Principal DevOps Engineer

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  • Location:

    Oxfordshire, England

  • Sector:

    Engineering, ICT

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  • Salary:

    £75000 - £85000 per annum + 10% Bonus, Pension, Healthcare

  • Contact:

    Paul McGuinness

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  • Published:

    over 2 years ago

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A Principal DevOps Engineer with a strong background defining core infrastructure platforms within AWS is required to join a global FTSE 100 tech company who work with emerging technologies and tools.

If you're passionate about DevOps, like creating highly automated environments and have relevant skills and experience, please consider applying even if you don't think you tick every box.

Role: Principle DevOps Engineer

As Principle DevOps Engineer you will be responsible for:

+ Working in a small agile team that creates core infrastructure platforms
+ Collaborating with teammates to produce high quality solutions
+ Working with our architecture team to define our infrastructure technology roadmap
+ Working with our development teams to optimise our deployment pipelines
+ Play a key role in defining our Kubernetes based microservices platform
+ Continually improve the reliability of our systems
+ Contributing to code reviews to keep quality high and technical debt as low as possible
+ Keeping abreast of industry trends and perform R&D to ensure we're using the right technologies
+ Mentoring the team, and other teams, in best practices

As Principle DevOps Engineer you will have experience of:

+ Degree qualified or equivalent in Computer Science or other relevant discipline
+ A real passion for well-thought-out and straightforward solutions to problems
+ Experience in engineering systems at scale
+ Experience with CI/CD pipelines and high levels of automation
+ Experienced in at least one programming language
+ Experience with cloud environments (or virtualised / containerised environments)
+ Understanding of how agile development teams work
+ Eagerness to learn, expand your skills, and try new tools