Country:

United Kingdom

Cities:

London, Manchester, Newcastle

Area of expertise:

Infrastructure

Job Description


Our Infrastructure team wants to hire you! Yes, you! A Modern engineer at Avanade uses modern automation techniques and methods to streamline deployment activities and remove repetitive, manual process from production systems.  

We have offices in London, Manchester and Newcastle; however, Avanade is currently working remotely and flexibly. 

Note: We are not able to accept applications from those requiring Visa/Work permit sponsorship. Applicants must already be eligible to live and work in UK.


What does it mean to be part of our team and Avanade?


We are one team, we care for and respect each other, we deliver with excellence and our people lie at the heart of our vision and values. You will work on a variety of differing projects for an exciting mix of diverse clients.

In addition, you will continue develop your technical skills by having access to world-class training as well as skilled resources globally. We will support you in your growth and invest minimum 80 per annum studying to achieve desired Microsoft certifications, all paid for by Avanade

 

About the role 

  

A Modern Engineer / Cloud DevOps Engineer at Avanade uses modern automation techniques and methods to streamline deployment activities and remove repetitive, manual process from production systems.The person can evaluate complex system deployment and integration processes and build solutions that automate them to reduce human error and cost.The goal is to help our customers remove cost, increase speed to market and continuously drive efficiencies.   

In this role, you will work over our project and operational support clients to analyze deployment processes and identify repetitive, manual elements that can be automated out. You will help design and build deployment pipelines and other automation solutions using a wide range of Microsoft and opensource tools. You will be a critical part of the automation team, ensuring that systems and services run smoothly, automatically and too lower cost.   

  

Day-to-day, you will: 


  • Translate business requirements to technical solutions leveraging strong business acumen.  
  • Analyze current deployment practices, processes and procedures as well as identifying future opportunities for further automation. 
  • Support the team’s toolsets, namely Azure DevOps, Kubernetes, and various RPA applications. 
  • Design and Build Modern Deployment Pipelines. 
  • Design and Build environments using Infrastructure as Code – using Terraform or ARM templates  
  • Design and Build Desired State Configuration extensions 
  • Develop RPA processes in Python 
  • Implement effective metrics and monitoring processes.


About you 


You are deeply technical and enjoy solving complex technical challenges. You know your way around the DevOps toolchain as well as Advanced automation tools, process, and techniques.  You also understand the point of it all—to reduce human interaction and drive cost reduction. You have strong business acumen, a good analytical mind on top of excellent technical skills. 

 

Skills profile we require for the Cloud DevOps Engineer:

 

  • You must have demonstrated experience of turning business use cases and requirements to technical solutions. 
  • Must have project experience in design, implementation, and/or support of Microsoft Azure based solutions 
  • Must have hands-on experience with deep understanding in both traditional and modern deployment pipeline and automation concepts. 
  • Experience in at least 2 of the following languages:  PowerShell, Python, C#, F# 
  • Experience in business processing mapping of deployment and other IT run processes. 
  • Experience in working with Docker and Kubernetes. 
  • Experience in two or more of the following: Azure ARM templates, Terraform, PowerShell DSC 
  • Must have prior experience and background in running Azure Cloud based solutions. 
  • Must have experience in CI/CD using Azure DevOps 
  • Success in consulting organization working on complex technical design and deployment projects is beneficial 

 

Why would you join us?


There are plenty of excellent reasons but let's keep it short! One of the many is: You will have an exposure to work with clients who are embracing the leading edge of technology and in particular, what’s possible through Cloud technologies. We are supporting our employees to cross-train and develop their skills around different Microsoft technologies. Your colleagues are people with a real passion, dynamic approach and enthusiasm for technology. You’ll have ample opportunities for career growth and personal development as well as guiding the latest use cases for innovative technology.


Some of the benefits we offer are:


• Employee Share Purchase Plan, Private Medical Cover, Car Allowance, 33 weeks full pay maternity leave, 2 weeks paternity leave, Income Protection Policy, Extended    benefits, STI Bonus, 80 hours per annum studying towards Microsoft Certifications, generous pension and much more!

•  Avanade University – real-time access to technical and skilled resources globally

•  A dedicated Career Advisor to coach you and support your progression within the company

•  Engaged and helpful co-workers genuinely interested in your growth

•  A genuine focus on you as an individual – we help you discover your true potential and support you in growing your career and horizons. 

Avanade® is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We evaluate applicants without regard to race, colour, age, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, veteran, military or marital status, genetic information or any other protected status.

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About Avanade

Avanade is the leading provider of innovative digital, cloud and advisory services, industry solutions and design-led experiences across the Microsoft ecosystem. Every day, our 56,000 professionals in 26 countries make a genuine human impact for our clients, their employees and their customers. 


We have been recognized as Microsoft’s Global SI Partner of the Year more than any other company. With the most Microsoft certifications (60,000+) and 18 (out of 18) Gold-level Microsoft competencies, we are uniquely positioned to help businesses grow and solve their toughest challenges.


We are a people first company, committed to providing an inclusive workplace where employees feel comfortable being their authentic selves. As a responsible business, we are building a sustainable world and helping young people from underrepresented communities fulfil their potential. 


Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation. Learn more at www.avanade.com