DevOps Engineer - Birmingham City

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    Birmingham, West Midlands

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    £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Excellent Bens

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    John McManus

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    10 months ago

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DevOps Engineer - Birmingham City Centre

Building CI Pipelines, Web Applications using Azure DevOps with TeamCity, Jenkins, CircleCI and Code Pipeline, Building & Supporting Public Cloud Services Platforms ideally Azure (with AWS experience), MS Azure Cloud Services (with AWS experience a big plus),IIS / Azure Application Services,. LAMP Systems Administration and System Administration of Microsoft Micrsoft Windows Environments, Bash Scripting and Python, Source Control with GIT on one of GITHub, Bitbucket, GitLab, Azure DevOps repos, Web Services, APIs, Microservices Architecture, Solid understanding of TCP/IP Networking Noncepts, Network Protocols, Docker (any Kubernetes exposure is a positive), Node.JS / Modern Front-End Stack, Monitoring & Logging Application Insights, DataDog & New Relic.

£60,000pa + Substantial Benefits Package

Due to significant investment and growth over the past 24 months, this Birmingham based financial institution are pursuing excellence and with this pursuit they have a need to secure the services of "impact players" for their DevOps Team based in the heart of Birmingham City Centre.

Joining this organisation you will engage a highly professional and supportive group who are technically advanced and well-funded as a Dev Ops function.

Your key areas of responsibility within the role will consist of:

  • You will lead efforts to automate CI and CD pipelines, sharing knowledge throughout the technology teams
  • You will architect, develop, implement & support new cloud-based environments to support IT strategy
  • You will collaborate with the development of technology teams to understand infrastructure requirements
  • You will perform the technical elements of software release working with technology teams & stakeholders
  • You will help identify, create, implement processes or products to assist in support & manage releases
  • You will set up & manage the monitoring of server and application environments
  • You will deploy scripts & debug where required and perform Log Analysis
  • You will mentor & assist developers, technical employees and other stakeholders where required
  • You will understand the charging model for Cloud Services
  • You will Tag resources to ensure accuracy of Billing Reports.
  • You will contribute to the technology selection process and make sure we use the right technology at the right time, balancing cost, benefit and risk in decision making
  • You will review DevOp solutions ensuring they are designed to scale, secure & make best use for the environment

Your "Essential" Technical Skills will consist of:

  • Building CI Pipelines for Web Applications using Azure DevOps (experience with TeamCity, Jenkins, CircleCI, CodePipeline will be a plus)
  • Building & Supporting platforms in public cloud services ideally Azure (with AWS experience a big plus)
  • MS Azure Cloud Services (with AWS experience a big plus)
  • IIS / Azure Application Services
  • Extensive systems administration of LAMP and Microsoft Windows environments
  • Source Control with GIT on one of GITHub, Bitbucket, GitLab, Azure DevOps repos
  • Good technical understanding of web services, APIs and microservices architecture
  • Solid understanding of TCP/IP networking concepts and major protocols
  • Good experience of: Docker (any Kubernetes exposure is a positive), Node.JS / Modern Front-End Stack
  • Bash Scripting and Python
  • Monitoring and Logging Application Insights, DataDog and New Relic

The "Desirable" Technical Skills you will have exposure to will consist of:

  • Desired State Configuration, preferably PowerShell DSC (Chef, Puppet or Ansible experience a plus) from manifests in YAML or JSON. (D)
  • Infrastructure as Code, preferably Hashicorp Terraform or Azure ARM templates
  • Scripting in a common language such as Bash, PowerShell, Python (D)
  • Implementation of redundant/high availability solutions (D)
  • Good understanding of the full software delivery life-cycle using Scrum (D)
  • Experience of working within regulatory environments /Financial Services (D)

For this dynamic role and the opportunity to rise above your peers call Experis IT now!