Azure DevOps Consultant at New Signature, London, 6 Months, £Negotiable Rate

  • Contract Spy
  • London, UK
  • Nov 18, 2020
6 Months or more

Contract Description

Microsoft's 2019 UK Country Partner of the Year is hiring again!

What's the role?

  • We are looking for DevOps Engineers to work on a long-standing project with us, in this role you will:
  • Operate/maintain virtualised cloud infrastructure & application CI/CD services
  • Support development activity through to Live Production environments.
  • Employ continuous improvement principles to enhance automation/reliability of development/test environments.
  • Achieve cost efficiency through active management of all non-live environments

Essential skills and experience

  • Demonstrate technical capability & proven track record in operating & maintaining an enterprise grade continuous integration/continual delivery infrastructure for the reliable and consistent development, testing and delivery of primarily Java applications.
  • Demonstrate experience in operating and maintaining cloud services on the Azure platform utilising Azure specific PaaS elements and associated monitoring services.
  • Demonstrate experience of building, configuring &maintaining new virtual platforms and associated automated tooling and technologies (terraform, ansible, containerisation) adherence to approved designs to ensure reliable, consistent environments utilising full-version control.
  • Demonstrate experience in best practice configuration management of artefacts and configuration files through version control and approved repositories.
  • Evidence a track record in supporting development teams with configuring applications for deployment to ensure those development teams utilise automated deployment and configuration of applications
  • Evidence a track record in enterprise level documentation and experience of undertaking knowledge transfer and retention to the Authority
  • Demonstrate a track record in providing experienced Linux engineering support.
  • Demonstrate experience of working in close collaboration with peers and colleagues in other workstreams eg Architecture, Security and Live support functions as examples
  • Demonstrate the experience and ability to deploy the required number of appropriately skilled resources capable of fulfilling the required outcomes to meet the contract start date.
  • Demonstrate experience of working with and successfully delivering digital services, ideally within an enterprise level organisation.

Nice-to-have skills and experience

  • Demonstrate the ability to deploy replacement engineers as required by the Authority within 10 days of the formal request being received.
  • Specific to the Practice Lead, demonstrate experience of leading large scale Agile development/delivery teams.
  • Demonstrate experience of managing a complex stakeholder environment, including senior stakeholder management and ensuring proper governance

Why do people like working here?

  • Remote working
  • Flexible hours
  • Training - 80 funded hours a year
  • Almost endless variety of projects
  • Paid travel expenses to customer site
  • Tier 1 Clients & Partners
  • Funky Warehouse London Bridge offices
  • Free breakfast
  • Top of the range kit - i7 laptop and Jabra Evolve headset
  • Paid charity days
  • Paid for trips to industry events

Who are New Signature?

We are a pure Microsoft, pure public Cloud solutions provider. The 2017 Acquisition of Paradigm Systems & Dot Net Solutions by New Signature accelerated a suite of capabilities to support the world's most prestigious and recognisable brands, helping them to become digital organisations powered by the Cloud.

We have over 500 people across the UK, US, Canada, South Africa, the Philippines and Australia, with our UK office growing over 70% YoY and headcount more than tripling.

How has this been possible?

Our values of being Generous, Authentic, Innovative and most importantly, Human, has enabled a unique approach to provide outstanding customer experiences, drive transformational results for clients across all company sizes & successfully deliver pioneering solutions that challenge the status quo. We've quickly established ourselves as a recognized expert at the forefront of Microsoft's technology stack with exceptional services to empower our customers, colleagues, and community.

Join us today and be part of the success story!