Opportunities at Jadu Group

Dev Ops Engineer - Spacecraft

Dev Ops Engineer, Spacecraft, Leicester

If you are interested in joining our team, please apply here!


We have an exciting opportunity for a Dev Ops Engineer to join our team based at our Headquarters in Leicester.

We are a software company with global headquarters in Leicester and offices in USA and Australia.  Recognised as one of the leading providers in this industry, we are expanding both the business and our products to reach a global market.   We provide hosting and management services through AWS, Rackspace and Azure both to our global customer base and to our internal development teams.  


The Role

We work with the latest technologies including Amazon Web Services and Azure and need another enthusiastic Dev Ops to join our team to help us build and maintain resilient and secure systems at data centres across the globe for our high profile, high traffic websites.  

The successful candidate will have experience with some or all of the key technologies we use gained either in a Dev Ops, web systems administration, or similar role, ideally at a hosting company and will bring dynamism and enthusiasm to learn and develop their skills with us.

A positive, proactive attitude, adeptness at solving problems and dealing with customers and suppliers are particular qualities we look for in this role.

This role provides a rare opportunity to have significant influence across the organisation, drive change and take on serious challenges. One day could mean taking a customer through an infrastructure you have designed for them, another working with the development team to make code and infrastructure work together in a scalable environment and the next improving processes for the deployment and maintenance of new servers. You will not be bored!


Essential Skills

You will with the ability to troubleshoot network and server issues and trace traffic through complex systems involving web application firewalls, intrusion detection systems and load balancers to resolve problems.  Previous commercial experience within a web hosting environment and experience of high availability systems architecture and design (virtual and physical) and capacity planning would be valuable.

You will have some knowledge and experience of the following technologies:

  • AWS in a production environment (Amazon machine image, S3, EBS, AWS Serverless deployments etc)

  • LAMP stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP)

  • WISP stack (Windows, IIS, SQL Server, PHP)

  • Bash scripting

  • Automation tools (preferably Ansible)

  • RedHat/Centos

  • Cloudflare, Akamai

  • Monitoring tools (such as Nagios, Zabbix, Pingdom, Sitemorse)

  • XenServer virtualization platform

  • VMWare virtualization platform

  • Git source control system

  • Containerisation (Docker), and container orchestration (ECS)


Reasons to work for Spacecraft:

  • Private healthcare cover with Axa

  • Pension contributions

  • Individual annual budget for work-related conferences

  • An array of Apple hardware

  • Outstanding working environment with onsite parking

  • Working with and learning from some of the finest system administration and security professionals in the World

  • Unlimited fresh ground Coffee


If you are interested in joining our team, please apply now, telling us about yourself, why you think you are right to build your career as a Dev Ops Engineer and what value you think you can add.

NOTE: We do not accept agencies or workers outside of the European Union. You will need to be a European resident only to apply for any permanent positions.

Jadu is an Equal Opportunities Employer and Investor in People