Senior DevOps Engineer.

  • devops
  • permanent
  • Basingstoke

Senior DevOps Engineer
Hybrid - Basingstoke 2 days per week
£65,000 - £70,000 (Negotiable)

Due to a period of continued growth my client are seeking a Senior Devops Engineer to drive DevOps culture within the organisation.
The Senior DevOps Engineer is a key member of the DevOps and Engineering team, providing expertise to the wider IT department. You will play a crucial role in the conceptualisation, design, and delivery of solutions in collaboration with the architecture team. You will drive alignment with IT industry standards and engage in research and development. Your expertise will guide the seamless transition from development to production, ensuring optimal performance and reliability.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities
* Consulting, advising, supporting, and assisting delivery teams within the delivery pipeline as well as our suite of SDLC tools.
* Influential member of team, involved with setting direction and delivering.
* Lead in design, development and delivery of enterprise scale DevOps practices and solutions.
* Coaching, demonstrating, and teaching DevOps practices.
* Mentor to other DevOps Engineers.
* Escalation point with tool upgrades, configurations, installations, and integrations, as well as troubleshooting and user support.
* Ensures that solutions delivered are secure and scalable and comply with defined standards and best practices.
* Participates actively in an Agile team with Agile ceremonies and a Lean Agile mindset. * Thinks with the mind of the end customer at all times, ensuring solutions seek to improve and delight the customer experience.
* Ensure the continued protection of information, by following all applicable Information Security policies and procedures and by reporting suspected weaknesses in information security controls to the Information Security Officer.
* Embed and contribute to the requirements of Conduct Risk, Solvency II systems of governance, Treating Customers Fairly, Consumer Duty and the Risk Management Framework as it applies to the role and divisional activities and drive improvements as required.

* Hold the relevant qualifications or equivalent experience.
* Experienced practitioner within an IT engineering field (essential).
* In depth knowledge of DevOps concepts, security, and practices.
* Demonstrates excellent oral and written communication skills, experience leading groups of people through discussions, technical or otherwise.
* Experience with tools and scripting languages, such as Azure DevOps Services, Git, SonarQube, Veracode, Terraform, Selenium, Artifactory, PowerShell, Bash, and Python.
* Experience with modern technologies such as virtualization, containerization, and cloud, preferably Azure.
* Confident in consulting with delivery teams to adopt DevOps practices and tools to bring measured improvement in engineering.
* Skilled in Agile development/methodologies.
* Analytically minded, critical thinker, positive and motivated with a willingness to drive technical and process discussions.
* Passionate about delivering solutions that excite our customers; holds self to high standards of delivery.
* Focused on continuous improvement: training and certification.
* Demonstrates a driven attitude, working hard to successfully deliver projects on time and budget.
* Demonstrates being proactive and adjusts to changing pressures and demands to help the team where it's needed most