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Senior DevOps Engineer

Amec Foster Wheeler


Wood is recruiting for a Senior DevOps Engineer to play a key role within the Digital and Technology Team. This role is a permanent staff position to be based in one of our UK offices. The successful candidate will be working closely with the Developers and IT team to shape the future for Wood's Application Environment. This role will act as an infrastructure developer with hands-on involvement in building deployment and testing pipelines, automated provisioning of cloud and on-promise infrastructures. You will help us to build secure, scalable and resilient architectures to support our next generation cloud, mobile, desktop and low-code/no-code solutions, and refine our DevSecOps culture and practices.

At Wood we help businesses grow through the transformation of people and processes by continually exploring, unlocking and deploying the latest innovations across energy and the built environment. We are empowering clients to embrace the opportunities of a digital future, ride the surge of change and maximise value in deployment.there is a vital need to continuously deliver applications with fast pace and rapidly react to user feedback as well as ever-changing requirements while keeping the solutions available, secure, performant and fully functioning to meet our customer expectations.

- Work as a member of the software development team collaborating with several stakeholders including IT services to ensure that the team and client have an understanding of operational requirements

- Take shared responsibility for designing and implementing infrastructure for delivering and running software services

- Take ownership of solutions infrastructure including automation tools and frameworks (CI/CD pipelines) to provide reliability, security, scalability, automation, performance, availability and cost management

- Hands-on implementation and configuration work to get projects off the ground, evaluate and drive improvements to existing infrastructure

- Act as an interface between product (software/applications) development and operational end-users

- Enable solutions to be deployed in the cloud, bundle up solutions and make them available to the client

- A Science, Engineering or IT degree is required

- Working experience with infrastructure automation, monitoring tools, server virtualisation, IaaS and PaaS cloud

- Good understanding of the practical application of DevOps principles, Agile methods and Infrastructure as Code

- Strong knowledge of automation and the ability to write code using scripting and programming languages

- Ability to move quickly on building out devolvement, testing and staging environments

- Experience in the Java or C# programming language and .NET Framework

- Experience with CI/CD tools and build pipelines and hands-on experience with Jenkins and Microsoft DevOps platform

- Hands-on experience in using configuration management tools

- Hands-on experience to build and handle VM's and Containers

- Hands-on experience in building, designing and maintaining cloud-based applications in Azure or AWS

- Experience administering application servers, web servers, and databases

- Some experience with automated testing tools

Personal attributes:

- Passion for and ability to work with software development teams releasing software daily

- Strong Analytical and Problem-solving skills

- Positive attitude with excellent verbal & written communication and collaboration skills

- An eagerness to learn and adopt new tools and techniques

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world's most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 45,000 people. www.woodplc.com

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

Requisition ID: 2020-78934

Location: Europe - various locations

Name: Staff / Permanent

External Company Name: Wood Plc

External Company URL: http://www.woodplc.com/