Junior DevOps Engineer in Newcastle upon Tyne

Job description

  • Junior DevOps Engineer

  • Newcastle, England
  • Role: Junior DevOps Engineer

    Department: DevOps

    Reports to: DevOps Manager 

    Location:  Newcastle

    Salary:  Competitive base with benefits and pension

    The Role

    This position is within Viewpoint’s UK engineering team, as part of a multinational Agile-process group that is providing software solutions in a .NET/SQLServer/C# target environment. Reporting to the DevOps Manager, this is a great chance for a Graduate or Junior Software Developer to step into a full DevOps Engineer / Platform Engineering position. The Newcastle based team provides software solutions to the construction industry on a worldwide basis that include document management and collaboration, project management, building information modelling & management and mobile field operations.

    As a DevOps Engineer your role underpins much of the development function. You will manage our source repositories, build pipelines and delivery pipelines. These extend over multiple complex systems. You will also provision and maintain our development and test environments. Continuous improvement and innovation are at the core of everything we develop. We welcome exploration of new technologies and are open to transition to best practice.

    Focus on developing automation pipelines for software releases using CI / CD technology in a modern cloud environment (Azure)

    Work closely with Senior Platform Engineers and Software Developers (C# .Net) to automate tasks across their platforms and transform their infrastructure and software processes

    Maintain best practices on managing systems and services across all environments

    Focus on the Development Team needs, driving incremental delivery of software that has the highest value and address areas of most risk in a timely manner;

    Work closely across the multi-disciplinary team to ensure the team delivers its commitments;

    Continuously drive improvement with yourself, the team and the department through ways of working with more agility and introducing technologies;

    Promote knowledge sharing across the team and department, ensuring that we work as closely and effectively as possible;

    Provide technical assistance to developers, testers and engineers to unify operational efforts.

    Explore concepts, ideas and new technology to create novel solutions to problems.

    Manage non-production environments for development, performance testing, and validation testing.

    Your Profile

    Computer Science / Software Engineering degree, or relevant commercial experience

    Some software development experience - ideally C#/.Net

    Scripting experience would be beneficial but not essential e.g. PowerShell

    An interest and passion for DevOps, Continuous Integration and Continuous Development

    Ideally some experience with CI / CD tools

    Ability to articulate and gain engagement for ideas to both technical and non-technical audiences – Essential

    The ability to pick up new tools and technologies quickly

    Ability to directly work with peer groups (spread globally).

    Excellent verbal and written communications including documentation.

    Evidence of humility, autonomy, openness, motivation and a willingness to learn. 

    A logical approach to troubleshooting, cool under pressure and a desire to not over complicate. 

    Ability to work independently.

    Ability to multitask.

    Viewpoint is an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DISCLOSURE for US-BASED POSITIONS ONLY: Viewpoint requires a criminal background investigation, and employment and education verification as a condition of employment.

  • Extra information

    Education Level
    Newcastle upon Tyne
    Working hours per week
    4 - 40
    Type of Contract
    Casual / Part Time Jobs
    Published at
    Profession Sub-category
    Customer Service
    Full UK/EU driving license preferred
    Car Preferred
    Must be eligible to work in the EU
    Cover Letter Required

    Newcastle Upon Tyne | Customer Service Jobs | Casual / Part Time Jobs | Other

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