senior devops engineer
Wellington City, NZ
5d ago
source : Jobnos

The Company

This organisation has been continually building on previous successes for almost 2 decades and have an excellent reputation of providing the best product in their market.

With one of the most efficient and cutting edge transactional platforms they work with leading organisations internationally and continue to look at improving their products and services year on year.

It is a company that thrives on it’s people, high levels of collaboration and giving people the opportunities to step up and progress with their careers.

They boast an excellent retention level because they make you a priority.

The Role

Our client is currently looking for a Senior DevOps Engineer to join their customer delivery team in Wellington. The team is dedicated to delivering software.

This role is for somebody to work with the team and other third parties to improve and manage the release, deployment and infrastructure side of the platform.

The successful candidate is expected to be a strong technologist, with both software engineering and technical operations backgrounds.

Working day to day alongside the customer to plan and manage environments, releases and upgrades is also a key part of the role.

Key Tasks

  • Work focused primarily on delivering technical solutions for improving the overall quality of product build, deployments to test and production, monitoring and alerting, with emphasis on NFRs (resilience, stability, scalability, security etc.)
  • Work with the customer, other third parties and interally to plan and execute infrastructure needs, changes and upgrades.
  • Help implement a CI / CD strategy to incorporate the entire product development lifecycle as well as the continual evolution of cross-
  • functional collaboration, associated best practices, and standards

  • Help ensure security considerations are robustly incorporated in infrastructure decisions
  • Act as a gatekeeper for production releases, ensuring changes and risks are effectively communicated
  • Participate in defining and prioritising a backlog of work for a small sub team.
  • Work with customer release managers to help ensure that test environments are effectively managed
  • Work with internal teams on ongoing R&D effort into tools, processes, and people to further enhance DevOps capabilities
  • Help manage consistent application of DevOps methodologies amongst the team
  • What You Need

  • Hands-on experience in all facets of automation and systems architecture on Linux
  • Commercial hands-on software development or systems architecture, implementation and ongoing automation experience in a previous role
  • Experience with deployment tooling at scale, preferably Ansible
  • Experience with Java or Python / Bash or more general purpose programming language (e.g. Ruby, Groovy)
  • Experience with AWS is a bonus
  • Matured views on continuous delivery, automation, testing and the development processes in general
  • Experience deploying and running metrics collection platforms such as Prometheus
  • Understanding of open source solutions that enable the implementation of highly distributed, scalable, durable, and performant platforms such as Kafka and Cassandra
  • Knowledge of both relational databases and various NoSQL based data storage solutions (Informix, postgres and MySQL)
  • Benefits

  • Competitive benefits, an open and supportive environment as well as a modern and exciting workplace
  • The opportunity to interact with global teams on a regular basis and the possibility to switch teams and projects as you and our business continues to develop and grow
  • Tangible and genuine development, you can take your career where you want it to go!
  • Exposure to real work, business-critical projects and the chance to develop some of the world’s leading e-commerce applications whilst working on exciting client projects and interact with lots of code!
  • Contact

    For more information, please contact Harry Demitriou on 04 494 1329 or email to harry.demitriou


    DevOps, Linux, Ansible, Python, Bash, AWS, NoSQL, Postgres, MySQL, Git, Maven, Selenium, Gradle, YUM, Jenkins, Docker

    Bachelor Degree

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