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DevOps Engineer

Job Description

Looking for a new Challenge?

Want a long contract with extensions?

want a hybrid role?

Want to work with one of the largest utility companies in the UK?

Then this is the opportunity for you. My client is looking for a DevOps Engineer to:

  • Lead adoption of DevOps tools and capabilities by IT teams
  • Manage the onboarding and support team on a day-to-day basis
  • Work closely with the platform team to ensure requirements are added into the platform backlog.
  • Providing expertise to the technical teams on how to leverage the toolingCreating and Maintaining Standards for tooling - Establishing a healthy balance on both consistency and ability to adapt for innovation.
  • Managing the roll out of additional plug-ins for Jira and Confluence
  • Managing the onboarding and issue management process for DevOps tooling, backlog refinement + associated processes, improving the efficiency of the team through effective suggestions for improvement and transparency.
  • Providing key metrics and input into management reporting
  • May evaluate and recommend new tools and capabilities to support the onboarding and issue management team.
  • This individual will help define best practice and standards as well as translating teams requirements into a fit for purpose end solution.

To qualify for this contract, you must have experience in:

  • Experience with DevOps tools and capabilities, such as, Jira, Bitbucket, Jenkins, SonarQube, Checkmarx, Selenium and Docker to support our digital transformation.
  • Strong technical leadership and the ability to be hands on and collaborate with peers.
  • Experience working with established DevOps related patterns and frameworks to ensure reuse, alongside this inputting into improvements for the needs of the organisation.
  • Communicates effectively (both written and oral) to a wide range of IT Stakeholders and able to understand and translate requirements for stakeholders to convey this to your DevOps colleagues.
  • Good Experience in agile methodologies including Scrum and Kanban as well as agile at scale.
  • Experience in building and maintaining CI/CD pipelines
  • Good Knowledge of working directly in the software development life cycle.
  • Good Knowledge of Agile and Waterfall methodologies
  • Must have excellent oral and written communication, which includes meeting facilitation, stakeholder management, and problem-solving skills.

If this sounds interesting to you and something you want to get involved in, apply! apply! apply!

Sponsorship only available for UK applicants