Open Position -

DevOps Engineer (CDN)

REF. NO:
NUK-CDN

OUR TEAM:

Our Team, Engineering Productivity, ​​is part of a thriving engineering community in Technology who design, develop and operate News UK's build pipelines, compliance & infrastructure. We are ​ushering in a new age of products, focusing on new technologies and platforms that will drive our strategic goals across the ecosystem.

THE ROLE:

We are in the process of a CDN rationalisation and you will have the chance to work on a large, strategic, game changing and pretty innovative project . This will involve migrating our current sites off our existing CDN onto a new one. You will collaborate with multiple teams and make changes to their applications and domain logic to migrate them over. You’ll work with Akamai, AWS and a number of backend programming languages.

OUR IDEAL TEAMMATE HAS:

  • Knowledge of CDNs, (in particular Akamai, Cloudfront) or alternative
  • Knowledge of at least one web programming language (JavaScript, PHP, Go)
  • Understanding of last-mile networks and delivery. What can and can’t be done at the edge
  • Knowledge of reverse proxies such as NGINX
  • Devops and in-depth knowledge of infrastructure as a service (IaaS) and infrastructure as code.
  • Knowledge of networking, HTTP and Linux web servers
  • Knowledge of CDN security best practices and how to analyse and test different domains
  • Solid communication skills and experience working across multiple teams, helping them to achieve an overarching goal

YOU WILL GET BONUS POINTS FOR:

  • Knowledge of Wordpress and how to use it with a CDN and modify it
  • NGINX expertise
  • Understanding of Akamai configuration and Cloudfront configurations (Lamda as the edge etc.)
  • JavaScript and NodeJs experience (Express, Typescript etc.)
  • Kubernetes and Helm experience
  • Experience working in an Agile environment, knowledge of Scrum, Kanban, etc

THE COMPANY OFFERS:

  • 25 Days Paid Leave
  • Supplemental Health & Dental Care
  • Competitive Remuneration Package
  • Exceptional Social Package & Special Discounts
  • Innovative & Agile Teams
  • Challenging Projects & Leading-edge Technologies
  • Friendly & Supportive Atmosphere
  • Socially Responsible Company
  • Tech & Soft Skills Training
  • Team Bonding Events
  • Fruity Afternoons & Beer Thursdays
  • Excellent Office Location & Facilities & a wonderful terrace
  • Relaxing & Gaming Areas
  • Free Bike Parking & Showers