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Cloud Automation Engineer

Reporting to the Director of Technical Services, as a Cloud Automation Engineer in Bango, you will support our software lifecycle, from source to release, ensuring successful outcomes and that our products and development programs are delivered on time, to the highest quality levels, and are embracing continuous improvement principles and taking lessons learned to improve Bango methods and procedures.

The Technical Services team covers a wide area of skillsets, including platform setup, configuration, hardening, and observability which provides Bango with the ability to deliver a highly resilient and secure platform for our customers to use.

You will be expected to have an interest and understanding of what ‘good’ software development processes look like, including Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery.  Building CI/CD pipelines allowing the automated deployment of our software and its dependencies is key, as is ensuring our software passes defined quality and security gates.  

This role includes (but is not limited to) the following tasks and activities:

  • Deployment of (and automation of deployment process for) Bango solutions
  • Design pipelines to ensure high quality build and releases
  • Assess and propose solutions for existing deployment and automation bottlenecks
  • Drive innovation and adoption of new automation tools
  • Level 3 support for existing deployment issues with the platform
  • Design effective and efficient solutions to complex deployment problems
  • Build deployment strategies and pipelines for the Software Engineering team
  • Understand and help build infrastructure based on requirements from other teams

You will possess a passion for:

  • Upholding high quality software standards
  • Helping to deliver Products and Services that differentiates Bango from our competitors
  • Ensuring high customer satisfaction during all stages of their engagements with Bango
  • Effective teamwork and collaboration, supporting high team performance.

Key Responsibilities

  • Build automation pipelines for our software products from source to release
  • Work with the team to update and enhance existing pipelines
  • Identification of automation bottlenecks
  • Help drive Bango’s automation and deployment tooling adoption
  • Configuration management of the platform components
  • Ensure all software artifacts are built efficiently, meeting automated quality gates
  • Work with QA and testing teams to assist with test automation tooling
  • Work with Bango Software Engineers on the automation and setup of new projects
  • Create secure/hardened infrastructure blueprints and templates for developers to use
  • Simplify and improve software builds wherever possible
  • Work to improve the reliability and repeatability of software releases
  • Advocate for automation across all Bango products and processes

Essential Skills

  • Background in software development processes
  • Experience working in an agile environment
  • 2+ years’ experience with cloud platforms and a sound understanding of cloud architecture principles / best practices (AWS, Azure, GCE, etc)
  • 2+ years’ experience with Linux and networking
  • 2+ years’ experience in similar roles (Cloud, DevOps, Automation, etc)
  • 1+ years’ experience with and understanding of Configuration Management tooling (Puppet, Ansible, etc)
  • 1+ years’ experience with Infrastructure as Code tooling (CloudFormation, Terraform, etc)
  • 1+ years’ experience with software automation servers and DevOps lifecycle tools (Jenkins, GitLab CI, etc)
  • Ability to create scripts from scratch to support automation tasks (Bash, Python, Perl, etc)
  • A strong communicator (verbal and written), participating in planning/design sessions
  • Accountability and Reliability will be key personal values for you
  • Effective management of the expectations of others
  • Your proactive mindset will afford you a great deal of autonomy in the role
  • You are not afraid to challenge the status quo
  • You will be an innovator and implementer of processes
  • Keen to pick up and learn new technologies

Desirable Skills

  • Good understanding of containerisation and best practices
  • Experience and understanding of Cloud Security best practices
  • Experience and understanding of working with container orchestration platforms (Kubernetes)
  • Good understanding of reliability and observability

Working at Bango

At Bango you'll enjoy fast-paced, challenging and stimulating work within a small team. Our decision making is quick, and we work to short development cycles. Everyone gets involved in team-based projects and decisions regardless of their role or job level. We strive to make everyone feel an important part of Bango and be able to make a difference. The company is growing and has achieved success worldwide, but the best is yet to come. We are looking for enthusiastic and committed people to join us to keep up our pace of innovation and leadership.

Benefits

  • A friendly, informal working environment
  • Your own Bango buddy - to help you settle in
  • Bendi-time (flexible working hours)
  • Bango social events
  • Choose your own headphones, keyboard & mouse
  • Generous share option scheme
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Health Cash Plan
  • 25 days holiday a year increasing to 28 days with 4 years' service
  • Cycle to work, gym discount
  • Weekly onsite Pilates and Yoga classes, weekly onsite massages
  • Financial support for employee activity groups and charitable activities
  • Free fruit, drinks and snacks, limitless tea, coffee and good quality espressos
  • Company branded hoodie… to keep you happy and comfortable
  • Group personal pension scheme
  • Life assurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • 1Password
  • Income Protection
  • Personalised and Bango branded Chilly's bottle

 

App developers, stores and payment providers cross the threshold into the Bango ecosystem to converge, grow and thrive.

By bringing businesses together and powering e-commerce with unique data-driven insights, Bango delivers new business opportunities and new dimensions of growth for customers around the world. Being inside the Bango circle means global merchants including Amazon, Google and Microsoft can work together with payment partners from Africa to the Americas, accelerating the performance of everyone on the inside.

Bango. Thrive inside the circle.