at Torpedo
Location Oxfordshire
Date Posted 29th March 2018
Category Technical
Job Type Full-time
Never Expire Never Expire


Torpedo is an award winning creative agency with offices near Oxford and in London. We provide marketing, design and digital services to a wide range of excellent clients on a national and international basis.

We’re looking for a talented DevOps specialist to join our friendly team.

You are a technical guru with experience of managing a range of dedicated and cloud based servers. Reporting into our Technical Director, you will work with our development team providing day-to-day support for the websites we create and host for our clients.

Role & responsibilities

  • The provision, installation, configuration and maintenance of a number of web sites and applications across cloud and dedicated servers.
  • Supporting the team's development infrastructure requirements, including continuous integration (CI) and code repositories (SVN/GIT).
  • Maintaining a secure development and hosting infrastructure and dealing with any breaches or security threats.
  • Handling support across our server and development environment and troubleshooting issues if and when they arise.
  • Identifying and creating clear and effective documentation.
  • Working with our IT Manager to provide additional support as required.

Technical skills & experience

  •  Extensive experience setting up and configuring LAMP environments.
  • In-depth knowledge of net basics IP4/6, DNS, DHCP, HTTP/S firewalling and load-balancing.
  • Experience in virtual infrastructure set-up, deployment and management in cloud hosting solutions e.g. AWS, GCP.
  • Detailed knowledge of database administration.
  • Previous experience with Jenkins CI and the ability to script installations.
  • An understanding of NodeJS hosting / application management.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Experience of developing and testing secure environments including penetration testing is desirable.
  • Knowledge of ISO27001 and information security management systems would be advantageous.

What we will offer you:

Apart from us being a really fun and friendly bunch, here’s some other nice things we do for our team:

  • Modern agency environment with high-spec Macs, dual-screens and the latest tech.
  • Excellent location
  • 25 days holiday (Increasing to 28 days after 5 years).
  • Private healthcare.
  • Dental insurance.
  • Pension scheme.
  • Conferences and training.
  • Regular social events.
  • Free fruit in the office every week.
  • Copious amounts of tea and coffee.
  • Tasty snacks and pick ’n’ mix sweets.
  • Sonos sound system with shared playlist.
  • Discounted gym membership.
  • Cycle to work bike scheme.
  • Free annual flu vaccination.

To apply, please send your CV to