DevOps Software Engineer

Full time, London (Canary Wharf) Office / hybrid

  • Employment

    Full time

  • Location

    London (Canary Wharf) Office / hybrid

  • Function

    Professional Services

The Company

RiverSafe is a premier Cyber Security, DevOps and Data Operations consultancy based in the heart of Canary Wharf and we are meeting the huge demand we have seen head on! We have a proven track record of delivering services to a well-known client base including FTSE 100 companies and are partnered with market leading technology vendors including Splunk, Exabeam and AWS.

The Role

This role sits within the DevOps Professional Services Practice and reports into the Practice Principal.

It is a key position and underpins the technical service to meet our client’s security and systems needs within a software engineering realm. You will be a key technical resource for various client deployments as part of a multi-disciplined engineering team operating in a DevOps environment. You will be responsible for developing and integrating secure enterprise applications using the latest security technologies and maintaining existing solutions in production.

Key Responsibilities

  • Design and implementation of low-latency, high-availability, and performant applications
  • Writing reusable, testable, and efficient code
  • Implementation of security and data protection best practices
  • Integration of data layer solutions
  • Technical support, engineering and deployment of portfolio of technologies
  • Actively participate in service and process management meetings
  • Direct involvement with clients to gather requirements and deliver top quality service


  • At least 2+ years’ experience in developing using Python and industry standard Python
  • frameworks
  • Strong unit test and debugging skills
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools (GIT, SVN etc)
  • Experience within Azure ADO or AWS DevOps cloud environments
  • Usage of CICD processes including the integration of security & quality tooling
  • Ability to integrate multiple data sources and databases into one system
  • Experience of producing technical documentation and reports
  • Good understanding of service-side coding practices
  • Understanding of accessibility and security compliance
  • Knowledge of user authentication and authorisation
  • Understanding of fundamental design principles behind a scalable application
  • Able to produce clear documentation to support the development activities
  • Experience in working within modern application development and engineering teams using DevOps & Agile methodologies
  • BSc (MSc preferred) in computer science, cyber-security or a related field including
  • engineering, mathematics, and other STEM subjects are desirable
  • Industry certifications are desirable


  • Solid communication skills and expertise to translate technical jargon into business familiar language
  • Ability to quickly explore, examine and understand complex problems and how these relate to the customer’s business
  • Able to quickly understand and interpret customer problems and navigate complex
  • organisations
  • Ability to stop to listen and collaborate with technical and non-technical consumers from IT administrators texecutive-levelel stakeholders
  • Self-motivated and self-educating, yet willing and able to work collaboratively with both
  • customers and fellow RiverSafe consultants
  • Well organized with a healthy sense of urgency, able to set; communicate; and meet
  • aggressive deadlines with competing priorities
  • Demonstrable understanding of common enterprise applications especially in the area of security

What We Offer

  • Great culture in an exciting and fast-growing company
  • Welcoming, modern office with games, and a fully stocked fridge with snacks/drinks
  • Regular company socials, events and dinners
  • A diverse and collaborate environment where everyone’s opinion matters
  • Competitive salary
  • Paid holiday (22 days + Bank Hols)
  • Personal learning & development fund
  • Private healthcare – including mental health support and wellbeing reward scheme
  • Pension Scheme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme