DevOps Engineer - London or Birmingham

Job description

As a DevOps Systems Engineer at Acturis you will:


  • Work within a team of highly skilled and experienced likeminded individuals to deliver large technology projects.
  • Have an unrivalled opportunity to get early access to cutting edge technology platforms with a high level of autonomy.
  • Interact with Development teams to ensure cohesion for infrastructure projects and rapid software delivery.
  • Provide 2nd and 3rd line technical support for the bespoke Acturis Application and coach junior colleagues


The successful candidates must have following attributes:


  • Graduate with a 2:1 or above (Computer Science, Maths, Physics or Engineering).
  • 2-3 years’ commercial experience working within a DevOps or Systems team using either Cloud (Amazon, Azure) infrastructure or a Hyper-Converged infrastructure.
  • Understanding of Virtualisation technologies such as (Hyper-V, VMWare and Containerisation).
  • Familiarisation with the Windows Server platform (Especially Server 2012, 2016).
  • Excellent hands-on operational use of PowerShell.
  • Excellent communication skills.


The ideal candidate would have knowledge of at least two of the below:

  • Excellent understanding of Software development cycles, AGILE, CI etc.
  • Experience of working with of for Software as a Service (SaaS) solutions and / or Hosting Providers.
  • Experience and/or knowledge of developing automation solutions with either Chef, Puppet, PowerShell DSC or K8.
  • Hands on experience of using Linux and Docker.
  • Current or recent MCSE certification.
  • Worked with of SQL Databases: (Oracle, SQL Server) or NOSQL DBs: (Couchbase, Mongo, Redis)