Graduate DevOps Engineer
South West

About £27,000 - £39,000 a year

We have an exciting opportunity for a Graduate DevOps Engineer to join our Reading based DevOps team. We are in the process of redesigning our entire infrastructure based on DevOps automation principles and we need an enthusiastic graduate to help us implement this.

As a Graduate DevOps Engineer you will be responsible for creating fully automated, efficient and reliable release and hosting systems for Yell's external and internal infrastructure. You will be working in a small team doing real work supporting the roll out of software and building the infrastructure to run it.

The role

Refactoring Yell systems according to rigorous “infrastructure as code” principle.
Maintaining an existing Unix estate hosting a variety of Java applications environments. This includes, RHEL, Centos, tomcat within multi-datacenter environment on premises and cloud based.
Implementing new platforms and services using DevOps pipelines and automation.
Working efficiently in an Agile environment collaborating with Operations and developer’s teams.
The person

Coding experience – ideally python, but any programming experience is relevant.
Attention to detail and a passion for writing code.
Experience configuring Linux systems is beneficial.
Knowledge of networking concepts.
Cloud computing (ideally AWS) experience is beneficial.
Strong team player with excellent communication skills.
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
Ideally you will have completed an industry placement or have previous commercial experience working in a software development or operations team.
We don’t expect candidates to have experience in all of these, but a willingness to learn and good knowledge of some of these items is desirable.
The company

For 50 years Yell has specialized in helping small and medium sized businesses find and connect with customers. We’re not just any marketing agency. We combine leading edge technology with our decades of local marketing experience to help businesses achieve their ambitions, and we do it all by getting to know our customers, and their businesses individually. Our products include mobile optimized websites, for Android™, iPhone™, Apple Watch™ and Search & Display advertising.

Our values; Knowledge, Relationships, Integrity, Passion & Results really matter and how we work is just as important as what we do.

In order to be considered for this role you must be able to demonstrate proof of eligibility to work in the UK and hold a valid work visa if applicable.