clients YLD

Contract DevOps Engineer



Job Type






Skill Set


Devops Sysadmin

Job Details

DevOps Engineer

Location: Remote

Department: Engineering

Hours: Full-time

About YLD:

Everything we do is to empower our clients to move forward. Our purpose is to help our clients develop the capabilities they need to outperform their competitors. Our success is a consequence of ensuring our clients are successful. Our company is built on extraordinary people; we aim to attract, inspire, develop and retain them. YLD is a software engineering and design consultancy; we create digital capabilities for our clients that last beyond our engagement. We have offices in London, Lisbon, Porto.

About the role:

You will work on delivering digital transformation projects at FTSE-100 companies, using technologies such as Kubernetes and Docker, built with Continuous Deployment pipelines within AWS/Google Cloud (although we’re not confined to only use these and will work with the most suitable tools).

About you

A YLD DevOps Consultant is a highly-skilled Software Engineer who exemplifies the highest standards and enjoys sharing their knowledge and experience with others. Your desire to acquire new skills and knowledge will be fuelled by your team.

This position would be hands-on, helping to deliver the core infrastructure, associated pipelines and related services in a pragmatic way that focuses on keeping the DevOps team a core component of software delivery, from providing the platform for application developers to build on.

With millions of unique daily visitors, you will need to have previous experience of deploying across multiple regions. You have a real passion for problem solving, you are an active learner and get excited by working collaboratively with those around you.

The Dev:

  • Previous CI/CD experience
  • Preferably worked with Java, Node.js or Go but any relevant development experience is a huge plus
  • Advocate of TDD: Writing infrastructure or code without tests should be unthinkable
  • Has a solid understanding and passion for excellent software development practises
  • Legally able to live and work in Portugal

The Ops:

  • Strong experience in production
  • Strong experience with container orchestration systems like Kubernetes
  • Experience with AWS, GCP or Azure
  • Infrastructure as code tools including Terraform and Ansible
  • Build, ship and run using Docker
  • Understands how a Load Balancer works and used either Traefik, Nginx, HaProxy or a Cloud-based Load Balancer
  • Linux/RHEL/Ubuntu environment

Our typical Recruitment Process looks like this:

  • 1st Interview with someone from the Talent team (30/45 mins)
  • Take Home Challenge (~1h)
  • Technical Interview with our Senior Developers/Platform Engineers (1h30)

We live and breathe our values, and know you will too:

  • Growing every day
  • Including everyone
  • Relationships built on honesty and ethics
  • Inspiring solutions
  • Winning together

We’re an equal opportunity employer and value diversity of all kinds. We don’t discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity, age, marital status, or disability status. We also offer a remote-first working environment, meaning that flexible working and work-life balance come as standard for all employees.