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DevOps Architect

  • £50000 - £95000 per annum
  • Coventry
  • Posted: 07/05/2019
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: 900756

Job Details

DevOps Architect – Digital Engineering – Coventry/London based with travel (UK wide)

 We are looking to strengthen our Digital Engineering practice by recruiting for highly experienced Cloud DevOps Solution Architects with previous development/automation background to join this rapidly expanding technology unit. You will have the opportunity to work with a wide-ranging, high profile customer base across a number of exciting and challenging projects.

To be considered, you must have:

-          Past hands on DevOps implementation experience  

-          Thorough understanding of Application Lifecycle Management and Agile methodologies

-          Implemented at least a couple of CI/CD solutions & Platform Automation

It is also essential that you have:

-          A strong understanding of variety of technologies – Java, .NET, SAP, Cobol and other COTS products in the context of DevOps implementation

-          A good understanding of cloud native design patterns, processes and best practice. Hands-on experience in full stack development, is also preferred.

 Key Responsibilities

  • Implement Infrastructure as Code and ephemeral Environments for a set of applications using Azure, ARM templates & Terraform
  • Identify applications which can be containerised and migrate to CaaS (AKS)
  • Application configuration automation using Ansible and PowerShell and implement Role Based Access and security as part of the build pipeline
  • Migration of existing DevOps stack - JIRA, JIRA Portfolio, Zephyr, Jenkins, Docker, GitHub, Nexus, SonarQube, on premise to Azure DevOps
  • Build Continuous Integration and Deployment pipelines as code using Azure, Azure DevOps, Git, Azure Build, Release pipelines, Ansible, Groovy
  • Integration of DevOps tooling with ServiceNow for proactive incident and problem management
  • Interact with a team of Release Managers, Scrum Masters, Product Owners, Enterprise Architect and Security to build a DevOps product backlog for apps being migrated.


 Key experience required

  • Solid knowledge and prior experience on implementing Infrastructure as Code using Terraform, Azure ARM Templates, experience in environment automation
  • Practical experience on Azure and Azure DevOps, Git to build DevOps pipeline as code
  • Experience in Unix environments, automation using shell scripting, Groovy, PowerShell
  • Good working knowledge on containers – Docker & Kubernetes
  • Exposure to JIRA, GitHub, Jenkins, SonarQube, Nexus, NGINX
  • Substantial hands-on technology experience, past development experience is desirable
  • Good knowledge of cloud native design patterns, processes and best practices

Technology landscape: Java, .NET, COBOL, SAP, Other COTS applications

 Delivery Methodology: Agile SAFE


In return, we can offer a wonderful career platform, exciting & challenging projects and an excellent remuneration package for highly talented and ambitious individuals.