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Data Factory DevOps Lead Engineer


Data Factory DevOps Lead Engineer

  • Dublin, Republic of Ireland
  • Full time
  • Closing at: Sep 1 2022 at 01:00 IST

Bank of Ireland are delighted to announce that our Data Factory and Channels Integration Factory are actively recruiting a variety of new, exciting vacancies to join their teams!

Bank of Ireland Group is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to fostering an inclusive workplace which values and benefits from the diversity of our workforce.

We are eagerly looking to recruit a DevOps Lead Engineer (Data Factory) to join our IT & Engineering team within Bank of Ireland!

What is the opportunity?

Bank of Ireland is embarking on a journey to transform how it develops software used to support its customers. We're looking a hands on, proactive Lead DevOps Engineers who are strategic thinkers, but also more than capable to roll up their sleeves and implement key initiatives.

The Lead DevOps Engineer role is a senior role within the bank and you will need to be able to understand the complex requirements of delivering software in a regulated environment.

You will also need to have a detailed understanding of the technical building blocks used to build / test / deploy our applications, and can communicate this to both a non-technical and technical audience.

Key Accountabilities

Work closely with our engineering teams to understand their product requirements, how they build, test and deploy their software applications

Provide guidance on DevOps tools, environments & best practices to our teams that have been developed by the DevOps Centre of Excellence (DCOE) Contribute to the DCOE initiatives, either in the form of documentation and best practices or helping to deliver strategic solutions to the bank that work for our engineering teams.

Promote DevOps internally within the bank, and be an advocate for clean and rapid & robust software delivery pipelines within the bank.

Seamlessly move from the presentation deck to the code editor and help realize our strategic ambitions

To work with the banks Engineering Factories & DevOps Centre of Excellence to build best in class in delivery pipelines.

About You

Critical Qualifications

  • 3rd level degree or equivalent experience

Essential Skills / Experience

  • Minimum of 8 years in either a software development role where you have some exposure to releasing applications into a production environment or an operational facing role where you've had to deploy and support production type workloads
  • Excellent communication skills and comfortable with Email, Skype & MS Teams, you can articulate technical designs and processes to both engineering teams and non-technical audiences
  • Exposure to the requirements of delivering software in regulated environments, and comfortable with large number of stakeholders who need to understand how your processes are designed and delivered.
  • Experience using the Atlassian tool stack - Jira, Confluence, Bitbucket & Crucible

If you've done software development, we would look for:

  • Excellent skills in one of the main scripting languages such as python, perl, ruby and their test frameworks Strong development background in languages such as C, C#, Java, Golang and a thorough understanding of their test frameworks
  • You have developed applications that have involved the delivery and consumption of API's Exposure to one or more cloud providers (AWS / Azure / GCP) and you're comfortable with how to provision infrastructure using the portal UI.
  • You're used tools like Ansible / Puppet / Chef to deliver infrastructure, and you know how to test them thoroughly You've used Terraform to build cloud based environments, or private cloud services Docker and orchestration environments such as Kubernetes / OpenShift exposure

If you've been more involved in the operational side of things, we like to see something like the following:

  • You have a thorough understanding of how the infrastructure is managed and provisioned in virtualized environments such as VMWare
  • You've been on the receiving side of poorly specified and tested software and had to make last minutes fixes and swore this was never going to happen again In depth experience of one or more of the cloud providers (AWS / Azure / GCP) and can automate infrastructure using tools such as Terraform, CloudFormation, ARM Templates etc.
  • Certifications are nice, but hands on experience preferable
  • You've used configuration management tools like Ansible / Puppet / Chef in anger In depth experience of configuration management orchestration tools such as Ansible Tower / Chef Server
  • Thorough understanding of SSL & Cryptography and solutions to automation and management of SSL Certificates for applications
  • An appreciation for a test first software development approach, and a desire to ensure there's no surprises at deployment time

Office Location

Working at Bank of Ireland doesn't have to mean working in an office to have an impact. Our dedication to enabling colleagues to thrive means that depending on role type you can have choice and flexibility in where you work and live, subject to your role, customer needs and our requirements.

We have a hybrid working model, with home, agile hub, and office-based options available. We will always list a primary location which can be where you go for in person collaboration, and a location where you can best perform your role.

Please note you must live in the jurisdiction for the business to which you are contracted.

This job can be done anywhere in Republic of Ireland with the primary office location as Dublin to which travel will be required for in person collaboration.

Exact frequency to be agreed with manager.

Key Competencies

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Where Agency assistance is required Bank of Ireland Recruitment Team will engage directly with suppliers. Unsolicited CVs / profiles supplied to Bank of Ireland by Recruitment Agencies will not be accepted for this role.

Bank of Ireland Group is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to fostering an inclusive workplace which values and benefits from the diversity of our workforce.

Flexible Working Promise - New Role, Same Flexibility:

We know how important flexibility is; the Bank is committed to flexible work matching, which will look to match your existing flexible working arrangements to your new job.

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