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Senior Software Engineer - DevOps

Company Description

Third Bridge was founded on the belief that human insights drive intelligent investment decisions.

To make the right investment decisions, our clients require access to the most relevant experts and their insights – we enable this through private consultations and exclusive content drawn from expert interviews.

Our clients consist of some of the largest private equity funds, hedge funds, mutual funds and management consulting firms, who are serviced by a team of over 900 employees located across eight global offices.

Third Bridge operates in a global, multi-billion-dollar market with double-digit annual growth and has consistently received accolades for Great Places to Work and the top 100 fastest-growing companies.

Job Description

Senior Software Engineer with a DevOps specialism

You are someone who strives to continually learn, with a personable, versatile, and pragmatic character, who places equal importance on the development of your soft skills, as well as your technical skills, your growth as a human being, and the growth of your colleagues.

We are investing in transforming our platform infrastructure by growing our technical capability by continually simplifying and improving the services offered to our customers, while optimising the day to day experience of our software engineers.

You will work in a highly collaborative and supportive environment where the pace is fast but so is the pace of learning. You will be given all the tools you will need to succeed both at Third Bridge and in your career as a software engineer along with a clear career path for you to progress internally. 

This is a unique opportunity for a Senior Software Engineer with a DevOps specialism to influence the future direction of our platform infrastructure and business applications. 

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with other Software Engineers and the wider business to design and deliver maintainable software solutions and infrastructure, according to a solid understanding of business requirements

  • Help evolve the platform and how we deliver our services by developing and helping the wider team adopt our cloud infrastructure, observability and CI/CD offering

  • Take the lead where appropriate on technical decisions, implementation choices and initiatives, ensuring good communication and feedback to keep others informed

  • Contribute to a consensus on standards and principles to strive for the continual improvement of the efficiency and efficacy of the Engineering function

  • Support our transformation towards the adoption of a cohesive use of Agile frameworks and methodologies

  • Efficiently organise and facilitate team meetings and ceremonies

  • Coach, mentor and encourage more junior team members in both their technical and non-technical competencies

  • Be an advocate for taking responsibility and ownership of tasks within an environment where people are trusted to work autonomously

  • Your own personal integrity sets a high benchmark for others, fostering a convivial and psychologically safe environment where people can speak up, learn from mistakes, and grow together

Qualifications

Skills and Experience:

  • Proficiency in cloud-based DevOps practices

  • Solid experience with IaC. Essentially to have knowledge of Terraform and extended experience with automated deployment, configuration management

  • Expertise in containerisation with Docker and ECS

  • Solid experience with CI/CD Pipelines (e.g CircleCi, Jenkins, Github, Gitlab)

  • A demonstrable interest in principled Software Design and implementation and an attitude of continual improvement to strive for operational excellence

  • Ability to collaborate with others to achieve a common goal

  • A willingness to learn new technologies and best practices as well as a willingness to teach others

  • Good problem-solving skills with an ability to provide solutions to both complex and ambiguous requirements

  • Proactively seeks feedback from others and acts upon them

If you’ve got experience with any of our other core technologies or methods then that’s a bonus! These include:

  • PHP, JavaScript, Node.js, react.js, Clojure

  • AWS, lambda, Docker, Terraform, CircleCI, Ansible

  • Python, Bash

  • Agile, TDD, pair programming, code reviews 

  • Jira, GitHub, Slack

Additional Information

We truly care about our people so in return for your work, you’ll get:

  • Flexible working - Do you work best in the office or from home? We want you to work where works for you so you have the flexibility to choose to come into the office up to four days a week (excluding Wednesdays) or to work from home anywhere in the UK and Northern Ireland. All we ask in return is that you attend the office for the purpose of collaboration on an as-needed basis, for most teams this is typically once or twice a month for activities like training, project kick-offs and team socials. Your Head of Engineering will give you plenty of notice to allow you to book travel or make arrangements for pets, children, partners or yourself! 

  • Hackathons

  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays, rising to 28 days after 2 years of service

  • 2 paid charity days each year

  • 2 personal days per year to use for events such as moving house, your birthday or life admin 

  • Personal annual learning and development budget

  • Summer Fridays - finish early during the summer months to make the most of the weather

  • Mental and Professional Wellness:

    • Modern Health – 6 counselling and 6 coaching sessions per year

    • Talk Therapy sessions

    • EAP sessions

  • Free breakfast and snacks in the office

  • Free yoga - twice weekly

  • Private Medical Insurance - up to family cover

  • Pension contributions increasing with tenure

  • Female mentorship program

  • Employee affinity groups including ESG, Environment, Mental Health, Diversity & Inclusion and Women at Third Bridge

  • Life insurance - x4 base salary

 

Diversity & Inclusion:

We know that to be truly innovative, we need to have a diverse team around us. That is why Third Bridge is committed to creating an inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. If you are not 100% sure if you are right for the role, please apply anyway and we will be happy to consider your application.

 

The successful candidate must, by the start of the employment, have permission to work in the country they are applying.

We know that to be truly innovative, we need to have a diverse team around us. That is why Third Bridge is committed to creating an inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. If you are not 100% sure if you are right for the role, please apply anyway and we will be happy to consider your application.