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DevOps for Application Layer

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15 Sep 2021

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DevOps for Application Layer, London

We regret we are unable to sponsor candidates working visas so only candidates with the necessary permits to work in the UK/EU will be considered. The role is permanent and can be remote from anywhere in the UK/EU or in-house in London.

Project Description

You'll be working within Wealth Management UK IT, on project 'Avenir', which aims to implement a new front-office platform within Europe, starting with WM Monaco. You will form a new high performing Scrum team based in London, responsible for the Greenfield development of a new Integration Layer. This Integration Layer will provide the backbone of data and service exchange between the new front-office platform, back-office platforms, global applications and local applications.

This project has senior business and IT stakeholder visibility and support, with ambitious innovation goals and significant business benefits.


We are looking for a DevOps Engineer (hands-on, problem solver, technical expert) with strong technical leadership, which would be able to:

  • Build and set up new CI/CD tooling and pipelines
  • Work on ways to automate and improve development and release processes
  • Work with software developers and software engineers to ensure development follows established processes and patterns
  • Collaborate with technology and business partners
  • Write, test and examine code
  • Build and maintain the software in an Agile, fast-paced DevOps environment
  • Reduce lead time of business changes, increase deployment frequency
  • You'll play an important role in designing and delivering solutions that accelerate the "Speed of Confidence of Delivery to Production"


Must have
  • Passion about what you do, you value excellence, learning and integrity
  • Enjoy a work environment that places emphasis on teamwork, collaboration and delivering business
  • Value while working at a sustainable pace
  • Someone who is technically excellent, inquisitive and continually seeks to grow
  • Proactive, detail-oriented, and comfortable working in dynamic environments with fast-paced deliveries and changing requirements
  • Have an "automate everything" mindset
  • Cloud and Cloud Native PaaS products (Microsoft Azure preferred)
  • Microservices and containers; Helm Charts, Docker/Docker Compose, Kubernetes
  • Worked with Agile SDLC and TDD methodologies
  • Familiarity with testing frameworks and tooling; Selenium, Cucumber, Robot Framework, SonarQube
  • Knowledge of Unix/Linux platforms
  • Proficient with any type of Scripting
  • Good understanding of DevOPs principles (CI/CD, release automation)
  • Experienced delivering infrastructure as a Service
  • Experience with Terraform, Ansible, REX
  • Proficient with release management tools (Jenkins, Azure DevOPs)
  • Package repos (Nuget, Nexus, etc)
  • Use of monitoring/reporting tools with NetCool, App Dynamics, New Relic or Splunk is beneficial
  • Configuration management experience with Puppet or other relevant configuration management tools
  • Keen interest in self-learning of new tools and products
  • Experience in the financial industry is a plus working knowledge of client-side web technologies (JavaScript, JSON, HTML, CSS)
  • Knowledge of IIS, Azure AD, SQL Server, Network Proxys and issue management tooling
  • Know-how of agile development practices (Scrum, XP, Kanban, etc.)

Nice to have
  • Experience in investment banking or financial services, ideally


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