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Devops Engineer

Job Title: Devops Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester
Salary: Up to £40000.00 per annum
Reference: BBBH57764_1528712771
Contact Name: Jason Coad
Contact Email: j.coad@parity.net
Job Published: June 11, 2018 11:26

Job Description

Devops Engineer / Linux Systems Engineer - South Manchester

Would you like a role where you can build on your already solid Linux and/or Windows Systems engineering skills and move into a more Devops focused role? Want the chance to work in a dedicated Devops team within a larger ops team (60-70) for one of Manchester's leading financial services companies? If it's a yes to the questions above and you would like to work in brand new offices with an onsite gym, at a company who have room to almost double in size then this is the one for you!

The role is for a Systems Engineer to join a small but growing DevOps team. The type of person they are looking for could come from either a Linux (ideally) or Windows System Engineering background, and will have a strong interest in Devops and Automation using tools such as Ansible, Puppet, or Chef. This role has excellent long term prospects and will give you the chance to grow your Devops experience with the company as they move towards their long term goal of having a mature DevOps function.The current DevOps team has already started on this journey towards true Continuous Integration and has the full; backing of the business stakeholders.

Key responsibilities:

  • Support of Release Processes
  • Working with the Development teams towards Implementation of automated test, build and release processes
  • Active participation and input into Sprint meetings
  • Delivery of DevOps Improvement initiatives
  • Mentoring and coaching of existing DevOps team members
  • Establishing Configuration Management tools and processes

Essential experience/skills:

  • Strong background in Linux Server administration including troubleshooting, ideally with knowledge of Windows.
  • Database Knowledge - Basic SQL Queries etc.
  • Knowledge of VMware or AWS
  • Experience working within a Change and Release framework
  • Experience with automated build and deploy, or automated testing

Desired experience/skills:

  • Exposure to some of the following: Github / TFS / Atlassian / Puppet / Ansible / Chef / Jenkins
  • Experience of creating Automation via Shell/BASH scripting or PowerShell etc.

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