BGL Group’s Operations team have an exciting new opportunity for a DevOps Engineer to join their busy and forward-thinking department. Reporting into the Senior Technical Lead you will design and deliver Infrastructure as Code solutions, providing operational governance and common controls across various Business Units. The work you will be involved with will revolve around infrastructure change and you be responsible for helping to develop a community of practice across common technology teams.
As a DevOps Engineer you will support the design and implementation of orchestration, configuration tools and processes to deliver operational governance. You will ensure that the teams are working to set design principles and are designing in coherence to our quality assurance guidelines. Your input into the support of Design Assurance processes across business units will be necessary for BGL to maintain consistency and reduce technical debt.
Working on premise virtual server environments, and a multi tenanted AWS environment, you are responsible for the ongoing maintenance of code and implementation of good practice across cloud platforms including alignment to AWS Well Architected Framework. Maintaining key relationships within DevOps communities will prove pivotal to the success of this role, as you will need to work closely with other engineers to Identify changes in the technology landscape, particularly in AWS, that impact our business, and contribute to the Group roadmaps. Your work will be embedded within DevOps teams across the Business to support sprint targets, and centrally within Group to provide Operational Governance.
What will it take?
- Experience with Terraform and Chef, or comparable tools
- Experience with DevOps themes and topics – including Infrastructure as Code, CI/CD pipelines, version control and testing frameworks
- Experience with Operational Concepts - Patching, Vulnerability management, information security, user and access management, and operational governance in virtualised environments
- Strong work ethic, self-motivated, able to plan and organise workloads
- Previous experience working within an IT Operations team supporting eCommerce systems (desirable)
Founded in 1992, the BGL Group has grown significantly in size and capability. From 30 to 3,000 people, we are a leading digital distributor of insurance and household financial services. We have reached 10 million customers through brands including comparethemarket.com, LesFurets.com, BGL Life, Budget Insurance & Dial Direct, as well as our partnerships business which provides insurance for some of the UK’s leading high street brands. We make a difference for our customers, colleagues and communities by working, growing and winning together. We enjoy what we do and have fun doing it!
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