DevOps Engineer - Reading

  • Job Reference: PR/020198
  • Date Posted: 23 August 2019
  • Recruiter: E-Resourcing
  • Location: Reading
  • Salary: £50,000 to £50,001
  • Bonus/Benefits: Benefits
  • Sector: IT (general)
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Job Description: DevOps Engineer

The Technology team develop and maintain a crucial suite of back-office products. We are in the process of creating some exciting new capabilities for our growing business and we are looking for talented individuals to help us on this journey.

Experience Required:
* Demonstrable experience managing high-availability systems.
* Infrastructure deployment with Terraform.
* Experience of using the latest containerisation tools such as Docker and Kubernetes.
* Experience of using cloud platforms, in particular AWS.
* Knowledge of tooling and approaches such as TDD, BDD, CI, CD, Git and build pipelines to ensure product delivery becomes routine and safe.
* Experience of maintaining and optimizing database servers, preferably SQL Server.
* Good understanding of Agile principles and Scrum/Kanban delivery methods.
* Knowledge of tools such as TeamCity and Octopus is desirable.
* Be an excellent communicator and are able to work in a collaborative environment.

* Building and maintaining highly available systems.
* Ensuring that the solutions meet the non-functional objectives, in particular maintainability, performance, and scalability.
* Improving our CI/CD tooling and processes.
* Improving the monitoring and alerting of our infrastructure.
* Identifying and creating recommendations on when to utilise new technologies.
* Utilising your experience to provide the necessary guidance and support to other members within the teams.
* Providing guidance and support to other members within the department
* Collaborating with business stakeholders and technology co-workers across other delivery centres.
* Driving best practices and helping our teams build and deliver great products.