Azure DevOps Engineer at Future Worx, Remote/London, £Contractor Rate

  • Contract Spy
  • Remote (London, UK)
  • Jan 11, 2021
Duration not stated

Contract Description

Join Future Worx and help work with clients to unlock new sources of value and remove cultural barriers that constrain sustainable growth, by increasing efficiency, responsiveness, agility, and resilience in this new post-Covid 19 world. Without great talent and ambitious people, the future of work will be a challenge. Are you ready to be the change?


About the role…

Are you looking for your next project where you can really make a difference? Do you enjoy partnering with clients to create the solutions they need? If so, you might have found your perfect next contract!


As the Azure DevOps Engineer, you will be focusing on building continuous integration and continuous delivery pipelines for your project, as well as the setup of pipelines that are fully automated, robust, and repeatable using the latest technology and innovations across the Microsoft Ecosystem. You can expect to work in a passionate team, who will support you, with strong collaborative relationships.


You will have strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to produce and present architectures and recommended DevOps models to a variety of audiences – including internal stakeholders at various levels in the organisation. You will also keep up to date with the latest advances/trends and have a true passion for Microsoft technologies.


Your main responsibilities…

  • Champion core DevOps behaviours like communication and collective ownership by collaborating with different individuals and teams within your project
  • Build CI/CD Pipelines as Code using Azure Pipelines and YAML definitions, targeting heterogeneous development environments
  • Develop and integrate automations for every aspect of Infrastructure as Code using Azure Resource Manager and/or Terraform
  • Build, deploy and operate containerized workloads in cloud environments
  • Ensure security and governance are considered a priority by applying security practices as part of the SDLC and developing and enforcing Azure Policies across your clients’ tenants


Skills and experience you possess…

  • Exceptional customer facing support and fault resolution skills.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience provisioning and operating infrastructure in Azure
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience with Azure DevOps and Azure Pipelines
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience setting up CI/CD pipelines enabling zero downtime deployments
  • Competent with Git and comfortable managing large git repositories
  • Experience migrating between DevOps platforms
  • Experience working in an Agile Environment
  • A passion for technology & a thirst for knowledge, with an openness to learning new and emerging DevOps and cloud technologies
  • Knowledge of key DevOps concepts – continuous integration and delivery
  • Experience running containerised workloads with Docker and Kubernetes
  • Good understanding of Infrastructure as Code using –ARM, Terraform
  • Ability to Script with Powershell and Bash
  • Knowledge of Azure Policy and Azure Governance
  • Experience with Code quality and security tools such as SonarQube, Checkmarx, Fortify, VeraCode
  • Experience with any automation tooling (Azure Pipelines, GitHub Actions, GitLab, Jenkins, Chef, Puppet, DSC)
  • Proficient with modern engineering practices and enterprise-level delivery
  • Working knowledge of Kubernetes, NPM, IIS and SharePoint development


Why do people love working here?

  • Start-up environment – working within an ambitious, fast-growing company you will have the ability to shape the business and impact our performance going forward, with opportunities for progression and to take on more responsibility
  • Great clients - working with progressive enterprise clients to transform their digital workplace
  • Brilliant culture – working remotely, yet within a collaborative and supportive culture, we provide you the opportunity to take control of your career and self-guide your direction of growth - giving you the responsibility, support and development opportunities you need to succeed and be happy
  • Healthy mind and body – supportive team environment, remote working,  fun virtual, and in-person, (Covid permitting!) events