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DevOps Engineer

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We are looking for a DevOps Engineer to join our friendly and talented Technology team on a permanent basis.

Who are we?

First and foremost, we’re a fun and rewarding place to work! We’re a very diverse bunch and as equal opportunities employer and we know that without the amazing group of individuals that we have working with us, we couldn’t do any of the award-winning work we are so well known for. Our people are what make us great. We’re proud to be Best Companies accredited and to have been voted as one of the UK’s 100 best small companies to work for in 2021. We’re a global agency specialising in business transformation focused on UX, technology and innovation, and we work with our clients to deliver impactful and sustainable change. Anyway, enough about us ... who are you?


Who are you?

  • You’re a team player. It’s right up there on our list of important behaviours
  • Solid knowledge of AWS stack (Azure or equivalent a bonus)
  • Experience with configuring environments from testing to production
  • Planning and executing live deployments
  • Knowledge of security best practices
  • Familiar with web development standards Understanding of APIs Implementing test-driven deployment practices
  • Managing source control using Git Collaborating with other team members (developers, clients, etc)
  • Good writing and communication skills


Nice to have's


  • Experience working with clients
  • Knowledge of tools such as Puppet, Ansible or Terraform
  • PHP stack such as Laravel or Drupal
  • Experience with Docker or Kubernetes containers
  • Implementing and maintaining CI/CD pipelines
  • Knowledge of ISO27001 and ISO9001

What does a typical week look like?

Aside from the usual fun stuff including a weekly all company meeting, our regular
Wednesday slot at the Duck & Crisp (our own virtual pub) and regular game nights, you’ll

  • Architect cloud service solutions including servers, databases, caching, CDNs, and search tools
  • Work with developers to configure environments with continuous integration
  • Optimise the performance and load times of the services
  • Attend client meetings to gather a solid understanding of infosec requirements
  • Ensure we employ a robust deployment methodology, backed up by automated tests
  • Monitoring uptime and ensuring the security and integrity of data, as per ISO27001 standards
  • Manage services such as DNS, SSL, and firewalls via tools such as Cloudflare

Where will I be based?

We’re a remote-first business, what does that mean? Well, it means that we hire people who are great at what they do and as long as you’re delivering, we don’t mind where you work. Choose what works for you. We have people all over the world!

We have offices in Elstree, London, and Portugal and we do like to bring people together as we feel it’s an important part of our culture, so you’d need to be happy to travel to the office occasionally, but of course, if you love the office vibes then come in as often as you like, we have good coffee and we’re a sociable bunch.

What are your benefits?

The most important thing you’ll get is an opportunity to hone your skills, shape your career and contribute to a rapidly growing agency with big plans for ourselves and our clients. Ultimately, to do something you can look back and be proud about. We’ve had interns become board members, and Cyber-Duck Alumni go on to create their own successful businesses like project management tool Monday (valued at over $7 billion). In terms of benefits, here are some of the things you can look forward to:


  • All the tools you need for the job including a MacBook Pro and an allowance to get you set up if you’ll ever need to work from home
  • Flexible working hours
  • 28 days annual leave (incl. bank holidays), increasing by 1 day a year for each full year of service
  • We close the business over the Festive period in December and we encourage everyone to take a proper break, so you’ll get this time off in addition to your annual leave Standard pension contribution
  • Private health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Access to budgets for training and conferences for personal growth
  • Flexible benefits pot which you can use to spend on things like a gym membership or enhanced assurance plans
  • Cycle to work scheme
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Tara Kellam - HR Manager

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