DevOps Support Engineer


We are looking for a talented full-stack developer to join our team and help maintain our current Learning Management System, built on CodeIgniter, as well as assist with development on the modern replacement, built on Symfony 4 and Vue.js.

The role will involve investigation and resolution of client-facing issues, development of new features and enhancements to the application and some management of our AWS infrastructure and environments.


  • JavaScript - jQuery, Vue.js
  • PHP - CodeIgniter, Symfony 4
  • MySQL


Linux, Apache, Docker, AWS (EC2, RDS, S3, ECS), Terraform

Responsibilities and duties include:

  • Develop and improve functionality in our new Symfony 4 / Vue.js application
  • Troubleshoot, diagnose and resolve issues in our existing CodeIgniter application
  • Peer review colleagues' code
  • Provide input on performance improvements and architectural challenges
  • Assist with basic maintenance tasks on our AWS hosting infrastructure
  • Offer 3rd-line support to internal helpdesk colleagues on application-related issues

Who are we looking for?

Key skills:

  • Detailed knowledge of enterprise development and extensive experience using Javascript, Vue.js or similar
  • Experience Developing with web applications with PHP
  • Proven hands on experience with:
    • JavaScript frameworks such as jQuery
    • Web application frameworks
    • Version control systems such as Git
    • Secure coding best practices
    • Cross-browser front-ends using HTML, CSS
    • Relational databases such as MySQL
    • RESTful APIs
  • Ability to follow complex code and diagnose low-level application issues

Beneficial experience would include:

  • Experience using issue tracking tools such as JIRA
  • Continuous integration / deployment tools such as Jenkins, Gitlab, Bitbucket pipelines
  • Working in a collaborative Agile environment
  • SCORM or other online learning technology experience
  • AWS cloud architecture
  • LAMP stack server management
  • Single-Sign On 
  • Docker containers
  • Terraform

Person Specification:

We are looking for someone who is willing to be proactive, collaborative and keen become part of a successful team. Ideally you will live within commuting distance of Southwick.

Key strengths that will help you in this role include:

  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Dynamic, self-motivated, focused and energetic person with a 'can-do' attitude
  • Ability to work as part of a team but also to be able to work independently, take initiative, and contribute to new ideas required in a diverse, fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Organisational and analytical skills, with strong problem-solving ability
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Good attention to detail

Please apply with a brief covering letter explaining why you believe your skills match our requirements.

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