Saturday , March 18 2023

Royal Mail Job Vacancies – Senior Devops Engineer

Website Royal Mail

Job Description:

The Royal Mail Technology team is passionate about delivering high-quality products and outstanding digital experiences to our customers. Cutting edge technology is fundamental and key in helping us achieve our objective to be recognised as the best delivery company in both the UK and across Europe.

Our award-winning Technology team is at the heart of delivering a transformational journey at Royal Mail. The traditional letters business is declining, but our recent performance and the growth in parcels demonstrates that there is an opportunity for Royal Mail that we can capture, but we need to move quickly. By joining Royal Mail you will be helping to implement meaningful change, pushing forward with our transformation to become a more agile and even more customer focused business, while delivering more innovation, products and services for our customers. You will be working for a brand that’s a household name and a critical part of the UK’s infrastructure.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Manage the team responsible for implementation of DevOps strategy and automation pipelines to deliver our GCP Data Platform.
  • Build, continuously improve/scale, and maintain GCP infrastructure to optimise our data products and data pipelines for performance and cost
  • Technical SPOC for our Business Partners from initial automation concept, through into BAU support and on-going incident management
  • Design, implementation and monitoring of our CI/CD pipelines covering infrastructure, code build and deployment
  • Drive and mentor data engineering teams to ensure strategic data product outcomes that incrementally reduce our data estate technical debt
  • Automate the provision of our front-line applications into containers across multiple technologies across our data portfolio.
  • Drive the design, development, test, optimisation, and deployment of stabile data solutions to Google Cloud Platform that are cost-effective
  • Liaise daily with Delivery Managers to ensure our activities are on track and with Platform Owners to ensure technical issues are overcome.
  • Input into planning, estimation and prioritisation within an agile framework to fulfil the backlog
  • Ensure we deliver the right support documentation, processes and supplier handoffs to ensure new data products run successfully in BAU

Job Requirements:

You will have 5+ years proven experience in automation with excellent knowledge of the best engineering and data practices in a commercial environment. Ideally you should have a very comfortable knowledge in the following areas:

  • BitBucket, Jenkins and CI/CD automation patterns. Bash Scripting as bonus.
  • Nexus, Terraform, Puppet, Ansible and multi-cloud provider expertise (GCP, AWS, Azure) – Kubernetes (GKE) is ideal.
  • Exposure to implementations of Cloud Data Warehouses and Data Lakes, NiFi, Kafka, Machine Learning or AI extremely useful.
  • Daily experience of JIRA and confluence and automated testing and release management tools is preferred.
  • A degree or relevant Cloud (Google preferred) engineering certifications are essential.

Job Details:

Company: Royal Mail

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Croydon, England, UK

Application Deadline: N/A

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