Principal DevOps Engineer

Principal DevOps Engineer – c£90k + 25% Bonus!

About the Role

We are proud to be partnered with a British Retail Giant and household name. This business was named one of the best 25 big companies to work for (awarded by the Sunday Times!) and have just begun a huge digital transformation. Join them at the start of their journey as they embark on their tech transformation to improve their e-commerce presence and customer experience.

They are currently on the lookout for a Principal DevOps Engineer, to design and implement the cloud platform that is key for their success, as well as championing the IaC, CI/CD, and cloud practices across the business. You will be able to craft solutions to continuously evolve the underlying technology of their applications and infrastructure, as well as improve the processes and standards to ensure the continuous delivery of customer value.

As this project is in its infancy and they want a truly collaborative environment to achieve their goals, ideally, they would like someone in the office 1-2 days per week (Central London or Leicester Office Location).

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Designing, building and maintaining a platform that addresses the business needs, as well as continuously improves the efficiency for its users.
  • Owning the cloud platform provisioning process, aiming to increase operational availability, repeatability & efficiency, while ensuring control, policies and auditing are in place.
  • Advancing innovation efforts to enable the evolution and continuous improvement of all cloud products and processes.

Required Skill

  • Strong AWS, Azure or GCP experience.
  • Strong Terraform skills or relevant software.
  • Good exposure to automation, pipelines and scripting languages is a plus.
  • Knowledge of CDN (Cloudflare, Fastly, etc).
  • Any experience with Containerisation (incl. P2V2C) would be very beneficial and implementation of Kubernetes would also be beneficial.
  • Solid experience designing and implementing deployment pipelines (Gitlab, Github Actions / Jenkins).
  • Good understanding of core infrastructure services, serverless technologies and networking (WAF, NAT).


  • c£90k salary
  • 25% Bonus
  • 16% pension
  • 35 days holiday
  • Huge discounts
  • Volunteering schemes

If you are interested in this position, please don’t hesitate to send me your CV or give me a call for a completely confidential chat about this role, or any of the others we’re working on.

I look forward to hearing from you!

Job Information

Job Reference: JO-2201-250135
Salary: 25% bonus!
Salary per: annum
Job Duration:
Job Start Date: ASAP
Job Industries: DevOps and Cloud Jobs
Job Locations: Greater London
Job Types: Permanent
Job Skills: AWS, Azure, Cloud, DevOps, Retail

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