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Lead DevOps Engineer


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The Role

We are looking for a Lead DevOps Engineer to join our engineering team. This is an exciting opportunity to be the first member of our new DevOps community.

You will work on our Coyote product adding and improving high-availability services, failover management, performance tuning, cloud infrastructure management, as well as researching new technologies to help us deliver a first-class service to match our first-class product.

Our services are entirely cloud-based, hosted predominantly in the Microsoft Azure environment. You will be an important part of supporting and maintaining the Coyote product which includes a wide range of cloud resources and external APIs.

We are looking for someone who is passionate about working in a small but growing team to support our market-leading product using some of the latest technology available.


About You

The following outlines the primary skills of our perfect candidate, however, don’t be put off if you feel like you don’t tick every box. If you’re excited by the prospect of working with us, we’d still love to have a conversation with you:

  • Strong experience of the Azure cloud environment
  • Has worked on a B2B SAAS web-based product
  • High availability
  • Performance tuning
  • Failover and disaster recovery
  • Networks and security
  • Strong knowledge of Terraform for configuring cloud services
  • Experience with Build Automation and Deployment pipelines (Azure DevOps)
  • Hiring, managing and mentoring team members
  • Experience of using and building dashboarding an d logging tools in Microsoft Azure
  • An aptitude for using data to drive change in support processes
  • Great problem-solving skills

The following technical skills or experience is desirable:

  • Querying SQL and NoSQL databases
  • Deployment of Docker images
  • Working collaboratively, including reviewing the code of others
  • Some experience of the AWS management

We’d love to work with someone who feels that they have the following traits:

  • Would thrive when working as part of a team or collaborating with colleagues across the organisation
  • An awareness of current trends and best practices
  • A forward thinker
  • Has a respectful and caring attitude
  • Is a confident, self-driven team player with the ability to make decisions supporting business requirements


The Process

We understand that your time is in demand and as such keep our interview process as quick and painless as possible, outlining all timeframes in advance for you to plan around.

Stage 1: The initial phase will be a telephone chat.

Stage 2: A remote Zoom interview with our Lead API developer and members of their team.
This will involve a general discussion about you, Coyote and the role.

Stage 3: Final-round interview with our CEO & Co-Founder and our Head of Product. This will be more around career and giving you a great overview of the company!

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