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Principal DevOps Engineer







Date added

21st February 2018

Job Description

Our world-leading software client is seeking to recruit a Principal DevOps Engineer on a permeant basis.

The ideal candidate will be passionate about automation, ruthless in eliminating manual tasks, and wants to promote and work in a culture of learning and experimentation.

You must be driven to build innovative solutions to solve both on premise and cloud business problems with the right technologies, while maximizing the value of agile development principles in a collaborative team environment

Job description and key responsibilities:

You will have to demonstrable experience in designing, building, and maintaining an automated DevOps process for a complex system from development to production environments. A clear understanding of cloud service and deployment models, as well as acute security awareness, is fundamental.

Key elements of this skillset include a strong grasp of:

•Continuous delivery pipelines and how to build them.

•Continuous integration and automation tools

•Monitoring and alerting systems

•Scalable web application architecture and infrastructure.

•Configuration management tools

•Sound knowledge of Agile development practices and test driven development

•Ability to code and script with experience developing web applications and services

•Ability to use a wide variety of open source technologies and tools

•Ease with frequent, incremental coding, testing and deployment

•Data management skills

•Leadership, resolve and technical inquisitiveness with a strong focus on business outcomes

•Keen collaboration, open communication and ability to reach across functional borders

The following would be considered an advantage

•Expert knowledge of Atlassian tools and Git

•Certification in architecting cloud-based solutions using Amazon Web Services

•Experience with systems and IT operations

Job benefits:

• 25 days’ annual leave plus bank holidays (pro rate for less than 5 days per week)

• Option to carry over up to 5 days per year (to be taken within first quarter

• Life assurance 4 X basic salary

• Subsided on-site canteen

• Flexible Benefits:

The ONE Group

With offices in Cambridge, Northampton and Peterborough – The ONE Group’s recruitment specialists offer unparalleled recruitment expertise across seven specialist divisions; Accountancy & Finance, Executive Search, HR, IT, Marketing, Office Support and Technical.

Whether you are looking to advertise a job, or take the next step in your career, we offer an ever-growing employment network, which currently exceeds 50,000 people in the East of England and The Midlands.

We pride ourselves in adding value to any recruitment experience, with the foundation of our success coming from customer service, expert knowledge of the local marketplace and our understanding of the significant value people can add to the workplace.

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