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DevOps Engineer - Greater Manchester

£Competitive DOE plus excellent benefits package - Software
Ref: 261 Date Posted: Tuesday 15 Oct 2019
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We have a brand new opportunity for an experienced DevOps Engineer to join one of the UK’s leading developers of pharmacy software applications.
They’re building a brand new suite of products to help transform the world of pharmacy digital solutions and transitioning their product development and delivery to the Cloud. 

This position offers an excellent opportunity in a lead role guiding the technical cloud strategy for the business.

You’ll be based in their Leyland HQ working alongside your Development and Release colleagues and the wider Product team; as an experienced DevOps Engineer you’ll be a vital link between these areas of the business. You’ll guide and assist in the design, selection and implementation of DevOps tools and CI/CD processes to manage application and environment delivery. You’ll consider automation, scripting and deployment to the chosen Cloud platform using the containerisation technologies Kubernetes and Docker

What skills will you need?

The person we’re looking for will ideally come from a technical software development background and have a full understanding of the development and deployment lifecycle. You’ll have worked in a similar DevOps role, supporting and implementing new DevOps processes and tools to enable the transition from desktop to Cloud.

Ideally you’ll have knowledge and/or skills in the following areas:

  • Using tools like Git, Jenkins, Maven, Gradle, Selenium, Docker, Kubernetes, NodeJS, Webpack, Babel, Redux etc Adobe Creative Suite (XD etc.)
  • Understanding of Continuous Integration (CI) & Continuous Delivery (CD) in the software development environment
  • Experience in developing and maintaining CI/CD process for enterprise SaaS and on-prem applications in Java and React or AngularJS.
  • Hands-on experience in build and administer containers using tools such as Docker and Kubernetes
  • Experience with configuration management tools such as Ansible, Chef, Fabric, Puppet or SaltStack will be a plus
  • Ability to use a wide variety of open source technologies and tools
  • Strong problem-solving skills with an investigative mentality, decision making ability and a capacity for strategic and associative thinking

They’re offering

This is a great opportunity to have real impact and influence the company’s move into the Cloud.

The company engenders an open, empowered culture where everyone pulls together and is passionate about the solutions they deliver and the impact they have on healthcare.
You’ll join an experienced, focused and friendly R&D team working in modern, open plan offices with breakout spaces and a great eating/relaxing area.

You will receive a competitive salary along with a great employee benefits package and the opportunity to develop your role and career further longer term.


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