SecOps Engineer (Security Operations)

Engineering UK · Manchester, Manchester
Department Engineering UK
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

Purpose of the role


As a SecOps Engineer you will be working with other DevOps and Product Engineers to build and enhance our end to end AI Platform, making it truly safe and secure. 


You will be utilising a passion for building great automation, infrastructure and monitoring with code, cloud, containers and more to build the best AI platform in the world.


You’ll be automating the guard rails within the infrastructure and organisation so that colleagues can feel confident innovating without worrying about breaking production or leaking data.


You may see some skills and experience mentioned that you aren’t familiar with yet and that’s ok - If you’re driven, curious and ready to learn new things we’re open to seeing what you’ve got to offer!

 

The Opportunity


At Peak we are on a mission to make AI accessible for all businesses by providing them with the ability to drive value from their data. Just as importantly, we are also focused on building an amazing company - one where we truly value our people & culture, and strive to make an amazing and diverse place to work. Our recent Best Companies award & 3 star accreditation for being one of the top companies to work for is a testament to this.


We have ambitious plans over the coming years; to capture a large part of this new market, expand our operations and create the best working culture possible. This is a great time to join Peak and the Engineering team, as we start the next stage of our global growth. 


The Role


  • Automate and streamline infrastructure and operations
  • Building the automated guard rails to protect the development teams while they stay flexible and innovate
  • Using Infrastructure as Code to build secure, resilient and fault-tolerant architecture
  • Understanding and demonstrating good architecture principles - availability, scalability, repeatability, stability, security etc.
  • DevOps concepts -  CI/CD, high trust, e2e responsibility, continuous improvement, automation etc.
  • Deploying and monitoring different systems, building accessible and insightful dashboards for many microservices
  • Scripting and automation
  • Mentoring, sharing feedback, best practices, and knowledge, encouraging best practices
  • Supporting the end users, taking on issues and feedback and keeping a tight feedback loop, continuously improving the platform and tools


Skills & Experience


We’d love to see someone who can demonstrate:


  • Infrastructure As Code (CloudFormation, Terraform, ARM etc.)
  • Cloud knowledge (AWS, Azure, Google Cloud etc.)
  • Programming/Scripting (Bash & Python essential, other languages beneficial)
  • Understanding of Containers & Orchestration (Docker, ECS, Kubernetes etc.)
  • CI/CD (Code pipeline, Code build, Jenkins, TravisCI/CircleCI etc.)
  • Technical Certification is beneficial - AWS, Linux, GCP etc.
  • Linux experience and understanding is essential
  • Cross team collaboration and communication


The Team


You’ll be working with a smart and driven team of engineers, with a diverse background of DevOps, data engineering, full stack development, system administration and product support. You’ll also work closely with other teams such as Data Science and Customer Success making sure that customer operations run smoothly.


The Peak Platform


Leveraging serverless architecture, the AI System is built for handling data at scale. AIS enables businesses to productionize AI, end-to-end, in a single platform. Insights and intelligence can be accessed via an array of outputs including in-built and custom apps, integrated via APIs and more.

You can read more about the Peak AI System on our website too.


As an AWS Machine Learning and Retail competency partner, that is where we host our infrastructure. Be ready to dive into the inner workings of the platform to debug and resolve issues, we want our engineers to be as autonomous and self-sufficient as they can be, continuously learning and getting practical experience of our favourite technologies.


Personal Skills


We’re on a big mission at Peak ‘to be the global leaders of AI’ and we need teammates with the some particular values-driven qualities to help us make this happen:


  • Open - ability to effectively communicate with all teammates and across different functions within the business. 
  • Driven - positive attitude and willingness to be hands on in a fast paced growing company.
  • Curious - keeps up to date with latest tech, launches and product updates. 
  • Smart - ability to provide technical solutions and deliver results by collaborating with cross-functional teams. 
  • Responsible - effectively balance competing priorities and support decisions that best support the team & end users. 


Benefits


  • Opportunity to help scale Peak and make a large impact in a fast-growing company with global ambitions.
  • Competitive compensation package - options, pension, generous holiday entitlement, subsidised gym membership
  • Regular team days and social activities
  • Cycle to work initiative and public transport season ticket loans
  • A fantastic working environment with open communication channels, flat hierarchy and a truly collaborative style.
  • Peak has a strong culture that we live by, based on shared values: we are open, straightforward, smart, responsible, curious and driven.
  • Opportunity to influence Peak’s early success in entering the global market.
  • Learn from some of the best minds in the UK and India across multiple disciplines.

 

Inclusion and Diversity at Peak


Our mission at Peak is to help businesses do great things with AI - we are the innovators, the disruptors and the gamechangers.  


Diverse and inclusive companies will drive the fourth industrial revolution - and we will lead from the front. 


Over the next 5 years, we need more than words to create a stronger company and a fairer society, which is why Peak are committed to not only creating an amazing place to work, but a diverse and inclusive one too.


We want to create awesome teams and leadership, where everyone can bring their authentic selves to work and their ideas to solve the complex problems for the companies and the communities we serve.


About Peak


In an age when becoming AI and data-driven is one of the most important things businesses must do, it can also be one of the most challenging. That’s where Peak comes in; our AI System sits at the heart of our client’s businesses, enabling the rapid unification, modelling and - most importantly - use of data. All supported by our world-class data science team.


Founded in 2014, Peak has grown rapidly, in line with the world’s fastest growing SaaS companies, winning numerous awards and attracting significant funding to support the company’s ongoing investment in machine learning and AI technologies. All to further our mission to become the world’s leading AI System business.


Headquartered in Manchester, Peak also has offices in London, Edinburgh, Jaipur and Brisbane. Our clients include some of the world's leading retailers, manufacturers and well-known brands alongside highly innovative and tech-savvy businesses. Peak is an Amazon Web Services (AWS) Partner, and holds Machine Learning Competency and Retail Competency status.


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  • Location
    Manchester, Manchester
  • Department
    Engineering UK
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Mid-level