DevOps Engineer

Easyweb Recruitment
£32k-£35k + bonus + benefits
30 Nov 2017
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
DevOps Engineer

Looking to develop a career with an award-winning business in the financial services industry? Our client could have just the opportunity for you.

They are one of the largest providers of online investment platforms and stockbroker services in the UK, with assets under administration exceeding £36.3 billion and more than 152,400 clients. Their award-winning products include Small Self-Administered Schemes (SSAS), Self-Invested Personal Pensions (SIPP), ISAs and Dealing Accounts. They have their head office in Manchester, as well as a Media office in London and a stock broking office in Tunbridge Wells.

Their aim is to be to a market-leading provider of investment products and administration services in the execution-only and adviser markets.

Position: DevOps Engineer
Location: Exchange Quay, Manchester
Job Type: Full Time, Permanent
Salary: £32k-£35k + bonus + benefits

About the role:

Due to growth within the team, an opportunity has arisen for an engineer to join the DevOps team at their organisation. Reporting into the DevOps Team Leader, the successful candidate will be responsible for helping to establish the processes and behaviours that continue to develop the team into a mature DevOps function.

Our client is a fast-moving company and the Technology Services department is delivering a varied and rapid programme of change. The DevOps team has started on the journey towards true Continuous Integration and has strong support; the successful candidate will assist in taking this further.


- Supporting current Release Processes.
- Working closely with the Development teams towards Implementation of automated test, build and release processes.
- Attendance and input into Sprint meetings.
- Oversight and delivery of DevOps Improvement initiatives.
- Mentoring and coaching of existing DevOps team members.
- Establishing Mature Configuration Management processes.
- Problem Management and root cause analysis.

About you:

- Extensive knowledge and experience of Windows and Linux Server administration including troubleshooting. Some competence with the other.
- Knowledge of a database language, SQL, MySQL, MongoDb etc.
- Knowledge and experience in at least one of VMware, AWS or NetApp.
- Experience working within a Change and Release framework.
- Experience with automated build and deploy, or automated testing.
- Credible and professional.
- Able to challenge appropriately and present solutions.
- Self-starting and able to work on own initiative.
- A high attention to detail.
- Ambitious and driven to exceed expectations.
- An analytical mind-set and technical ability.


- Technical IT certification.
- Exposure to some of the following: GitHub / TFS / Atlassian / Puppet / Chef / Jenkins.
- Experience of scripting languages such as bash, batch and PowerShell.
- Knowledge and / or experience of working in an Agile environment.
- Financial Services experience.

Other Information:

In return they will provide all the training and support you need in order to develop within your role. There are opportunities for growth and professional development for members wanting to progress within their career including induction training and our study support scheme which is part of their benefits package.

With our client you can expect a friendly working environment with a strong sense of team work, they have a great sense of pride in what they do, and this is reflected in their strong guiding principles.

There is an active programme of social events throughout the year which are open to all employees.

You may have experience of the following: DevOps Engineer, Software Architect, Senior Developer, Infrastructure Engineer, Deployment Manager, DevOps Architect, Operations Systems Engineer, Application Technician, Cloud Specialist, Software Developer, Release Manager, Github, TFS, Atlassian Suite, Puppet, Chef, Jenkins, VMware, AWS, NetApp, SQL, MySQL, MongoDb, Agile, etc.

This vacancy is being advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment, the UK’s leading Online Recruitment Agency. The services advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment are those of an employment agency. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief, and we confirm that we will gladly accept all applications.
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