DevOps Engineer

4 months ago
£600 - £700/dayGreat rateBlackpoolTalent International


Blackpool, Lancashire

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TaiJaan Cordova

Contract - 6 months

Location: Blackpool

£600 - £700

Job description

Having moved away from reliance on multiple third-party suppliers, we are building our own best-practice digital capability in-house. Working as part of the reliability engineering team and with critical stakeholders, you will be responsible for optimising the reliability of the relevant line of business applications. You will use industry-leading tools to increase the reliability of software for applications and infrastructure, optimise performance monitoring and automate low-value tasks.

Using DevOps principles and Agile methods you will be at the forefront of embedding good practice across the digital organisation.

Key Criteria:

This role would be most suited to an individual with an extensive background in software engineering with deep knowledge of programming and scripting languages, and working on cloud-continuous environments using Agile methods to DevOps principles. The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate the following essential skills and experience:

  • Advanced investigation, diagnosis, coordination and resolution of major incidents
  • Advanced skills in cloud-continuous environments, methods, and tooling
  • The ability to lead engineers in a complex, multi-disciplinary environment, delivering products within specific timescales
  • Skilled knowledge and ability in modifying and maintaining systems and code developed by other engineers
  • Ability to architect and administer scalable, cloud-native and on-premise applications
  • Setting, communicating, implementing, and achieving business objectives and goals through direct management
  • Leading continuous improvement
  • Communications skills across multiple stakeholder types
  • Time management and change management
  • Understanding of security engineering and security best practice
  • Passionate about improving internal processes
  • Recognised certification in Scrum, Kanban and/or Lean techniques
  • ITIL Foundation

Technical skills
Advanced troubleshooting
Application of cloud-continuous tooling
Recognised certification in Scrum, Kanban and/or Lean techniques (desirable)
Recognised certification in scaled agile techniques (e.g. LeSS, Nexus or SAFe) (desirable)
ITIL foundation (desirable)