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DevOps Engineer

Edinburgh, Scotland

Posted on 4th October 2019
Salary/Rate negotiable
Job type Permanent
Our Ref DevOps03092019

About this job
We are currently looking for a DevOps Engineer for a permanent role in central Edinburgh. The successful candidate will be working for a successful financial services company.

The successful DevOps Engineer will use their deep technical expertise and excellent personal skills, in a dynamic environment, to deliver and continuously improve excellent solutions and technical services that enable competitive advantage through technology and change.

Key Responsibilities

*Drives the delivery of complex technical solutions within own area of technical expertise.
*Provides technical advice and guidance to other software developers, proactively and reactively.
*Provides quality assurance of work relating to own area of technical expertise.
*Carries out impact assessment of complex changes to existing applications.
*Able to deliver code that meets Group standards, guidelines and quality gates for given technology.
*Will ensure all code is thoroughly tested to ensure any issues are identified as early as possible, working closely with the test team.
*Will ensure technical solutions are safely implemented to production environment(s) without impact to internal or external customers.
*Encourages close collaboration with other disciplines within the team, particularly infrastructure teams.
*Takes an active role on the transfer of knowledge and sharing of experiences relating to own area of technical expertise at practice level.

Key Skills

*Experience of Azure DevOps or TFS preferred
*Experience of Microsoft, Visual Studio, .NET and Angular technologies preferred
*Experience of CI/CD and Release Management concepts and practices
*Experienced with automation, scripting and orchestration
*Powershell, with proven ability to pick up diverse tools and languages (e.g. SQL, ANT, IVY, Ruby, Python)
*Familiarity with setup, administration, and management of development and testing products and toolsets e.g Visual Studio, Micro Focus Performance Center

Nice to have skills

*Solid understanding of the full software development lifecycle
*Familiar with agile development practices
*Working with key stakeholders throughout the business and building strong relationships
*Providing suggestions to other teams to provide process improvements

For further details, contact James Taylor on 0131 473 7044 or e-mail