DevOps Engineer

Location UK / Belfast

Job Type Permanent full-time, TemporaryContract

Salary Not disclosed

Updated 3 days ago

Reference 1381978

 Job Description

We are looking for a DevOps specialist responsible for designing, maintaining and automating a 24x7 global cloud-based product; making technology choices that bolster the Digital Risk division’s reputation as an Enterprise-ready platform.

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

The Compliance and Digital Risk division of Proofpoint, is a pioneer in social media security and compliance. As a DevOps specialist on our engineering team, you will be working with an agile group responsible for designing, maintaining and automating a 24×7 global cloud-based product; making technology choices that bolster the Digital Risk division’s reputation as an Enterprise-ready platform. As a member of the technical team in a growing company, you will be responsible for bringing intellectual energy, a thirst for learning and a passion for your craft to work with you every day.    

Your day-to-day

  • Design, maintain, monitor and automate the Digital Risk division’s cloud-based platforms in AWS
  • Interact with developers to drive fixes and feature deployments
  • Share responsibility for system availability by participating in on-call rotation
  • Define and evolve operational procedures
  • Evangelize the robustness and security of your platform with customers, auditors, security professionals and in RFPs  

What you bring to the team

  • Proven experience in an 24×7 operations role on a cloud-based product
  • Extensive Linux system administration experience
  • Understanding of the basics of database administration for MySQL or comparable SQL database
  • Ability to code your way out of problems using the shell and at least one scripting language: Ruby, Python or similar
  • Comfort with automated deployment tools like Ansible, Chef, and Puppet
  • Experience in an Enterprise-class product development environment: comfort with process and tools including IDE’s, compilers, debuggers, profilers, version control systems, code coverage tools, automated testing tools, usability
  • Intrinsic motivation: you fix things because they are broken and need fixing
  • Experience designing and deploying products into AWS
  • Experience in an agile environment where releases are planned, implemented and deployed on short timelines
  • Knowledge of web application frameworks like Ruby on Rails
  • Experience deploying and administering Cassandra is a plus
  • A strong interest in social networks, with some exposure to the technology/concepts behind them

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!