Senior DevOps Engineer at Heycar UK, London, £Contract Rate

  • Contract Spy
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Aug 14, 2019
Duration not stated

Contract Description

HeyCar - Contract - Senior DevOps Engineer


heycar was born from a simple question: 'How do we make buying a used car simple?' 


The answer? By combining a best-in-class user experience with the most trusted and reputable dealerships across the UK to universally raise the bar on used car buying.

Having launched in the middle of August, we're a small and nimble team looking for the right people to join our rocketship. If joining a brand of tomorrow at the very start of the journey excites you then read on ...


What will you be doing? 


  • Building and owning platform operations for the start-up as it scales - responsibilities range from production environment build, deployment support, automation and performance tuning 
  • Anticipating problems by monitoring system performance and studying operating targets
  • Working closely with engineering to recommend solutions to any identified problems 
  • Managing system lifecycle including change and configuration management
  • Fostering a great culture and encouraging best practise within engineering 
  • Troubleshooting any emergency infrastructure incidents to achieve best performance and stability 


What are we looking for? 


  •  Knowledge of infrastructure, security and monitoring 
  • Experience building AWS-based, scalable and highly available distributed infrastructure for high traffic applications 
  • Hands on experience in shell scripting and ideally Python 
  • Someone at ease with a fast paced and occasionally ambiguous environment 
  • Experience in production support for large scale deployment 
  • A solid understanding of event management, incident management and problem management
  • Experience in source control and continuous delivery tools