DevOps Engineer

Location UK / Belfast

Job Type Permanent full-time, TemporaryContract

Salary Not disclosed

Updated 6 days ago

Reference 1373450

 Job Description

Proofpoint are looking for an experienced DevOps Engineer to work closely with our local engineers in our Belfast office, our global product management team, and staff based in our Silicon Valley headquarters.

Company Overview

At Proofpoint, we have a passion for protecting people, data, and brands from today’s advanced threats and compliance risks. We hire the best people in the business to:

  • Build and enhance our proven security platform
  • Blend innovation and speed in a constantly evolving cloud architecture
  • Analyze new threats and offer deep insight through data-driven intel
  • Collaborate with customers to help solve their toughest security challenges

We are singularly devoted to helping our customers protect what matters most. That’s why we’re a leader in next-generation cybersecurity—and why more than half of the Fortune 100 trust us as a security partner.

The Role

Are you curious, analytical and motivated by new challenges and willing to prove it?  Do you want to deliver enterprise wide solutions that promote flexibility, scalability and high performance that deliver to millions of users?  Do you want to learn and apply new skills on an ongoing basis?  If so, we would like to hear from you!

We are looking for someone who is enthusiastic about existing and new technologies, someone who is a great communicator and is excited about working in a professional, friendly, energetic, results-oriented engineering team, making a highly visible contribution to the delivery of a multi-million dollar product offering.  You will work closely with local engineers in our Belfast office, our global product management team, and staff based in our Silicon Valley headquarters, as part of an agile team driving rapid growth through high-quality, on-time feature releases that meet and exceed the expectations of our customers.

Your day-to-day

  • Act as key member of a team working on the leading Email Security product suite on the market
  • Help shape the future of CI/CD within the team and the wider organization
  • Respond effectively and accurately to the needs of stakeholders, including product management, support, operations and QA
  • Play a vital role in the delivery of ambitious new features and products from engineering through production
  • Contribute to, and promote, the delivery of reliable, automated deployments across a range of environments
  • Provide mentoring and thought leadership to other team members
  • Play well with others!  Be a great teammate and help us maintain our positive culture
  • Share knowledge across team both formally and informally
  • Be ready to adapt and contribute across the wider org as needed

What you bring to the team

  • Expertise in, or a strong desire to learn, a wide range of technologies, including:
    • AWS, Puppet, Docker, Jenkins, Kubernetes, VMWare, Linux, Vagrant, Rundeck
  • A keen interest in automation and repeatability
  • Familiarity with agile development
  • Strong communications skills – ability to document and verbally communicate ideas
  • Strong debugging and troubleshooting skills
  • Know how to Get Stuff Done with technical people in other groups in the company
  • Problem solving mentality

Desirable:

  • Good exposure to Linux
  • Knowledge of email technology, MTAs (e.g. Postfix), and server architecture
  • Exposure to SaaS-based product delivery

Why Proofpoint

As a customer focused and driven-to-win organization with leading edge products, there are many exciting reasons to join the Proofpoint team. We believe in hiring the best the brightest and cultivating a culture of collaboration and appreciation. As we continue to grow and expand globally, we understand that hiring the right people and treating them well is key to our success! We are a multi-national company with locations in 10 countries, with each location contributing to Proofpoint’s amazing culture!