Dev Ops Engineer

Kentish Town Full-time

WeSwap is the people’s currency exchange! We offer a peer-to-peer travel money platform (iOS, Android and web) enabling travellers to swap currencies directly with each other – avoiding banks and corporates allowing us to offer the best rates on travel money. We want our customers to ‘stress less and travel happy’ hence our mission is to help travellers everywhere swap and manage their currency in the cheapest, fairest, and most transparent way possible. We currently have over 350,000 users and have swapped over £100 million since the start of our journey. If you are looking for the rare opportunity to be part of an exciting fast paced, high growth, tech company then read on!

We’re looking for two DevOps engineers to help automate and scale our solution as we grow. We host at RackSpace but are migrating to AWS and we use Puppet and Ansible to automate our workflow and deployment. This is a great opportunity to get in early and help shape the DevOps team at WeSwap.

Our Tech Stack:

  • Web: AngularJS (1.5), SCSS, Webpack
  • iOS: Swift
  • Android: Native
  • Backend: Node.JS, MySQL, Redis, RabbitMQ, Go
  • QA tools: TestRail
  • Project Management: Jira
  • Source Control: Git


  • Run, support, secure and scale our cloud-based platform
  • Write, test and maintain code that automates our infrastructure
  • Collaborate with engineers to build a continuous delivery environment and processes
  • Monitor our infrastructure and applications
  • Play a leading role in the migration from Rackspace to AWS


  • Comfortable with at least one scripting language like Python, Ruby or Javascript
  • Experience of configuration management tools (Ansible, Puppet, Chef)
  • Understand the fundamentals: Cloud (AWS, Rackspace, Azure, Google Cloud), Linux, security and networking
  • Quick learner with an ambitious and results driven personality
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills
  • Works well as part of a team in a fast-paced environment

Bonus points:

  • Docker / Kubernetes / ECS
  • Microservices (Open Tracing / Rabbit MQ / Logging)
  • Terraform / Packer / Vault

Above all, we want some who…

  • Places the customer’s values and needs at the heart of what they do
  • Is a great communicator both within their teams and with business stakeholders
  • Has amazing attention to detail and can solve complex problems
  • Is adaptable to fast changing environment
  • Is proactive, autonomous and rigorous
  • Embraces continuous learning and improvement


Benefits & other things to know…

We’re a start-up in an early growth phase. If you’re looking for trendy offices and breakout spaces, we’re not there yet. If, however, you want a massive challenge and a great opportunity to grow, then you could be a great fit. To cover the bases, here is some of what you can expect:

  • Ride to work scheme
  • Life assurance (4x salary)
  • 25 days’ holiday (excluding bank holidays)
  • Fruit deliveries twice a week
  • Child care vouchers
  • Eye care vouchers
  • Season ticket loan
  • Commission free currency exchange

Location: Kentish Town – London

Interested? We’d love to hear from you!

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