Senior DevOps Engineer

  • Cencora
  • Hybrid (South UK)
  • 13/05/2024
Full time Data Engineering Artificial Intelligence Software Engineering DevOps

Job Description

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Role Overview
As a Senior DevOps Engineer, you’ll be joining the Cloud Engineering team working to drive solutions for design, build and operational aspects of our infrastructure in Azure Cloud. You will work closely with the engineering and technical support teams to proactively improve our offerings to our clients from a scalability, reliability and speed to market perspective.
Our teams are distributed around the UK with offices based in Camberley and Castle Cary. There are twenty people in the UK today across four teams (product, cloud services, developers, platform and support). We are scaling to over forty people within our department with significant investment from our parent company. This is a hybrid position for the candidate in the South with occasional (monthly) visits to the office.
 
Skills and Responsibilities
You will:
  • Coach and mentor engineers, providing technical guidance to juniors and peers within the team, nurturing a collaborative and innovative environment.
  • Contribute to development and implementation of strategy related to cloud platforms and services to best serve the goals of the business.
  • Ensure design/change (devops) and execution is aligned and working to best practices around infrastructure and security.
  • Design and implement of cloud platforms and services using automation and coding.
  • Leverage orchestration and automation techniques to drive efficiency.
  • Work with the team on critical analysis, problem solving for operational problems in the platform (logs, metrics, traces) and root cause analysis.
  • Configure/build, maintenance and documentation of Azure cloud components.
  • Continuously monitor and undertake security analysis of the platform using automated tools.
  • Patch and maintain our Windows estate whilst overseeing the move to Linux based operating systems as standard for compute, data and ancillary services.
  • Define, contribute and update standard operating procedures for all operational aspects of the platform.
  • Be part of the OOH support rota in support of the services your team own and manage.
Essential
  • We’re looking for people with the following skills:
  • 7 years+ experience in an operational role with a cloud platform (Azure, AWS, GCP) as an engineer or other related technical cloud-focused role.
  • Experience working with Microsoft Azure with knowledge of cloud-native services (Azure DNS, Application Gateway, Azure SQL Server, App Services, Blob Storage, Load Balancer, WAF) and best-practices for working with technology.
  • An understanding of technologies that underpin a DevOps approach to cloud migration and management, including but not exclusive to, Infrastructure-as-Code, Configuration-as-Code, Containerisation and Orchestration, CI/CD, Test Automation using programming language like Terraform, powershell etc.
  • Excellent understanding of networking principles (IP addressing, virtual networks, network security and networking models).
  • Understanding of observability and site-reliability principles (SLO’s, SLI’s) and working with engineering teams to improve the applications and platform.
  • Good understanding of SQL and working with relational databases.
  • Experience working in a production environment to support, operate and maintain applications.
  • Experience working with incident management processes and tools (we use OpsGenie).
  • Experience working with logging tools (e.g. Log Analytics, Datadog) and monitoring (e.g. Azure Monitor) and application performance management tools (we use New Relic).
  • Good understanding of information and data security principles (e.g. GDPR, penetration testing).
  • Experience designing solutions and implementing projects.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication with excellent critical analysis and problem-solving skills.
Desirable
Ideally you will have:
  • Some knowledge of common programming languages (Java, Javascript, Go).
  • An understanding of data engineering infrastructure, data processing and presentation.
  • Experience of containerisation technology (e.g. Docker).
  • Understanding of continuous integration solutions (e.g. Jenkins, Azure DevOps);
  • Experience of Cyber Security Essentials or similar certification.
  • Experience in vulnerability management (e.g. Phishing, social engineering, malware etc.).
  • Experience of single sign-on products (e.g. Auth Zero, SAP Gigya).
Our Interview Process
We aim to keep the interview process as short and relaxed as possible. We have two main stages:
  • Telephone Interview - A thirty-minute discussion to understand your background, technical skills and project experience;
  • Two 1-hour Video interviews – Assess technical skills including deep dive into previous experience in key areas and technologies. The interview will also focus on soft skills, delivery experience, leadership qualities and ability to play a lead role within a cross-functional engineering team.
What your background should look like
Desirable
Ideally you will have:
  • Some knowledge of common programming languages (Java, Javascript, Go).
  • An understanding of data engineering infrastructure, data processing and presentation.
  • Experience of containerisation technology (e.g. Docker).
  • Understanding of continuous integration solutions (e.g. Jenkins, Azure DevOps);
  • Experience of Cyber Security Essentials or similar certification.
  • Experience in vulnerability management (e.g. Phishing, social engineering, malware etc.).
  • Experience of single sign-on products (e.g. Auth Zero, SAP Gigya).
Our Interview Process
We aim to keep the interview process as short and relaxed as possible. We have two main stages:
  • Telephone Interview - A thirty-minute discussion to understand your background, technical skills and project experience;
  • Two 1-hour Video interviews – Assess technical skills including deep dive into previous experience in key areas and technologies. The interview will also focus on soft skills, delivery experience, leadership qualities and ability to play a lead role within a cross-functional engineering team.
What Cencora offers
All team members globally are provided with basic life insurance, personal accident insurance, business travel accident insurance, and EAP resources at no cost. Additional country-specific benefits such as healthcare, sick leave, death and disability, retirement, as well as perks and allowances may be provided. Details of programs vary by location.
 
 
Equal Employment Opportunity
Cencora is committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or membership in any other class protected by federal, state or local law.
The company’s continued success depends on the full and effective utilization of qualified individuals. Therefore, harassment is prohibited and all matters related to recruiting, training, compensation, benefits, promotions and transfers comply with equal opportunity principles and are non-discriminatory.
Cencora is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities during the employment process which are consistent with legal requirements. If you wish to request an accommodation while seeking employment, please call 888.692.2272 or email
hrsc@amerisourcebergen.com
. We will make accommodation determinations on a request-by-request basis. Messages and emails regarding anything other than accommodations requests will not be returned