Software / ProdOps Engineer

Dundee, Scotland, United Kingdom · Engineering


About Findmypast

Findmypast is the technology company behind the online genealogy brand Findmypast and the social history brand The British Newspaper Archive. We have millions of registered users and billions of records that we can surface to them. Engineers at Findmypast directly impact the way people research social and family history.

In March 2018 we moved into the new state of the art DC Thomson offices at Meadowside in Dundee city centre.

Working as part of our ProdOps team:

We are hiring a software engineer to join our ProdOps Engineering team in Dundee which manages a product stream for small valuable features that fit outside the strategic product roadmap. ProdOps at Findmypast keep BAU (Business As Usual) software engineering work moving at all times and minimise distractions for Product delivery teams.

Our ProdOps team also act as the bridge between our Product delivery and Customer Service teams to calmly triage, diagnose, debug and resolve the incidents. You will help ensure the satisfaction of our users and the business by taking ownership of live site incidents and ensuring that full service is restored as quickly as possible. Consequently, this role will have a tangible impact on user satisfaction.

This is a fantastic opportunity to gain exposure to our varied tech stack which includes .NET/C# (our legacy stack) and JavaScript (Reactjs & Node.js) which is the foundation of our new tech stack. Don’t know our stack? We help our newly hired engineers get up to speed quickly with our technology through a thoughtful and supportive induction program. We give all our engineers 1 hour per-day self-learning time and run Guilds to help people learn and develop.

In the role you will:


Things we believe in:

Please read our tech blog: for more insight into our engineering practices and culture.


Benefits include pension, private medical cover, gym discounts, dedicated yearly training budget to use as you see fit, relaxed dress code, informal environment and morale events. We host yearly tech summits where all the engineering team members come together off site, share knowledge and hang out.

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