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DevOps is a key position within the Technology, Infrastructure, and Operations group. The incumbent in this role will play a critical part in developing a Centre of Excellence responsible for delivering shared solutions for infrastructure operations across our estate. To fill this role successfully, the candidate will need a strong background in cloud technologies, DevOps, and infrastructure automation, as well as a deep understanding of a broad set of modern scripting and OO programming languages. AWS skills are a plus.
In addition to the technical skills required in this position, a well-developed sense for working with people is important. As a member of the DevOps team, you’ll be working with a broad swathe of contributors across Elsevier’s Technology organisation, as well as a number of key folks in our vendors’ services and technologies teams. Importantly, we’re looking for an evangelist, a leader, a partner, and a teammate. A person that can talk the talk and walk the walk. The formal part of the description is below.
Responsibilities (fancy words describing SRE/DevOps things you’ll need to be good at):
Ensure optimal construction and implementation of CI/CD pipelines.
Build automation supporting the effective management and consumption of cloud resources
Design and author soft infrastructure assets using IaC best practices
Collaborate effectively within agile dev squads delivering continuous improvements in customer outcomes.
Provide effective solutions through the applied integration of infrastructure, software, and software delivery best practices
Operate and maintain software systems across the full breadth of the SDLC
Must Haves (things we’ll ask you to tell us about when we talk):
3+ years DevOps experience in large, multi-product environments
3+ years using modern scripting and OO programming languages as a contributing member within an agile dev squad
1+ years authoring CI/CD pipelines, automation elements related to infrastructure composition, deployment orchestration, and monitoring
Nice to Haves (even more things it’d be great if you knew about):
Experience in AWS Architecture ideally with an accreditation
Experience using Terraform as an AWS automation technology
Experience deploying configuration management via Ansible, Puppet or Chef
Comfortable presenting and communicating ideas to key stakeholders and engineers alike
Experience of cloud migration activities either Public or Private
Hands on experience of implementing infrastructure and service based monitoring solutions
A good understanding of the security controls required to host applications and services in the cloud
A good understanding of release management techniques within a cloud hosted environment
Source code version control systems, e.g. GitHub
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