DevOps Engineer

  • Competitive
  • Sheffield, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Sopra Banking
  • 23 Apr 19

DevOps Engineer

Company details
Sopra Banking Software is a banking and specialist finance software vendor, and a major global digital player. We have been supporting banks and financial institutions for almost 50 years. With in-depth knowledge of the banking industry, banking customers, and innovative technologies. The triple focus allows us to build powerful and agile software solutions and to implement them through value -added use cases.

We are committed to employing a diverse and inclusive workforce where all our people can be themselves and success on merit. So if this sounds like a culture you would like to be part of then be assured that we will welcome your application.

We believe our people are our greatest asset. We actively encourage the professional development of our employees with on the job training, learning from our subject matter experts, access to our Sopra University e-learning, and the benefit of external training opportunities.

As part of our hiring process new employees will be required to pass a consumer credit check and DBS check If you have any concerns about this please raise them with the recruitment team.

Sopra Banking Software is recruiting DevOps Engineers in our Sheffield office. This is an opportunity to join a team specialising in modern software deployment techniques encompassing DevOps practices and Cloud based implementations.

Key Responsibilities

  • Creating and maintaining a DevOps pipeline for software deployment using automation scripting and documentation
  • Systems administration support, software deployment, troubleshooting and performance tuning in an agile development team
  • Installation and upgrade activities covering Sopra Banking and third party software
  • Occasionally working outside of office hours on system upgrade projects.

Candidate Profile

  • Educated to degree level
  • A strong understanding of IT industry standard technologies; either through work experience or from formal training and qualifications.
  • Keen to take ownership and resolve issues with a meticulous attention to detail.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • An appreciation of DevOps practices would be highly advantageous.
Desirable Experience we can provide training on:

  • Software development lifecycle
  • Understanding of web application architecture & platforms, load balancers, networks, VPNs, firewalls, monitoring systems, failover & high availability systems
  • UNIX, Linux and Windows Operating systems
  • Cloud Systems Admin (AWS preferred)
  • Virtualisation and container platforms (e.g. Docker, VMWare ESX)
  • Computer Programming (Python, Shell, Perl preferred)
  • Databases (Relational and NoSQL)
  • Java Applications
  • JEE Application Server administration (e.g. WebLogic, Websphere and JBoss, Tomcat)

By joining the Sopra Banking Software team you will enjoy our excellent rewards and benefits schemes including 6% pension contribution, employee share scheme, an option to buy or sell holiday days, medical insurance, health cash plan, flexible working where possible, plus many more excellent benefits.