Senior DevOps Engineer
Company: Direct Line Group
Posted on: May 3, 2021
What we're looking for:
Are you a dedicated and passionate Technology enthusiast with
experience of AWS, Python and Cloud formation (or Terraform)?
Are you looking to work in the finance industry, but in a
greenfield agile environment with the freedom to influence designs,
technology and direction?
You will be instrumental in building out the Direct Line Group Core
Cloud enabling services, governance controls and digital platforms,
making use of Infrastructure as Code and automation to accelerate
the journey. As part of that initiative you will help us move to
cloud-native technologies and work with born in the cloud
Who you'll be working with:
The Technology Engineering Tribe works across all the business and
customer facing Tribes and is part of our Engineering Chapter. Our
mission is, "Be awesome at building and running technology". As a
member of the cross-functional squad you will be contributing
towards team objectives and key results for our business delivering
platforms with the customer at the heart of its focus.
DLG Cloud Engineering squads are helping to build the next
generation enabling services that will run the DLG of the future.
They deliver in an agile self-empowered manner across several
focused areas (platform, digital, compliance and project) with ties
to operational aspects / SRE who are seen as a trusted partner and
collaborator by those functions.
DLG is committed to employee growth and moving between squads and
focused delivery is encouraged to enable engineers to build diverse
cloud skills and have exposure to new technologies.
What you'll be doing:
Providing your expertise to build core services to be consumed by
Projects (e.g. landing zones, Security controls, governance
automation & Core networking) to cloud best practice.
Building digital shared services and platforms using serverless
technologies working with the business stakeholders to ensure
Implementing core controls and security compliance as code with
auto remediation to non-compliant events.
Liaising with projects to help them consume services in an
appropriate and governed manner
Working with internal and external suppliers to design and build
the configuration management, release, deployment and operations
cycle to meet business requirements.
Amplifying feedback loops - and increase the frequency - through
Working with Architecture, Security and Other key teams to create
pattern based best practice approaches to delivery.
Identifying and implementing opportunities for innovation and
continuous improvement in the development and continuous deployment
Direct Line Group has recently moved to a new Agile way of working
and are looking for senior engineers to take on the role of Chapter
Lead where they can practise their craft as well as mentor and
support a squad of engineers with a servant leadership approach and
mindset. If this is of interest to you please make sure to give
examples of any people management experience, especially within an
agile organisation, that you have in your application.
What you'll need:
Terraform or Cloud formation and Python or Java
Excellent AWS skills - both depth and breadth of services
Clear and opinionated understanding of cloud (AWS) best
Understanding of security and governance in the Cloud using native
Usage and implementation of CI/CD pipelines to deliver continuous
What we'll give you:
Come join us and you'll find yourself in the middle of one of the
most on-the-go teams in the business, with autonomy and exposure to
industry leaders on huge household brand names. We're always
encouraging internal development and you'll have access to loads of
learning opportunities, events and conferences to build your
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