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DevOps Engineer

About Navitas Safety

Are you ready to join something truly extraordinary? At Navitas Safety, we’re the proud creators of what we believe is the most exhilarating innovation in safety technology worldwide. Navitas Safety is on a mission to raise safety standards across the food service and hospitality industry.

Our roots were founded in food safety consultancy over 30 years ago, before we supercharged this with cutting-edge software and hardware technology. We’re committed to revolutionising safety solutions and empowering businesses. πŸš€ Together, our goal is to be the SaaS safety solution in every kitchen in the world.

Freshly fuelled by a Β£3.5 million Series A funding round, our mission is to boost our growth and build our brand presence across key industry verticals.

About the Role

Position Summary:

We support some of the world’s most exciting brands; from international coffee chains to global burger chains; from huge education catering providers to leading hoteliers. Our solutions revolutionise how businesses address their compliance obligations, combining software with hardware to digitise formerly cumbersome, mundane processes.

We are looking for an experienced DevOps Engineer to sit within our Engineering team. We require a knowledgeable individual with proven experience of working within GCP and managed services in the cloud that can help us maintain and later migrate our existing LAMP tech stack to AWS (PaaS).

You must be prepared to gradually move away from the VM based infrastructure in GCP, towards an AWS PaaS tech stack when required. Minimum requirements relating to AWS will be set at a later date in order to become eligible to join our AWS team. Training material on AWS to support your move to AWS will be provided if required.

You are not expected to have any existing AWS experience for this role, just the acceptance that you will obtain such skills up to a suitable level when required. Any existing AWS experience would be beneficial.

Working with both a domestic and international agile Engineering and Development team, you will benefit hugely from such a progressive environment, both professionally and personally.

Join us on our journey as we strive to work towards 100,000 active global sites.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Mentoring members of the engineering team including developers
  • Take pride in all the work undertaken and complete to the best of your ability
  • Take lead on devops projects as required
  • Remain current with best practices and quickly learn new skills as required in order to stay current within your technical field
  • Being accountable for GDPR, general data and system security in your day to day work
  • Recommend technical solutions to meet business requirements and resolve technical support enquiries
  • Taking part in Agile (Scrum/Kanban) ceremonies when required
  • You will be expected to pass requirements to join the AWS team when applicable. Training will be provided by Navitas Safety



  • Excellent time management & communication skills
  • Excellent understanding of managing Linux VM’s within a cloud environment
  • Experience working within an Agile team
  • Strong understanding of the SDLC (software development life cycle)
  • Experience with MySQL/MariaDB, schema design, profiling, SQL and query optimisation
  • Experience configuring & managing; Nginx, PHP, MySQL/MariaDB, Jenkins, Core GCP Services (firewalls, network design, migrations, etc)
  • Experience managing & searching logs
  • Open minded to new solutions, forward thinking and strong ability to adapt
  • Experience designing & writing scalable, optimised and loosely coupled infrastructure
  • Experience working within microservice architectures, distributed systems and cloud platforms
  • Desirable: Experience using NewRelic
  • Desirable: Experience working within AWS

What We Offer

  • Competitive salary and benefits package
  • Opportunities for professional growth and career development
  • The chance to make a significant impact on Navitas Safety’s growth and success
  • Vitality Private Healthcare and Life Insurance and Perks
  • Remote working, with the option to come to an office for on-site working and meetings 🏒
  • Bank holidays added to annual leave allowance. Don’t want to take Easter off? You don’t have to!Β 
  • Get your birthday off on top of your annual leave too! πŸŽ‚


If you think this sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you!

Careers at Navitas to develop your potential!

How to Apply

Please send us your CV and a covering letter, stating why you’d love to work for Navitas Safety and what you could bring to our team. 🧑

Navitas Safety is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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