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Belfast, Northern Ireland


Senior DevOps Engineer

  • It's fun to work in a company where people truly BELIEVE in what they're doing!

    We're committed to bringing passion and customer focus to the business.

    Company Overview

    At Proofpoint, people are at the heart of our award-winning lineup of cybersecurity solutions, and the people who work here are the key to our success, and to that of our customers. We’re customer-focused, collaborative and committed to excellence. Through a culture of diversity, honesty and initiative, we deliver meaningful innovation that helps manage today’s biggest threats. With opportunities in all functions, we offer many exciting reasons to join our team. 

    Your day-to-day   

    We offer flexibility with remote working and office time ensuring a suitable work-life balance for our teams and individual needs.

    As a Senior DevOps Engineer you will be contributing to the writing and maintaining tools written in Go, Groovy, Terraform, etc. that are used to manage container deployments on Kubernetes and cloud infrastructure. You will also be helping development teams adapt these tools and practices, and use your experience of infrastructure management to contribute to automation, better observability and security practices.    

    What you bring to the team

    You have the proven technical background and enjoy working with high performance teams. You enjoy helping to improve developer productivity by improving the tools and assisting them as needed, as well as an eagerness to learn and pick up new technologies as required. You understand the benefits that CI/CD brings to modern architecture and can empathize with the challenges of engineers not having one. You believe in the model of self-service and automation, and thrive in a fast-paced and agile environment.     


    • Proven experience of helping developers adopt CI/CD into their SDLC

    • Thorough understanding the importance of infrastructure as code and have contributed to that effort using Terraform 

    • Experience with container and lifecycle technologies like Kubernetes, EKS, Mesos

    • Knowledge with building/using observability systems for telemetry/tracing/anomaly detection 

    • Expertise in at least one programming language (preference for Go) and a desire to work in other languages 

    • Excellent communications skills - written and verbal 

    Why Proofpoint 

    We are wholly devoted to helping our customers protect their greatest assets and biggest security risk: their people. That’s why we’re a pioneer in next-generation cybersecurity and why more than half of the Fortune 100 trust us as a security partner. We welcome candidates from all walks of life. Apply today and explore your future #LifeAtPFPT.




    If you like wild growth and working with happy, enthusiastic over-achievers, you'll enjoy your career with us!

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