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Principal Software Engineer DevOps

Principal Software Engineer DevOps

Job Title: Principal Software Engineer DevOps
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Caerphilly, Wales
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 895809_1556724161
Contact Name: Kevin Raymond
Contact Email: kevin@electusrecruitment.co.uk
Job Published: May 01, 2019 16:22

Job Description

Principal Software Engineer - DevOps Contract
Your experience of overseeing a DevOps capability and managing a DevOps team would make you an ideal candidate for this role. You will be responsible for managing the DevOps strategy processes and standards supporting build and deployment through source code control, continuous integration and software quality tools and methods.
Our Client is a Global leader in the development of cutting edge defence technologies.
You can apply for this role at the bottom of the page, below are more specific details about the role:

Responsibilities
*Leading a cross functional scrum DevOps team through a software delivery project in a scaled Agile environment
*Defining and Managing the continuous integration, deployment and test approach
*Guiding the development teams on how to use DevOps practices and values
*Facilitating discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution between the test and development organizations to resolve build and deployment issues
*Delivering and managing Infrastructure to support Continuous Integration, build and test automation activity as well as the continuous improvement of source control, integration and testing processes, procedures and tools
*Planning of the DevOps initiatives and activities with the team
*Helping with Definition of test requirements, specifications, procedures and scripts with reference to system and product specification, design and use cases
*Supporting status reporting of product build and test activities
*Supporting Build Release and Software licensing Requirements across the Product Development and Test Team

Education/Experience
*Experienced at working in a Scrum environment
*Competent in Software Development, Integration and Test - depth of experience in some areas and breadth of understanding across the discipline,
*Experienced in the following engineering tools or equivalents: JENKINS, Artifactory, Rational Quality Manager, Rational Team Concert, GIT, Infrastructure as code automated deployment, scripting tools
*Ability to generate well-structured technical documents and manage through a review process to achieve release to committed deadlines.
*Ability to present at progress and system reviews and contribute productively in the team and with external UK MoD and other stakeholders
*Needs to be confident and professional when working with development and test teams
*Experience in managing and training others in the agile scrum process
*Understanding of software architectures, and design patterns
*Defect investigation and root cause analysis
*Knowledge and understanding of testing of software installations on Windows environments
*Previous experience in understanding areas of concern with respect to software installation and configuration
*Web Technologies (e.g. OData, HTTP, TLS, and REST)
*Testing and deployment of software on Windows 10 and Server 2016
*Test Management tools (e.g. Rational Quality Manager)
*Working in virtualized environments


Key Skills: Software, DevOps, Continuous Integration, Build and release, Software, Jenkins SAFE, Agile, Infrastructure, Automation
Location: South Wales, Newport, Caerphilly
Daily Rate: Dependent on Skills and experience
Contract Role

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.