Development Ops Engineer – AWS, MS Azure or Google public cloud...

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Job Description:Development Ops Engineer – AWS, MS Azure or Google public cloud platforms About Smart DCC Every one of the 30 million homes and small businesses in Great Britain are set to have intelligent gas and electricity smart meters installed by 2020. Perhaps one of the most ambitious, challenging and exciting projects of its kind in the world, the building of the smart metering network will be a catalyst for the most significant, expansive and innovative changes to the energy sector in... decades.The Data and Communications Company (DCC) was created to lead the successful delivery of this vital new national infrastructure, with highly secure and reliable communications and data services to connect smart meters with energy suppliers, network operators and authorised third parties.This smart metering network will help Great Britain become a global leader in smart energy.Smart DCC operates as a client on behalf of the energy industry, designing and developing a solution which it then procures, implements and performance manages on its behalf.What you’ll be doingThe purpose of the role is to provide Cloud expertise and DevOps cloud support for Smart DCC.Key accountabilities To be the subject matter expert DevOps engineer within the Enterprise IT Cloud Platforms Team.Design assurance of service provider DevOps process, SDLC pipeline and high and low level designs in support of the DCC’s ‘cloud first’ strategy.Hands on deployment and support of the DCC’s cloud hosted environments as required.Delivering automation, patching, scripts and alerting configuration within Smart DCCs cloud environments.Manage and maintain Smart DCC’s code pipeline and DevOps tooling.To work with Smart DCC’s partners to translate solutions designs into infrastructure as code.To run and assure the use of DevOps methodologies in support of the DCC’s ‘cloud first’ strategy Key Relationships Enterprise IT DirectorDCC office of the CISODCC CTO Enterprise architecture teamDCC CTO solution practice teamDCC and SP Operational support teamsDCC Demand and Capacity managementDCC BCDR functionDCC Programme and release teamsKey internal/external customers such as:Security TeamTechnical Operations CentreFinanceOperationsPublic Cloud ProvidersAmazon (AWS)Microsoft AzureGoogle Cloud Platform (GCP)A number of Communications service providers (CSPs), Data service providers (DSPs) and IT service providersIn this role, you’ll have the following:AWS certified solution architect associate certification (or similar level certification on MS Azure or Google public cloud platformsUnderstanding and experience in using cloud platform propriety platform services and tooling including at a minimumNetworking concepts ( e.g VPCs, NACLs, Routing, ELBs, Direct Connect)Compute, Storage (e.g S3, EFS, etc.)Database Services (e.g RDS, DynamoDB, etc.)Security roles, groups and policiesLambda, CloudFormation, JSON, YAML, Shell scripts, PowerShellMicroservices and containerisationSecurity – understanding best practices and how to secure cloud resourcesCloudWatch, Config, CloudTrail, SNS, Log Aggregation concepts, backupExpert level in Linux and Linux automationGood working knowledge of Windows Server operating systems and Windows automation.Guacamole Bastion servers.Infrastructure and deployment automation tools such as Terraform, Ansible, Jenkins.Using Source Control tools i.e. Git, AWS Code Commit.Experience of using Azure DevOps and managing the SDLC pipeline.Understanding of 3-tier architecture concepts and design.Understands key technology risks / issues and mitigations.Good knowledge of and adherence to security principles when deploying to cloud platforms.Knowledge and experience of cloud well architected frameworks and adoption principlesIndustry experienceKnowledge and experience of cloud Well Architected frameworks and adoption principles.Good knowledge of the UK’s Smart metering solution and systems.Good knowledge of SEC and DCC License Conditions, and solution compliance requirements.Stakeholder management.Presentation skills.Person SpecificationTeam Player who is Proactive and Self-sufficientAble to deal effectively with high levels of complexity, at pace.Customer focussed and approachableAble and willing to own and manage activity from concept to deploymentAble to apply effective strategies to identify quick and effective paths to resolution for relevant issuesAble to work effectively with all levels of the organizationWillingness to go above and beyond on occasion to ensure the ‘job gets done’What’s in it for you?A great salary 25 days’ holiday (rising to 27) with the opportunity to buy extra leaveThe opportunity to take a paid day out of the office, volunteering for our charity partners or a cause of your choicea discretionary annual bonus / car allowance or company car if applicable for the roleCompany matched pension, life assurance, a cycle2work scheme, 15 weeks’ fully paid maternity, adoption and shared parental leave, paternity pay of two weeks…and plenty more Voluntary benefits designed to suit your lifestyle – from discounts on retail and socialising, to health & wellbeing, travel and technologyAccess to our Employee Network Groups, which represent every strand of diversity and allow colleagues to connect and learn from each other on an open, inclusive platformRead more

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