Senior DevOps Engineer (EMEA)

Engineering London, United Kingdom


The DevOps team at seismic uses open-source tools like Terraform, Kubernetes, and Ansible to drive automation of infrastructure as code. As we continue to grow and scale our product we continuously iterate to improve operational best practices for build, release, deployment, and reliability. 

Our DevOps engineers play a critical role in the success of our product as we focus to shorten the process of development to delivery. With a solid understanding of software engineering, our geographically distributed team creates tools, scripts, and frameworks to help teams quickly and reliably release code to production. Additionally, we work closely with development teams to drive the adoption of tools and best practices throughout the SDLC. Initiatives you work on may include streamlining identity and access management, standing up a new environment, evaluating CNCF tools, or expanding into new clouds.

Who You Are:

  • You possess a strong sense of ownership and take pride in the work that you do
  • Thrive in ambiguous situations, you know when to take charge and move forward
  • Passionate for automation, you understand that automation not only saves time, but allows developers to spend more time doing what they do best - code!
  • Well versed in best practices in the DevOps and Cloud Engineering fields

What you will be doing:

  • Build, scale, and secure application cloud infrastructure using tools like Terraform, Kubernetes, and Docker 
  • Build and maintain robust CI/CD pipelines with Jenkins and Github Actions 
  • Automate configuration management with tools like Ansible 
  • Work closely with developers to provide insight into operational, security, and performance considerations 
  • Work closely with developers during the deployment and testing phases to provide insight into operational, security, and performance considerations
  • Advocate and implement industry best practices for configuration management and build/deployment automation
  • Participate in an on-call rotation to triage and analyze abnormalities in system operation leveraging instrumentation like New Relic and Logentries 
  • Perseverance to debug complex problems across the whole stack 
  • Create tooling that works across operating systems and cloud providers

What you bring to the team:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field OR equivalent experience
  • 3+ years’ experience in a DevOps or Systems engineering role
  • Strong scripting and tools created in a scripting language like PowerShell, Shell, Bash, or Python
  • Solid understanding of the build and release process and continuous integration and delivery
  • Knowledge of networking technology and concepts: TCP/UDP, SSL, HTTP, NAT
  • SQL database development and optimization skills are a plus
  • Understanding and passion for developing highly secure and highly available systems
  • Experience with cloud platforms such as Azure, AWS, Google Cloud, IBM Cloud, etc.
  • Previous experience as a software engineer a plus

What we have for you:

  • Competitive Annual Leave
  • Generous Healthcare Insurances, including Dental and Vision Plans
  • Travel Insurance
  • Happy hours, healthy snacks, and coffee bar
  • Seismic Cares volunteer program
  • #OneSeismic culture that celebrates wins, encourages autonomy, ownership, and transparency
About Us:

Seismic, ranked as one of the Best Places to Work by Inc. Magazine, is a rapidly growing Forbes Cloud 100 company, and is consistently recognized as the category leader in sales enablement. Seismic unites marketing and sales teams in delivering the most compelling stories throughout a buyer’s journey. More than 600 customers rely on the world’s most powerful storytelling platform to connect the right buyer, with the right content, at the right time, every time. Seismic customers such as T. Rowe Price, IBM, American Express, PayPal, Rockwell Automation, and Quest Diagnostics are achieving higher win rates, larger deal sizes, and improved customer retention rates with our solution.

Headquartered in San Diego, California and with more than 1,000 employees across the globe, Seismic is backed by firms such as Permira, Ameriprise Financial, EDBI, Lightspeed Venture Partners, and T. Rowe Price. Seismic also recently expanded its team and product portfolio with the acquisition of Percolate and Grapevine6. Our board of directors is composed of several industry luminaries including John Thompson, Chairman of the Board of Directors for Microsoft.

Seismic is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, age, race, religion, or any other classification which is protected by applicable law.