Dev Ops Engineer

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Dev Ops Engineer


About MetDesk

MetDesk is the UK’s leading private sector weather forecasting business with a growing world-wide focus, specialising in business critical services to a corporate and industrial customer base. Weather is one of the most exciting and diverse industries on the planet and this is your opportunity to become an important part of the fastest growing commercial weather forecasting company in Europe.

We deal in significant datasets so you’ll be using the latest technologies to provide services to our growing global customer base. Your skills will support a broad range of industries from transportation, energy through to complex data analytics.

MetDesk is headquartered in the picturesque Chiltern town of Wendover, which has a regular direct train service to London. Thisis a new position within the team to support our ongoing expansion and future aspirations. You’ll be working closely with commercial staff, trained meteorologists and IT specialists. There will be a focus on maintaining high reliability of our extensiveinfrastructure and there is also the exciting opportunity for you to innovate to take our systems to the next level.


  • Acquire a good understanding ofMetDeskWeather Services, and the correspondingFront and Back End code, to provide support in resolving code related issues
  • Manage and deploy small code change releases as required by MetDesk
  • Develop fixes to problems that have been marked for follow up
  • Peer review code or config changes to MetDesk internal system
  • Take ownership of customer and staff issues reported and see the problems through to a resolution
  • Assist team members in challenging problem solving situations
  • Recommend improvements based on your experience when troubleshooting issues
  • Recommend improvements that drive efficiency within ourIT systems, such as automation of manual checking tasks
  • Join on-call rota to respond to emergencies
  • Use our internal weather visualisation tools to assist problem solving

Experience and skills required

Essential skills

  • Experience working in a technical support department
  • Hands on experience with Linux, Windows and Mac OS environments
  • Excellent problem solving and communication skills

Desirable skills criteria

  • Knowledge of database architectures such as MySQL/MariaDB, PostgreSQL
  • Knowledge of NoSQL architectures such as MongoDB
  • Docker
  • JIRA
  • PHP
  • Python

Package & Location

  • Salary commensurate with experience
  • Company profit share scheme
  • Company matched pension scheme
  • 25 days holiday plus public holidays
  • Job Type: Full-time, permanent
  • Flexibility of working full time in the MetDesk office or Hybrid


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MetDesk is an equal opportunities employer