Dev Ops Engineer - Head Office, Hillington

Competitive plus benefits

  • Permanent
  • Glasgow
  • Glasgow
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DevOps Engineer – Digital Product Development

At Arnold Clark, our staff are key to us achieving our goal of creating market-leading digital products that will put us at the forefront of automotive retailing. As a result, we are seeking dev ops engineer to join our talented product development team, based at our vibrant HQ office in Hillington.


Full time, Monday – Friday, 8.30am – 5pm. 

Flexible working is available with this role

About the role

We’re looking for a DevOps engineer, who is excited by the prospect of coming in every day and working on challenging problems, whilst exchanging knowledge and skills with other members of the team.

On the team, you will work directly with teams of developers in an Agile environment and be expected to fulfil any number of technical service requests. There will be plenty of opportunity to apply and grow your skills in an open and relaxed environment.

Must haves

Working as a hands-on lead member of the DevOps team, the ideal candidate should be able to demonstrate a comprehensive working knowledge of Linux systems and services administration as well as web operations with security, stability and high availability at its core

Although strong traditional development skills are important, they will not be enough. The right candidate must show a desire to promote DevOps culture and tooling, have an open and communicative demeanour to help further contribute to the future direction of DevOps within a Digital product environment.

Skills Required

  • RHEL/CentOS administration

  • Monitoring and Alerting concepts

  • Web and App server admin on Nginx, Unicorn, Apache, Tomcat

  • Ruby application architecture with Rails

  • CI/CD application deployment

  • Scripting and API concepts in Bash, Ruby, Python etc

  • Database concepts RDBMS and NoSQL

  • Load Balancing and proxy concepts

  • Networking and DNS troubleshooting

  • Disaster Recovery infrastructure failover and testing scenarios

  • Modern Infrastructural concepts and distributed systems

  • Docker, Microservices, Mesos, Kubernetes, Swarm, Consul

  • Automation tools such as Ansible, Capistrano, GoCD, Jenkins, ServerSpec

  • Cloud Provider concepts – aws, google and azure

  • Version control systems

You will also need to help provide out of hours support on a rota.

Experience level:

Mid-Level with a good computer science degree with over 5 years commercial experience


Don’t be fooled by the fact we sell cars. Our business is changing to meet the needs of today’s development community, and as a result, you can expect the following benefits and perks when you work for us:
  • Training and conference fund

  • Amazing working environment

  • Casual dress

  • Private medical insurance

  • Contributory pension scheme

  • Life assurance

  • Discount on vehicle purchase, servicing, parts and rental

  • Cycle to work scheme    #LI-CM2

The successful candidate will benefit from life assurance and private healthcare, making our package one of the best in the industry.

Employment within the Arnold Clark Group is offered subject to satisfactory reference and disclosure checks.




Every Arnold Clark employee is entitled to a wide range of benefits, including:

  • Discount on new and used vehicles
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Private medical insurance
  • Life assurance

About Arnold Clark

Arnold Clark is Europe’s largest independent car retailer with over 200 branches across the UK. And you could be part of it.

  • Over 11,000 employees
  • Annual turnover of over £3 billion
  • 24 new car franchises
  • Retails over 280,000 vehicles per year
  • Servicing, repairs, MOTs and tyres

Employment with Arnold Clark is offered subject to satisfactory reference and disclosure check. Only successful candidates will be contacted for interview. Some benefits are only available after a qualifying period.