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DevOps Engineer (Fathom)

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DevOps Engineer (Fathom)

Posted 26 days ago

We’re looking for people to join the Access family, who share our passion for believing in better, and who will help us continue to grow.   Love Work. Love Life. Be You. - is central to our success and how we give our customers the freedom to do more of what's important to them. What does Access offer you?  We offer a flexible, hybrid working environment where you can balance work and life while maintaining a strong office team-based culture. We deliver on what we say, taking the development of our people seriously. We’ll work with you to progress your success plan and provide opportunities to accelerate your career.  On top of a competitive salary, our wellbeing days taking you to 25 days leave a year and a health contribution, you’ll also be able to choose from a range of benefits to suit you. We’re an organisation that likes to give back, so you’ll also have three charity days allocated to support a cause that matters to you.   About you:  We are seeking an experienced DevOps Engineer to strengthen our team of talented developers and engineers. You will be a key member of the Cloud Platform team, with a diverse set of responsibilities including management of our CI/CD process, cloud infrastructure management and security. The broader Fathom team includes developers, engineers and designers who are recognised as leading practitioners in their respective crafts. This is an opportunity to join them and influence the quality, value, and architecture of a modern web application. Day-to-day, you will:  ● As a senior member of a small team (2-3), you will be involved in the day-to-day coordination of the team. This will include mentoring and work prioritization (via Jira). ● Oversee the maintenance and improvements to our CI/CD pipelines using TeamCity, Octopus Deploy and Github actions. ● Azure architecture and implementation – provide expert advice on cloud native architectural patterns and practices. Including but not limited to IaaS, PaaS, Containers, Networking, Storage and cyber security. ● Provide a pathway to scaling out our application using Containerization and/or App Services. ● Maintaining and improving our Infrastructure as Code platform deployment process. This will include technologies such as PowerShell, Bicep and ARM Templates. ● Maintaining and improving our cloud monitoring strategy by broadening the performance and security data we collect and enhancing our alerting capability. ● Identify areas of improvement with respect to emerging cloud architectural patterns. ● Be a participant in daily standups and other aspects of our Agile planning process. ● Be a champion for DevOps within the broader engineering team. ● Work closely with Cloud Platform Engineers including mentoring and skills development ● Ensure our environment is secured using network firewalls, application gateways and other Azure native security and governance features (Microsoft Defender for Cloud, Azure Policy). Your skills and experiences might also include:   • Proven leadership experience, leading by example to get the job done, demonstrating resilience, flexibility, ownership, accountability, pragmatism and collaboration. • Deep understanding of Agile Product Delivery and how to reconcile Agile development with the demands of formal governance. • Be agile and perform effectively in multi-tasking fast-paced environments. • Ability to collate and analyse large, disparate data sets to identify trends and insights. • A high attention to detail and commitment to quality. • Excellent verbal and written communication as well as receptive listening skills, with ability to present complex ideas in a clear, concise fashion to technical and non-technical audiences. • Ability to tailor communication approach depending on seniority, experience, skillset & knowledge of stakeholders • Self-managing and working virtually. • Excellent team player who can work with virtual, global, and cross-functional teams. • Understand the nuances that exist within a large Organisation and the SDLC, and how they apply to and impact a defined Governance structure. • Capacity to manage high stress situations. • Comfortable presenting to senior leaders (e.g. Development directors) and be compelling and influential at this level of the organisation. • Positive and supportive during periods of significant change. • Experience using and working with Business Intelligence tools. • A critical-thinker, able to respond to shifting priorities, demands and timelines by using effective analytical and problem-solving skills. Ability to work with, and help resolve, ambiguity whilst still achieving goals. • Strong appreciation for business and innovation, able to identify and improve working practices • Takes a holistic view, identifying issues early and prioritising appropriately. What are we all about?  The Access Group is one of the largest UK-headquartered providers of business management software to small and mid-sized organisations in the UK, Ireland, USA and Asia Pacific. It helps more than 100,000 customers across commercial and non-profit sectors become more productive and efficient. Our products and solutions go beyond providing technology, we connect the right people with the right data, at the right time, through Access Workspace. At Access, we are committed to creating a welcoming and inclusive environment where everyone can thrive. If you're excited about this role, (even if your previous experience doesn't align perfectly), you might just be the perfect fit for us! We wholeheartedly believe in equality for all and the transformative power of diversity.   Why not join our vibrant team where you can love what you do, love how you live, and most importantly, be authentically you? Let's make a difference together.  Love Work. Love Life. Be You.