Dev Ops Engineer

Competitive plus benefits

  • Permanent
  • Head Office
  • Glasgow
This vacancy is now closed

DevOps Engineer


Location: Head Office, Hillington, Glasgow

Job Type: Permanent

Closing Date: 10th April 2019 


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 a talented and experienced DevOps Engineer to join our talented Digital Product Development team, based at our vibrant head office in Hillington (Glasgow).

About the role:
This is a fantastic opportunity to be involved in some exciting and high-profile projects. As DevOps Engineer, you’ll have a key role in our cross-functional squads, influencing the technical approach we take to building, deploying and maintaining our digital products. You’ll helping to establish best practice around continuous integration and continuous deployment, while evangelising automation throughout the development process and infrastructure.

The successful candidate will have a passion for delivering high quality solutions and have a strong attention to detail. You should be driven and organised with exceptional problem-solving skills, as well as being a good communicator and a creative thinker. You will be used to working under pressure and have a positive outlook. You should have professional and/or academic certification in Linux and Network administration


Key duties:

• Empower development squads to build and deliver software solutions and services

• Utilize infrastructure-as-code to deliver automated, predictable and scalable solutions, infrastructure and services

• Evangelise automated, fault-tolerant and secure developments and practices

• Maintain running services through monitoring & measure service performance

• Engage with cross disciplined squads to design, automate and deliver over the full software development lifecycle.


Key skills:

• Expert knowledge of CI / CD pipelines with Jenkins. GoCD and others

• Containerisation with Docker and Kubernetes, including cluster design, deployment & management

• Azure / AWS administration, deployment & monitoring

• Expert Linux Administration and bash scripting, particularly with RHEL & CentOS

• Infrastructure-as-code via Terraform and Ansible

• Development experience with one of more of Python, Ruby, .Net, Java

• MySQL / MariaDB / Galera cluster design, deployment, tuning & management

• EventStore deployment & management

• HAProxy deployment and availability tuning

• Nagios / Incinga / New Relic

• L2/L3 networking

• Redis

• ELK Stack

• vSphere / VMWare

• experience with Google Cloud Platform


Don’t be fooled by the fact we sell cars. Our goal is to be the best automotive retailer, and one of the best retailers, our development team is key to making that possible. As a result, you can expect the following benefits and perks when you work for us:

• 37.5 hours per week with Flexi-time

• 10% time

• Training and conference fund

• Amazing working environment including subsidised food and free shuttle bus

• Casual dress

• Private medical insurance

• Life assurance

• Discount on vehicle purchase, servicing, parts and rental


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


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

Some benefits are only available after a qualifying period.