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DevOps Engineer

Hedge End, Southampton, UK Req #328
Tuesday, September 10, 2019

DevOps Engineer
Permanent position
Hedge End, UK

MediaKind has some fantastic opportunities to join an experienced team who develop and drive the tooling to support the ongoing design, development and delivery of the increasingly cloud-based deployments.

About the team
We work in an environment that encourages an enthusiasm for new technologies and their application for both business and consumers. Our team have a natural curiosity and a passion for learning new skills, and we promote a continuous improvement mindset and high standards of delivery.

The roles
There are some exciting opportunities to join a rapidly changing sector, where there is a shift from custom designed, embedded hardware, to cloud-based processing using standardised IT technologies.

You will join the existing development teams in driving the development of the tooling which supports the ongoing design, development and delivery of the increasingly cloud-based deployments.

As a DevOps engineer you will play a key role, contributing to and enhancing our expertise in CI / CD, AWS, Kubernetes, Linux and general infrastructure administration, particularly focused on enabling continuous delivery of our platform. 

You will be required to work closely with architects, developers, product owners and business stakeholders to design and deliver innovative solutions across the domain of Media Management.

About you
The ideal candidate should be an experienced DevOps Engineer, with knowledge of Docker and Kubernetes, able to demonstrate a positive, constructive agile approach.

You should have a passion for all aspects of software development from design through refining and have a core background with Linux (development environment and product use)

The DevOps Engineer should have a background in administration and maintenance of projects in public cloud: AWS, Azure, Google Cloud and possess knowledge of Containers, Virtualisation and Orchestration

Essential experience and skills:


uServices Architecture  Continuous Integration/Delivery tooling such as Jenkins

Security Awareness and Best Practices

Comfortable working mostly on the command line, and using automated approaches to perform routine tasks  Ability to develop tools and scripts in, for example, Python, Go or an equivalent language

An understanding and appreciation of Agile software development methodologies

Demonstrable experience of fault finding and problem-solving on complex systems

Knowledge of IP networking: UDP / TCP

High-level knowledge of video and audio standards such as MPEG

Desirable experience and skills:

Experience of automation for QA and DevOps

Big data and machine learning 

Experience influencing product roadmaps

In addition, you will have the tenacity to keep going when things get difficult, an optimistic and upbeat personal manner. At times we need to be highly resilient, flexible and accommodating under pressure.

We foster a collaborative work environment and being able to build credible, long-term relationships with clients, colleagues and partners is critical.

The role requires an analytical approach, the ability to critically evaluate ideas and information, select relevant data, and identify key trends, issues, problems and be able to propose and effectively communicate solutions.

What MediaKind offers
- Pension
- 25 days holiday
- Healthcare
- Life Assurance
- Cycle to work scheme
- Much more

We are MediaKind. Everyone, Everywhere.

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Equal Employment Opportunities:
MediaKind embraces our employees’ differences to use our diversity in a positive and constructive way

We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, parental status, national origin, ethnic background, age, disability, political opinion, social status, veteran status, union membership or genetics.

MediaKind complies with applicable country, state and all local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location across the world in which the company has facilities. In addition, MediaKind supports the UN Guiding Principles for Business and Human Rights and the United Nations Global Compact. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, training, and development.

At MediaKind, we celebrate Diversity. We build and thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, customers and extended communities. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer.

We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

Other details

  • Job Function 75 Technology & Research
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Travel Required Yes
  • Travel % 10
  • Required Education Bachelor’s Degree
  • Hedge End, Southampton, UK