DevOps Engineer
Manchester Employer: IPEC
Job Level: Mid Level Job Type: Permanent
We are currently recruiting for the position of DevOps Engineer. You will be a key member of the Product Development and Support teams, ensuring that the operation of all IPEC IT is kept running efficiently and effectively. The DevOps role is integral to the smooth running of IPEC with customer data coming to centralised servers from around the world. We strive to ensure our customers are supported as well as their systems. The successful candidate will also have the opportunity to get involved with the development of our products, providing support to both the Manufacturing and Services teams with production and testing of systems as well as commissioning of these. With a global customer base, this can mean travelling around the world to help directly on the installation and commissioning. The successful candidate will have experience working in a busy customer focused environment. We are looking for someone who is an enthusiastic individual with excellent communications skills and a proven track record. A proactive and energetic person with a desire to contribute collaboratively to the development of the team and the company.

Key Areas of Responsibility

More specifically the role will involve:

• Maintaining digital systems globally.

• Maintaining in-house servers and SANs.

• Developing solutions for customer’s requirements efficiently.

• Some general office maintenance (Windows clients, VoIP, networking).

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The Right Person

Required Skills

• 2 years’ experience in a DevOps Role

• Excellent Linux (Debian) skills – network configuration, package management, Apache, BIND, DHCPD,

Open VPN.

• Experience programming in Perl, PHP, bash.

• Version control tools (GIT).

Desirable Skills

• Experience with administering and programming with PostgresSQL.

• Web APIs (REST, SOAP).

• Windows server/clients.


Salary: circa. £30,000 per annum, dependent on experience.

Benefits include: Company pension plan, share options, annual bonus scheme, company mobile, flexible working and 25 days annual leave, plus bank holidays.


Interested candidates should apply in writing [email protected]

Applications should include:
• A comprehensive and up-to-date CV.
• A covering email summarising your interest in the post and demonstrating your ability to match the
criteria outlined.
• Details of your current salary and notice period.