Computer Futures

Senior DevOps Engineer (CF-33900050)

Location: London, England, United Kingdom    |  Remote Working Available
Salary: £750 - £800 per day +
Job Type: Contract
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Role: DevOps Engineer
Location: London/Remote (1 day per week on site Central London, 4 days WFH)
Rate: £750-800 p/d
IR35: Inside IR35
Contract Length: 6 Months minimum

Purpose of Role:

The role will sit within our Identity engineering team whose primary focus is building authentication capabilities for our business. Our applications require high availability and low latency, and we handle in upwards of 5K RPS during busy periods and considerably more during key trading events.

The successful candidate will join a high performing agile team whose responsibility is to maintain our platform and is currently undertaking a project to migrate it into Microsoft Azure. Having experience in platform migrations and building and maintaining scalable Kafka and Cassandra clusters, you will be a key contributor to the success of this project. If you are looking for an opportunity to be part of something from the very beginning, then this could be what you are looking for!


  • Designing, building, and maintaining a scalable, highly available production Kafka cluster in Azure.
  • Designing, building, and maintaining a scalable, highly available production Cassandra cluster in Azure.
  • Architecting data and system migrations.
  • Documentation of infrastructure and solutions.
  • Ensuring all infrastructure is compliant with security policies.
  • Coaching and training other engineers in key technologies and DevOps best practices.
  • Develop and implement policies for administration of cloud infrastructure.
  • Developing efficiencies and improvements in performance, monitoring, backup/restore, cloud costs and disaster recovery.
  • Performing maintenance on Identity platform cloud infrastructure.
  • Providing support and incident handling.
  • Communicating and coordinating with service providers e.g. Microsoft.

Knowledge & Experience:

  • Building scalable and resilient systems.
  • Experience with solutions running in the cloud, on-prem or at-edge.
  • Involvement in the full development life cycle; design, coding, test, build, QA, deployment and maintenance.
  • Participating in incident, problem and service improvement process and has ability to assess incidents prioritising resolutions or escalations within SLAs.
  • Working in agile environments. You must be a team player with the ability to influence and lead stakeholders.


  • Working knowledge of Azure.
  • Apache Kafka.
  • Apache Cassandra.
  • Infrastructure as code - Terraform is an advantage.
  • Scripting in a Linux environment.
  • Networking and cloud security.
  • CI/CD software delivery workflows in Azure.
  • Kubernetes and Docker would be an advantage.
  • Experience with the Confluent platform would be an advantage.

Please click here to find out more about our Key Information Documents. Please note that the documents provided contain generic information. If we are successful in finding you an assignment, you will receive a Key Information Document which will be specific to the vendor set-up you have chosen and your placement.

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Computer Futures, a trading division of SThree Partnership LLP is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy | Registered office | 1st Floor, 75 King William Street, London, EC4N 7BE, United Kingdom | Partnership Number | OC387148 England and Wales

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