Devops Engineer - Bristol - North

Technology - Information Technology
Ref: 2660 Date Posted: Monday 27 Sep 2021
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We have partnered with a Global Fintech client who are expanding their DevOps and Cloud team with a Devops Engineer on a permanent contract. You have a great opportunity to join an industry leading business who support some of the world leading investment banks. Our client will offer you excellent growth potential to further develop your Devops and Cloud experience and knowledge. You will have an excellent technical background, a good work ethic, and strong communication skills. The role will involve participation in new initiatives across the product suite, including enhancing our containerisation strategy.

Job Responsibilities      

• Sourcing, configuring, and implementing build pipelines

• Advancing the containerization of our existing product suite

• Organising build improvements and consistency across development teams

• Analyse current technology utilized within the company and develop steps and processes to improve and expand upon them

• Communicating and problem-solving daily with teammates, solution development teams, and other stakeholders

• Ensuring appropriate security measures are implemented and maintained

• Improving automation and release capabilities of our products

Key Skills            

• Skilled in DevOps including the design of robust multi-stage build pipelines

• Self-motivated and demonstrate the ability and desire to improve both our practices and themselves.

• Able to own end to end solution build pipeline or environment (design, implement, validate)

• Manage diverse workload including multiple parallel tasks and can prioritise appropriately

• Understands and introduces outside concepts to challenge the status quo or solve problems in software, tooling and process

Desirable Skills

• Experience of container technologies, for example Docker, Kubernetes, Azure AKS and AWS EKS

• Good experience working in a DevOps capacity and exposure to continuous integration and build tools, such as Jenkins, Bitbucket and Maven

• Experience with configuration management and automation technologies, such as Chef, Puppet or Ansible

• Exposure to or knowledge of web security protocols and tools, for example OWASP, Veracode, AppScan and WhiteSource

• Working knowledge of AGILE development, using methodologies such as Scrum, Kanban or Extreme Programming

Qualifications  

The following certifications would be an advantage:

• Certified Jenkins Engineer

• Docker Certified Associate (DCA) certification

• Microsoft Certified: DevOps Engineer Expert

• AWS Certified DevOps Engineer

Experience        

• Mid to Senior level with DevOps as part of responsibilities

Benefits              

• Free onsite parking

• 25 days annual leave rising to 28 with length of service

• Company pension scheme matching up to 5% of salary

• Group Life Assurance - As part of your core benefit package you are entitled to up to 9 times your annual basic salary

• Group Income Protection, up to 75% of salary

• Private Medical Insurance, up to family cover