DevOps Engineer

Recruiter
Legal & General
Location
Farringdon
Posted
14 Apr 2018
Closes
17 May 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
  • Company Info

We take pride in being there for our customers. We help them deal with whatever life has in store and support them in achieving financial security; and that’s thanks to the talented and dedicated people who work with us. For us, 'social responsibility’ is not just a buzzword. It defines us and runs through everything we do for our customers and as an employer. And working with us, you’ll get a competitive reward package and have the flexibility and autonomy to deliver your personal, business and career goals.

  • Department Info

From HR and Digital teams through to Group Finance, Risk and Corporate Comms - our Group function support our businesses across the UK and abroad. Delivering essential services and activities that have a real impact on our business and our customers lives, we enable our people to do what they do best, contributing to delivering a great customer service, profitability and strategic growth.

  • Job Duties

Working as part of a development team to develop tools and environments, and provide operational management and support of those tools and environments, for digital applications used across L&G, to meet the strategic objectives of the organization, and drive overall quality improvements to our websites and digital applications.

  • Key Responsibilities

    Build, test, maintain and operationally own multiple DevOps tools and environments to support Digital application development and operations.

    Actively participate in agile scrum ceremonies including sprint planning, providing estimates and updates for development activity.

    Working as part of the development team to help understand and shape business requirements.

    Working with the development team and DevOps Lead to help devise, plan, build and document automated build pipelines and infrastructure as code.

    Communicating problems you find to line management and product owners in a clear, detailed and helpful way, reporting progress, risks and issues, and identifying solutions.

  • Skills Required

A general understanding of the Linux operating system (preferably Red Hat based).
An understanding of networking and security.
Experience in at least one scripting language (bash, python, ruby…).
Experience with a configuration management tooling (Puppet, Ansible).
An understanding of Infrastructure as code patterns and principles.
An interest in containers and container orchestration.
A good understanding of CI/CD principles.
Experience using automated build tools i.e. Jenkins.

  • Benefits

Whatever your role, we reward ability, performance and attitude with a package that looks after all the things that are important to you. Our employees have a wide range of benefits including a generous pension scheme, life assurance, 22 days’ (with potential to rise to 26 days) holiday, discretionary performance related bonuses, paid overtime, a variety of share schemes, discounts at both a huge range of high street stores and our own great products, your hard work will be rewarded when you join us.

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