DevOps Engineer role – Inside IR35 – Hybrid WFH

The scope of the work covers the full CICD pipeline, including source code repository, configuration management processes, code scanning & security testing, and automated build & deployment.
The environment is Microsoft Azure, and we will need to support teams developing in Databricks, Power BI, Azure Data Factory, containers & serverless architectures, and more.
We currently use Azure DevOps with Terraform, Ansible and Powershell & Python scripts.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Stakeholder management, from requirements gathering to ongoing support
  • Gathering requirements from development teams and other relevant stakeholders
  • Researching and evaluating products to meet the requirements, including proof-of-concept testing
  • Designing the full CICD pipeline and associated processes (e.g. git branching strategy)
  • Documenting the proposed approach and reviewing that documentation with necessary stakeholders
  • Delivery of the selected tools
  • Documentation of user guides & processes
  • Migration to the designed solution, providing training & support for developers
  • Integration with operational tools & processes (monitoring, backup etc)
  • Integration with collaboration & workflow tools (e.g. Jira, ADO)
  • Managing and resolving issues with the DevOps tooling
  • Development of self-service capabilities, template deployments etc over the long term


  • Excellent stakeholder management and communication skills with demonstrable experience in technical requirements gathering
  • Strong DevOps culture, with knowledge of good practices and patterns, and understanding of how code can be delivered rapidly and securely in a modern environment
  • Experience of working in Agile teams, using Scrum or similar frameworks is a plus.
  • Experience working in teams which are spread across different geographies, time zones and cultures
  • Experience working in big data analytics, cybersecurity and/or banking is an advantage

Technical Skills

  • Must have experience in designing and building Terraform IAC in Azure
  • Must have experience in designing and deploying CI/CD pipelines for application code, ideally in the big data analytics space
  • Experience with DevOps for Azure Databricks is an advantage
  • Fluent in at least one scripting language, and willing to pick up others
  • Good understanding of Azure technology, including IaaS & PaaS services, virtual networks, availability zones and regions, etc
  • Familiarity with static & dynamic application security testing tools (e.g. Sonarqube or similar products) is also an advantage.