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Senior DevOps Engineer

£60,000 to £75,000
Job Type
7 Sep 2022

DevOps - £60k - £70k - Cumbria

DevOps Azure Terraform HyperV Jira C#

My client is an exciting high-growth tech business providing Cloud-based solutions to small and mid-sized retailers. They are profitable and growing fast.Deployment is largely managed in Azure or in managed server equipment hosted by ANS Microsoft's premier UK Azure partner. Many of their deployments are automated, but they want to take this to the next level, fully automating deployment using infrastructure as code (IAC) and fully embracing a cloud-native platform. They have recently started to use Kubernetes and container-based deployment.

What's in it for you?

  • Competitive salary 60-70K depending on experience
  • Contracted 40 hours per week
  • 20 days of holiday plus bank holidays & Christmas break
  • Private company healthcare
  • Work alongside passionate and experienced people
  • Close engagement and support with management
  • A meritocratic environment that demonstrably rewards results

We're looking for a driven individual to join our development teams to help us with DevOps, and IaC supporting our existing deployments which run on HyperV (this is largely managed manually). As such the role would suit a developer who wants to embrace DevOps or a classic infrastructure engineer with a passion to join the new age of code-based deployments.

Regular structured and ad-hoc attendance at the office for meetings, planning and brainstorming sessions is essential.

Essential Skills/Qualifications:

  • A firm knowledge of web hosting, ideally with knowledge of the Microsoft platform (older solutions are hosted on IIS running on Windows Server, newer ones on the .Net Core Kestral Server running on Linux (some in containers)
  • SQL queries, understanding of SQL indexes, replication options and performance optimisation a benefit, we use MS SQL
  • Comfortable with scripting or coding, if in coming from an infrastructure background you must have a passion for scripting (e.g. in Bash or Powershell)
  • Happy to work in an agile, fast-moving development environment
  • Infrastructure knowledge ideally, from a Microsoft perspective

Desirable Skills/Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of C#
  • Understanding of Terraform
  • Understanding of CI/CD
  • Working with GitOps (in our case driven from Git within Azure DevOps) but GitHub Actions is similar
  • DockerKubernetes
  • Comfortable with HTTPS setup, proxies, application gateways and load balancing
  • Knowledge of HyperV to help with existing VM architecture
  • Knowledge of Azure our current Cloud Infrastructure provider

Does this sound like you? If so, please apply to get shortlisted TODAY!

DevOps - £60k - £70k - Cumbria

DevOps Azure Terraform HyperV Jira C#

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  • Job Reference: 706414546-2
  • Date Posted: 7 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Shift F5 Limited
    Shift F5 Limited
  • Location: Cumbria
  • Salary: £60,000 to £75,000
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent