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Senior DevOps Engineer

Posted about 1 month ago

Senior DevOps Engineer


Join the Access Family and see how we make software ideas become a reality!

Our core value of ‘Love work, Love life’ has been central to our success and so we’re looking for people to join us who share our passion for making things better every day, to help us become a UK top 10 Software company.

Are you ready for the challenge?

What are we all about?

At Access we love software and how technology never stays the same. It's this obsession that drives us to work closely across sectors to understand the business needs of our customers - from professional services to manufacturing to not for profits and more.

We're passionate about helping our customers stay one step ahead of the challenges facing their industry and business. That's why over 1 million users and over 10,000 organisations rely on Access software to help their organisation thrive.

About the position:

This position is for a Senior DevOps engineer in the Health and Social Care Division, working on products which are risk to life and used by our customers on a 24/7 basis. As such, the team is fast paced and dedicated to keeping the software online and functioning 100% of the time.

You will be working within our Operations team on projects to move our current solutions onto Azure platforms, utilising IaaS and PaaS, as well moving our Source Code and CI/CD Pipelines onto Azure DevOps. You will be helping to implement and improve monitoring using Application Insights, AppDynamics and Zabbix.

As a part of the day-to-day duties of the Operations team you will be required to be On Call for the division, which will be allocated on a rota basis. You will need to be able to investigate and resolve any P1 issues that are escalated by our support teams and pass them onto the relevant teams where required.

You will have accountability for ensuring our solutions meet business requirements, align with technology and governance standards, and ensure delivery of on-time, quality solutions.




About you:

You will be a dynamic, enthusiastic engineer, with a passion for technology that drives you to produce high-quality solutions. You will have a working experience of Azure, Azure DevOps and migration from self-hosted or AWS to Azure. You will be self-motivated to complete assigned projects on time and provide documentation on any changes you implement.

As a senior you will have the ability to mentor less experienced colleagues to enable them to grow within their roles and take on more complicated projects themselves. In turn you will be willing to work within the team, accepting suggestions and contributions from those around you. You will have worked in and be comfortable with an agile environment, enjoying a fast-paced and collaborative atmosphere.

Required experience:

  • Migration from self-hosted/AWS to Azure
  • Migrating Source Code from non-Git to Git
  • Migrating CI/CD Pipelines to Azure DevOps
  • Working knowledge of Octopus and Azure DevOps
  • Powershell and Bash
  • PowerShell Remoting and DSC
  • Knowledge of SQL/Azure databases and T-SQL
  • Monitoring infrastructure (in Azure and private cloud) and applications (AppInsights, New Relic, AppDynamics)
  • Knowledge of DevOps best practice
  • Good knowledge of infrastructure as a cod
  • Working knowledge of C#, Java, JavaScript


Desired Experience:

  • Transition from IaaS to PaaS
  • Implementing Mobile Deployment Strategies (App Center)
  • Configuration and monitoring DNS, IIS Servers, Tomcat servers, Load Balancer, Firewall, FTP severs, Email servers for high volume traffic
  • Good knowledge of Cloud security and preventative solutions
  • Professional Certifications (AZ-204, AZ-400)


As a well-rounded DevOps Engineer, your Skills and Experiences likely include:

  • Problem solving
  • Being creative and innovative
  • A quick learning capability and ability to easily pick up new technical concepts
  • A passion for software and technology
  • A high standard of written and spoken English
  • An open and collaborative working style
  • Being committed to delivering and maintaining high standards
  • Managing time efficiently and effectively
  • Being pragmatic, competitive and driven

What does Access offer you?

We are a growing software company and we deliver on our promises! We take the development of our people very seriously and will work with you to carve out your success plan and provide an opportunity to accelerate your career and make a real difference.

In addition to our standard benefits of 25 days holiday, a match contributory pension and healthcare you will get:  

  • A Competitive Salary
  • Giving Back/Charity days
  • Quarterly Socials
  • 6 weeks Sabbaticals (after 6 years of service)
  • The Access Group Big Break: our all-expenses paid holiday to Spain