Azure DevOps Engineer

  • fulltime
  • Cheltenham
  • gbp 40000.0 to 50000.0 Annum

Azure DevOps Engineer


Job Type: 12-month Fixed Term Contract 

Location: Cheltenham or Remote

Salary:  up to £50,000


About the Company

Our client is at the forefront of data collection in the UK, in terms of prestige it’s hard to think of a better organisation to work within if technology is your career.  More than that, they have been working remotely and flexibly for years, so during these challenging times projects continue.  Your opportunity is to join the team as an Azure DevOps Engineer, within an organisation where technology is at the heart of everything they do.


Reporting Relationships:

Reports to the Head of Software Development while working day-to-day within several Scrum teams.


About the Role

The successful candidate will be a specialist who is responsible for working with several scrum teams with a view to create/update deployment scripts and document processes. You will mentor and coach colleagues through ongoing use of Terraform for their products. Communication and technical knowledge are key skills needed for this role.


Roles and Responsibilities

  • Uses technical skills, existing knowledge, and experience to develop solutions to conform to agreed standards, patterns, architectures, and tools.
  • Works with Technology staff to understand relevant technical platform constraints and to align patterns and architectures with platforms to take best advantage of them.
  • Maintains regular discussions with software developers to keep all parties apprised of changes, to understand new requirements as they arise.
  • Works with the teams to enable and improve the control of software releases.
  • Works with teams to organise and plan work in line with the agreed sprint objectives.
  • Tracks down and solves bugs in deployment often working with Technology and other staff to isolate the problem.


Essential

  • Two or more years’ professional experience in a similar role including:
    • Terraform
    • Microsoft DevOps
    • Azure Cloud Platform
  • Excellent understanding of Automation and Infrastructure as Code (Terraform)
  • Excellent understanding of DevOps / CICD processes (Microsoft DevOps)
  • Excellent understanding of DevOps best practices.
  • Good understanding of Azure Services
  • Good understanding of Software Development practices.
  • Knowledge of the software development lifecycle.


Highly Desirable: 

  • Cloud experience with AWS
  • Experience with Serverless Architecture
  • Understanding of Security processes (ISO27001)
  • Knowledge of agile (Scrum Framework)
  • Degree or equivalent in a relevant subject.


Benefits:

There is an attractive package with 25 days leave, plus bank holidays and extra shutdown at Christmas; holiday buys/sell scheme, flexible working including remote and home working options; pension scheme and occupational health support.


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