DevOps Engineer - Data and Analytics

  • SSE Plc
  • United Kingdom, ENG
  • Jul 21, 2021
Technology Flexible

Job Description:

Base Location: Reading or Havant

Salary:£46,319 - £61,175 + a range of other benefits to support your family, finances and wellbeing

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time, 37 hours | Flexible working patterns available

What is the Role?

SSE is transforming the way it delivers value from data, and has implemented an Analytics Platform to help execute on that vision. Working in a Scrum team, you'll have first class communication and interpersonal skills as well as the technical ability to build and implement a best practice Azure platform, and then working within the DevOps delivery team.

As a DevOps Engineer on Azure you'll be working to deliver new capability, enhancements and deal with day-to-day operational matters.

What do I need?

You should have a deep understanding of Microsoft Azure and demonstrable commercial experience with this cloud computing service. Ideally your experience should be from an Infrastructure as Code (Iac) perspective through the automated provisioning of resources and capability.

To be considered for the role we'd also love you to have experience in:

- Using Azure Resource Manager (ARM) templates for automated deployments

- Advanced scripting skills (PowerShell).

- Automated provisioning of related resources (such as Database, Synapse, Data Factory, Databricks, etc) would be beneficial

- working in a Scrum environment and the use of Azure DevOps as the primary tool for task tracking etc.

Life at SSE

If you're considering a career with us, you're probably wondering what's in it for you? From health and wellness to finances and family, we're proud of our benefits package which includes 34 days holiday (plus the option to buy additional days), enhanced maternity and paternity leave, discounted healthcare and a wide range of offers via our SSE Advantage scheme.

At SSE we're proud to celebrate difference. We all have different skills, experience and backgrounds and we strive to have a friendly and inclusive culture where you can be yourself. We take pride in a job well done and share the belief that an inclusive culture is key to our success and vision for the future. Above all, safety is at the heart of everything we do at SSE and we live by the mantra 'if it's not safe, we don't do it'.

SSE is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We actively encourage applicants from all protected characteristics and commit to providing any reasonable adjustments required during the application and assessment process, and upon joining SSE.

Next Steps

All applications should be submitted online, and I'll be back in touch after the vacancy closing date to let you know the outcome.

If you would like to discuss any working differently requirements or adjustments you may require throughout the recruitment and selection process, please contact [email protected] / 01738 275846.

Before commencing employment with SSE, you'll be required to fully complete our pre-employment screening process consisting of a basic criminal records and credit check.