DevOps Engineer

  • Vacancy Title
  • DevOps Engineer
  • Location
  • Liverpool, United Kingdom
  • Company
  • Speedy Services
  • Closing Date
  • 11/10/2021
  • Job Description
  • Summary

    Speedy are the UK’s leading hire provider with the widest range of tools, specialist hire equipment, plant and support services – everything for every job!

    A DevOps Engineer will play a key role in the delivery of new software, enhancing automated development, testing and delivery processes.

    The principal objectives of the role are:

    • To accelerate the delivery time of software through development, testing and deployment
    • To improve the performance of our in-house developed software systems.
    • To improve security of our environments and software.
    • To migrate from legacy infrastructure and keep systems and software up-to-date.

    The duties and responsibilities of the role are:

    • Automate build and release pipelines.
    • Set up development tooling and infrastructure.
    • Work with ops and third parties as required.
    • Keep dependent software packages up-to-date.
    • Setting up automated testing frameworks for the test team.
    • Work with DBAs and Ops to migrate servers.
    • Work with developers to identify necessary Azure resources and automate their provisioning.
    • Document automation processes.
    • Work with development team and key stake holders to create plan for monitoring Azure resources.
    • Work closely with key stakeholders to capture, analyze, and derive DevOps requirements.
    • Responsible for database migrations and maintenance

    You will be working across three cross functional agile development teams and must be pro-active at improving infrastructure, tooling and deployment processes to accelerate development practices. A good DevOps engineer will be motivated to help others do their job better and to continuously improve development, testing and deployment processes.

    What you’ll need:

    • Windows hosting setup
    • IIS
    • Azure DevOps
    • Deployment/release pipeline automation
    • Peer code reviews
    • Version control (Git)
    • Appreciation of service excellence
    • Ability to work effectively under pressure


    • Software security experience
    • IIS performance tuning
    • SQL server
    • Knowledge of automated testing (NUnit / xUnit / Specflow / Selenium)
    • Microsoft Certification
    • Awareness of agile development methodologies

    In return we offer a competitive salary with contributory pension scheme, 21 days annual leave entitlement (plus bank holidays) rising to 26 days after 12 months, discretionary bonus scheme and life assurance. In addition you will be able to take advantage of our fantastic Salary Extras benefits scheme, offering cycle to work and various other discounts on a wide range of goods and services.

    Please be aware Speedy reserves the right to close our vacancies earlier than the listed date if we have received a high level of applications. We would recommend that if you wish to be considered that you complete the application as promptly as possible.