DevOps Engineer

  • Permanent
  • Reading
  • Posted on August 12th, 2019

DevOps Engineer - Permanent

Location: Theale (Near Reading)

Salary: £55,000 - £65,000 + 25 Days Annual Leave + Pension Scheme + Private Health Scheme + Café & Gym Membership

Client info: Our client is a global cloud software provider that helps companies to use state of the art technologies to improve and automate their customer experience and engagement.

They are looking to scale their delivery capability to meet the demands of an expanding customer pipeline, they are looking to accelerate their “Cloud First” strategy and manage the transition from datacentre to Cloud.

They are looking for an experienced Cloud DevOps Engineer to support the growing team.


Key Responsibilities and duties:

  • Build and deploy product pipelines based on internal/client requirements
  • Manage and take ownership of DevOps projects from inception through to production release and handover to in-life support teams
  • Build tools to reduce occurrences of errors in deployments
  • Help streamline the Route-To-Live for new infrastructure builds and product deployments in our Azure environments
  • Perform root cause analysis for deployment errors
  • Develop and maintain scripts to automate deployments
  • Maintain full documentation of all client and internal environments hosted in our cloud platforms
  • Track, foresee, always highlight requirements and resource 
  • Be aware of up and coming projects in order to foresee clashes and bottlenecks when deploying across environments
  • Highlight potential issues regarding insufficient information, incorrect dates, unrealistic deadlines


Essential Experience:

  • DevOps or a similar role working with environment builds or product deployments
  • Knowledge of Azure platform
  • Knowledge of the full Microsoft stack
  • Octopus deployment technologies
  • Knowledge of networking, VPN and cloud/data-centre hybrid technologies and configuration
  • Experience of configuring Azure Paas/Iaas offerings (experience of similar in AWS very beneficial)
  • Experience of multiple technologies (e.g. Kafka, Docker, Cassandra, Elastic Search, Grafana, Grey log, ELK) and the transition from other technologies (VMWare, Windows Clustering, SQL Server)
  • Linux experience beneficial
  • Experience in CI/CD and DevOps with customer governance and engagements

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