DevOps Engineer - Azure | £400 per day

Location
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Salary
£400 + Free Parking
Posted
02 Oct 2018
Closes
30 Oct 2018
Ref
11817
Function
IT
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time

DevOps Engineer - Azure | £400 per day
High Wycombe
£400 + Free Parking

Company:


We are a leading producer of form and data related applications for the horse racing industry. With our head office based in Sydney, Australia, we are expanding our UK presence with a view to trading the global markets.

Position Summary:

We are seeking a talented and self-motivated Principal DevOps Engineer who will assist in the design of a functional and maintainable platform running on Azure. You will be joining a core team in our High Wycombe offices to help deliver highly available platform for software solutions. This is an exciting opportunity to play a leading role in changing the way that web products are delivered within the company, devising and implementing a modern approach to software engineering that enables continuous integration and deployment. The role holder will have excellent stakeholder management skills as you’ll be supporting the development teams who use agile management and engineering practices. 

Key Tasks:

+ Build and maintain the right cloud infrastructure architecture, balancing performance and resilience with cost. 
+ Automation and monitoring at all steps of software construction including implementation of a CI / CD pipeline

Work on projects as wide ranging as: 

+ Building and maintaining a set of tools that enable developers to self-serve for most operational tasks + Building and maintaining an auditing and reporting estate that provides all relevant information on current and historic working state of infrastructure.

Key Skills / Experience:

+ Azure Devops (formally VSTS) 
+ Azure deployment at scale with a high level of architectural understanding of the Azure offering (MUST) 
+ Experience of working in an agile environment 
+ Excellent Windows experience at scale 
+ A deep understanding of coding practices and of DRY principles 
+ Configuration management 
+ Continuous Integration & Deployment systems 
+ Apache Kafka 
+ Redis 
+ Git 
+ Network Configuration
+ CDN and internet networking 
+ Security and compliance understanding 
+ Agile experience with Scrum / Kanban / XP 
+ Ability to work on several work streams with excellent time management 
+ Excellent team player 
+ Able to formulate and execute solution to take into consideration the needs of multiple stakeholders 
+ A positive, constructive approach with an emphasis on collaboration and good execution 
+ 5+ years experience of high-transaction cloud computing + BSc. or equivalent experience 


Interested? Apply here for a fast-track path to the hiring manager

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