Full Stack with DevOps Engineer

Edinburgh office, home-based or hybrid

Full time

40,000 to £55,000

Join our DevOps team

Join our DevOps team
Are you an enthusiastic and experienced Software Engineer with some DevOps experience looking for a new and exciting challenge?  Have you got sound, in-depth programming experience and picked up some AWS, Unix/Linux CLI and Terraform or other infrastructure Code tools along the way?  Do you have the drive and curiosity to learn how complex systems work and how they could work better?  If the answer is YES then we want to hear from you!

We are a flexible employer. Our team operates a mix of in-office and at-home work but you need to be within commuting distance from our offices in the West of Edinburgh.  The first three months in the role will be office-based; after that, you can work hybrid or remote.

The Podfather solution:
Podfather provides electronic proof of delivery, route optimisation, and related software services to industry leaders across a wide range of sectors.  Our software solutions help fleet operators cut costs, reduce CO2 emissions, minimise paper use, streamline business processes, and improve customer service.  We are supporting over 70,000 users running on UK and international roads every day.

Our DevOps team:
Podfather’s DevOps Engineers are integral to business success. The team is responsible for running, supporting and evolving our infrastructure, and figuring out and fixing tricky problems. Ensuring that the infrastructure stays fit for purpose for both our customers and our internal teams.

We believe that by working together we can create strong and happy teams who use their collective knowledge to provide excellent quality for our customers. Therefore our DevOps team works closely with not just the wider engineering team but also the company as a whole, using their talent, skills and experience to help grow the Podfather system and in turn help our customers reach their full potential.

Podfather is quickly increasing its market share across the UK and beyond, making it an exciting time to join our team.  

What you’ll be doing
Reporting to the Lead DevOps Engineer, you will work in an agile manner alongside the engineering and customer success teams, and other internal/external stakeholders to deliver a reliable, secure, and high-quality service to customers.   

The key responsibilities of the role include:

  • Solving problems in the space between Development and Operations. Deep diving on tricky to resolve problems. Hence a good programming knowledge required. (50-60%)
  • Keeping our AWS infrastructure secure, up-to-date, and cost-efficient  (10-20%)
  • Keeping medium-term security-related projects moving along (10-20%)
  • Incident response, acting to restore service when things go wrong  (10-20%)
  • Supporting development teams in getting code to production. 10%

What we’re looking for in you
As a DevOps Engineer, you will be joining an energetic, agile and supportive team delivering value to our engineers and our customers. Key attributes we’d like you to have include:

  • Four or more years relevant commercial experience 
  • Application development experience in high-level languages
  • Familiarity with Unix/Linux CLI and scripting languages
  • Experience with AWS or other cloud providers
  • Experience with Terraform or other Infrastructure as Code tools
  • Comfortable with deep-diving on unfamiliar technologies
  • The curiosity to learn how complex systems work, and how they could work better
  • A great package awaits you!

We are offering you the chance to be part of something great.  With an impressive product, happy customers and exciting growth plans, now is the time to get involved.


Staff benefits

Salary: £40,000-£55,000 depending on experience.

30 days holiday a year, with an extra day for every year worked (for 10 years!).

Opportunity to buy 5 extra holiday days.

High-spec workstation, multiple monitors, and your choice of operating system.

Thorough onboarding and training support.

A commitment to your development through an individual annual training budget.

A flexible working employer, work where’s best for you.

A great office working environment – complimentary fruit, drinks, ice cream and snacks in the office.

Company social events, virtual and in person.

Life assurance scheme which includes remote GP appointments, mental health support, physiotherapy, and employee assistance.

Bike to work scheme.

Generous pension plan.

Working at Podfather

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Lead software engineer

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Senior Support Engineer

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Senior Software Engineer

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Customer Success Manager

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Head of Sales

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Managing Director