DevOps Engineer – Azure – £65-70K Ref: 13628

£65,000 - £70,000 + Extensive Company Benefits + Remote Working Opportunity

An excellent career-development opportunity for a hands-on technology candidate with significant ‘hands on’ engineering experience to join one of London leading social enterprises. You'll be an expert in the Azure / Microsoft tech stack with a likely background in Software Engineering, Technical Leadership or Software.

Role Info:

DevOps Engineer | Azure / Microsoft Stack – Social Enterprise
Kings Cross, London | £65,000 – £70,000 + Extensive Company Benefits + Remote Working Opportunity

Who we are:

We are one of London’s leading social enterprises managing over 60,000 properties across the capital and building thousands more. We have a rich and innovative history with the same social purpose today as when we were formed in 1963 – to provide good quality homes for those who could not otherwise afford them.

We are in the process of developing a digital ‘Workwise’ programme to compliment the wide range of services we offer our residents. One of the key features of our digital programme is an online portal, developed on Microsoft’s Azure platform, to enable residents to self-serve by accessing a range of online services anywhere, anytime.

The DevOps Engineer Opportunity:

We are looking for an experienced DevOps Engineer to join our growing development team who will contribute to the continued success of our products and technical solutions. You will design, develop and in some cases own the automated deployment, maintenance and monitoring of our SaaS products, using your experience to achieve this within optimal cost. Working with our Development Teams, within a Scrum framework, you will design and implement robust procedures for deployment to internal and external environments to minimise downtime and proactively address information security risks through principles of shared responsibility across our Microsoft Azure platform.

Build and implement Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment (CI/CD) solutions in an Azure environment with Jenkins at the centre and automate the code delivery pipeline with the goal of one click deployments, rollbacks, and parameterised builds.

+ Create, maintain and optimise infrastructure as code across Azure.
+ Identify areas for continuous improvement, through automation, documentation, process change, or working methods, in addition to business-generated requirements.
+ Implement continuous integration, deployment and infrastructure/application monitoring through collaboration with key stakeholders.
+ Implement processes to support the availability of appropriate pre and production environments for team members including Developers and QA Professionals.
+ Support and improve our monitoring tools to provide early visibility to the business of (1) Compliance to performance, availability, incident SLA’s; (2) scaling decision making around additional resources; (3) escalation of critical events (from security to performance and capacity management).
+ Be a DevOps champion, subscribe to the DevOps mentality and the philosophy of automating everything.
+ Work with the development team to cross-pollinate DevOps processes and ensure that new architectures are drawn up with “ease of management”, delivery, and operability in mind.
+ Collaborate with the Information Security team to review risks as well as implement and maintain appropriate controls.
+ Troubleshoot application and service issues or system outages while clearly communicating status updates with management and engineering teams.
+ Coach and mentor staff members through training and individual support.

Key Skills:

+ Significant ‘hands on’ engineering exp
+ Microsoft Azure exp 3-5 years
+ Software development background
+ PowerShell, C# and .Net, Git, CI/CD exp
+ Line Management, coaching & mentoring exp
+ Networking, Unix, Linux

Our core benefits (qualifying period may apply)

+ Excellent annual leave allowance and flexible working opportunities
+ Pension scheme
+ Enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption pay
+ Employee assistance
+ Learning and development
+ Simply Health cash plan
+ Staff discounts
+ Interest free season ticket loan
+ Cycle to work scheme

Interested? Apply here for a fast-track path to the hiring manager

You may have worked in the following capacities:
Azure DevOps Engineer, DevOps Specialist, DevOps Engineer

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