DevOps Engineer

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
18 May 2017
17 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

DevOps Engineer - up to £33,135 with Excellent Benefits - 39 days holiday - Cardiff

Hays have partnered with Companies House as they embark on an ambitious period of expansion within their IT and digital departments.

Companies House are undergoing a transformation of their IT and digital systems, utilising the latest technologies to help share the future of their services. This is an opportunity to work at the forefront of technology, taking an active involvement in shaping the future direction of the organisation.

Companies House is the Government agency responsible for over 3.5 million companies registered in the UK. They are at the forefront of providing online Government services, currently handling 15 million requests per day for company information.

They are now looking to hire an experienced DevOps Engineer to increase operability of systems with a view to increase dashboarding, logging in applications, monitoring and alerting work. This is an excellent opportunity to take an active involvement in a migration from legacy systems to the latest cloud based technologies.

This role will be responsible for progressing work streams as well as helping drive through the tasks required to accomplish Companies House DevOps goals. You will need to have a broad range of technical expertise and a willingness to pick up new technologies. You should be a forward thinking individual who has the ability to recommend technical solutions. You should be confident liaising with a range of both technical and non-technical individuals throughout the organisation.

In order to be successful at this role you will have a proven track record in a similar role with a good overall knowledge of the relevant technologies. You will need a good understanding of AWS technologies (specifically EC2 & S3), Automation tools (Jenkins, Jenkins Job Builder, Job DSL, Ansible, Terraform and Rundeck.)

If you have any knowledge with any of the following technologies that would be an advantage but it is not essential; AWS ELB or VPC, CloudWatch, ElasticSearch, Elasticache, Prometheus, Route53, Git, Mesos and Marathon, Grafana and Kibana, MongoDB, Oracle, Cucumber tests using Selenium, Sonar, Perl, Java JEE and Weblogic.

You will join a dynamic and innovative organisation that offers great scope for career progression.

Companies House offers an excellent working environment in addition to a benefits package that includes:

  • 30 days annual leave plus 9 days bank holidays
  • Excellent pension scheme, with very high employer contributions
  • Bonus payments
  • Flexible working hours
  • Free on site car parking
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Life assurance
  • Staff discounts
  • Childcare vouchers scheme
  • Free eye tests
  • Employee Assistant Programme
  • On site gymnasium
  • Sports and social clubs
  • Subsidised on site restaurant and Starbucks
  • Up to 3 days paid volunteering in the community

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