Operations Developer

Entertainment Partners (EP) is the global leader in entertainment payroll, workforce management, residuals, tax incentives, finance and other integrated production management solutions. Currently on a mission to digitise the industry, our background casting technology powers 70% of UK and 50% of US feature films and high-end TV, while our workforce management platform has been used on nearly half of all high-end TV made in the UK.

We have supported tens of thousands of productions – from Hollywood blockbusters to indie breakthroughs – and have been part of realising major productions such as 007 No Time To Die, the Marvel Avengers franchise, The Crown, Killing Eve, The Witcher, Wonder Woman, Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, 1917 and Mission Impossible 6.

We’re an ambitious team of industry and discipline experts; we know film and we know technology. Our people are the stars of our show and with our inclusive and supportive culture, friendly team and exciting mission to be the production partner in the evolution of entertainment, you are joining a truly unique company.

If you’re looking for an opportunity to become one of the technology partners to this exciting industry we think we have the perfect Operations Developer role for you.

The part you’ll play

You will be working in our Internal Service teams, whose day-to-day activities typically include:

  • Monitoring and maintaining existing infrastructure
  • Reviewing new technologies and making recommendations on how the existing estate should be evolved in future; while we’re very proud of our elegant and resilient architecture, we never stop seeking ways to improve, and fresh eyes are especially welcome
  • Creating and maintaining internal tools to improve the developer experience
  • Working with the Head of Quality to ensure effective automation of testing
  • Managing key services the rest of the business relies on such as email deliverability, secure storage and content delivery
  • Evolving of our web stack including adoption of new technologies and standards as they emerge
  • Automation of routine tasks e.g. maintenance, deployments, log analysis etc…

How you’ll play your part

  • By implementing resilient, scaleable, highly available infrastructure, with consideration for security best practices.
  • Utilising your knowledge of automation of cloud deployments and developing infrastructure as code
  • Understanding of common backend services as well as performing scripting in Bash, Python or other high-level scripting languages
  • Proactive approach to improving services and tools as well refining our use of AWS (in particular EC2, ECS, RDS, S3, IAM, Lambdas); multiple accounts across regions
  • Leveraging your appetite for collaboration, continuous learning, development and knowledge sharing.

Our benefits

  • Company performance bonus
  • Employee Incentive Plan (EIP)
  • Employee Value Plan (EVP)
  • 24 days annual leave
  • Employee Pension and Discounts (Smart Pension)
  • Flexible / Remote working
  • Training and development budget
  • Enhanced maternity, paternity and shared parental leave pay
  • Enhanced company sick pay
  • Opportunity to sign up to be an extra on a production

Further information

The EP team is made up of people of all backgrounds. We truly believe in equal opportunities and take great pride in offering everyone a fulfilling and inclusive working environment. Our differences only make us stronger, and we welcome anyone who wants to join us in driving the evolution of entertainment production through innovation.

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