DeltaXML Careers

Senior IT System Administrator / DevOps Engineer

DeltaXML is a world leader in developing software tools for change-control and version management, delivered as Java software components or SaaS solutions. Our tools find, merge, process and synchronise change in XML data and documents and are used daily throughout the world by government, banking, aerospace, and defence industries, where 100% accuracy is vital.

We are looking for an experienced System Administrator / DevOps Engineer to join our friendly team with an honest work ethic delivering quality products to our customers who trust our reliable software. You will work across the business and will be expected to introduce improvements from your experience, contributing to the communal skill set. You will work closely with the development team, ensuring that the systems that they use are working well and advising them on areas such as cloud infrastructure and security. DeltaXML culture allows time to work on your passions, and the ideal candidate will have empathy with our values.

While we have an office, we’re now hybrid setup with working from home and this role could be partly remote. If you have 10 years’ or more experience of systems administration for teams of 25 staff or more in SaaS, Cloud and traditional IT infrastructure, please apply.

Required Skills

  • Work well both responsibly on your own and collaborate with colleagues across the business.
  • Experienced in Agile and Scrum framework, using Atlassian tools.
  • Proven track record of delivering on your commitments, with honest attention to detail.
  • Mentor younger team members.
  • A committed work ethic, to yield results, and the ability to work with minimal supervision.

Desirable Skills

  • Experience in administration within a software development setting, but could suit an experienced developer with networking and admin skills looking to move into this area.
  • Familiarity with multiple operating systems (Windows/Linux/macOS) would be useful using modern cloud-based MDM where appropriate.
  • Cloud networking and security experience ideally Certified AWS and/or Azure, particularly with serverless solutions.
  • Comfortable with continuous integration/test/deployment and infrastructure as code principles.


Knowledge of administrating the following cloud systems:

  • Microsoft AzureAD, Office365 and EMS
  • Auth0
  • ZohoCRM Atlassian products (Jira, Confluence, BitBucket)
  • Our development team work with; Java, JS/React, XSLT.
  • Command-line configuration/ troubleshooting knowledge.


Permanent role reporting to the Product Director / COO.

Starting 2021, salary based on experience.


  • Casual dress.
  • Company pension.
  • Generous company bonus scheme.
  • Private medical insurance.
  • Flexible work hours, including part-time, but occasional out of hours incident response and resolution may be needed, as well as scheduled weekend maintenance work.
  • Working from home considered.

To be considered for this role you must have at least 10 years’ experience and the right to work in the UK.