Senior DevOps Engineer


Our client are a cutting-edge UK and European technology consultancy that prioritises empowering autonomy, promoting experimentation, and facilitating rapid learning to provide exceptional value to their clients. Their company culture is centred around collaboration, where all colleagues, regardless of their role, work together to minimise risk and shorten delivery times. Their team consists of highly-skilled cross-functional consultants, analysts, and support staff. Their clients have the opportunity to earn R&D credits that can be used towards the companies areas of expertise: Data, Governance and Cloud Engineering, allowing them to drive customer-focused innovation.

Their work extends across both the public and private sectors, providing their colleagues with a diverse and interesting landscape of experience. With demand for their services at an all-time high and continuous growth in their market sectors, they are embarking on a major recruitment drive. They are eager to recruit a talented Azure DevOps Engineer to join our Digital Practice and one of our project delivery teams.

Our client are seeking an experienced and highly skilled Azure DevOps Engineer to join their dynamic and innovative team. As an Azure DevOps Engineer, you will be responsible for designing, implementing, and maintaining our continuous integration and deployment pipelines using Microsoft Azure DevOps. You will collaborate with cross-functional teams to automate and streamline our software delivery processes, ensuring efficiency, reliability, and scalability.

.Key Responsibilities:

• Strong working experience with Azure DevOps, demonstrating proficiency in utilizing its features and functionalities.

• Ability to create and modify CI-CD pipelines, ensuring efficient and automated software deployment processes.

• Proficiency in creating automated code scanning using pipelines, ensuring code quality and security standards are met.

• In-depth knowledge of Azure technologies such as Cosmos DB, Blob Storages, Web Apps, and Azure Synapse.

• Strong automation skills using ARM templates and Bicep, enabling streamlined infrastructure provisioning and management.

• Deep understanding of Azure computing, storage, logging and monitoring, auditing, and security services.

• Experience with running deployments, updating Infrastructure-as-Code (IaC), investigating errors, and collaborating with central support teams.

• Provide technical guidance and support to development teams for Azure DevOps-related tasks and best practices.

Key Requirements:

• Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field / equivalent.

• Microsoft Azure certifications, such as Azure DevOps Engineer Expert or Azure Solutions Architect.

• Understanding of blue-green implementation, facilitating smooth and efficient deployment strategies.

• Experience in Agile project delivery, working within iterative and collaborative development environments.

• Proficiency in Azure DevOps, including experience in building and maintaining Azure YAML pipelines and Bicep templates.

• Familiarity with deploying Web Apps, Cosmos DB, Storage Accounts, Synapse, and other supporting infrastructure.

• PowerShell experience would be an asset, facilitating automation and scripting tasks.

• Azure Data Engineer experience, including building and maintaining Azure Synapse Pipelines and Data Flows. Proficiency in C# and Spark would be beneficial for data engineering tasks.