Cambridge, GB

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Featurespace is the world leader in Adaptive Behavioural Analytics technology for fraud and risk management. Using machine learning and anomaly detection, our ARIC platform helps financial institutions and organizations around the globe stop fraud in real time.

But we're more than just a tech company, our biggest asset is our people who are exceptionally talented and dedicated to fighting fraud and protecting our customers from risk.

Led by CEO Martina King, one of the 25 Most Influential Women in Payments 2018, and an award-winning management team (Sunday Times, 2018), we’ve had consecutive years of outstanding growth and commercial success. And it's only getting better; we received more than 14 awards and accolades in 2018, including the Queen's Award for Enterprise.

We're looking for a passionate and driven DevOps Engineer to join our growing Engineering team here at Featurespace. The role will see you building the tools, infrastructure and diagnostics to support deployment, continuous integration and operations of Featurespace's ARIC platform, both into internal test and customer environments, and iterating well-tested commercial quality code through design, QA and deployment into production. You'll also be responsible for promoting and improving the scalability, maintainability, and operational reliability of the ARIC platform.

Day to Day
  • Assisting with technical diagnosis of issues to resolve live customer problems
  • Developing and deploying automation technologies in areas such as continuous integration, containerisation, and automated system deployment
  • Championing best practices around ease of installation, configuration, and upgrade of software within cross-functional development projects
  • Supporting our delivery and customer support teams to deploy and maintain installations
  • Writing and maintaining software tools and data integration code
  • Leading the conversion of the ARIC platform to be deployed and run within a Kubernetes environment
  •  End-to-end ownership of software used to install, upgrade, and perform continuous production operations of Featurespace’s ARIC platform, both self-hosted and on-premise with clients
About You
Must Haves
  • Experience with modern IDEs and VCS tools (git)
  • Comfortable with one or more programming languages (Java/Ruby/Python preferred)
  • Familiar with cloud native software practices, including containers
  • Extensive experience with Linux, bash scripts and command line tools (awk/sed/grep)
  • Significant experience in an engineering role in a commercial environment
Great to haves
  •  Prior experience with Kubernetes, and conversion of VM architecture software to run in Kubernetes greatly preferred
  • Familiarity with config management tools such as Chef, Ansible, Puppet, Salt
  • Experience with testing automation and CI/CD tools such as TeamCity, Jenkins
  • Experience with distributed systems including web services and/or message queues
  • A deep understanding of relational and/or NoSQL database
Personal Qualities
The work is often challenging and fast paced. We are looking for someone who has the following qualities:
  • Quick to learn new technologies – curiosity and passion to learn
  • Ability to handle multiple concurrent projects and prioritise appropriately
  • Desire to handle a broad range of responsibilities, covering end-to-end ownership of complex software areas
  • Must enjoy working in a team of like-minded and intelligent people to solve complex problems
  • A passion to work for one of the fastest growing fraud prevention technologies in the world
Salary & Benefits
  • Quarterly bonus awards
  • 25 days’ annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Career growth and training opportunities
  • Friday team takeaway delivered to the office
  • Quarterly social, team building events
  • Weekly lunchtime sports clubs
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Fridges full of treats and drinks for lunches and snacks
  • Freshly ground coffee machines
  • Pension scheme
  • Weekly board game evenings with pizza
  • Cycle to Work schemes
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