Granicus is the leading provider of citizen engagement technologies and services for the public sector, bringing governments closer to the people they serve with the first-and-only Civic Engagement Platform. Granicus works with more than 4,500 government organizations and connects more than 220 million people in the largest Citizen Subscriber Network of its kind.

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Senior DevOps Engineer

London, UK
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Job Description

The Sr. DevOps Engineer will play a significant role in development, automation, optimisation and security across our diverse company portfolio. We presently use Packer, GitLab, GitLab-CI, Terraform, and ECS to automate the testing and delivery of both our Python and PHP applications; with plans to consolidate on GitLab-CI and Kubernetes.

Our ideal candidate will have a deep understanding of big data, full-stack application development, testing, continuous integration, a passion for security, and extensive experience working in an agile software development environment.     


What You'll Do:

·       Optimise the current utilisation of PostgreSQL, ElasticSearch, MySQL and Aurora

·       Responsible for the infrastructure of applications impacting the lives of millions of citizens.

·       Support the software development process by identifying inefficiencies, recommending solutions, automating delivery, and implementing testing

·       Training Developers and Platform engineers on new release process

·       Provide clear documentation for all release promotion process

·       Technical leadership of large multi month projects


Security Requirement:  

Responsible for Granicus information security by appropriately preserving the Confidentiality, Integrity, and Availability (CIA) of Granicus information assets in accordance with the company's information security program.

Skills & Requirements

Who You Are:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science and/or strong CS fundamentals
  • Extensive experience with PostreSQL and MySQL databases, and ElasticSearch
  • Extensive experience with Docker and containerised applications
  • Experience with software deployments to cloud hosting infrastructure especially Amazon AWS
  • Extensive experience with designing and building CI systems for multiple software repositories across multiple development framework in Jenkins or GitLab (preferred)
  • 5+ years Software Engineering or Operations support for Agile development teams
  • Effective communication skills for working across support and engineering departments
  • Extensive knowledge of source control management GitHub, GitLab preferred
  • Strong experience and passion for automating Continuous Integration and Software Delivery
  • Passion for security and identifying opportunities to improve security and testing.
  • Extensive knowledge and experience with development best practices and methodologies, including test driven development, behavior testing, continuous integration, and static analysis.


*Starting Rate will vary depending on location and/or experience*