DevOps Engineer

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The Tyk API Management platform is helping to drive the connected world and power new products and services. We’re changing the way that organisations connect any number of their systems and services.Whether internal, external, public or highly encrypted systems, Tyk helps businesses drive value across the retail, finance, telecoms, healthcare, or media industries (to name just a few!) If you’ve banked online, used an app to check the news, or perhaps even driven a connected car, API’s, and by extension, Tyk, make that possible. Founded in 2015 with offices in London, Atlanta and Singapore, we have many thousands of users of our B2B platform across the globe. Brands using Tyk range from Singapore Post and Skills Future Singapore, to global organisations like the Financial Times, and Starbucks. We have a varied user base hailing from every continent – even Antarctica.

Our Mission

The internet started by connecting mainframes, by the end of the 20th century 600m desktop and laptop computers exchanged email and web-traffic. Today around 15 billion ‘things’ are connected to the internet, growing at a rate of a billion per year. Tyk are committed to enabling interconnectivity between systems and between devices. We’ve started by building an API Management platform.

Total flexibility, default remote, radical responsibility

We offer unlimited paid holidays and remote working from anywhere in the world, for everyone – for real. Why? Tyk was founded on the principle of doing things differently and offering flexibility and autonomy to our employees are two principles that, we believe, allow our employees to achieve their best results. It also means we can build the best possible team, location and working hours are no barrier. If this sounds like an environment that you believe could work for you then read on to find out more:

What can you do with us?

We’re looking for a DevOps Engineer that can work with our engineering team to deliver the next generation of the Tyk Cloud product line and augment our Scrum squads with the DevOps practices. You will work with our DevOps Lead to help with our automation, infrastructure, performance, architecture, implementation and design choices. We want someone who is independent and capable of taking responsibility for our DevOps practice. Our thriving community and our enterprise customers are the people you need to satisfy: we are fanatical about listening to our clients and their input drives our project milestones.We need someone who likes to ask questions, listen and then deliver, you’ll be tasked with working to enhance our product range, troubleshooting client issues and build out the product roadmap.

Here’s what we’re looking for:

  • Very organized and exceptional attention to detail
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Automation mindset and experience with CI/CD pipelines (GitHub Actions)
  • Proficiency with Terraform and Helm
  • Well versed with containers and their orchestration systems (Kubernetes, ECS)
  • Experience with maintaining MongoDB in production environments
  • Experience with maintaining and scaling Redis or Redis Cluster deployments
  • Knowledge of monitoring and logging systems (Prometheus, Grafana, ELK)
  • AWS EC2, EKS, ECS and related platform experience
  • Linux administration, networking and security best practice
  • Experience with working remotely

Bonus skills:

  • Programming in Golang (preferred) or another language
  • Experience working within the Agile principles (Scrum, Kanban, TDD)
  • Experience with Azure, Redhat (OpenShift) and other infrastructure SaaS providers

We here at Tyk believe that experience comes in many forms, skills are transferable, and passion goes a long way. We know that diversity makes us stronger, creates a problem-solving environment and inspires creative thinking. As such even if you don’t tick all of the above points but still think you could be amazing – we’d love for you to tell us why!

Benefits

Our early stage team members are shaping our business, there is an attractive package based on experience and performance that includes share options. Everyone has unlimited paid holiday. We have total flexibility in hours, so plan your day around your commitments to ensure you can give your best at work and at home.

You will work with a talented, and passionate team of industry experts, who are developing a cutting-edge product that is driving change and innovation within startups and household names alike.

We’re a distributed team. Work from our offices during induction if you want, once you are up to speed, you can work from home, a cafe, your mum’s house, wherever you get your best work done, we’ll support you in making that happen.

The best software and hardware available – we are prime movers in “The New Stack”, our setup reflects that.

We are growing rapidly and are looking for team members keen to grab hold, accelerate that further and shape our future.

What’s it like to work here?! check it out: https://tyk.io/worklife/

Tyk aims to be an equal opportunities employer and we are determined to ensure that no applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, age, disability, religion, belief, sexual orientation, marital status, or race, or is disadvantaged by conditions or requirements which cannot be shown to be justifiable.

You can see more about us here https://tyk.io

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