Azure DevOps Consultant at Haley Bridge, United Kingdom, £600-£700 per day

£600 - £700 per day
  • Outside Spy
  • United Kingdom
  • Aug 25, 2021
Duration not stated

Contract Description

DevOps Engineer, Cloud Engineer, Azure DevOps, IaaS, PaaS, SaaS, CI/CD, Docker, Dockerfile, Kubernetes, Helm, Automation, Cloud Migration, Fully Remote, Outside IR35

Location: Fully Remote in the UK or Europe

Rate: £600 to £700 per day OUTSIDE IR35

My client, a global Technology firm with clients in the Banking, Financial Services and Insurance space, is looking to hire a highly skilled DevOps Engineer to play a strategic role in building out cloud resources as part of modernisation initiatives within a global Insurance business.


  • Writes Dockerfiles, Helm charts and templates
  • Perform system administration functions including monitoring system and network performance, troubleshooting system problems, maintaining user accounts and various tracking systems
  • Uses a CI/CD system (Azure DevOps) to automate tasks
  • Implements IaaS, PaaS and SaaS based Azure solutions.

●        Writes and Maintains ARM templates to provision resources in Azure cloud.

  • Actively manage cloud accounts (Azure) and make recommendations on how best to support our infrastructure and interact with Developers and Architects in cross-functional areas
  • Provide periodic off-hours go-live support activities, if needed.
  • Work closely with a team of architects, engineers, and developers to create functional design specifications, Azure reference architectures, and assist with other project deliverables as needed.
  • Migrate servers and workloads from On-Prem to Cloud environment.
  • Set up and administer Kubernetes clusters in Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Manages Artifactory as a Maven / NPM / Docker / Helm artifact repository

Required Skills:

●              5+ years of DevOps experience is a must, preferably with Unix / Linux System Administration background.

●              Strong communication skills (written and oral). 

●              Ability to understand complex technical issues and work alongside other teams.

●              Experience with the following applications or services: 

o       CI / CD system, preferably Azure DevOps

o       Cloud platform, preferably Microsoft Azure

o       Working with Docker containers in a production environment.

o       Write Dockerfile and docker-compose

o       Understanding of DevOps (CI/CD) and Agile practices. 

o       Azure Resource Manager (ARM) Templates

o       Kubernetes and Helm

●              Intermediate scripting (any combination of Ansible, Perl, Ruby, Bourne, Python, and others) 

●              Understanding of proper industry-standard change management procedures required.  

●              Outstanding analytics, troubleshooting and problem solving 

●              Excellent time management, project management and organizational skills 

●              Customer focused, and dedicated to the best possible user experience 

●              Experience with clustering, load balancing and HA

●              Comprehensive understanding of IT security best practices and threat protection