DevOps Engineer (Bath) 1264

Play Sports Network - the technology company that manages Global Cycle Network, Global Mountain Bike Network, Global Triathlon Network - is hiring an E-Commerce Technology Manager to lead the development of the software that powers its shop, subscriptions and events solutions.

We're building new capabilities in data engineering, mobile apps, digital content delivery and e-commerce, underpinned by data captured from across the world of cycling. We're new launching services anticipated to be adopted by millions globally and this is a unique opportunity to help us prepare to scale.

This is a newly created position enabling small development teams to move quickly, while orchestrating our workflow, infrastructure and production services. It's a collaborative and flat team culture, and a near greenfield situation.

We're always open to new things and you can influence where we go and how we get there. At all times you'll have a lot of freedom in design, technology choice and influence over the roadmap.

Example initiatives

  • Capturing the evolving requirements of our development teams
  • Reviewing our infrastructure, articulating its development objectives and priorities
  • Security and continuity enhancements
  • Integrating with Discovery Inc and technology partners
  • Optionally, helping establish our data science function and automated testing
  • < your idea here >

We're looking for

  • Someone ready to inform, shape and run a dependable, attentive, approach to DevOps
  • Adaptability, from a fast-learner keen to hone skills in automation
  • A good understanding of CI / CD principles, methods and tooling
  • Good abilities in Kubernetes, and GNU / Linux administration
  • An interest in preparing to scale production services
  • Someone looking for Lead-level DevOps jobs in Bath such as: DevOps Engineer | Infrastructure Engineer | Linux Engineer | Linux Systems Administrator | Platform Engineer | Site Reliability Engineer etc.

Current ecosystem - we'll welcome your influence

Google Cloud Platform | AWS | Kubernetes | Docker | Jenkins | real time streaming | monitoring | metrics | Github | Jira

Salary and benefits

  • £ negotiable - we're keeping an open mind
  • Discretionary relocation assistance
  • Ongoing professional development e.g. time out for conferences, support for training/certificants
  • Flexible working practices - including partially remote working - tell us what you need | recently refurbished city centre office | MacBook Pro and dual monitors | generous holidays | company pension scheme | good coffee machine | bike parking | really good showers | free fruit and jelly sweets | relaxed office environment

About us

Play Sports Group (PSG) is the world’s leading digital sports media company focused on cycling and tri-sports. Combining a deep love of the sport with peerless expertise in video and digital distribution, PSG has built a leadership position in the market, with 45m monthly video views from audiences across its eight channels that include Global Cycling Network (GCN), Global Mountain Bike Network (GMBN) and Global Triathlon Network (GTN), along with the first two of a growing number of non-English language channels, GCN en Español and GCN Italia. Headquartered in Bath with 150 employees, PSG also includes the award-winning cycling media agency, SHIFT Active Media who work with some of the biggest, most high-profile brands in the cycling world. PSG recently secured further investment from Discovery Inc, the global media group behind brands including the Discovery Channel and Eurosport. This investment, which resulted in Discovery taking a controlling stake in PSG, will fund the continued development of the Group.

Location: central Bath - 15 minutes walk from Bath Spa station

Please be in touch with Andrew at techfolk, our recruitment partner, to find out more:

0117 318 2447 | hello@techfolk.co.uk | @we_are_techfolk

RECRUITERS: GCN / PSG has selected techfolk as our exclusive recruitment partner for this position and cold calling is not welcomed.