The ideal candidate will have a proven track record in automating the build and deployment of Microsoft Azure Platform solutions and APIs in a Microsoft Dynamics 365, SharePoint and services platform context with Enterprise level organisations.
We are seeking someone who can design, create and deliver a range of DevOps Build Automation and Deployment solutions in both Windows Server and virtualisation environments such as AWS.
They should also have a proven track record of solution excellence across with customers across many sectors. You will be highly proficient working with business stakeholders and directing project teams and will have direct experience of a range of Build and Deployment Automation solutions on the Windows Server Microsoft Dynamics 365, SharePoint and related services platforms
You will have experience and a proven track record of automating, deploying and maintaining enterprise level solution environments on secure and distributed on-
premise platforms. You will be able to effectively collaborate with others, obtain buy-in for your deployment automation approaches and manage your own priorities and performance to deliver high quality, highly performant solutions to our customer.
You must have UK Government level security clearance and have a good understanding of Government Digital Service agile delivery approaches.
Your main responsibilities will be :
Working with Microsoft application platform developers to ensure high quality continuous build automation and deployment input to class leading application platform solutions.
Ensuring that application platforms and data solutions can be deployed and operated in a highly repeatable and predictable manner through interaction and collaboration with relevant vendor and customer stakeholders.
Defining relevant solution deployment architectures and environment platform design.
Deploying and managing multiple environments to support rapid, agile development approaches including demonstration environments.
Production of DevOps specifications.
Documentation of solutions (e.g. data models, deployment architectures configurations, and setup).
Working within a project management / agile delivery methodology in a leading role as part of a wider team.
Collaborate and liaise with other customer stakeholders / end users in the software development lifecycle PMs, BAs, testing etc
Provide effective knowledge transfer and upskilling to relevant customer personnel to ensure an appropriate level of future self-sufficiency.
Direct experience of enterprise solution shaping and Microsoft application platform deployment architecture development including excellent documentation skills.
Experience of setting up, deploying and managing multiple environments to support agile development approaches.
It is essential that you have strong, in-depth and demonstrable hands-on experience with the large numbers of the following technologies :
It is highly desirable that you have good knowledge and understanding of the following platforms and their deployment :
Familiarity with technologies and processes such as AWS Management Console and the AWS Command Line Interface (AWS CLI) in deploying Microsoft solutions.
Any experience you have with best practice design principles and approaches for a range of application styles and technologies to help guide and steer decisions would be very desirable.
Any experience of working in highly dynamic teams using agile methodologies often under demanding timescales.
Experience of collaborating and knowledge transfer to mixed customer and supplier teams whilst delivering to agreed timelines would be highly beneficial.
Experience in automated testing in different stages of a CI / CD pipeline