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DevOps / Continuous Delivery Engineer (with Ansible Expertise)

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Job Number: 00450668


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Role: DevOps / Continuous Delivery Engineer (with Ansible Expertise)
Location: London and Manchester
Salary: £43,000 - £85,000
Travel: up to 100% (variable)
Closing Date: 31/8/2017
Accenture is currently initiating large number of engagements with our clients that involve bringing innovation to technology delivery. As such, we are working to recruit DevOps professionals into Accenture’s UK DevOps Practice. You'll be part of a growing network of  technology delivery experts, who design, build and implement the platforms used by Accenture across IT systems for a broad range of clients within many industries. As a DevOps and Continuous Delivery professional your primary focus will be on designing and implementing automated platforms which will support the delivery of resilient  technology solutions.
You’re a great fit if…
  • You have a keen interest in building sophisticated cloud-based automation solutions.
  • You like to continuously learn new and emerging DevOps and cloud technologies.
  • You enjoy working in an Agile environment focusing on lean delivery to bring value to businesses.
Key responsibilities include:
  • Engineer release automation solutions using configuration management tools like Ansible and Chef.
  • Provide thought leadership in configuration management processes, technologies and tools.
  • Design and implement solutions to securely store configuration data using tools like Vault.
  • Design and implemented continuous delivery pipelines with security best practices in mind.
  • Conducted automated QA using tools like Test Kitchen and Server Spec.
  • Work in conjunction with IT, engineering, and business groups to understand functionality, scalability, performance, security, and integration requirements.
  • Working with and enhancing open source projects such as the Accenture DevOps Platform.
  • Experimentation with new technologies to determine their use cases/suitability.
Basic Qualifications:
  • Strong knowledge on key DevOps concepts – continuous integration and continuous delivery.
  • Excellent knowledge of software configuration management and tools (e.g. Ansible, Chef).
  • Practical experience working with Ansible or Chef to create release automation pipelines.
  • Hands on experience working in major cloud platforms (e.g. AWS, Azure, Google Cloud).
  • Continuous integration and delivery implementation experience using like tools like GIT and Jenkins.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Design and delivery of IT systems for a broad range of clients using technologies such as:
    • Development platforms e.g. Java, JavaScript, .Net, SAP, MuleSoft ESB, Oracle Fusion.
    • Tools e.g. Jenkins, Git, Jira, Ansible, Docker, ELK, Nexus, SonarQube, Ansible.
    • Cloud platforms e.g. AWS, Azure, Google Compute Engine.
  • Working within an agile environment, including the use of Scrum and Kanban.
Note: Accenture will be recruiting at the Application Development Associate Level. Accenture is a meritocratic organisation. Joiners at this role and level can expect to progress all the way to a Managing Director level based on merits.
As well as a highly competitive salary, Accenture offers a comprehensive package including 30 days holiday, gym subsidies, 3 additional days for charitable work of your choice, an employee healthcare plan and a competitive pension scheme
On top of this we offer flexible working, a mentorship programme and a dedicated community site which has been set up to help you with all aspects of family life, from becoming a new parent, returning to work after parental leave, dealing with fertility problems, adoption, step-parenting and eldercare and more.
Next Steps
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Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, with more than 401,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries. Combining unparalleled experience, comprehensive capabilities across all industries and business functions, and extensive research on the world’s most successful companies, Accenture collaborates with clients to help them become high-performance businesses and governments. The company generated net revenues of US$30.0 billion for the fiscal year ended Aug. 31, 2014.
Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, or gender identity.
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