Senior DevOps Engineer -

Full-time (Permanent)

The Opportunity

Peak are a Decision Intelligence company - where we are democratising AI for every business and building a great company that everyone loves being part of. We are on a mission to help organisations use AI to make great commercial decisions, all the time. Just as importantly, we are also focused on building an amazing company: one where we truly value our people & culture, and strive to make an amazing and diverse place to work. Our recent Best Companies award & World class accreditation for being one of the top companies to work for is a testament to this.

We have ambitious plans over the coming years - to create and lead a new category of enterprise software; the decision intelligence system (Decision Intelligence), expand our operations and create the best working culture possible. This is a great time to join Peak and the Engineering team, as we start the next stage of our global growth.

Purpose of the role

As Senior DevOps Engineer you will be working with developers and data scientists enabling them to be autonomous and self sufficient, empowering them to do great things with data by building great infrastructure and automation into the world's first end to end AI platform, CODI.

You will be utilising a passion for building great automation and infrastructure with Linux, Docker, AWS and more to build the best AI platform in the world.

The Role

  • Automate and streamline operations and procedures
  • Cloud Security
  • Understanding and demonstrating good architecture principles - availability, scalability, repeatability, stability etc.
  • DevOps concepts -  CI/CD, high trust, e2e responsibility, continuous improvement, automation etc.
  • Deploying and monitoring different systems
  • Scripting and automation
  • Mentoring, sharing feedback, best practices, and knowledge, encouraging best practices
  • Supporting the end users, taking on issues and feedback and keeping a tight feedback loop, continuously improving the platform and tools

Skills & Experience

We’d love to see someone who can demonstrate:

  • Infrastructure As Code (CloudFormation, Terraform, ARM etc.)
  • Expert Cloud knowledge (AWS, Azure, Google Cloud etc.)
  • Programming/Scripting (Bash & Python essential, other languages beneficial)
  • Containers & Orchestration (Docker, ECS, Kubernetes etc.)
  • Configuring and managing Kubernetes/EKS is beneficial
  • CI/CD (Code pipeline, Code build, Jenkins, TravisCI/CircleCI etc.)
  • Database hosting, configuration, usage (RDS, Redshift, SQL etc.)
  • Data Engineering and experience building data pipelines etc. is beneficial 
  • AI/ML technology experience such as SageMaker is beneficial
  • System Administration
  • Technical Certification is beneficial - AWS, Linux, GCP etc.
  • Mentoring and/or team leading is beneficial
  • Linux experience and understanding is essential
  • Working within Scrum, Kanban or Lean methodologies
  • Cross team collaboration and communication

The Team

You’ll be working with a smart and driven team of engineers, with a diverse background of devops, data engineering, full stack development, system administration and product support. You’ll also work closely with other teams such as Data Science and Customer Success making sure that customer operations run smoothly.

The Peak Platform

Leveraging serverless architecture, CODI is built for handling data at scale. CODI enables businesses to productionize AI, end-to-end, in a single platform. Insights and intelligence can be accessed via an array of outputs including in-built and custom apps, integrated via APIs and more.

You can read more about CODI on our website too.

As an AWS Machine Learning and Retail competency partner, that is where we host our infrastructure. Be ready to dive into the inner workings of the platform to debug and resolve issues, we want our DevOps Engineers to be as autonomous and self-sufficient as they can be, continuously learning and getting practical experience of our favourite technologies.

Personal Skills

We’re on a big mission at Peak ‘to be the global leaders of AI’ and we need teammates with the some particular values-driven qualities to help us make this happen:

  • Open - ability to effectively communicate with all teammates and across different functions within the business. 
  • Driven - positive attitude and willingness to be hands on in a fast paced growing company.
  • Curious - keeps up to date with latest tech, launches and product updates. 
  • Smart - ability to provide technical solutions and deliver results by collaborating with cross-functional teams. 
  • Responsible - effectively balance competing priorities and support decisions that best support the team & end users. 


  • Opportunity to help scale Peak and make a large impact in a fast-growing company with global ambitions.
  • Competitive compensation package - options, pension, generous holiday entitlement, subsidised gym membership
  • Regular team days and social activities
  • Cycle to work initiative and public transport season ticket loans
  • A fantastic working environment with open communication channels, flat hierarchy and a truly collaborative style.
  • Peak has a strong culture that we live by, based on shared values: we are open, straightforward, smart, responsible, curious and driven.
  • Opportunity to influence Peak’s early success in entering the global market.
  • Learn from some of the best minds in the UK and India across multiple disciplines.

About Peak

In an age when becoming AI and data-driven is one of the most important things businesses must do, it can also be one of the most challenging. That’s where Peak comes in; our CODI system sits at the heart of our client’s businesses, enabling the rapid unification, modelling and - most importantly - use of data - helping decision makers make great commercial decisions, powered by AI. All supported by our world-class data science team.

Founded in 2014, Peak has grown rapidly, in line with the world’s fastest growing SaaS companies, winning numerous awards and attracted significant funding to support the company’s ongoing investment in machine learning and AI technologies. All to further our mission to become the world’s leading AI System business.

Headquartered in Manchester, Peak also has offices in London, Edinburgh, Jaipur and Brisbane. Our clients include some of the world's leading retailers, manufacturers and well-known brands alongside highly innovative and tech-savvy businesses. Peak is an Amazon Web Services (AWS) Partner, and holds Machine Learning Competency and Retail Competency status.

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