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Azure DevOps Engineer

  • Location:

    City of London

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  • Salary:

    £50000 - £70000 per annum

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    Joshua Watson

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  • Published:

    ongeveer 9 uur geleden

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Azure DevOps Engineer - London Market Insurer - London

The primary focus for this role is to be a key and influential member of our Group IT Team with a focus on DevOps and offer dedicated support to our various BAU and Change squads as we create new “Cloud” solutions to add value to the business.

Key responsibilities:

  • Create and maintain the pipelines for publishing infrastructure code to Azure
  • Oversee and coach squads in intra-day deployments mechanisms
  • Drive the DevOps principles and culture across Group squads
  • Coach and influence engineers to DevOps maturity
  • Oversee and direct the vendor DevOps and Infrastructure resources
  • Create and maintain Azure infrastructure across all environments
  • Perform cost projection, analysis and monitoring
  • Propose and implement time-saving initiatives
  • Create and maintain monitoring at all levels (infrastructure, app, data)
  • Monitor issues and availability and ensure the correct escalation path is followed
  • Monitor performance and propose improvements
  • Implement auto-scaling of resources to meet the needs of the moment
  • Collaborate with all Group Chapters
  • Help to commoditise cloud services where possible
  • Identify engineering limits, bottlenecks and tipping points before they’re reached

Technical Skills:

  • Experience of working as an engineer, working on solutions in the cloud (or hybrid). Preferably Azure DevOps.
  • Commercial hands-on software delivery, including either implementation and on-going systems administration experience in a previous role using a variety of technologies, or, build and deployment engineering with modern practices
  • Sound experience in identifying, implementing and maintaining IT solutions / systems in regulated markets / industries
  • Knowledge of Terraform and Azure Resource Management Templates preferred
  • Experience with technologies and toolchains such as Puppet, Jenkins, Bitbucket, C#, Visual Studio, Azure DevOps, Powershell, Kubernetes, Microsoft SQL/Azure SQL
  • Proven accountability for delivering technical components of both IT or commercial projects and on-going “ BAU” programmes
  • Ability to work as part of a small team that is part of a larger product division
  • Knowledge of Cloud native, microservices, containerized systems, preferably with Microsoft Azure
  • Comfortable in a rapidly changing environment
  • Able to articulate on processes and tools utilized to ensure quality, stability, performance, scalability, deployment, security, maintenance and documentation
  • Knowledge and understanding of latest trends in DevOps methodologies, processes and tools, as well as emerging solutions and ability to apply them when appropriate
  • Previous experience of application support and operations – understanding how to troubleshoot system issues and find a pragmatic solution in a timely manner
  • A strong interest and awareness of all cloud providers and their services
  • Some knowledge of the Insurance Market with Lloyd’s market experience particularly useful

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