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DevOps Engineer / Cloud expert

Bangor, Gwynedd
£48,000 to £72,000
Job Type
8 Sep 2022

DevOps Engineer / Cloud expert- permanent role Hybrid working up to £72K Your new companyWorking with a forward thinking company with financial institutions, providing the broadest, deepest software applications and connectivity to marketplaces, partners and fintechs through their open platform, orchestrating the future of financial services.

Your new roleWe are looking for an exceptional Devops engineer to join our team embarking on a journey to Cloud Native, from both a VM approach and Docker containers using public cloud services such as AKS. This will involve assisting with the design and development of mission critical financial messaging systems. Producing high level systems architectures for cloud, local Data Centre and fully on prem solutions. You will also be assisting with the day to day running of existing development infrastructure including Jenkins, Artifactory, SVN, and Gitlab amongst others. Security consciousness is of course vital in all operations in our industry, and this will be a key requirement for the role. We work in an enterprise Agile environment with everyone playing an active role. There will also be opportunities to expand this role out across from development/QA into the wider team to ensure optimal management of services across the business unit.What you'll need to succeed

  • Education to degree level in Computer Science or other technical related fields.
  • The ideal candidate should typically have 7+ years' professional experience in Devops/cloud design from a product/service development perspective.
  • Experience in delivering cloud based solutions with Docker containers ideally on Azure using AKS and/or using Kubernetes on prem.
  • Artifactory/Jenkins administration, CI/CD, Build Pipelines
  • Experience of Containers and Container orchestration (Docker/Kubernetes)
  • Good understanding of supporting services (for instance logging and monitoring) in a microservices environment and concepts such as Service Chassis/Service Mesh

Nice to have:

  • Experience in API design/development using REST and HATEOS principles, following OpenAPI specifications
  • Microservices development and design using Spring Boot or equivalent framework
  • At least basic database knowledge of Oracle/Postgres or equivalent (INGRES a bonus) - SQL.
  • NOSQL SOLR/Lucene indexing, Big Data solutions, Analytics - Apache Spark
  • Experience with payment systems such as SWIFT, SIC/euroSIC, SECOM, SEPA, FED/CHIPS,
  • or banking/financial services domain experience.
  • Tech lead and line management opportunities possible with this role

What you'll get in return

  • Annual bonuses
  • Unlimited leave
  • Healthcare cover
  • Critical illness
  • Flexible hybrid working
  • Lifestyle benefits e.g. cycle to work, green car scheme

What you need to do nowIf you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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  • Job Reference: 707322022-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
    Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
  • Location: Bangor, Gwynedd
  • Salary: £48,000 to £72,000
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent