Dev Ops Engineer

Location: Basingstoke, Hampshire Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Sector: IT & Telecoms Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Harriet Houlton

Devops Engineer


DevOps Engineer needed for an employee benefits provider based in Basingstoke who are looking to employ an experienced DevOps Engineer with an in-depth knowledge of CI/PD pipelines, automation tools and web-based technologies.

The successful DevOps Engineer will want to work for this client not just because it's a great opportunity but also because they will give you a wealth of benefits including:

  • Salary: £40k
  • 27 days' holiday plus bank holidays
  • Flexible benefits scheme
  • Restaurant facilities across all main sites
  • Gym subsidy
  • Two days' paid volunteering, working alongside a variety of community partners
  • A free eye test every two years
  • Stakeholder pension scheme
  • Life insurance
  • Performance-based incentive bonus

What the DevOps Engineer role entails:

Some of the main duties of the DevOps Engineer will include:

  • Delivery process streamlining or re-engineering, through automation
  • Definition, implementation and support for CI/CD pipelines
  • Coding or scripting automation capabilities
  • Implementation of automation techniques to measure and deliver quality, raising standards
  • Communicating and collaborating with others
  • Follow best practice standards, quality measures and metrics.
  • Identify initiatives and innovations
  • Provide strong technical competencies
  • Deliver value-add type outcomes in all activities
  • Translate user stories into functional applications, using Agile practices
  • Build, and maintain efficient, reusable, scalable and reliable code
  • Ensure the best possible performance, quality, and responsiveness of applications
  • Demonstrate good Agile behaviours
  • Must be a team player, highly enthusiastic and collaborative

What you need to be the successful DevOps Engineer:

In order to be the successful Devops Engineer and have a chance to gain such an exciting opportunity you will ideally need to have the following:

  • Excellent experience of designing and implementing CI/CD pipelines (TFS, Jenkins, Dockers/Containers)
  • Expert ability to code and script
  • Excellent understanding and experience of automation tools (Puppet, Octopus, Infrastructure as Code)
  • Ability to use a wide variety of open source technologies and tools
  • Good knowledge and experience of implementing cloud based solutions (Azure)
  • Experience and skills to integrate and automate business processes between interdependent applications that run on different systems (B2B, BizTalk, ESB).
  • Experience with systems and IT operations
  • Comfort with frequent, incremental code testing and deployment
  • A strong focus on business outcomes
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Comfort with collaboration, open communication and reaching across functional borders
  • Experience of automation techniques to measure and deliver quality, raising standards (Code Analysis, SonarQube, Resharper)
  • Data management skills
  • Proficiency in C# or VB.NET, .NET framework and web-based technologies
  • Enterprise scale relational database management systems (SQL Server, Oracle, etc.)
  • Experience of working on strategically important Digital projects
  • Good understanding of object-oriented programming and principles
  • Experience of using automated testing platforms and automated unit tests (TDD/BDD)
  • Familiar with various design and architectural patterns and principles
  • Direct contributions to technical deliverables on strategically important projects
  • Forward looking approach to adoption of improved industry practices
  • Experience of working in Agile and full understanding of the methodology

This really is a fantastic opportunity for a DevOps Engineer to progress their career. If you are interested please apply as soon as possible as this position will be filled quickly so don't miss out!

This advert was posted by Gold Group - one of the UK's leading niche recruitment consultancies. We span a variety of specialist industries and are the recruitment company to help you find your next career opportunity. We pride ourselves on our commitment to candidates and stick to our ethos of finding the right role for the right person. Visit our website or get in touch today to discuss this role, find out what else we've got or just for a chat about the state of your industry. Services advertised by Gold Group are those of an Agency and/or an Employment Business. Please be aware that we receive a high volume of applications for every role advertised and regularly receive applications from candidates who exceed the job credentials. We will only contact you within the next 14 days if you are selected for interview. A copy of our privacy policy can be found here: Gold Group is an equal opportunity & diversity employer. A copy of our equal opportunity & diversity policy can be found here:

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