DevOps Engineer

Permanent Jobs
Reading
Posted 2 years ago

The DevOps Engineer is a professional working within an agile DevOps team delivering digital products. This role will help facilitate continuous delivery of quality software using DevOps practices and principles. The role requires a broad cross section of skills. It is working with the team and wider Thames Water business on-site to ensure that the right practices are in place and to take the lead on automating as far as possible.

This is a hands-on role, actively pairing to share knowledge and increase delivery teams maturity around Operability. The role will develop key relationships within the business and the IT organisation particularly amongst the support and security teams.

What makes this role unique?

You will be working in a fast, dynamic team with ample opportunity to make a difference in the way we operate. This unique opportunity allows you to play a major part in the operation of the new market arrangements, providing essential and integral support in this challenging area.

What will this role involve?

The role will develop key relationships within the business and the IT organisation particularly amongst the support and security teams.

The role will be responsible for:

Manage continuous deployment of internal and external cloud systems

Monitor and create dashboards for deployed cloud systems

Prevent and monitor security vulnerabilities

Make sure systems are patched for known vulnerabilities

Adhere to the best InfoSec and Devops practices

Work closely with the rest of the DevOps team, to improve the delivery process

Support the platform

What are we looking for?

You will have a high number of years of experience as a DevOps Engineer and have the ability to use a wide variety of open source technologies and cloud services

You will have experience with using Azure

You will have numerous years of experience with continuous integration platform such as Jenkins

For essential technical skills we are looking for someone with a high number of years’ experience with DevOps software tools such as Kubernetes, Terraform and Docker

You will also have a high number of years of experience with coding using JAVA, HTML5, DB2, XML

You would have previously worked with REST APIs and micro services exposure

Using agile techniques including User Stories, ATDD, TDD, Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing, Pairing, Automated Testing, Agile Games Your previous experience would have been working in digital delivery in a utility environment, working for a digital agency or systems integrator

Other desirable technical skills include you having knowledge of other agile approaches: XP, Kanban, Crystal, FDD and being qualified as a IT practitioner

Thames Water information and salary details
This role is based in our offices in Reading with a salary of up to £55,200 dependent on experience. Our competitive salary package includes an excellent contributory pension and holiday scheme and a wider benefits scheme which includes an annual pay review, season ticket loans and loyalty awards for continuous service plus discounts at a wide range of retailers via Benefits on Taps. We also offer 2 paid volunteering days per year.

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