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About GBG

GBG offers a range of solutions that help organisations quickly validate and verify the identity and location of their customers. Our market-leading technology, data and expertise help our customers improve digital access, deliver a seamless experience and establish trust, so that they can transact quickly, safely and securely with their customers online. We have over 1,000 team members across 15 countries and work with over 20,000 customers in over 70 countries. Some of the world’s best-known businesses rely on GBG to provide digital services and keep the economy moving.

The Team

We are growing fast and expanding our product engineering teams dedicated to Loqate – our SaaS-based location intelligence platform. Powered by the most accurate global location data, our award-winning technology delivers exceptional user experience to every customer, wherever they are. We consistently invest in building great products that work at scale. Our ambition is huge and we’ve only just scratched the surface. Our mission is to help every business in the world, reach every customer in the world. And you can help us get there!

The Role

We’re looking for a DevOps Engineer to work within our cross-functional product teams is to contribute to the design, build and operation of elastically-scaling, distributed, and highly-available products that service a global customer base and support our high-volume transactional business. Shipping product is our heartbeat – we strive to ship frequently, incrementally, safely, and securely. You can help enable your team to accelerate their learning, conduct experiments, receive faster feedback, and ultimately deliver value to our customers.

What you will do

Leverage cloud infrastructure effectively so to achieve higher levels of agility, availability, and cost-visibility
Automate deployment of infrastructure and product into cloud platforms, leveraging best practices such as infrastructure-as-code
Evangelise and implement continuous integration, continuous testing, and continuously delivery practices
Make deploying product a reliable, low-risk process that can be performed on demand any time
Employ monitoring and observability best practices to empower your team to understand the health of their systems and use data to drive product decisions
Support your team moving from tightly coupled architecture to microservice-based architectures without re-architecting everything at once
Help the team shift left on security without compromising delivery speed
Proactively identify trends to address problems before they become incidents.
Share your personal knowledge and experience to uplift skills and competencies of team members and colleagues in your expert area.
Desire to create and contribute to a generative DevOps culture of cross-functional collaboration and enthusiasm for working on shared team and product goals
Be an active participant and contributor to our DevOps community of practice



At least 1 years’ experience of Kubernetes and surrounding technologies
Experience within GCP and/or AWS-based cloud infrastructure and services
Experience with CI/CD tooling and best practices (preferably Azure DevOps or Github Actions)
Demonstrable experience with Infrastructure as Code and configuration management tools such as Terraform and Ansible
Understanding of OpenTelemetry observability framework
Experience of APM tools, such as Grafana and Elastic stacks
Excellent collaborative and communication skills
A growth mindset and eagerness to learn
The ability to thrive in an ambiguous environment with a high degree of autonomy


Exposure to Service Meshes and/or API gateways, such as Gloo, Traefik, or Istio
Experience of cloud provider and/or cloud native serverless technologies, such as AWS Lambda, GCP Cloud Functions, Knative, or Serverless
Understanding of message broker and/or event streaming technologies, such as Kafka
Appreciation of NoSQL, graph, and/or time-series databases


We have a vision to have the best and most engaged team members in the industry. People matter at GBG, they make us who we are. Every team member across all our locations makes a difference, everyone has something to contribute. Maybe you too could make a difference.

As part of our commitment to our team and flexible working approach, we have created a Work When and Where You Want Policy to give our team members choice and empowerment, and to support a balance in work and home life. Please ask your Talent Attraction Specialist for more information on this and our Family Friendly policy if you want to find out more!

Next steps

If you’re interested, please apply! We’re looking to hire the best and most engaged people into our business and we’ll make an offer once we’ve found that person.

Diversity & Inclusivity:

As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to providing fair opportunities for everyone regardless of age, gender, race, religion, sexual orientation, parental status or disability. Everybody is welcome and our inclusion and diversity programme, be/yourself, is designed to ensure that you can thrive. Please inform your GBG Talent Attraction Specialist if you require any reasonable adjustments to the interview process.

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