DevOps Engineer
Hornsey, Haringey, United Kingdom
2d ago

Job description

At Anaplan, we are looking for self-motivated SENIOR OBSERVABILITY ENGINEERS to join our growing team of global engineers at our vibrant tech hub in York, UK to build and ship award-winning, cloud planning technology that is helping people and companies around the world every day to make better-informed plans and decisions.

You will join a team of individuals who embrace and respect diverse perspectives, aren’t afraid to push boundaries and try new ideas, and are passionate about helping our customers and each other succeed.

We work hard, but we also don’t wait for an excuse to have fun. In fact, we’re so serious about it that it’s one of our core values.

We are based in the beautiful city of York, just a few minutes walk from the station, and right on the river in a Grade II listed warehouse.

  • whilst we are all still working remotely, our hope is that soon we'll be back together in the office...
  • We always offered a great degree of flexibility around working hours and remote working, even before Covid19 and we are very mindful of the change in our working reality, so if you'
  • re based a little further afield (eg. in areas around Sheffield, Manchester, Newcastle etc) but are worried about the commute, please still get in touch to find out more!

    As a Senior Observability Engineer, we know that you’re passionate about data - you delight in building new ways to ingest, analyse, visualise data, and take decisions and actions from that data.

    The work of this team ensures that Anaplan can observe the state of our platform at all times, identify, predict and respond to anomalies, saving our customers from costly downtime.

    What You’ll Be Doing :

  • Working with the security team to ensure compliance and regulatory requirements are met
  • Working with engineering teams to enable them to support their services from development to production
  • Work with business units outside of engineering to bring data to planning and decisions
  • Continually making it easier to ingest, analyse and visualise data in our Splunk / SignalFx based platform
  • Working as part of an agile team, learning and succeeding together
  • Required Experience :

  • Scripting and automation in Python, Ruby, Shell, or other scripting languages
  • Metrics and monitoring using Splunk, SignalFx, or open-source alternatives (ELK, Prometheus, Graphite, etc)
  • Container runtime technologies (Kubernetes, Helm, Docker etc)
  • Public cloud platforms (eg. AWS, GCP)
  • Useful Experience :

  • Configuration management using Chef, Ansible, Terraform etc.
  • Automation tooling, such as Rundeck
  • Linux administration including package management, DNS, and network file systems
  • Relational databases (MySQL, Postgres, SQL Server etc.)
  • You will be part of the UK Infrastructure Engineering operations. You’ll be working closely with the Engineering Development, Product Architecture, and Program Management teams.

    You’ll be part of the partnership between our UK and US Infrastructure teams.

    What We Offer :

  • A rewarding, progressive career with a company that values diversity, flexibility and understands the need for a good work / life balance.
  • Market-leading salaries combined with generous bonuses, equity and a range of comprehensive benefits.
  • Regular agile meet-ups, events and hackathons*
  • Flexible working, catered lunches, a well-stocked kitchen and plenty of parties and events*
  • A range of sports, health and wellbeing initiatives
  • An additional 3 days of paid leave every year to help support the charity or cause of your choice.
  • About Anaplan

  • We’re building a truly unique technology. From our calculation engine and in-memory data store, to apps and predictive analytics;
  • amazing technology is being developed every day.

    We’re addressing a $100B / year problem that all global businesses face. Our mission is to break the traditional business planning mould, currently performed through spreadsheets or legacy systems.

    Anaplan’s Connected Planning platform is enabling customers to improve decision-making by turning response time into real time.

    With 1200+ customers and 175+ partners globally, Anaplan’s platform is solving some of the most complex challenges in business.

    CEOs, analysts, and the press agree - Anaplan is changing the way the world does business.

    Learn about our history , see our recognitions and achievements , and take a look at what it’s like to work at Anaplan.

    Do you align with Anaplan’s Values?

    Collaborative : We go out of our way to help others succeed

    Explore all of our Values on / careers


  • Equity in a $6bn+ company!
  • Very flexible working hours + typically 1 day a week working from home
  • Dedicated budget for tech training & global conferences
  • 3 days extra paid leave a year to support your chosen charity / cause
  • Well stocked kitchens, office meals and regular socials & happy-hours
  • Bonuses, contributory pension, private health, life assurance & more
  • Relaxed, inclusive and collaborative culture
  • On site Baristas / premium coffee machines
  • Market leading salaries (with reviews twice a year)
  • 25 days paid holiday (+ 4 additional mental wellbeing days)
  • Bug database

    Bugs fixed before writing new code


    Quiet working conditions

    Best tools that money can buy

    Code screening

    Hallway usability testing

    Learn more about Anaplan

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