At NextGen, we’re building the future of information services: transforming our portfolio of B2B
publishing brands into a modern, global information business.
Our products serve professionals across the financial and professional services sector, covering
markets such as banking, legal, and insurance. We are a highly diversified business with services
that support clients’ market intelligence, business development, and workflow solutions, and over
70% of our revenue is recurring. Across NextGen, we have over 600 colleagues located in three
main hubs, and customers in over 150 countries.
Our business is transforming as we seek to retain the relevance our brands have within the
markets they serve, while also taking advantage of our scale to deliver better results for our
customers and shareholders. This means laser focus on responding to our client’s needs for
specialism, while also building common tools and functions that allow us to meet customers’
We pride ourselves on our entrepreneurial culture – enabling creative, action-oriented, and
knowledgeable professionals to do their best work. We also believe in autonomy, accountability,
passion, and a sense of humour.
NextGen is part of the Financial and Professional Services division of Euromoney Institutional
Investor, an international business-information group listed on the London Stock Exchange and
a member of the FTSE 250 share index. For more information on the company and our strategy,
please visit: https://www.euromoneyplc.com/about-us.
The Senior DevOps Engineer is a full-time position in our Sofia, Bulgaria office. You will be a
key member of our product development team, currently modernizing and standardizing the
content, data, and subscriber management systems for 20 different B2B market intelligence
brands as part of our business transformation. You will help define development and deployment
processes to ensure delivery of our services to customers. As an experienced engineer, you will
select tools and architect cloud-based solutions for security, scalability, reliability, and cost
effectiveness. With your peers, you’ll manage publishing platform product delivery across
NextGen’s brand portfolio.
§ Lead software and services deployment and operations for our publishing platform and
take ownership of end-to-end product reliability.
§ Work closely with your colleagues in software engineering, quality assurance, and
product to implement processes and select tools for effective, reproducible, and
maintainable system deployments.
§ Ensure compliance with corporate security and risk mitigation requirements; evaluate
the security posture of our systems and processes.
§ Collaborate with our platform vendors to architect and deploy secure, performant, and
scalable system architectures.
EXPERIENCE, SKILLS, & ATTRIBUTES
§ 5 years of professional experience in systems administration or developer operations
§ Experience working with cloud provider ecosystems for at least one of the major cloud
service providers (Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform)
§ Experience using DevOps principles in automating delivery of infrastructure
configuration and services
§ Experience working with Docker, containers, and Kubernetes
§ Experience building/running monitoring pipelines and monitoring/debugging
§ Experience in the full software development life cycle and Agile methodologies
§ Familiarity with administering indexing tools (e.g., Solr, Elasticsearch) and relational
databases (e.g., MySQL)
§ Experience with content delivery networks and caching platforms such as Varnish
§ Ability to convert complex requirements and abstract concepts into working designs and
§ Bachelor’s degree or equivalent practical experience in Computer Sciences or Computer
§ Some international travel may be required in line with individual project requirements
§ Excellent communicator
§ Entrepreneurial spirit – proactive and self-motivated; value common sense over process
§ Highly organized, able to work under pressure to deadlines and multi-task
§ Intellectually curious about financial and professional services and the markets we serve
BRAND & PRODUCT LIST
NextGen’s brands serve professionals across two customer segments. Our larger brands include:
§ Financial Services: Euromoney (banking), Global Capital (capital markets), Insurance
Insider (insurance), The Deal (M&A, transactions), IJ Global and Air Finance Journal
(real asset financing)
§ Professional Services: IFLR and International Tax Review (legal)
We have a diversified range of products that meet three key customer needs:
§ Workflow Solutions: deal making events, learning
§ Market Intelligence: market news and data
§ Business Development: lead generation, sponsored events, thought leadership,