DevOps Engineer

Amber Labs
GBP 60,000 - 80,000
Job description

Job Description

DevOps Engineer

Location: Hybrid - One Day in Office in Croydon

Work Pattern: Full-time/Permanent


The Role:

We are seeking a skilled and motivated DevOps Engineer to join our dynamic team. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in cloud technologies, possess expertise in a variety of programming languages, and have hands-on experience with configuration management tools and cloud automation. The DevOps Engineer will play a crucial role in optimising our development and deployment processes, ensuring the reliability and scalability of our systems.

Knowledge of professional software engineering and best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations.


  • At least 6 months of experience managing and maintaining cloud infrastructure using AWS (no interest in azure or google cloud), relevant qualifications to prove this would be beneficial. Preferably on an EC2 based project with the quirks of an older project.
  • At least 6 months experience of writing, deploying and maintaining Terraform on an large EC2 based project. This utilised terraform scaffold implementation but experience of this is not essential.
  • At least 6 months experience of maintaining Jenkins (leader and worker nodes) as well as creating, maintaining and debugging pipelines (particularly for the deployment of terraform, creation of PHP artifacts and other automation activities).
  • At least 6 months experience of writing, deploying and maintaining Puppet code for a medium sized EC2 based estate (with a master and swarm client configuration, in a masterless configuration).
  • Experience using Github, codecommit and Gitlab and managing the repositories.
  • 6 month of experience working within a mixed team in a scrum environment.
  • At least 6 months of Linux administration experience preferably using Amazon Linux 2 with appropriate bash scripting knowledge
  • Experience using packer to build and create custom AMI’s
  • Experience working with RDS specifically SQL (restoring snapshots and other maintenance type activities)

Non-essential but of interest in the case of similar candidates

  • Experience using Jira and confluence as part of agile delivery
  • Experience writing and maintaining python based lambda’s
  • Experience working in a mixed Agile delivery team.

The Company:

At Amber Labs, we are a cutting-edge UK and European technology consultancy that prioritises empowering autonomy, promoting experimentation, and facilitating rapid learning to provide exceptional value to our clients. Our company culture is centred around collaboration, where all colleagues, regardless of their role, work together to minimise risk and shorten delivery times. Our team consists of highly-skilled cross-functional consultants, analysts, and support staff.


• Join a rapidly expanding startup where personal growth is a part of our DNA.

• Benefit from a flexible work environment focused on deliverable outcomes.

• Receive private medical insurance through Aviva.

• Enjoy the benefits of a company pension plan through Nest.

• 25 days of annual leave plus UK bank holidays.

• Access Perkbox, a global employee rewards platform offering discounts, perks, and wellness resources.

• Participate in a generous employee referral program.

• A highly collaborative and collegial environment with opportunities for career advancement.

• Be encouraged to take bold steps and embrace a mindset of experimentation.

• Choose your preferred device, PC or Mac.

Diversity & Inclusion:

Here at Amber Labs, we are dedicated to fostering an inclusive and equitable workplace for all. Our commitment to diversity, equality, and inclusion includes:

• Valuing the unique experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds of all employees and creating an environment where everyone feels welcomed, respected, and valued.

• Prohibiting all forms of harassment, bullying, discrimination, and victimisation and promoting a culture of dignity and respect for all.

• Educating all new hires on our Diversity and Inclusion policies and ensuring they are aware of their rights and responsibilities to create a safe and inclusive workplace.

• By taking these steps, we are dedicated to building a workplace that reflects and celebrates the diversity of our employees and communities.

This role at Amber Labs is a permanent position, and all employees are required to meet the Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS). Please be advised that, at this time, we are unable to consider candidates who require sponsorship or hold a visa of any type.

What Happens Next?

Our Talent Acquisition team will be in touch to advise you on the next steps. We have a two-stage interview process for most of our consultants. In certain cases, we may include a third and final stage, which is a conversation with the company Partners. This will only be considered if deemed necessary.

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