Senior DevOps Engineer


Remote job description

Luminary is looking for a Senior DevOps Engineer with exceptional programming

  • Skills and server administration experience to help effectively grow our services.
  • We're looking for an engineer who is well-versed in infrastructure as code and excited about
  • Modern web technologies to join the Platform team at Luminary. We're at a critical point in
  • Planning our future developments and we need the expertise and insight of an experienced
  • DevOps engineer to help us scale and fulfil our bold ambitions within the music tech world.
  • As a Senior DevOps Engineer at Luminary, you will work closely with other developers and
  • Key stakeholders within the business, and report directly to the Senior Platform Lead.
  • Working primarily on our JavaScript AWS-hosted stack, you will have ownership of our
  • Infrastructure - the essential foundation for our customer-facing websites, our RESTful API,
  • Our database and our subscription services.
  • We do sprints and standups, communicate a lot, support each other, value each other's
  • Opinions, and constantly strive to collaboratively improve our working environment.

What you'll do:

Support the Platform team in completing objectives on time and to the highest quality


  • Help to continuously improve the quality and performance of our platform services
  • Deploy, automate, manage and maintain AWS cloud-based production systems
  • Ensure security best practices are implemented and maintained
  • Apply security updates related to the infrastructure in a timely manner
  • Develop and maintain tooling as well as communicate their use to the wider team
  • Support the migration to a serverless event-driven architecture on AWS
  • Build scalable and secure backend services on top of a NoSQL database
  • Pair with other developers and participate in code reviews
  • Help debug issues with internal APIs, the infrastructure, or 3rd party service


Help evaluate new technology alternatives and vendor products

What you'll need:

  • Proven Linux server management ability
  • Min 3 years of commercial experience with AWS
  • Some commercial experience with Lambda (with Serverless framework preferably)
  • Min 3 years of experience with Docker and containerisation
  • Capable of writing modern Javascript / Typescript
  • Strong infrastructure as code experience (AWS Cloud Development Kit preferably but

Cloudformation or Terraform ok)

  • Experience setting up CI/CD with Github actions, CircleCI or similar
  • Knowledgeable about Git workflows (Trunk Based Development in particular)
  • Superb time-management skills and the ability to work independently
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to work effectively with

Employees at all levels

Luminary offers:

  • The opportunity to work with the leading minds within technology, hardware, and
  • Music creation to directly impact the way we create and interact with music
  • A competitive salary according to your level of experience

A range of meaningful benefits including:

Following probation, a competitive health care cash plan and a generous

Bike-to-work scheme

  • A competitive company pension scheme following 3 months of full time work
  • 23 days holiday with 2 additional social impact days and the standard 8

Statutory holiday days

20 hours per year dedicated to volunteering within the local community

Flexible working hours

  • 'Lending Library' of all Luminary products
  • Team member discounts on Luminary products
  • Apple laptop and relevant software licenses for your role

Generous Parental Leave policy

Currently on hold due to COVID-19 remote working:

  • A great working environment, featuring daily complimentary homemade
  • Plant-based lunches and limitless homemade GOLDnola
  • Wellness programme which includes regularly offered massages

Friends and family events

Company-wide Hack Days and workshops to expand your skills

In-house bike storage

  • The majority of our team members are currently working remotely due to COVID-19. We will
  • Discuss the latest updates with regards to remote working as part of our interview process.
  • Luminary wholeheartedly believes that difference stimulates a healthy and productive
  • Environment, as well as positively impact the products we create. We actively encourage
  • Diversity of background and perspective, and as an equal opportunities employer, we oppose
  • All forms of unlawful or unfair discrimination in all of our employment related processes and
  • Matters.

Company name: Roli
Remote job title: Senior DevOps Engineer
Job tags: retail, hardware, makers, music

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