Tel: 01908 500810
Tel: 01908 500810

Senior Azure DevOps Engineer

2022-06-30 11:13:012022-08-23 Wilde Associates
Job Type Permanent
Area Homebased, United Kingdom Homebased United Kingdom
Sector IT
Start Date
Job Ref LH10388
Description

Salary: up to £65,000
Our client is a healthcare software development company that build and deliver market leading applications in the integrated care record and population health space. A “Cloud First” organisation, they are one of Microsoft’s largest UK healthcare data customers with a variety of Azure services and technologies embedded across their suite of solutions. They’ve recently been awarded “Outstanding” by Best Companies, earning a top 100 spot in the mid-sized companies’ category. Following recent successes of our solutions, they’re looking to expand and continue to innovate in their space.
 
You will join an experienced and cross dimensional team operating under a Scaled Agile framework, with access to a range of industry leading tools and plenty of opportunities to grow and increase your skillset.
 
They are growing fast and looking to bring in highly skilled individuals to help continue their adoption of Azure-native services and building a best-of-breed scalable SaaS platform for their solutions.
 
The person they are looking for will need to have 4+ years enterprise experience with Azure, who can demonstrate a real passion for cloud technologies, with strong problem solving and critical thinking, good communication skills and a strong work ethic.
 
o   Working at the sharp end of the existing DevOps team, the individual will have a strong influence and diverse workload covering (but not limited to):
o   Mentoring more junior staff
o   Automation of infrastructure and software rollout using Azure DevOps pipelines, including quality gates such as peer reviews
o   Design and develop Infrastructure, using an IaC approach
o   Design and develop automated scaling and failover using deep health checks and insights
o   Work closely with other departments, such as Development and Architecture, to ensure that Azure technologies are being used correctly
o   Work closely with other departments, such as Ops and TechOps, to facilitate the smooth running of the cloud services by providing utilities/dashboards/scripts etc
o   Work closely with the Security teams to analyse and help remediate on internal and SoC flagged issues, along with assisting in internal vulnerability checks/ethical hacking
o   Keeping up to date with emerging technologies and advising on how they could be used to better the existing architecture (this may also include PoC)
o   Continuous improvement and testing of DR/BCP to ensure high availability
 
Personal Attributes:
 
·         Able to work well as an individual and as part of a team
·         Take part in architectural discussions with technical / non-technical team members
·         Able to self-manage and self-motivate
·         An eye for detail and a desire to adhere to best practices
·         Strong inter-personal and communication skills
·         Able to work under pressure
·         Have a desire to keep up with the latest tools and techniques
 
Experience & Skills Required:
 
·         A thorough understanding of Azure PaaS components. Key areas:
o AKS (deployment + management)
o API Management
o App Services
o Azure SQL and MI
o Functions
o Networking
o App Insights
·         Proven experience with Azure DevOps (ADO)
·         Solid understanding of
o Terraform (desired) / Bicep / Pulumi
o HELM charts
o Powershell / Azure CLI
 
Advantageous:
 
·         Healthcare or Government related industry experience
·         Understanding of JIRA and Confluence
 
Qualifications:
 
·         Microsoft certification(s) in Azure, such as AZ-104, AZ-400, AZ-303/4
o Experience is valued over accreditation, however, as we’re a Microsoft partner, there will be encouragement to gain accreditation during employment.

Job Title: Senior Azure DevOps Engineer
Location: Homebased (client Head Office is Milton Keynes – you will be expected to visit this site and their site in Canterbury no more than two visits a month)
Salary: up to £65,000
Job Type: Permanent
Job Reference: LH10388

Wilde Associates is working in the capacity of an Employment Agency for this role