develop world-leading DevOps competencies

  • Presentation skills, communicating with peers and management

Location

This is a full-time position based in the UK. Because we do not have a UK office, you are able to work from home as appropriate but prepared to commute to clients on a regular basis when required

You should be prepared to travel within the UK and Europe and be prepared to work on-site at the client’s premises if the assignment requires it

How a alfa1 career looks 


Personal Growth: We’ve said it, and we’ll say it again.. We will invest in your career and personal growth.

Cutting Edge Tech: You’ll work with the latest tech on a daily basis, always with time to explore and be introduced to emerging techs and innovations.

Top Clients: Work with key players in the industry. See your work making a difference to the brands you know most.

Flexible Working: Options for office based and remote work, with options for all. School run no problem... work life balance is everything.

Newest Mac Kit: From day one, you’ll be given the latest Mac, trackpad, AirPods, a top- notch screen and more.

Work and Play: We are particularly good at getting the alfa1 family together to have fun and celebrate successes.


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