Technical Consultant - PaaS Operations

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Location: Maidstone, England, United Kingdom
  • Job Type: Full time
  • Company: Fidelity International

A devops team highly skilled in application development, networks, virtualisation & continuous delivery spear-heading change within the company. We have been working with Cloud Foundry since March 2014, offering multi datacentre NonProd & Production environments. Our core strengths drive innovative & automated solutions via self-service options to our customers.

Who are we ?

A devops extreme software programming global based team responsible for engineering & supporting various cloud based services spear-heading change within the company to enable successful cloud adoption using AWS & Cloud Foundry.

What we do -

  • Core team mantras are automation - self service - innovation
  • Engineer & support all aspects of Cloud Foundry, AWS based services through continuous delivery pipelines in a multi-tenant Production enterprise environment.
  • Pair program, every day using test driven development
  • Challenge the status quo & deliver high quality MVPs
  • Collaborative, transparent friendly working environment
  • Daily standups, weekly retros.

What are we looking for ?

  • A strong development or infrastructure engineer with hands on experience of Cloud Foundry or other Platform as a Service technologies across different clouds (off/onprem) proficient in either Ruby or Go, with at least 2 other different languages e.g Python & Java, focusing on delivering services that are loosely coupled, highly scalable & coded to cope with failure at every level.
  • Excellent knowledge of creating & managing continuous delivery pipelines enabling continuous integration using test driven development with high coverage in a multi-tenant, full stack Production enterprise cloud configuration where rolling intra-day upgrades are BAU, security & audit requirements are met by default.
  • The ability to translate business requirements into realistic architectural designs, offering pragmatic, cost effective options founded from experience of creating & developing secure enterprise cloud services.
  • A responsible engineer who views TDD & software engineering as a 'craft' with experience or special interest in 'infrastructure as code' through automation & continuous delivery.
  • A versatile engineer who has exposure of networking, virtualisation & all aspects of security having deployed to multiple cloud environments.
  • A team player who is confident to mentor more junior members & train others. - Comfortable working with application developers to adopt cloud native principles. Eager to share knowledge & extend capabilities into new technologies.
  • A trusted advisor who is forward thinking, supportive of successful delivery & achievement comes from collaborative team effort with strong communication skills.
  • This role requires some travel - typically to China & India at least once a year.

What makes you stand out from the crowd ?

  • Sound knowledge of BOSH, services such as Redis, RabbitMQ, Cassandra, MySQL
  • Working knowledge of AWS to deploy & manage services, applications & security via automation using CI/CD pipelines, Terraform & Ansible.
  • Demonstrable strong knowledge of XP & agile
  • Proven eagerness for continual personal development
  • Published work or code - presence within the open source community.

Great minds, better together.

Fidelity International is an equal opportunities employer and is commited to a policy of treating all its employees and job applications equally.