Senior Devops and Backend Engineer

  • Digital Influx
  • London, UK
  • 08/11/2019
Full time Consulting Design IT Other

Job Description

Senior Devops and Backend Engineer


Social Media

£60K - £100K


Our client is a global social media app operating in 210 countries, the location-based app shows users the most relevant people near them based on a "sophisticated algorithm" which considers several different factors based on the information they provide in their profiles. Due to its massive growth in the short space of 2 years, this client has just $7 Million funding and is looking to grow their team exponentially.



Key Responsibilities:


  • Building tools to manage a growing infrastructure.
  • Improving performance with investigative work.
  • Troubleshooting problems across distributed systems.
  • Deploying software to improve availability, scalability and efficiency.
  • Understanding and automating away common problems.
  • Moving to scalable container-based infrastructure.
  • Dealing with the realities of running a relational database at scale.
  • Investigating and fixing performance issues.
  • Tackling challenging production issues as part of a supportive on-call team
  • Building highly secure infrastructure (we handle sensitive personal data)
  • Collaborating on building APIs for our frontend and app team.


Key Requirements:


  • Experience with building and maintaining highly available relational databases
  • Experience architecting hard problems at scale
  • Experience with handling and storing large data sets
  • Ability to build reliable infrastructure on top of cloud computing systems
  • Deep intuition and passion for B2C products and user experience
  • Redis
  • Proven CI/CD
  • Unix/BASH
  • 2+ years’ experience as a DevOps / SRE engineer on innovative applications
  • MySQL/MariaDB
  • Node backend dev experience
  • Containerisation knowledge
  • Entrepreneurial in spirit with experience in start-up environments.


If you feel you have the skills and experience needed for this amazing opportunity or would like to find out more, please press apply now. Alternatively, please send your most up to date CV/portfolio to


£60,000 - £100,000

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