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Contract DevOps Engineer

  • Location:

    Southampton

  • Sector:

    DevOps

  • Job Type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £425 - £450 per day

  • Contact:

    Natasha Scarth

  • Contact Email:

    natashascarth@spectrumit.co.uk

  • Salary high:

    450

  • Salary low:

    425

  • Job Ref:

    VR/13816_1642071514

  • Published:

    11 days ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

  • Expiry date:

    2022-01-27

  • Start Date:

    ASAP

For: Contract DevOps Engineer

Term: 6 months

Rate: £425- £450 a day

Location: Fully Remote

IR35: Outside IR35

Ref: VR/13816

Job Description

Spectrum IT are looking for an enthusiastic and forward-thinking Contract DevOps Engineer to join our clients technical services team, working on a project to build a cloud platform that will host the next generation housing management software, built from ground up using the latest Azure technology to deliver a market leading managed service solution.

We are looking for a DevOps Engineer with an excellent knowledge in all aspects of Azure, with a strong focus on security, resilience and release management for enterprise level software applications and databases.

The candidate will be proficient in Terraform and Azure DevOps Pipelines, Azure Monitoring and Dashboards, Azure Applications Services and API Gateways, Auto-Scaling and Healing, Azure Blob and File Storage, CDNs, Azure SQL Services, Key Vault and Azure Virtual Machines. Knowledge of one or more of the following is also desirable; PowerShell, Ansible, Puppet, Chef and Python.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Be involved with all aspects of the cloud solution design and configuration in accordance with the company's standards and procedures.
  • Contribute to the design and optimisation of secure, high performing and scalable cloud solution.
  • Undertake monitoring, performance tuning and fault resolution of the cloud solution.
  • Work as part of a project team to understand customer needs, follow business objectives and contribute to the product development.
  • Producing written materials and presenting subject matters to stakeholders relevant to areas of responsibility.
  • Work with a multi-disciplined team using an agile methodology in well-defined sprints and participate in regular agile ceremonies.
  • Maintain a high level of professionalism in all contacts with colleagues.

Experience

  • Minimum 5 years' experience in Azure Cloud Services covering the skills required
  • The ability to plan, prioritise and manage workload, delivering results within sprint deadlines.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate with technical and non-technical people.
  • To work with a multi-disciplined team including software developers, test analysts and business analysts.
  • Focused and can consistently produce high-quality work

Skills

  • Microsoft Azure Administration and DevOps
  • Terraform
  • Azure Monitoring and Dashboarding
  • Azure Applications Services and API Gateways
  • Azure Blob and File Storage 6 Azure SQL Services and Backup

Desirable skills

  • Python
  • PowerShell
  • Agile Methodology

If suitable please apply or Contact Natasha on natashascarth@spectrumit.co.uk for more information