DevOps Engineer

DevOps Engineer | Luton | £30,000 to £70,000

Jonothan Bosworth Recruitment Specialists are currently looking for DevOps Engineers to assist our client with their large and growing customer base.

You will be part of a fast growing, pioneering working environment as they expand their capabilities to meet client demand. You will be joining the Digital solutions team of agile specialists, you will have the comfort of being part of a large and financially stable reputable company.

If you are a DevOps Engineer with a passion for the latest technological trends and open source technologies, and would like to join an agile engineering team and help build a cutting edge digital hub across the UK then please apply.

DevOps Job duties:

As a DevOps Engineer your work will include a multitude of interesting projects, learning modern tooling and techniques to facilitate cutting-edge products on a variety of cloud and bare-metal platforms and collaborating with senior members. You will get the opportunity to contribute towards process and technology choices that help deliver the best solutions for clients and have opportunities to lead projects. 

DevOps Engineer job pre-requisites:

You will need to demonstrate programming experience in python or a similar programming language, problem solving complemented by good analytical and reasoning abilities. Also command line knowledge (linux or windows) is required.

Desirable Skills:
– Senior Engineers will need to show experience across most of the below 
– Experience in software development lifecycle (Agile/Lean methodologies) 
– Awareness of security concerns and best practices. 
– Continuous Integration/Delivery/Deployment Pipelines (Jenkins/Bamboo) 
– Configuration As Code (TravisCI/Jenkinsfile or similar) 
– Infrastructure As Code (AWS CloudFormation/Azure Resource Manager/Terraform) 
– Linux (RHEL/CentOS, Ubuntu) & Windows Server (2008 and above) 
– Containerisation (Docker) and Container Orchestration Systems (Docker Swarm, Kubernetes, DC/OS) 
– Configuration Management Tooling (Puppet, Ansible, Chef) 
– Virtualisation (VMware/VirtualBox/Hyper-V) 
– Virtual Machine Tooling (Vagrant, Packer) 
– Cloud Providers (AWS, Azure, Google Cloud) 
– Server monitoring and alarms (CloudWatch/New Relic/DataDog/Splunk/ELK) 
– Strong communication skills 
– Ability to work on multiple projects concurrently 
– Deployment and management of large scale systems and estates 

***This role has SC clearance as mandatory due to the nature of the work. To apply, you must be willing and able to undergo the UK’s vetting process. Non-UK nationals applying for vacancies where a security clearance is a mandatory requirement, must meet the UK’s 5 year residency criteria in order for their application to be considered. Any person unable to meet these requirements should not apply***

If you are interested, please send a copy of your CV to Claire at Jonothan Bosworth for more information.


Senior Java Developer

Senior Java Developer | Bedford or London | up to £105,000

Jonothan Bosworth Recruitment Specialists are currently looking for 2x Technical Lead / Senior Developer / Architect to join our newest client; an exciting organisation that has gone from strength to strength as they continue to invest heavily in the development of their team and their next generation of software products and services.

The salary for this role is dependent on your experience, which will include other company benefits; including pension, dedicated personal development time, bonus and generous annual leave.


We are looking for “hands on” experienced and ambitious Senior Java Developers/Leads to join an inspired and talented team at either our clients’ London office or Bedford office. This is an amazing job opportunity for a passionate and driven senior Java Developer to further their career in a technically competent agency, working with prestigious clients on high-profile projects.

In addition to designing and implementing robust and scalable full-stack solutions, the right candidate will have the opportunity to work closely with clients and senior management. The role offers opportunities to help our client develop new standards and DevOps practices as well as mentoring and leading teams.

This role will suit someone who has worked in an agency environment or in a consultancy capacity on client-driven, fast-paced and high-profile web projects. With our client you will be involved in designing and implementing large-scale, high-traffic full-stack solutions for an amazing client-list including some of the worlds’ most recognisable brands.


As a Senior Java Developer, it is essential that you have demonstrable experience of managing the full project life cycle, from conception through to roll-out, to production hosting and support and full-stack web development, ideally with some App development experience.

If you have worked with Java SE, up to version 10, including multi-threading, JVM performance monitoring and tuning as well as the whole Spring Framework ecosystem, including Spring Boot, we’d like to hear from you TODAY.

Web technologies, protocols and communication, including how to avoid security vulnerabilities and exposure to relational databases, especially SQL Server and MySQL, including advanced SQL, transaction handling and performance tuning is important.

NoSQL experience is a bonus.

Technical Leads with modularisation, white labelling and implementation and hosting of SaaS solutions and Microservices, design and implementation of reusable frameworks : test frameworks and methodologies, including Junit, Selenium, CI and DevOps, AWS, Jenkins, Dockers, Monitoring will be highly sought after.

If you have experience of architecting and implementing scalable, secure and robust web solutions which cater for high traffic and high availability; systems documentation (architecture, design, APIs) and release management, change control and live deployments, including experience of rolling out solutions to millions of active users please get in touch ASAP.

Individuals with frontend integration, including an understanding of Thymeleaf/JSP, Angular/React, HTML5/CSS3/Sass should submit their CV.


Our client has cultivated a great environment where everyone’s voice is heard. So, if you can work well under pressure, with great attention to detail and enjoy being part of an ambitious team; interacting with both internal and external stakeholders and you are passionate and confident about software design, then this is great job opportunity for you.

Senior Developers, Java Developers, Team Leaders, Technical Leads and anyone who has worked in a fast paced, agency-style environment and enjoys the fast-paced hustle and bustle that comes with working with multiple clients will really fit in well; where the ability to conceptualise solutions from non-technical briefs and have the autonomy to communicate to both non-technical stakeholders and developers is apparent.

Please contact the team at Jonothan Bosworth Recruitment Specialists TODAY for more information.


If you are applying for the position in Bedford, it is imperative that you have you own transport.