DevOps Engineer

Job Title: DevOps Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Stafford, Staffordshire
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: J901547_1563287599
Contact Name: Ben Evans
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 16, 2019 15:33

Job Description

DevOps Engineer

Russell Taylor are actively recruiting for a DevOps Engineer to lead the deployment of various products and solutions for a System Integrator in Staffordshire.

The aim of the role is to work with the various teams of software developers, product owners and project managers to help build and shape DevOps related tasks to allow for a rapid repeatable deployment process across the portfolio of projects and products so that there is a consistent and coherent approach to DevOps organisation wide. The role will be part evangelist, part release manager and part infrastructure and automation architect, as the company transitions from a waterfall methodology to agile and a new approach to releases.

The company itself develops, engineers and implements advanced technologies that enable customers to safely control, monitor and optimise some of the most strategically important facilities in the UK. Digital technologies are powering the next wave of industrial process improvement. Smart machines, seamless communication and advanced analytics are helping companies to transform the efficiency, productivity and reliability of their operations

Essential Requirements:
* Agile Project Management
* Cloud Architecture knowledge (Microsoft Azure & AWS)
* Windows/Linux experience
* Container/Docker knowledge
* Continuous Integration experience
* Security focused approach to both deployment and data access
* Deployment Automation & Orchestration (1-click deployment type solutions and scripting experience)
* Infrastructure design and automation
* Source Control
* Java, C#, Scripting Languages (PowerShell, Python, or similar), GitLab, SQL

Desirable Requirements:
* Practical experience of maintaining a DevOps function on products that can be deployed on-premise or SaaS.

Personal Qualities:
* Confident and capable, able to work under own initiative or as part of a team.
* Ability to maintain focus on next delivery/drop.
* Work as part of a geographically dispersed team - communication and interaction.
* Investigating and solving compatibility problems.
* Enjoy investigating and devising solutions for automation of tasks and processes.
* Customer interactions - Face to face, over the phone, on a skype call. Collaboration with a customer to gathering requirement/build mock ups.
* Have good communication skills.
* Be flexible in working methods.

Important Information: We endeavour to process your personal data in a fair and transparent manner. In applying for this role, Russell Taylor will be acting within your interest and will contact you in relation to the role, either by email, phone or text message. For more information see our Privacy Policy h t t p s : / / w w w . r u s s e l l - t a y l o r . c o . u k / p r i v a c y - p o l i c y on our website. It is important you are aware of your individual rights and the provisions the company has put in place to protect your data. If you would like further information on the policy or the GDPR please contact us on h r @ r u s s e l l - t a y l o r . c o . u k

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