Senior DevOps Engineer
Robert Walters
Halifax, United Kingdom
18d ago

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Senior DevOps Engineer to join a brilliant team. The first task will be to move this organisation to Cloud.

You must be :

  • Passionate about delivering complex digital solutions for customers
  • Able to work within a large multi-office department of skilled engineers, striving to be the best at what they do and able to deliver outstanding and cutting edge solutions to their customers
  • Able to thrive on continuous improvement and innovation, always look to create value for the business and think Lean, Agile and DevOps comes as second nature
  • Able to identify, evolve and embed the technologies needed to create a thriving business
  • Understand the challenges faced when integrating internal and externally hosted 3rd party systems, old and new
  • What you will be responsible for :

  • Continuous delivery pipeline and DevOps practices
  • Support our architectural agenda by providing advocacy for automation across the IT department;
  • Working with Infrastructure Engineers, Project Managers, Scrum Masters and Product Owners to define and implement the automation infrastructure needed to support project delivery;
  • Ensures that a strong engineering discipline exists around our Continuous Delivery practice, including the use of version control, build and deployment automation, database release automation, test data management, test automation, configuration management, etc.;
  • Champion operational and service management requirements within our Continuous Delivery
  • Work with the existing Release Management team.
  • Monitors the effectiveness of our deployment pipeline,
  • Ensures that an integrated and consistent approach is taken across the software & infrastructure engineering teams
  • Provides the self-service monitoring and alerting tools for agile teams that allow them to take responsibility for the full lifecycle of the solutions they deliver from initial commit to incident triage;
  • Undertakes operational testing of our deployment pipelines, ensuring our systems operate in a stable and resilient fashion;
  • Ensures the integrity and security of our platforms by ensuring security practices are applied as part of our operating model and using our DevOps tool chain’.
  • Areas of domain expertise we are looking for :

  • Experience building secure digital solutions with requirements for SSO, payment handling, etc.;
  • A good grounding in communication protocols and encryption methods TCP / IP, TLS, SHA, AES, etc.;
  • Knowledge of infrastructure design using CDNs, proxies and caching technologies, load balancers, firewalls, event queues, databases, monitoring and alerting tools, etc.;
  • Experience automating the deployment of solutions to Public Cloud environments such as AWS, Google or Azure;
  • Knowledge of the tools that underpin modern software development methods, including version control and build tools (TFS, SVN, Git, Nexus, Team City, Octopus, Jenkins, Travis, etc.);
  • Knowledge of the practices and tools that underpin test automation (BDD, Selenium, Jasmine, Karma, Protractor, Postman);
  • Scripting and code craft within an operational environment (Power Shell and Bash);
  • Experience of configuration management and the tools commonly used for this within a CI / CD pipeline (Ansible, Puppet or Chef);
  • Familiarity with running, analysing and mitigating the outputs of performance and penetration tests;
  • Familiarity with a range of operating systems primarily Linux, HPUX, Windows;
  • Familiarity implementing and operating monitoring and alerting tools for live services, especially Solarwinds;
  • Experience investigating and resolving incidents, and remediating live service problems;
  • Working with matters of a confidential or sensitive nature (ISO27001, PCI, DPA, GDPR);
  • Working collaboratively within an Agile environment with the responsibility for live implementation of software releases.
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