DevOps Placement Student | Flexys

DevOps Placement Student

Starting: 17 July 2023
Hours: Full time
Salary: £24,000
Length: Anticipated to be approximately one year in line with academic studies, with the possibility of permanent employment.
Location: Remote, with the option to work at our Bristol office.

We have an exciting opportunity for a DevOps Placement Student to join one of our two multidisciplinary DevOps teams, allowing the exploration of 

  • Frontend (Angular, Typescript, Javascript, NPM, HTML, CSS, etc.), building responsive and scalable single-page applications.
  • Backend (Scala, JVM, FP, Microservices, REST, Kafka, etc.), building event-based backend systems, including connecting and integrating with host systems over external APIs.
  • IT operations (Kubernetes, Helm, Terraform, GCP, Prometheus), building and supporting our cloud-native clusters to ensure responsible and reliable platforms.

This is an exciting and rewarding opportunity to join a friendly, caring and highly collaborative team.

Who we are

Flexys works at the forefront of debt management technology providing systems that make it easier for the customer and the creditor to communicate and resolve debt in a collaborative way. It’s a sensitive and important area to work in, where the combination of creative thinking and modern technology can make a big difference to people’s lives.

Our cloud-native Control+ platform is leading the field and transforming the way organisations engage with their customers, and improving their employee experience. Our clients include banks, financial services, utility companies and motor finance providers.

Role Overview

We are looking for

  • A student seeking a placement as part of their academic studies, likely as part of a STEM sandwich degree.
  • Experience of coding/programming/scripting.
  • A clear desire to extend knowledge and programming/scripting skills with additional training and learning opportunities.

Familiarity with any of the technologies listed would be a bonus, but not essential.


What you can expect

As well as offering a competitive salary, Flexys is a great place to work. We aim for a healthy work-life balance where employees are treated as human beings.
We are a remote working company with offices at the Future Space Innovation Hub in Bristol, easily accessible by public transport, car or bicycle. You will have the choice to book a desk and work in the office with colleagues whenever you wish. While working from home, we will make sure you are supported with everything you need.

We offer

  • Mentoring – you will be assigned a mentor to ensure that you have everything you need to work with the University and to support your professional development.
  • Training – we regularly have knowledge sharing sessions and technical book clubs, and we often use pairing.  If you are passionate about learning new skills, we are keen to support your development.
  • Final Year Projects – we can help you identify the subject for your Final Year Projects and supported solution development.
  • Potential for future employment– we have previously retained students during their final year, and subsequent employment after graduation.

Team values

We are looking for people with ability and potential who are reliable, honest and empathetic. You are welcome to apply and will be considered on merit, no matter what your ethnicity, gender identity, neurodiversity, sexual orientation, age, family or civil status, disability, religion or socio-economic background.

We positively encourage applications from creative people who think outside the box and we believe diversity makes both our products and our working lives better. We provide a stimulating, safe and rewarding work environment where every one of our team is free to contribute ideas and value to the company, express themselves and grow in experience and knowledge.

We offer a range of class-leading benefits including

    • 30 days holiday
    • Private medical insurance
    • Group life insurance
    • Contributory pension scheme
    • Discounted onsite state-of-the-art gym membership
    • Annual professional development/training contribution

You will need to be eligible to work in the UK without a visa.

Sound interesting?

If you’re interested in joining one of the most innovative software companies around, or if have questions, then drop us an email at and we’ll start the ball rolling.

We are not looking for help from recruitment agencies at this time, thank you.