Senior Devops Engineer

Full Time Tyne & Wear IT Job Pro UK

We’re searching for a Senior DevOps Engineer (Azure) based in Newcastle, with the opportunity to work from home.

The role responsibilities:

* Developing various infrastructure solutions including Public Cloud mainly Azure as well as datacenter / private cloud to deliver high availability, rapidly developed, fully automated solutions using predominately open source software which deliver value to the customer.

* Providing technical leadership, help and guidance to less experienced members of the team through mentoring, coaching, constructive review and active participation in various technical forums.

* Advising our customers on the latest technologies and methodologies, designing and implementing innovative approaches to their problems using Automation.

* Ensuring software standards are maintained, being able to train and mentor junior staff. Defining processes and procedures to ensure maximum re-use and maintaining standards.

* Understanding security policies and implementing solutions that satisfy the security requirements.

* Designing and implementing solutions which have high availability and are scalable.

* Providing feedback and demonstrating to a wider audience solutions currently being developed and introducing the team to new concepts and products.

* Advise on testing solutions that can be automated to deliver an end to end testing solution for products.

* Advise on monitoring solutions, which can automate error collection and display the results in real time that will improve the customer’s experience

The person we’re searching for:

* 7 years plus experience ideal

* Experience with configuration management tools, e.g. Ansible (preferred)

* Experience with build and provisioning tools, eg. Jenkins (preferred), Terraform (preferred)

* Experience and knowledge of Azure

* Experience of Test Driven or Behavior Driven development, and being able to implement automated test solutions

* Experience with Docker container hosting including Kubernetes would be added advantage

* Working knowledge of digital delivery processes and methodologies

* Ability to work with an Agile Team, being able to be self-driven and looking for continuous improvements to both the process and the systems.

* Excellent communication skills (written and verbal).

* Attention to detail with a pragmatic and enthusiastic attitude to work

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