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£45k – 55k per year

Azure Devops Engineer

Our client, a specialist insurer who underwrite a variety of personal and commercial insurance risks have an exciting opportunity for an Azure Devops Engineer to join their small DevOps team as they push ahead in a competitive market.

The primary focus for this role is to be a key and influential member of our clients London Market Architecture & Infrastructure chapter with a focus on DevOps and offer dedicated support to our various innovation teams as they create “Cloud First” solutions to add value to the business.

Key Responsibilities

  • Create and maintain the pipelines for publishing code to Azure
  • Oversee and coach squads in intra-day deployments mechanisms
  • Drive the DevOps principles and culture across London Market 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

Skills required:

  • Experience of working as an engineer, working on Azure DevOps solutions
  • 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
  • Experience with technologies and toolchains such as Puppet, Jenkins, Bitbucket, R, Python, C#, Visual Studio
  • Proven accountability for delivering technical components of both IT or commercial projects and on-going “BAU” programmes
  • Knowledge of Cloud native, microservices, containerized systems, preferably with Microsoft Azure
  • 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
  • To have a strong desire for continuous improvement and an Agile way of working
  • Some knowledge of the Insurance Market with Lloyd’s market experience particularly useful
  • A strong interest and awareness of all cloud providers and their services

Azure Devops Engineer

Due to the volume of applications received for positions, it will not be possible to respond to all applications and only applicants who are considered suitable for interview will be contacted. 

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