Apprentice DevOps Engineer

Expiring today

Stratus House Floor 2, Emperor Way, Exeter, EX1 3QS
£18,000.00 - £21,000.00 annually
30 Apr 2021
06 May 2021
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
We are looking for a DevOps Engineer to maintain and develop our platform, working with Azure DevOps, Infrastructure-as-Code ARM Templates, Bicep, PowerShell, and Azure services in order to allow our development team to rapidly and reliably iterate our solution to provide a great experience to our customers.

Your duties and responsibilities in this role will consist of:
  • Understanding and documenting our existing infrastructure and CI/CD pipelines
  • Building Infrastructure-as-Code deployments using ARM Templates/Bicep in order to push changes to development and production environments on a Desired State basis
  • Developing CI/CD pipelines using YAML/PowerShell for greater reliability and reduced downtime
  • Developing and administering monitoring solutions using Azure App Insights for early warnings of issues and performance concerns
  • Feed into the disaster recovery plan for our production environment
  • Apply a security-first mentality, continuously assessing and monitoring security issues and remediation
  • Assist with other DevOps tasks as required

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Strong knowledge of Azure or similar modern cloud infrastructure providers
  • Strong experience implementing Infrastructure-as-Code and/or CI/CD pipelines
  • Experience with infrastructure scripting solutions such as PowerShell
  • Experience with Windows operating system environments
  • Familiar with container orchestration services such as Docker

Personal qualities

  • Passionate about uptime and release intensity
  • Deeply concerned about data privacy and security
  • Excellent software knowledge and a thirst for more
  • Enjoys a dynamic role that's constantly evolving, in a small team that strives to be the best in the industry

Desired qualifications

5 GCSEs at grades A*-C/9-4 (or equivalent) including English Language and maths.

College qualification or higher in Computer Science (or equivalent) or a similar discipline.

Future prospects

We're still a small team, so there's a great opportunity to get in at the bottom floor and develop alongside the company. The product range is moving fast, so this is an exciting opportunity to be a key part of shaping how we do things in the future.

The role offers long term security and the opportunity to progress into a permanent position.

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