DevOps Engineer, London UK

Task details
Posted on Apr 8th, 2021
Accepting applications
On Site
Full Time
Skills Required
  • Back-end Development
  • Software Dev, Data & Web - Other


We’re looking for an experienced DevOps Engineer passionate about automation, modern CI/CD, cloud native platforms and monitoring. Someone who is able to work in autonomy or as part of a team.

At what3words, we're proud of our tech stack. We have built a scalable, microservices-based architecture, based around Kubernetes on AWS. You'll be exposed to technologies such as ReactJS, Docker, Redis, AWS Lambdas, Prometheus, Grafana, Python, Athena, BigQuery, Java, Scala, C++, and Swift.

This is a great opportunity to join a collaborative, ambitious and Agile team, at one of the most exciting times in this company's life.

What you will be working on

This role will focus primarily on the maintenance our core infrastructure and platform, and continually improve our DevOps process and toolchain.

Essential Skills

AWS experience ( EKS, S3, Lambda, Cloudfront, RDS)

Container services (Kubernetes, Docker, Helm)

Infrastructure as code (Ansible, Terraform)

Linux system administration

Scripting (Bash, Python)


Experience with CI/CD

Networking fundamentals

Desirable Skills

Systems/Network/Platform securityMonitoring and alerting (ELK, Prometheus, Grafana)

CMS Experience - WordPress

Big Data experience




You will have

Excellent communication skills with perfect spoken and written English

The ability to talk to techies and non-techies in a suitable language

A passion for staying current with technology trends

The ability to work both independently and with others

A focus on high-quality software engineering work and attention to detail

The ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment

Extra credit if you

Know about building out scalable data stores

Have a passion for working as part of a fast-moving engineering team

Sponsorship is available for candidates requiring a UK work visa

Equality, diversity and inclusion at what3words
Our mission is to help everyone talk about everywhere, and we believe diverse perspectives make for a better company and better products too. We strongly encourage applications from underrepresented groups and are committed to equality and inclusivity in our hiring processes and company culture.


We offer the following benefits to all permanent employees of what3words:

25 days holiday

Share options


Bupa Healthcare + Babylon Health

Bupa Rewards

Cycle to work

VDU eye tests

Life Assurance

Free breakfast & snacks

Birthday vouchers

Weekly lunch & learn sessions

Regular team lunches & team socials

Sports and hobbies clubs


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