Senior DevOps Engineer

£65000 - £75000 per annum

Managing this Role


Sam Gristwood

Consultant - Cloud 0207 759 7878

Sam joined Blackthorn Trace in 2018 from our parent organisation, Huntress, having been recognised in the business as a top performer. This, combined with his passion for technology, made it a natural move to the Blackthorn Trace team.  


Roles recruited: Cloud/DevOps Engineers – Azure/AWS

Seniority: Junior-Mid

Job Type: Permanent

Geographical coverage: London

Market: Cloud Engineering, MS Certified Partners, AWS Certified Partners

Our clients, a global leader within their respected market, with more than 20 offices globally are recruiting for a Senior DevOps Engineer. With a goal of becoming the most trusted service platform in the world, the successful candidate will play vital role working in an agile environment, helping them monitor and maintain their systems as well as assisting with the design of microservices architecture running on kubernetes in AWS.

With a company who are rapidly growing with ambitious plans, this opportunity will allow you to lead maintenance and deployments strategies whilst utilising your experience with solving problems with the client's environments. In addition to this you will be responsible for monitoring systems and identifying problems and bottlenecks.


  • Experience in running and maintaining complex infrastructure setups
  • Experience of a Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery environments
  • Good level of experience with AWS, being able to work with VPCs, Security groups, EC2 instances, Autoscaling and Cloudfront
  • Experience with Docker and Docker compose
  • Scripting experience with Bash/Python
  • Experience with Hashicorp products: Packer, Terraform, Vault
  • Experience with Kubernetes
  • Advanced Linux experience
  • Strong security knowledge
  • Creative thinker and team player
  • Passionate about learning new technologies
  • A quick learner

Desirable knowledge and skills

  • RabbitMQ
  • ElasticSearch
  • Memcached
  • Boto3
  • Celery
  • Jenkins or other CI/CD tool

Software and technologies used

  • HashiCorp products (Packer, Terraform)
  • Docker
  • Jenkins
  • Kubernetes
  • Ansible
  • Python 3.6
  • Django 1.11
  • Angular 6

Huntress Search Ltd does not discriminate on the grounds of 'protected characteristics' as defined under the Equality Act and other relevant UK legislation.

Huntress Search Ltd acts as a Recruitment Agency in relation to all Permanent roles and as a Recruitment Business in relation to all Temporary roles.

PLEASE NOTE: We can only consider applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK.