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DevOps Engineer

Location: Manchester (Hybrid)

Position: Permanent

Salary: £ 60000.00 per annum

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Title: DevOps Engineer
 
Location: Manchester (Hybrid)
 
Company Location: Manchester
 
Salary: £50,000 – £60,000
 
Contact: Emily.balcombe@forsythbarnes.com
 
Job description
The client I am working alongside are looking to grow their tech team further with the addition of a DevOps Engineer to support our growth targets and to ensure we are setup for success, and you will be joining at a critical time in the business following our successful investment and expansion.
You will be reporting to the Head of DevOps working across their infrastructure and internal tooling whilst collaborating closely with the development team as well as undertaking crucial mentoring the existing DevOps Engineers to enhance their individual contribution and personal growth.  
 
Key Responsibilities
&#$2022; Support the organisation of the backlog and sprint planning alongside other team members, senior leadership and key customer stakeholders
&#$2022; Work alongside the Product Office and development team to architect effective solutions to complex problems.
&#$2022; Work with internal teams to gather requirements, write functional specification documents and support the implementation of these, accurately and efficiently.
&#$2022; Ensure all code is always written to an exceptionally high standard.
&#$2022; Support the delivery of business wide training, where needed, on newly developed products/features.
&#$2022; Build and manage relationships with internal teams, always ensuring visibility across the business.
 
Experience
&#$2022; Proven experience (2+ years) as a DevOps engineer
&#$2022; Prior experience working with containerised workloads using tools like Docker and Kubernetes
&#$2022; Experience with a backend language like Go
&#$2022; Working experience with Linux and common Linux tooling
&#$2022; Prior experience with deploying and maintaining workloads in the cloud, using platforms like GCP or AWS
&#$2022; Working experience with IaC tooling like Pulumi, Terraform or similar
&#$2022; An appetite for learning. We're on a mission to migrate to GCP and you'll be key player in that
&#$2022; Solid experience working with APIs and managing large volumes of data
&#$2022; Demonstrable knowledge of building solutions capable of large transaction volumes
&#$2022; Comfortable with demoing updates to the wider team and/or the wider business as required
&#$2022; Prior experience working with CI/CD tooling like ArgoCD, Argo Workflows, Jenkins or similar
&#$2022; Having prior experience with monitoring tooling like Grafana and Prometheus would be an advantage
&#$2022; A keen drive to implement DevOps philosophies and practices like “Shifting left” and “GitOps”
&#$2022; Working knowledge of tools such as JIRA, Gitlab, GitHub
&#$2022; Excellent communication Skills
&#$2022; A background within Fintech will be a significant advantage but not essential
&#$2022; Authorisation to work within the UK and based within commuting distance to the office (we will not be sponsoring a visa or providing a relocation package for this role)
 
Work Experience and Education Guidelines:

&#$2022; Bachelor's degree (Science Degree in Computer Science or related field preferred)
&#$2022; Development experience within Fintech will be an advantage but not essential
 

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