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About the role
We have an exciting opportunity to join the WebOps/Platform Team, responsible for leading the development of DevOps technologies and configuring, administering, and troubleshooting websites, applications, and infrastructure configuration tools for multiple large-scale websites.
You will have experience with LAMP and web hosting technologies (Web, database, caching, CDNs, firewalls, and load balancers) in the cloud and private cloud environments. You will also be able to demonstrate a thorough understanding of DevOps tools and automated build and release applications having worked in multisite hosting and development environments.
The role will be hybrid and you can spend time at the office or work from home.
What you’ll do
Set up and configure automated configuration, orchestration, build/release and version control applications and environments.
Day-to-day collaboration with development teams to promote best practices.
Manage AWS / Azure or other cloud technologies.
Build infrastructure for multiple websites and applications utilizing web technologies, databases, API, and Internet caching & CDN technologies and DNS Management
Monitoring & Alerting, setting up new dashboards and alerts.
You will be responsible for the design and manage large-scale web hosting environments; triaging web connectivity and performance issues and carrying out root cause analysis. You will create and maintain network and system documentation and investigate and resolve technical issues. Also, you will manage and Support the CI/CD tools with the team and support the Infrastructure, containerization K8s, and Docker.
Your experience and skills
We want to hire someone with great cloud technologies experience, specifically AWS (EC2, Code Pipeline, Lambda, RDS, Route53, ELBs, etc).
Demonstrable experience with cloud technologies, specifically AWS (EC2, Code Pipeline, Lambda, RDS, Route53, ELBs, etc).
In-depth understanding and knowledge of implementing, building, and maintaining automated & scripted configuration, build/release processes, and version control applications.
Experience working with: Terraform, Jenkins, Git / GitHub.
Proven experience and knowledge in containerization technology, Docker & K8s.
In-depth knowledge of LAMP stack administration and common Linux-based web infrastructure and applications – Varnish, Nginx, Apache, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Mongo. Includes scripting, performance tuning, and hardening.
You need to have experience of analyzing stack traces and performance-optimizing applications using various monitoring technologies and in-depth experience of Internet engineering, technologies, processes and protocols, layers 2/3/4/5 incl. TCP/IP, NAT, firewalls, load balancers, and WAFs.
We will hire someone with comprehensive experience of non-web Internet protocols and technologies, including DNS, SSL/TLS, FTP, SMTP, etc., and experience designing and administering website and content management publishing systems (WordPress) at scale – CDN-caching/web/application/database.
It’s not just about having good development skills though - we put a lot of value on positive collaboration and a growth mindset. You should be passionate about Web and Internet technologies, Agile and DevOps practices, and be a keen problem solver. You should be really comfortable and confident communicating in written and verbal English.
Working with us.
This is a hybrid role, where you can spend time at the office or work from home.
This is a company where your development and learning will be taken seriously, and we'll support your professional growth with training and certification, regular feedback and review.
Ascent is an equal opportunities employer. We take intentional steps to ensure inclusion and belonging are real priorities here, not just something we talk about. No person will be treated less favorably because of their gender, pregnancy, and maternity status, marital or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, race, nationality, ethnic origin, age, religion or belief, or disability status. If you require any reasonable accommodation, please let us know when you apply.
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Why join Ascent?
We’re fast becoming a leading European digital transformation business.
Joining Ascent means you’ll be involved in delivering exciting technology projects for leading global brands. You’ll be part of a growing team of super-talented people who are actively choosing to join us on our journey rather than working in big corporates.
Your voice matters at Ascent. We are always keen to hear your opinions and those ideas that come to you at 3am (some of them are definitely as good as they seemed at the time). You’ll develop your talent through our internal Academy, providing a wide range of personal development, up-skilling and cross-skilling opportunities.
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