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Title:  DevOps Engineer

Location: UK Remote Only

Role: Permanent 

About Avado
Here at Avado, we believe in unlocking potential and changing lives. We are a professional academy that helps people and companies transform and grow through interactive learning experiences in data, finance, people, technology and marketing. Our connected learning approach combines deep expertise, collaborative learning, scalable technology and award-winning learning design to deliver learner experiences for people who want real change. 

Who we need
We're looking for a DevOps Engineer who wants to focus on the scalability, reliability and efficiency of our learning platform.  We’re looking for a UK remote DevOps Engineer who brings a spirit of collaboration, an eye for quality and a passion for problem-solving to help us produce the highest quality learning for our global base of B2C and B2B learners.

What you’ll do 
To help us continue to provide the highest quality learning content, as a DevOps Engineer, you will be accountable for: 

  • Focusing on reliability, scalability and the development of cloud computing infrastructure
  • Managing server farms based in Microsoft Azure
  • Measuring the capability of our infrastructure and applications to manage failures from fail-overs to full site outages
  • Automating the deployment and release process making sure continuous integration and continuous deployment is practised
  • Dealing with design issues, performance analysis, troubleshooting, capacity planning, networking and assessing application behaviour
  • Collaborating with other DevOps Engineers, Developers, Infrastructure Engineers, Product Owners and wider stakeholders
  • Pitching in where needed as a valued member of an autonomous, cross-Agile functional team

What you’ll bring:

  • A collaborative, creative approach focused on pragmatic solutions rather than problems
  • A passion to deliver high quality outcomes for users and stakeholders
  • A ‘growth mindset’ – and a strong desire to keep learning
  • A belief in the value of Lean & Agile/Kanban methods
  • A demonstrable desire to work at rapid pace, but within a structured process
  • Comfortable presenting to small groups
  • Clear, effective, succinct communication
  • Experience in a DevOps role
  • Experience working in a production environment
  • The ability to trouble-shoot and manage Linux-based servers and infrastructure
  • Experience with tools for configuration management (e.g. Salt, Puppet, Ansible), continuous delivery (e.g. TeamCity, Jenkins, GoCD), infrastructure management (e.g. Terraform, CloudFormation, ARM templates)

And… just for being here, we offer you a culture that’s created and nurtured by super smart people and underpinned by our Values. Our Values of Accountability, Ambition, Care, Empowerment and Transparency were created for our people, by our people; they guide our thinking, decisions and actions, creating a truly unique place to work. You will also get a chance to be at the forefront of digital transformation and professional growth, enviable workspaces, serious personal development opportunity and a few nice job-related and lifestyle perks.

What you’ll get:

Lots of benefits including:

  • Holidays – 25 days (bank holidays on top & birthday paid day off)
  • Life assurance
  • Ride to work scheme
  • Pension
  • Great work life balance through flexi working/remote working
  • Avado learning days
  • Wellness and fitness (Mindfulness and yoga)

A few more things about us

  • We’re proud of what we’re doing and relentless in doing the right thing. In addition to this, we can offer you:
  • A home in our growing, ambitious team, whose sharp focus is growing the future skills of the workplace
  • The opportunity to truly own and be responsible for making great things happen, making a real difference and working with some of the world’s leading brands
  • A fast and furious, exciting place to be with real challenge and a meaningful opportunity  

And we’re highly inclusive….

Avado is one of those rare places where anyone from anywhere with any background or experience is free to come and do their very best work. We believe in the diversity of thought, as that’s what helps us help our customers and learners – whether investing in their own development, or having their employer invest for them. Equality, diversity and inclusion are values that are critical to our success; come and see for yourself.  

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

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Perks & Benefits

  • Learning📚

    Being part of Avado means you can choose to study any of our courses.

    We also host regular 'Learning Days'.
    We have an incredible amount of expertise and talent across the business, so we want to spend time sharing, learning from each other, and celebrating it!

  • Work Life Balance ⚖

    We pride ourselves on our flexible working culture including remote working

  • Wellness & Fitness 🏋🏿

    We offer a mental health support line, weekly mindfulness sessions and daily yoga classes!

  • Holiday 🌴

    We feel that time off is very important so at Avado you get 25 days holiday plus bank holiday (and your birthday off too!)

  • Enhanced Maternity 🐣

    We know this is an important time for you, so we offer that extra support with enhanced maternity pay

  • Cycle to Work 🚲

    A cycle scheme that allows employees to purchase a bicycle and equipment up to a limit of £1,000

Workplace & Culture

Our culture balances the support and structure of an established business, with a pace and adaptive environment more akin to a start up. We trust our people as adults to bring their entire self to what they do and to own the ‘how’ and ‘where’ of their work.

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