Cazoo was founded in 2018, with the goal to improve the way people buy second hand cars. They aim to put the customer first and make sure their journey is as smooth and enjoyable as possible.
They have a highly successful founder, Alex Chesterman, who has a wealth of experience in building a successful tech start ups and investors have seen more than enough to support them with £450 million in funding.
Cazoo pride themselves in working with cutting edge technology and they are consistently adding new services to thei platform. You’ll be given the keys to the fully serverless infrastructure, using tech like AWS, Terraform, Lambda, Typescript and CloudFormation. The foundation for using this technology is simple, to make the use of our product as smooth as possible.
You’ll be building the tools and frameworks that underpin their systems and services and working with developers to provide your expertise through coaching. On top of this you’ll be given the opportunity to increase automation and make sure systems are as highly available and observable as possible.
- Strong working knowledge of AWS services
- Excellent understanding of monitoring and logging solutions
- Proven ability to provide and support strong and scalable CI/CD pipelines
- Experience in scripting
- Comfortable using Infrastructure as Code
They are a very collaborative team and open to all new ideas, so someone who is eager to self-develop and also knowledge share is very important to Cazoo.
Joining a high-growth start-up at such an early stage is a rare opportunity, giving you the chance to work with the latest technologies with no legacy code at all to slow you down. You will be given autonomy to push forward a fully serverless DevOps culture, using the latest technologies, including AWS, Honeycomb, ELK Stack, Terraform, Typescript and Node.js.
You will be joining a growing, self-organising team, and will have the freedom to decide the most efficient way to work together and get the job done. You'll be able to look holistically at their platform and improve it and influence it, in the ways you think are best. Their teams and engineers do not work in silos, as such you will be given opportunities to use or develop skills outside of your core skill set too.
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