DevOps Engineer

£Competitive

Bristol, BS1

Description

Responsible for the build, configuration, deployment and support of our Digital and Connected devices infrastructure, while working with software engineers and operational teams to make sure our systems are secure, robust and reliable.

Market Overview

Dyson HQ is home to over 3,500 people who work across a medley of engineering and commercial functions. The award-winning campus has three cafes, a sports centre and a number of engineering icons including our Harrier and Lightning jets – one of which hangs from the ceiling of our café. Based in Malmesbury, the campus is within easy reach of both the Cotswolds and cities like Bath and Bristol along the M4 corridor.

Function Overview

The Infrastructure & Environments team is at the heart of this significant transformation at Dyson - ensuring we maintain robust and highly-available digital platforms for both our customers and the machines they buy while continuing to deploy new features at pace. The Infrastructure & Environments team is responsible for building and maintaining tools for deployment, monitoring and operations. Infrastructure as code along with automation is our bread and butter – making sure environments can be spun up or changed with ease, whilst ensuring consistency. The team also works closely with the software engineers in scrums to deliver, troubleshoot and resolve issues in our development, test and production environments

Accountabilities

  • Develop, automate and maintain the build of AWS components, and operating systems
  • Liaise with architects, software engineers, DBA’s to understand and implement new requirements, features and changes
  • Implement monitoring solutions, and respond to alerts and issue as required
  • Ensure that systems are secure and patched
  • Keeping up to date with technology trends and identifying areas for improvement – such as security, containerisation, serverless, micro services, service discovery, and continuous integration/delivery

Skills

  • Experience using Amazon Web Services (AWS) and its various components
  • Strong Windows and/or Linux systems administration and scripting skills
  • Strong Networking knowledge around load balancers, DNS, VPN, VPC
  • Configuration management and automation
  • Working knowledge of CI/CD techniques and technologies such as Jenkins
  • Experience in maintaining, monitoring, and scaling web based platforms
  • Good problem solving skills
  • Some experience in Agile delivery is desirable

Benefits Overview

  • 27 days holiday plus eight statutory bank holidays
  • Pension scheme
  • Performance related bonus
  • Life assurance
  • Discounts on Dyson machines

Posted: 25-Jul-2018

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