SysOps/ DevOps (AWS)

Now hiring!

The Role:

Greenfield opportunity to join a small (10 people) UK company and operate an AWS-based cloud environment, drive CI/CD, implement monitoring, performance testing, etc.


  • Full-time role, immediate start

  • Work 4.5 days per week, get paid for 5 days

  • 28 days leave per year including public holidays

  • 5 days sick leave

  • Remote work

  • Flexible hours: min. 4 hours per day in UK business hours

  • Hack day once per fortnight

Ship Shape already has an MVP in Production and in use with customers, with positive feedback. Now we need to take our next step, and for this we need an engineer that will create a world-class foundation for our product.

You have experience in SysOps and are ready to take the step to DevOps. You will work with your direct team of 6 developers and the CIO.


  • Be a small startup’s Sys Ops and DevOps function

  • Efficiently control and manage 

  • Improve documentation

What we’re looking for - Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related information technology field

Skills & experience needed:

  • Min. 3 years experience in SysOps

  • You are ready to step into a DevOps / SRE / Cloud Engineering role

  • You must have knowledge of all of the below, however you may not (yet) have used all them in your professional career:

    • ​​AWS Fargate, EKS, ECS

    • EC2

    • Terraform, Cloud Formation

    • Docker

    • Bitbucket, Bitbucket pipelines

    • AWS IAM, AWS Organisations and Billing

    • AWS Firewall Manager, WAF, Shield, VPC Security, Network Firewall, Route 53

    • JIRA

    • DB management (MongoDB, Postgres)

    • Linux, infrastructure, and networking knowledge

  • Min. 1 year scripting experience mandatory

  • Strong understanding of security, storage, data protection best practice on AWS and in general, and practical experience of implementing solutions.

  • Knowledge of release management processes and tools in an Agile environment, including CI/CD

  • Proven ability to establish and maintain monitoring and performance solutions

  • Proven ability to document processes, procedures, know-how (Confluence)


Optional, 1 year in:

  • Knowledge of Software Development Lifecycle in an Agile environment

  • Experience creating load testing solutions

  • Experience creating usage monitoring dashboards

Email if you fancy joining Ship Shape!

Please include your Name, CV, Cover Letter and Contact Details with the subject “[your name] SysOps/ DevOps”

We look forward to meeting you!