Open Credo


penCredo (OC) is a UK based software development consultancy helping clients achieve more by leveraging modern technology and delivery approaches. We are a community of passionate technologists who thrive on delivering pragmatic solutions for our clients' most complex challenges. Curious, tenacious but always sensitive to our clients' context, we are not afraid to speak our minds to help steer our clients towards understanding and achieving their key goals.

Our Platform Engineering role is diverse, challenging and dynamic. If you are looking to broaden your experience and raise your profile, this role is for you. Not only will you be working with all three major cloud platforms (AWS, GCP and Azure) but also other key Open Source technologies such as Kafka and Kubernetes. Working closely with development teams, you will be implementing best practices around continuous deployment and scalable and reusable infrastructure. As part of a team, you will have the opportunity to work with major software, services and client organisations - across multiple industries.

About you:

When it comes to delivering on the possibilities of Cloud and DevOps, you have a firm understanding of the fundamentals and you're ready to take your career to the next level. This is an exciting, hands-on opportunity to learn more about and excel in emerging platforms, technologies, and major software/services, to deliver serious results for some exceptional clients. You count curiosity, tenacity and pragmatism among your strong points, and are equally enthusiastic about sharing, explaining and exploring ideas. You embrace learning new tools, techniques and approaches.

If you’re passionate about having the freedom to use the right tool for the right purpose, and staying at the forefront of open source emerging technologies, then this is the role for you.


In return, we’ll give you…

  • A highly competitive basic salary
  • 5% matched contributory pension
  • Private Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • 25 days’ holiday plus public holidays (plus and extra day for each year of service)
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • A high spec laptop (of course!)

Need more reasons? Here's a few more...

  • Work with some of the most exciting new technologies
  • Spark off co-workers who’ll challenge your thinking and help you to achieve your potential
  • Deal openly and honestly with customers
  • Benefit from a transparent environment including regular company meetings where we discuss anything and everything
  • Have exceptional opportunities as a speaker, blogger and contributor to open source projects. We have some great connections in the wider technology community that we encourage our team to make the most of!
  • Work alongside senior leaders who understand and value passionate technologists;
  • Enjoy coming to work! We’re a friendly, sociable bunch who genuinely support each other and have a lot of fun


You already have a solid grounding in…

  • At least one cloud provider, with accompanying experience, and possibly a certificate or two
  • Configuration management with infrastructure as code, maybe using Ansible, Chef or Puppet.
  • Infrastructure automation with tools like Terraform or CloudFormation.
  • Infrastructure and application delivery with Jenkins, Travis, Bamboo, TeamCity, ArgoCD
  • Programming in a language such as Go, Python, Java or Ruby

Although you may not have experience with them yet, but you have an appreciation of some or all of the following techniques and tools:

  • Containers and container orchestrators: Kubernetes, Istio
  • Secrets Management
  • Database deployments and migrations
  • Networking and security
  • Linux userspace and a good knowledge of shell scripting
  • Grafana and Prometheus
  • Log aggregation tools, why they’re important and how they’re used

Other desirable skills…

  • Monitoring and system observability
  • History of client facing or consultancy roles
  • Ability to communicate complex ideas to peers and clients

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We are radical Problem Solvers

We are radical Problem Solvers

Adept at meeting a plethora of technology challenges, we modernise legacy systems, implement brand new solutions, and harness contemporary technologies. 

We can guide and strategise, architect and code, collaborate and empower. Being highly adaptable means we are able to work across diverse environments, industries and contexts. Ever pragmatic, we carefully curate our teams with our clients’ needs firmly in mind. 

We endeavour, at all times, to make the complex simple.