DevOps Engineer – On Prem / Kubernetes

at Jefferson Frank
Published November 12, 2022
Location Manchester
Category All Jobs  
Job Type Full-time  


DevOps Engineer - On-Prem / Kubernetes

£75,000 - Fully Remote

Job Description

You will be an experienced DevOps engineer using your knowledge and skills to transform our software deployment process towards a fully automated solution. You will be comfortable working with infrastructure engineers and software developers alike. You will be joining a young DevOps team and have the opportunity to shape the direction and strategy of the team going forward.

Job Responsibilities

  • Build, configure, run and patch Kubernetes clusters.
  • Work with Software Developers to release code (including new applications) across the application stack (development, beta, production, etc).
  • Write delivery pipelines.
  • Contribute to Infrastructure as Code transformation programmes.
  • Take an automated-first approach to all tasks.
  • Engineer new tools and applications that improve production and deployment capabilities for all teams.
  • Problem-solving production issues including on-call responsibilities.
  • Work on projects across the business to ensure operational excellence.
  • Design and write automated tests within a CI framework on configuration, packaging and deployment scripts.
  • Work closely with Infrastructure and Security Engineers to implement operational requirements; identify and fix bugs and streamline development workflows.
  • Be an ambassador for DevOps across the business, influencing others to embrace automation and DevOps principles.
  • Work with the Release Manager to ensure successful and streamlined production deployments.

Core skills

  • Strong operational experience running multi-tiered apps on Kubernetes, preferably including Helm chart development.
  • Solid background in software engineering using an object-oriented language.
  • Proficient with Git.
  • Experience with Linux and virtualization.
  • Deep knowledge of containerisation.
  • Confident with Ansible and Terraform for configuration management.
  • Substantial experience with AWS.
  • CI/CD tooling and delivery best practices.
  • Network and security knowledge.
  • Experience deploying, managing and troubleshooting of software applications (including Web Apps and B2B).

Happy working using Agile practices, and JIRA.

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