DevOps Engineer

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IT Jobs
Job Role:
Software Development Jobs, Software Engineering Jobs
United Kingdom
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The role

Egress is one of the UK's leading encryption services providers, providing award winning data security solutions to a range of clients - from small to large enterprise level organisations in both the private and public sectors. In the last 3 years, we have developed from a small company with big ideas, to having a multi-award winning status, a headcount of over 100 people and multiple offices across the UK and North America.

We seek an ambitious Dev Ops Engineer with excellent organisational, planning and interpersonal skills. You will be a vital part of the Development team, working alongside a variety of different software developers and QA engineers.

The successful candidate will ideally have 1-2 years’ experience of working in a Dev Ops environment, with familiarity on software development and infrastructure.

Reporting into our Senior Dev Ops Engineer, the principal purpose of the role is to build, improve and maintain the infrastructure and systems used for developing and releasing the company’s software.

The role is based in our Barnsley office and will involve the following:
Participating in all aspects of the development process with a particular emphasis on ensuring best practices around testability, reliability, performance and scalability.
Working across teams to identify bottlenecks and areas for improvement in both new and existing production systems.
Applies in-depth knowledge and domain experience to turn requirements from across functional teams into architectural elegant and production quality systems
Researching and recommending suitable frameworks and best practices in the dev ops field.

Personal Specification
The Person

Required skills and experience:

BSc in Computer Science or related
Provisioning systems such as Salt Stack (desirable) or Puppet, Chef
Deploying infrastructure using Docker.
Experience with firewall policy configuration and Network routing
Excellent communication skills and ability to interact well with colleagues and customers across multiple functions.
Comfortable with continuous deployment and monitoring of production systems.
Ability to use a wide variety of open source technologies and tools
Ability in multiple programming languages and scripting technologies
Experience with cloud based computing platforms
Experience with systems and IT operations
Good understanding of automation tools and processes
Good organisation and time management skills to ensure business timescales and productivity are met.
A desire to continuously learn and develop your skills.

What rewards and benefits would I get in this role?

25 days annual leave (26 in your second year with Egress)
Free breakfasts
Monthly fully funded office socials (Trampolining, Bowling, Rounders, Sports Day, Pub Quiz, Board Games Night etc.)
Work hard, play hard culture
Pension scheme
BUPA Private Health Cover
Cycle to work discount scheme
Childcare voucher scheme
Invite to our Annual Kick Off event in February (2x nights away in UK resort, team building activities, all meals and accommodation paid for)

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