DevOps Engineer - Wanted

DevOps Engineer – AWS | Vagrant | Ansible | Python | Java | Docker | Linux | ELK | Jenkins


Role: Senior front end client facing role for software installation, support and development role for cutting edge security product defending against cybercrime for the media and entertainment industry for leading TV shows and movies.

Fortium Technologies creates software applications for the movie and entertainment industry and we are now looking for an experienced DevOps engineer with a solid understanding of DevOps methodologies including delivering products based on continuous delivery and deployment.

Applicants should have a sound understanding of orchestration technologies like Vagrant, and machine provisioning technologies similar to Ansible. The successful candidate should be able to demonstrate using these tools to perform at a minimum continuous delivery level.

Applicants with knowledge and understanding of languages such as Java and experience with web-services and databases such as MySQL are also desirable.

Any practical experience with video encoding, formats, codecs, and containers would again be desirable but not essential.

The successful candidate will be able to articulate and communicate well as the role is often customer facing.

You will have worked within an AWS environments, experience in application deployment and configuring applications within an AWS environment with Puppet, Ansible or similar.

  • Configuration management tools - Puppet, Ansible, Chef
  • Linux command line skills - Ubuntu (text file tools, filesystem commands, bash scripting, python
  • Hands on experience working within an AWS environment
  • REST - must know the HTTP protocol
  • Networking and HTTP proxy infrastructure
  • Docker containerisation
  • Development tooling including: Java VM management, Git, Maven
  • ELK Stack
  • Prior experience in automated build pipeline, continuous integration and continuous deployment (Jenkins, GIT)


How We Work

We work in a team empowered environment adopting the AGILE/Scrum development lifecycle.

We are passionate about creating a good working culture, and provide training in both technical and soft skills.

We are passionate about software craftsmanship and encourage our developers to attend software conferences and engage in the community.

We also have workshops and lightning talks to share knowledge and provides an opportunity to constantly refresh skills and build a strong team of motivate individuals.

We encourage design reviews and code reviews ensuring that the scope of the project is clear and provides an opportunity for all team members to be involved in the project as a whole and not just the development.

Potential US travel for onsite support.

We have many team event days throughout the year (think zombie runs, white water rafting, paintball etc), pizza Fridays, and gym challenges.

To register your interest please contact us or email with your CV and information about yourself.


About Fortium Technologies

Fortium Technologies is a leading provider of content protection solutions for the film, entertainment and broadcast industries in the UK and Hollywood.

Since 1999 Fortium has successfully developed innovative technologies that help leading international businesses have greater control over the way in which their digital content is consumed.