Infrastructure Engineer

Full-Time · Platform Team · Remote - (UK ONLY)
About

The Role

At SoPost, it is our mission to build the world's most powerful product sampling platform with a focus on data, relevance and analytics. With over two hundred recognisable brand partners, our product changes and adapts to meet the ever changing needs of the consumer and we are looking to hire an Infrastructure Engineer to ensure all of our systems function seamlessly.

The ideal candidate will be able to support, design and implement infrastructure technologies and solutions to ensure all platforms are working as expected. This is a hands-on role and you will need to develop a thorough understanding of our platform and bridge the gap between all teams within the business.

The successful candidate should be able to Identify, understand and proactively resolve issues so a sound level of technical knowledge will be required, along with being organised, efficient and able to communicate effectively.

Skills

Essential

This is the first time we have hired an Infrastructure Engineer, so the ideal candidate will have experience in a similar role. We need someone to create tools and systems that verify our platform is working, whilst playing a key role in coordinating complex deployments of new features.

  1. A good understanding of web applications, frameworks and security practices
  2. Familiarity with APIs
  3. Experience in an operational or live services role
  4. Scripting or Programming with Python, Shell (bash, zsh etc..), Go or other
Skills

Optional

We are really interested in speaking to candidates that have the right mind-set when it comes to learning on the job and the ability to problem solve effectively, so although not necessary, the below technical skills would be very advantageous to your application.

  1. The ability to communicate efficiently to all levels of technical understanding
  2. Google Cloud or other cloud infrastructure experience
  3. Kubernetes or other containerisation experience
  4. Prometheus & Grafana for dashboards & metrics
The

Salary

Competitive
Depending on experience
The

Holidays and Benefits

Twenty-three days of holiday every year. An extra two days are awarded after you've been here for three years.

A flexible working policy covering flexible times and flexible locations.

Discretionary bonus plan, subject to company and individual performance.

The

Hiring Process

The hiring process may change slightly depending on a number of factors. It is generally a multi step process as indicated. If you pass one stage, you will proceed to the next. We try to give feedback to you if your application is unsuccessful but this is not always possible.

The process is designed to give you maximum insight into what it is like to work here and also for us to assess your skills as quickly as possible.

Screening
We will review your application and verify claims
Video call 1
Initial interview with team lead, where we can decipher your level of technical knowledge
Technical test
We will issue you with a coding test that you complete in a given period of time
Video call 2
Interview with the senior team where we can discuss the results of the technical test and you can ask any further questions
Offer & References
We will make a formal offer, subject to references
Policy

Diversity & Inclusion

We believe that the best workplaces celebrate and promote diversity. We are committed to ensuring that SoPost is an equal opportunity employer. And we think it’s right to build a company where everybody is welcome, with an open culture that thrives on not just our similarities but also our differences.

Part of this commitment is our promise that every team member and job applicant is treated equally, regardless of protected characteristics such as race, sexuality, religion or age.

Our company values of ownership, trust, no surprises, bigger than me, and doing it right, capture the essence of this statement, but we’re now being clear that this is key to our mission.

Your

Application

Click the link below to apply, attaching an up to date version of your CV. Make sure to include a little bit about yourself and why you want to work at SoPost in your email.

If you still have questions regarding this position or anything else about working at SoPost, get in touch using the link below.

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