DevOps Engineer

Wood Mackenzie
10 Mar 2018
14 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time


Verisk has a great opportunity for an experienced Dev Ops person to join a fast-growing, multi-national and customer-centric business.

The Role…
We are looking for an experienced Dev Ops Engineer accountable for supporting development operations in all phases of application development and product IT operations while demonstrating expertise in Windows/Linux based administration. The individual will be able to script the automation of building and deploying applications and maintain source code repositories. They will be designated as the Software Configuration Management (SCM) subject matter expert within the Project Management and Software Development processes implementing SCM models with the Agile methodology.

Key Responsibilities…

·Working within a remote team based out of UK, USA and Australia, this person will have responsibility

o To administer the organisation’s development Continuous Integration process.

oTo monitor and respond to Production server and application anomalies and performance degradation

oTo deliver the product operation activities including deploying content updates and generating usage reports.

oTo setup build plans, assist developers with failures and manage software configurations

oTo implement production migrations in co-ordination with multiple geographic locations

oTo support developers with server troubleshooting and application errors due to environmental issues

oTo assist with Cloud environment setup and implementation plan

·Thanks to the rapid growth experienced by the organisation, this individual will have the opportunity to shape the dev ops for the organisation, working alongside the wider remote team

·This individual will be reporting to the Senior Technology Director based in USA, while working closely with the Systems and Product Manager based in the UK on defining and shaping strategic technological initiatives

The Ideal Candidate Will:

·Be experienced in Windows Administration and IIS management

·Have a working knowledge of advanced IIS concepts and settings

·Be proficient with SQL server administration and AWS administration (e.g. Workspaces, EC2, RDS, ELB)

·Be proficient at scripting languages such as Bash, Powershell, Chef

·Have a good understanding of Deployment technologies like Atlassian Bamboo, Octopus Deploy, Git, Sonar.

·Have a solid understanding of Continuous Integration and how to automate builds and deployments

·Be familiar with Development tools and methodologies, such as XML config files, Rest API calls, HTTP Headers and Response Codes

·Be an expert at troubleshooting production issues, using monitoring tools such as Splunk, New Relic, Solarwinds DPA and Perfmon

·Be passionate about technology, Cloud computing, scripting languages and focused on automation

·Have a basic understanding of firewalls and networking concepts

·Be eligible to work in the UK

The Company…

At Verisk, you can build a rewarding career with challenging and meaningful work; create a positive, lasting impact on the business; and find the support, coaching, and training you need to advance your career. Our culture of innovation means your ideas of how to improve our business will be heard. As key contributors to our success, our team members enjoy working in a business-casual, collaborative environment that offers state-of-the-art resources and advanced technologies.

The Package…

·A competitive salary plus discretionary bonus scheme



We are looking to fill this position asap – if you're keen please submit your CV
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