Senior WebOps Engineer

Salary £64,000 - £80,000

About CYB

Caution Your Blast (CYB) is a collection of designers, researchers, and software engineers committed to using digital as a force for good. We love working together to solve complex problems and improve people’s lives - whether they be the citizens using services or the teams who build and operate them.

We’re a people-centric digital practice - our employees are at the heart of company decision-making and we seek to continually improve our processes and culture to make CYB a place we can all be proud of.

No need to take our word for it, though; you can have a look at our staff testimonials to get a better feel for life at CYB.

About the Senior WebOps Engineer role

In addition to our consulting services, CYB provide a point of donation platform, Give A Little.  This innovative, user-led digital solution is rapidly accelerating in use across the charity sector and we have many opportunities to lead the sector globally as a result. It relies on the ability to build effective and efficient products that make the most of appropriate technologies to help and delight users to seamlessly make donations to our charity clients. We want clients and users to experience the best of what’s possible using today’s tech - so as well as having the technical aptitude, you will be a hard worker, who enjoys being part of a team.

About the role

We are looking for an experienced and motivated Senior WebOps Engineer to join our engineering profession. The new Senior WebOps Engineer will be responsible for supporting the deployment and iteration of the digital products and services we design and build for our Give A Little platform as well as with our public sector clients.  You will collaborate with your colleagues in the engineering profession to advance our WebOps practices.

About the skills and mindset the Senior WebOps Engineer will need to thrive

We’re looking for skilled practitioners with experience working as part of a multi-disciplinary team, specifically someone who has knowledge of most (but not necessarily all) of the following:

Must haves:

  • AWS

  • Terraform

  • Docker

  • CI/CD (e.g. Jenkins, CodePipeline, CircleCi)

  • Server hardening best practices

Would be advantageous to have:

  • Relational databases (e.g. PostgreSQL, MySQL)

  • NoSQL databases (e.g. DynamoDB, MongoDB)

  • Container monitoring and observability

In addition to the above technical skills, we’d love to work with somebody who can:

  • collaborate with teams to develop and deploy exceptional products and experiences that are tailored for their intended audience

  • confidently explain technical concepts and solutions to non-technical people

  • deliver using the fundamentals of agile methodologies whilst knowing when to flex the approach in order to improve ways of working

Working at Caution Your Blast

Profit share: Company profits shared equally every quarter among all employees

EMI share scheme: The option to buy shares at a later date

Free, anonymous counselling: Access to HelloSelf, online counselling and therapy, whenever and whatever you need it for

Health cover: Private health insurance to help cover the cost of prescriptions, treatments, and therapies

Parental leave: Well-paid maternity, paternity and adoption leave

Cycle-to-work: We’re registered under the Cycle-to-Work scheme, so you can buy a bike and accessories tax-free

Learning & development: We’ll contribute towards books, training courses and conferences that help you learn and grow in your role here

Laptop: Your choice of work MacBook

Flexible working: Whether your child’s ill, the plumber’s running late, or you have some deep-focussed work to do, we vary our working hours from time to time. Outside of team and client commitments that may require working from an office from time to time, we encourage everyone to work from home when helpful

Team time: The wider CYB team comes together outside of client projects at least monthly

Socials: In-person company socials one a month

The journey to joining Caution Your Blast as a Senior WebOps Engineer

  1. Review company and role

    Review the job description to see if it’s the sort of work that you can get excited about

  2. Submit CV and covering email

    If you think our organisation and the role matches your skills, experience, and interests, send your CV along with a few paragraphs outlining why you’d like to take on the role to

  3. Cultural fit discussion

    If we think you’d be a good fit, we’ll get in touch to set up an initial 45-minute video call or in-person meeting

  4. Interview

    1-hour interview with the Head of Profession, and one other CYB team member

  5. Offer

  6. Onboarding

We want our recruitment process to be as inclusive as possible, so if you have questions about the role, or would like to discuss alternative ways to showcase your interest and expertise, then please do get in touch at

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