DevOps engineer, 6 month contract, IR35, £700 a day, remote working
Your new company
The Pensions Regulator are a leading employer in Brighton. The role pays £700 a day, inside IR35.
Your new role
You will be a DevOps engineer on a 6 month contract. You will help develop, automate, standardise and streamline technical build and release processes in use across a wide application and infrastructure estate;
* Maintain, guide and develop continuous integration practices in the organisation by creating pipelines, automating build and release processes in Azure DevOps and working to standardise those processes across our application suite
* Support migration of IT infrastructure into Azure IaaS, PaaS and SaaS cloud computing models
* Aid in the technical design and delivery of new systems with regard to continuous integration, automated testing and delivery
What you’ll need to succeed
* Excellent experience of using CI and CD tooling, e.g. Azure DevOps, TFS, TeamCity, Ansible, Jenkins to create build and release processes for different types of applications in a predominantly .NET ecosystem
* Strong experience and understanding of using Agile methodologies to plan, develop, test and deliver software through the value stream. Ability to mentor others in its use.
* Experience with configuring management and workflow automation tools, preferably with Terraform and PowerShell DSC
* Experience investigating and diagnosing problems with large-scale IT systems
* Good knowledge of automated testing tooling such as Selenium, particularly in their use in continuous integration
* Knowledge of full software lifecycle development ideally gained through practical experience
* Knowledge of PowerShell, C#, .Net framework and SQL
* Good understanding of MS Azure technologies including experience designing continuous delivery for Azure App Services
* Familiarity with orchestration systems and containerisation, e.g. Kubernetes, Docker
Skilled in communicating across the organisation to communicate technical solutions and resolve technical problems;
* Engages with business users to gather information regarding systems defects and requirements for change
* Communicates with wider team to solve and diagnose problems, to design technical solutions and discuss technology choices
* Collaborates in a multi-skilled agile team to estimate, plan, deliver and test prioritised features
* Mentors and guides fellow engineers in technical skills and the application of DevOps practices and development methodologies
* Investigate, diagnose and fix problems in existing systems using creative thought processes
* Design a solution to fit a business requirement, whilst using the TPR technology framework
* Solve complex CI problems using original thought to create solutions that are efficient, maintainable and meet the coding and process standards agreed by the team
* Review others’ code and identify problems and risks and feed these back effectively
Maintain a keen technical awareness and show a willingness to learn and develop skills. Contribute to the IT community by sharing experience and knowledge and updating documentation.
What you’ll get in return
A chance to work with some of the latest technology around. A 6 month contract, paying £700 a day and working a 35 hour week.
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