Senior DevOps Engineer

  • Location:

    Manchester, Greater Manchester

  • Sector:

    IT

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Up to £60000.00 per annum + Benefits

  • Job ref:

    BBBH122716_1602248578

  • Published:

    10 days ago

Senior DevOps Engineer

Permanent - Spinningfields, Manchester

We have an exciting opportunity with one of our high-profile clients based in Spinningfields, Manchester. As a result of ongoing growth within their development team, they are seeking a Senior DevOps Engineer to join the team on a permanent basis. Specifically, this position will design, create, manage and optimise build/release pipelines for application deployment, configuration and monitoring to ensure that change can be delivered efficiently, and the application monitored to spot problems before they impact the customer.

Main responsibilities:

  • Take responsibility for the design and implementation of a continuous delivery pipeline in keeping with industry best practice.
  • Take responsibility for all aspects of the application configuration and environment upwards from the OS and look for opportunities to drive efficiency, reliability and quality through automation.
  • Ensure adequate levels of monitoring and telemetry is in place across all aspects of the infrastructure, application and deployment pipelines and use this information to drive improvement.
  • Champions build and support tooling/services to supporting CI/CD data pipeline processes for build, test and deploy automation.
  • Supports the evolution of our DevOps culture and working practices across development and operations, encouraging simplicity, efficiency, ownership and accountability.
  • Work with development & infrastructure teams to integrate tooling and processes to automate delivery, seeking ways to increase the velocity, regularity, quality and visibility of our release cycles.
  • Works with Infrastructure Engineers, Project Managers, Scrum Masters and Product Owners to define and implement the automation infrastructure needed to support project delivery.
  • Work with technical colleagues to diagnose technical incidents and identify the root cause of problems.
  • Work with technical colleagues in Enterprise Systems and the wider IS to provide business as usual (BAU) and application support.
  • You will uphold coding standards and contribute to their definition.
  • Stay up-to-date on emerging technologies.

Experience required:

  • Experience building and maintaining Enterprise Solutions in an on-premise windows server and Oracle environment.
  • Experience developing CI/CD process using an automated DevOps pipeline to automate the provisioning and configuration of enterprise scale applications on Windows and Oracle servers.
  • Good working knowledge of a variety of automation techniques using tooling such as (GIT/Jenkins/Teamcity/Bamboo/PowerShell/JavaScript/Octopus deploy).
  • Experience implementing environments to support test automation within a CI/CD pipeline using tools such as Selenium or Taiko.
  • Experience implementing environment monitoring and application telemetry using industry standard techniques and tooling.
  • Familiarity with running, analysing and mitigating the outputs of performance and penetration tests.
  • Working collaboratively within an Agile environment with the responsibility for live implementation of software releases.
  • Experience of containerisation using Docker and Kubernetes on Azure would be beneficial.
  • Good understanding of software development methods and practices.
  • Have a good awareness and ability to work with information security and confidentiality legislation.

If you have the relevant skills and experience and would like to apply, please following the link provided.

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