United KingdomFull-time

Network DevOps Engineer

YouFibre is a fast moving and rapidly growing broadband provider. We passionately believe that a fast and reliable broadband connection has the power to change lives and transform businesses.

We are working really hard to make YouFibre available to at least 1m premises by 2024. We have successfully completed two rounds of fundraising and are rapidly assembling a team of talented, hardworking and experienced individuals.

Reporting to the Systems and Automation Lead, we are looking for an experienced Network DevOps Engineer to help us in building industry-leading network automation for both our wholesale and retail service provider network, with a keen eye for efficiency.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Designing, building, and maintaining Python applications and APIs
  • Deploying applications using Kubernetes
  • Helping identify key areas in the network in need of automation
  • Building and maintaining database systems used for automation (PostgreSQL, MySQL, MongoDB, REDIS)
  • Integrating with third party systems (via APIs)
  • Integrating with networking equipment using RESTCONF, NETCONF, SNMP, and SSH
  • Understanding the needs of wholesale customers and translating them into flexible automation solutions
  • Designing, building, and maintaining monitoring systems for automation tooling to ensure we know when there's a problem


  • Experience in network automation using RESTCONF, NETCONF, SNMP, and SSH
  • Experience using Kubernetes to deploy microservices
  • Experience in building scalable REST APIs
  • Experience with at least one RDBMS (we use a combination of PostgreSQL and MySQL/MariaDB)
  • Experience with at least one NoSQL database system (we use a combination of MongoDB and REDIS)
  • Extensive experience in at least two programming languages (ideally Python + another)
  • Experience in writing unit and/or integration tests is highly desirable
  • You must be capable of working independently and be creative with new ways for us to automate our network
  • Familiarity with the basics of networking such as subnetting and routing is highly advantageous

We are looking for someone who embraces challenges and works well in high-stress situations to join us on our mission to deliver the UK's fastest broadband service. We work hard and fast, and that's exactly what we love!

Employment type


Seniority level

not applicable