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FT DevOps Engineer (Big Data)

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FT DevOps Engineer (Big Data)

Xoomworks Technology

Company & Department Context

Financial Times in partnership with Xoomworks have established a research and development centre in Sofia, Bulgaria.

The Financial Times (FT) is one of the world’s leading business news and information organisations. We are recognised globally for our authority, integrity and accuracy. We provide a broad range of essential services, including news, comment, data and analysis, to the growing audience of internationally minded business people.

We think the Financial Times is a great place to work: we have a technical stack that is cutting edge – employing cloud-based, microservices architectures and using a wide range of open source and commercial technologies; our product development methodologies are very current – using a data driven approach, empowering everyone to understand and to delight our customers; our engineers are free to choose the tools they need and are able to influence the development process. Importantly, we ensure staff also have the ability to achieve a good work life balance.


Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work closely with the rest of the team and support them in tasks within your area of
  • Manage the team’s cloud infrastructure estate
  • Build and maintain CI/CD pipelines
  • Understand and play an active part in designing the architecture, tooling and release cycle
    processes used by the engineering teams across Product & Technology
  •  Contribute to company-wide processes, frameworks and guidelines


Requirements and Specifications


  • Good command of written and spoken English
  • Linux – intermediate or hither
  • Two years of experience as a DevOps engineer or a similar position
  • Being proactive and showing initiative


  • Experience working with AWS Cloud services
  • Experience with containerisation – Docker, Kubernetes
  • Experience with continuous integration platforms (Jenkins, Gitlab CI, Circle CI etc…)

Would be considered an advantage

  • Experience with infrastructure as code
  • Bash scripting
  • Python programming
  • Google Cloud Platform
  • Experience with SQL and Big Data
  • Knowledge in networking

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