We’re Hiring – Exonar is looking for a DevOps Engineer

Why Exonar?

Exonar recognises that the key to information security in an organisation lies in understanding the value of their information. This same understanding of the value of information enables organisations to manage the risks and realise the opportunities that are buried within the digital landfill of unstructured information that exists in every organisation. The Exonar platform enables our clients to look at all of their information, grasp insight & deliver business action. The technology makes this process simple, rapid & repeatable. It’s a layer within an organisation, it ingests, distils & interrogates data, delivering insight & measuring success against the business’ objectives.

Our platform scales to billions of documents, and uses unique language processing and machine learning techniques to understand the value and characteristics of data to protect and manage its value.

We are a dynamic, small but growing, agile business where you would be joining a team of incredibly smart and motivated individuals, striving for excellence in all we do.

Who We Need

We are looking for a motivated DevOps engineer who is interested in enabling our advanced information discovery platform powered by Big Data tech.

Working within a small agile engineering team, the role will involve automating as much as possible the deployment of the application, in both appliance and cloud environments.

A part of this role is also responding to internal and external requests, for infrastructure and software support.

Essential Skills

  • University degree in software engineering, computer science, a related discipline or appropriate industry experience
  • Minimum of 2 year’s professional experience in using Linux, ideally CentOS/RedHat
  • Comfortable with Bash scripting
  • Comfortable with virtualisation and containers
  • Attention to detail and reliability
  • Ability to adapt to changing priorities in a fast paced environment

Desirable Skills

  • Experience with Azure, or similar public/private cloud
  • Experience with Puppet, or similar configuration management tool
  • Experience with networking: DHCP, DNS, VPN, etc.
  • Experience with Jenkins, or similar, and with CI/CD pipelines in general
  • Experience with Elasticsearch, HBase, PostgresQL

 What We Offer

  • Competitive salary
  • 25 days holiday
  • Flexible working
  • Corporate benefits including pension

The Culture at Exonar

  • Regular company BBQ’s and social events
  • Monthly hackathons
  • Espresso machine / beer fridge / soft drinks
  • Small office on the side of the canal in picturesque Newbury
  • Your choice of hardware

Where the Role is Based

The role is based in Newbury, Berkshire

If this is the role for you please send your CV with a covering letter to


Exonar is Hiring – Senior Software Developer

Key Responsibilities

  • Working within the small engineering team you will be a seasoned (Java) Developer responsible for all aspects of day-to-day development; from developing new features, improving performance of our machine-learning components, to mentoring junior developers and engaging with front-of-house.
  • Your full stack experience will enable you to be writing Java code one day, and then plumbing it in to some Python code the next day
  • Writing modular, well tested code that remains easy to maintain as the codebase and business continues to scale
  • Understanding and applying industry best practices and ensuring your code can scale to processing billions of documents
  • Ensuring code quality via code review, automated testing and pair programming as required


  • Technical degree or similar
  • Expert Java developer with years of enterprise or quality code development under your belt
  • Familiarity with git
  • Significant exposure to API design, service development, enterprise development patterns and messaging technologies
  • Comfortable in a linux environment
  • Experience working with some (ideally all, but we can bring you up to speed!) of the following technologies: HBase, ElasticSearch, Cassandra, RabbitMQ, Postgres, Scala, Python, Javascript/node.js
  • Familiarity with automation and build tools (Jenkins/ANT/Maven etc)
  • A “can-do” startup attitude and capability of bootstrapping internal projects and seeing them through to completion
  • You like clean code. The number of WTFs in your code is low
  • Familiarity with container based deployment


  • Exonar is a small software company with a product which crawls and indexes the content of large unstructured data stores to make information reportable and searchable. The product is deployed in large programmes from Cyber Breach and privacy to Cloud Migration. Demand for the product is increasing dramatically in light of European Data Protection Regulation and therefore the pace of change is fast and flexible.
  • Its a small team so you may do everything from lead a key development to documenting the infrastructure

The culture at Exonar

  • Regular company BBQ’s and social events
  • Fortnightly hackathons
  • Regular meetup group hosted on site
  • Espresso Machine/Beer Fridge/Soft drinks
  • Small office on the side of the canal in picturesque Newbury
  • Your choice of hardware
  • Flexible working


Applications should be sent with covering letter to