DeVops Developer

  • Job Type: Contract
  • Location: UK - United Kingdom - Ipswich United Kingdom Ipswich
  • Date Posted: June 12, 2019
  • Salary: £400 GBP Per Day
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DeVops Developers

FPG People who enjoy exploring new technologies, developing new skills, using industry leading development techniques and building systems that really matter
You will be working in an agile software engineering team that supports:
Broadband for millions customers
The Media and Broadcast platforms

The team are responsible for delivering the replacement for one of the companies most important networks. This network is critical as It transmits broadcast TV signals from the outside broadcast units all over the world to the studio and then out to the TV aerials across the country. TV doesn?t work without it. As such we are building a team of highly skilled and experienced engineers to ensure that these critical systems are built to the highest levels of quality and responsiveness. We run an agile DevOps team where you will be responsible for the architecture, design, development, testing, deployment and in life support of your systems. You will be expected to deliver these critical systems safely and responsively.

The skills listed below are examples of skills currently used but the ability to pick up new technologies is more important than a particular skill:
Languages: Java, Ruby, Go, Perl, Python others as required
Practices: Test driven development, Agile experience, continuous integration, continuous deployment, DevOps, automation.
Technologies: Amazon AWS, Software defined networking, Docker, Linux admin, Ansible, Kubernetes.

You will be expected to:
Be an experienced software developer with a solid understanding of the importance of test driven development, shared code ownership, pairing, agile principles, and the management of technical debt.
Delight customers by delivering rapid agile change while the team work at a sustainable pace.
Be passionate about technology.
Demonstrate experience of working closely with customers to deliver reliable and maintainable solutions.
Have a keen eye for detail and care deeply about building reliable and well-tested systems.
Be curious and passionate about troubleshooting, actively seeking out problems and solving them.
Have a proven ability to learn new technologies quickly.
Have an understanding of the systems that underpins Broadband
Contribute to the software engineering community.
Be an active participant in the running of the team, helping our area be a great place to work.
Engage with the wider business in order to identify opportunities for future work for your team.
Experiment with new technologies to help push the boundaries of what your team is building.
Take time out from coding to coach and mentor members of the team.

5+ years in software engineering
3+ years of agile, DevOps working environment
Linux skills

Experience (desirable)
Experience of controllers like ODL, NorthStar, ONOS etc.
Netconf, YANG, PCEP
Experience working with MPLS networks
Experience in software defined networking
System integration experience

Degree level education
Relevant industry body memberships