Job Opening:

Senior Cloud Operations Engineer - Remote

Get on board with the fastest-growing cyber security company in the UK. 

We prepare businesses to counter the latest cyber threats by helping their people to develop powerful, practical cyber skills. 

We’re growing at an exceptional rate and are looking for people to share in our exciting future.

 

About Immersive Labs

Immersive Labs enables organizations to evidence their cyber capability, risk and resilience across technical and non-technical teams for the first time. Our platform gives you the ability to measure real-time cyber efficacy as it relates to cyber teams, developers, engineers and executives. All in one platform, kept up to date at the speed of cyber. We call this Cyber Workforce Optimization.

https://www.immersivelabs.com/why-immersive-labs

 

Where are we now

Immersive Labs was founded in 2017, from a cargo container in Bristol, UK we’ve grown to over 300 employees globally and announced funding of more than £80 million. Our technology is already enabling organisations including KPMG, Sophos and the NHS to measure, map to risk, and optimise the human cyber abilities of their entire workforce.

https://careers.immersivelabs.com/our-story/

We encourage people of all different backgrounds and identities to apply. We are committed to maintaining an inclusive, supportive place for you to be you and do your very best work.

 

Senior Cloud Operations Engineer 

Do you have a passion for eliminating repetitive work? Love a bit of automation and self service?

Then look no further, as we have an exciting opportunity for you to join us here at Immersive Labs - a rapidly growing cyber security business - as a Senior Cloud Operations Engineer within our in-house Engineering team.

As a key member of our Infrastructure division, you will partner with our Platform delivery and Content teams to deliver our Lab environment playing an important part in giving certainty to the platform security, while improving stability and availability. 

Here at Immersive Labs, we utilise a modern AWS-based tech stack, Docker, Kubernetes & Terraform - perfect for you to immerse (pun intended!) yourself in to shape and feed our technology roadmap to help steer our platform into the future. 

You will manage and support the unique Kubernetes implementation across multiple AWS accounts and regions; ensuring continuous delivery of containers and seamless scaling to meet user demand. 

Most importantly, for you, it is a fantastic career opportunity to apply the knowledge and understanding you have of cloud frameworks, and grow with us as we enter our next ambitious phase of growth.

Do you want to be part of the Immersive Labs journey? Then read on to find out more about the key responsibilities of the role and the skills you will need to set yourself up for success.

 

Your main responsibilities (we're scaling fast, so these may change as we grow):

  • Participate in architecting and building systems for maximum performance, reliability and scalability
  • Work with the Engineering and Content teams on new projects/products and how best to deploy them
  • Support the development team's ability to rapidly and safely deploy code and configuration
  • Maintain and improve the DevOps teams processes and ensure that our services are robust, resilient, secure, and compliant
  • Build and maintain a secure DevOps lifecycle, with continuous improvement to meet evolving application and compliance requirements.

 

You should apply if you have ​​(we know it’s tough, but please try to avoid the ​​confidence gap​.​​ You don’t have to match all the listed requirements exactly to be considered for this role):

  • Exposure to working in production-critical infrastructures and Cloud environments
  • Knowledge of the Amazon Web Services ecosystem and familiarity with Serverless technologies
  • Understanding of Docker and Kubernetes
  • Experience in on-call rotation, as an escalation path in the case of high priority incidents
  • Exposure to and understanding of infrastructure automation and deployment - experience with Terraform and Cloudformation would be desirable but not essential
  • Understanding of cloud monitoring tools - if you have any exposure to DataDog that would be desirable, but not essential - and a commitment to scripting, particularly Python

 

Immersive Labs’ growth has been fuelled by our values that underpin everything we do, here's how they relate to this role:

  • Inclusive - We contribute ideas to the decision making process
  • Driven - We take ownership and pride in our work
  • Agile - We manage ambiguity, making timely and effective decisions

 

As well as an inclusive, supportive place for you to be you. We offer an extensive range of benefits so you can do your very best work:

  • Time off, flexible and remote working so you can work when is best for you, includes 25 days annual leave +  2 volunteering days and birthday half day
  • Look after your family and yourself with enhanced parental leave, mindfulness groups, critical illness cover, pension, health plan and more. 
  • Career and learning development through the platform and our ‘Learn Anything’ fund
  • Recognition & Rewards for doing great work and living our values and behaviours
  • Informal or formal flexible working options, e.g. flexible start and finish times, reduced hours, job share, remote working
  • We’re a sociable, tight-knit team with monthly socials, sports clubs and quarterly parties. Our socials have included everything from pottery painting and paper mask making, to movie nights and escape rooms.
  • When you do visit the UK hub getting there is easy: we’re based in the centre of Bristol, just a 10 minute walk from the train station. We also offer railcard loan and cycle scheme to buy a new bike

 

Find out more at https://careers.immersivelabs.com

 

Cyber threats wait for no one and neither should you. Apply now!

 

What you can expect once you apply:

  • Our talent acquisition team reviews all applications received which can take up to two weeks to complete
  • If successful, you will receive an invite from a Talent Acquisition Partner to a screening interview which takes around 30 minutes to discuss the role, culture at Immersive Labs and your expertise in more detail.
  • If you progress from this step there will be 2 interviews involving Jet White - one of our Senior Engineering Managers - and our Infrastructure team. Your Talent Acquisition Partner will outline each step when you get there
  • If at any point you are unsuccessful we will advise you. From application, we do this via email, from 1st Interview onward, we endeavour to call you with feedback.

 



We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.