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DevOps Team Lead

Chester or London, England, United Kingdom£100,000 - £110,000 per yearEngineering

Job description

About us

Equals Money’s mission is to make money movement simple. We develop and sell scalable payment platforms to enable organisations and individuals to move and easily manage their money flows through payment and card products.

What we're looking for

Leading a small but growing DevOps team, you’ll act as the infrastructure focal point supporting the rest of the engineering teams. You’re the sort of person who enjoys taking an active role in planning, quickly implementing new features, and you have the ability to thrive under pressure and find creative solutions to complex technical problems. You are communicative and social, able to discuss your work with people of varying levels of technical understanding and get excited by the buzz of delivering products that customers love using.

Job requirements


  • Take control of our existing AWS real estate

  • Ensure we’re following AWS best practice throughout

  • Deliver infrastructure from start to finish & work with engineers to ensure the first deployment success

  • Collaborate with product managers, engineers, and other stakeholders to plan and prioritise workstreams

  • Help setup monitoring and alerting for all our infrastructure.

  • Promote best practices within the team, focusing on quality, collaboration, mentorship, and continuous improvement

  • Drive the architecture and design of solutions, ensuring scalability, security, performance and resilience

Desired skills

You may not have all of these, but that’s ok.

  • Significant experience with Terraform

  • Experience with core AWS services (VPC, EC2, RDS, CloudFront, ECS/Fargate, Lambda etc)

  • Experience with multiple account setups (AWS Organisations, SSO)

  • Deep knowledge of application, server and network security

  • Containerisation platforms (Docker)

  • CI tools, e.g. GitHub Actions, CircleCI, CodeBuild

  • Software engineering practices like BDD, TDD, Pair Programming etc.

  • Learning from and passing knowledge to like-minded and talented colleagues.

Extra awesome:

  • Knowledge of Node.js microservices.

  • GIT workflow.

  • Agile practices.

  • Experience working in fintech.

  • Experience leading teams (either as a team lead, or informally).


We aim to be a people-first business. Our people are part of one group; we believe in teamwork and celebrating our successes. We strive to embrace our values of ‘Succeed Together’, ‘Be the Customer, ‘Make it Happen’ and ‘Go Beyond’.

You will join an environment that encourages learning and knowledge sharing.

  • A competitive salary benchmarked against a peer group

  • 25 days holiday per year & your birthday off

  • Bupa Private Healthcare

  • Bupa Mental Health Services & EAP

  • Opportunities for progression, development and learning new skills.

  • Free onsite Nuffield Health gym & pool (London) and discounted gym membership elsewhere.

  • Interbank currency rates on travel money and international transfers.

  • A flexible working environment

  • Cycle to Work Scheme

  • Enhanced Maternity & Paternity pay

  • Season Ticket Loans

  • x3 Annual Salary Life Assurance

How to Apply

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