Salary: Competitive plus excellent benefits
Hours: 37.5 hours per week, Mon - Fri 09:00 - 17:30
Location: The Base, Crawley, West Sussex
Closing date: Sunday 30 June 2019
In a nutshell
This role will be a hands-on engineering
lead with strong software architecture and programming skills, and DevOps/CICD
platform and tooling experience.
Can you work closely with other colleagues
to transform the way our delivery teams’ work, using agile, lean and DevOps
principles and practices and providing deep technical guidance?
You’ll embed continuous improvement methodologies
into our delivery and capability teams and drive the emerging maturity level of
You’ll help build a collaborative culture
based on “High Trust, Low Blame” values. You’ll help them become autonomous
teams that have mastery of their domains and contribute directly to our
Day to day
You'll be passionate about coaching the DevOps Self-service team, accelerating the learning of Devs, Testers and Ops across our Delivery Partners
You'll care about participating in relevant communities of practices across the organisation
Act as a domain expert in the DevOps space and have a solid grasp of the roadmap, trends and industry practices. You’ll be the resource for direction, training and mentorship.
Help iterate and mature the Multispeed Delivery Framework
Co-own quality assurance including establishing metrics and ensure the tools are in place to provide the required level of feedback to the delivery team
You'll drive improvement, efficiency and innovation by assessing, piloting, building DevOps tooling and services to improve overall developer experience and productivity
Collaborate with delivery teams to design and implement scalable, secure, and high performance solutions that enable development teams to move faster
Take ownership of issues experienced by our on and off shore Delivery Partners (TCS in the first instance) that require either a VAA resolution or a VAA decision
You’ll have in-depth of experience and
knowledge implementing DevOps pipelines in the MS Azure stack (infra, app,
data) with both native and non-native source control, development, testing,
delivery, collaboration and configuration tools.
We’d also love you to have experience
integrating unit testing, static analysis, code coverage and security tooling
within the CI/CD framework and fostered adoption of a “quality at source”
mentality within the team
Experience providing operational support of
live production deployments, attending triage sessions and working with the
delivery team to get issues resolved swiftly is also required.
All the better if you can have previously
implemented DataOps into CICD pipeline (schemas, stored procedures, triggers,
configs, masked test data etc. particularly within an
Whilst we love the techy stuff we don’t
just work with and people and how we work together with them is just as
important. Working across a broad range of colleagues and participating in
architecture planning sessions means you'll be a confident communicator and
able to adjust your style to the needs of the audience. You’ll naturally build
strong working relationships and can communicate, thrive as part of a team and
be customer focussed.The perks
Our pioneering spirit and passion keeps our brand vibrantly alive. That's why we give our people the rewards that they deserve. We have a whole host of benefits in place to help you enjoy life to the full, as well as a world of travel opportunities including up to seven flights a year to a wide range of fabulous Virgin Atlantic global destinations. We also offer a competitive benefits package including pension and private medical schemes, life assurance, child care vouchers and excellent discounts across the Virgin Group of companies. We appreciate that life is busy, so when operationally possible remote working is available.
Be you - our differences make us stronger
Virgin Atlantic and Virgin holidays are equal opportunities employers and positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible applicants regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity. Our aim is to employ people who reflect the diverse nature of society which is why we strive to provide an inclusive environment where individuality is celebrated and we can unleash the potential of our brilliant mix of people.
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