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Senior DevOps Engineer

Date: Apr 16, 2019

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

AutoReq ID143075BR
Job TitleSenior DevOps Engineer
CountryUnited Kingdom
LocationLondon
FunctionSolutions & Digital
Service LineSolutions & Digital
Service Line InformationSolutions & Digital services the broader Firm through delivery of core technology and managed services capabilities, collaboration and innovation development services and building our Alliances network.

KPMG OverviewKPMG is part of a global network of firms that offers Audit, Tax & Pensions, Consulting, Deal Advisory and Technology services. Through the talent of over 16,000 colleagues, we bring our creativity and insight to our clients’ most critical challenges.
With offices across the UK, we work with everyone from small start-ups and individuals to major multinationals, in virtually every industry imaginable. Our work is often complex, yet our vision is simple: to be the clear choice for our clients, for our people and for the communities we work in.

Job DescriptionThe Team

Joining the growing CloudOps team in our Solutions & Digital Division, the DevOps Engineer is responsible for development operations, server and user administration, and code deployment for KPMG’s back end cloud applications and products. The DevOps Engineer will develop infrastructure as code and templates for new cloud-based environments, respond to DevOps and Cloud tickets, oversee deployment and configuration tools, manage cloud resources, manage users, manage access to environments, etc. The DevOps engineer will work on public clouds: AWS and Azure platforms.

The Role
- Build and Administer instances and services in the public cloud for Development, QA, and Production environments.
- Script, test and deploy new versions of environments and target infrastructures.
- Support development and QA across various projects to satisfy their day to day needs.
- Study and implement new tools for increased productivity, security, reliability and performance.
- Develop tools and services useful in DevOps environments such as performance monitoring, security monitoring, deployment/configuration, continuous integration/build servers and cloud resource creation scripts.
- Create documentation of current and newly implemented environments with associated troubleshooting steps.



The Person

- Windows configuration, management and administration (IIS).
- Linux configuration, management and administration.
- Familiarity with Amazon cloud solutions and architectures (EC2, S3, Cloud Formation, RDS, CloudWatch, SES, SQS, ). Hands-on experience highly desired.
- Familiarity with Azure Cloud Solutions and architectures (Windows VM’s, Web Apps, SQL Database, Document Store, BI stack, Virtual Network, Azure AD).
- Understanding of network protocols throughout the 3-7 OSI layers.
- Continuous integration and source control (TeamCity/Bamboo/Jenkins, Git/Stash).
- Basic software development skills/experience. Scripting experience a bonus.
- Security concepts, protocols and configuration (authentication, authorization, encryption, PKI).
- A strong technical foundation in enabling agile build, release and environment management.
- Comfortable with high level architecture and hands on delivery.
Nice-to-haves
- User or administrator experience with any/all of Atlassian stack (Jira, Confluence, Stash, Bamboo), Ansible, TeamCity, Octopus Deploy, New Relic, TrendMicro.
- AWS certified DevOps and/or Architect.

Qualifications and Skills

- Strong and demonstrated team working experience.
- Comfortable with frequent, incremental code testing and deployment.
- Strong educational background with a degree preferably in Computer Science or related.



Our Deal

Flexible Working

Our employees have many varied work schedules to suit their individual needs!



Our intelligent working options range from role sharing and flexible start and finish times, to home working and more informal arrangements agreed within teams.



Check out examples of KPMG employees enjoying different working patterns on our website and please do share your own individual requirements with us.



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