Senior DevOps Engineer

Senior DevOps Engineer

Category: Project Management
City: Reading, England - South East, United Kingdom
Position ID: J0821-0507
Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

Be part of something exciting and at the cutting edge of technology and join CGI as a Senior DevOps Engineer within CGI’s Telecoms Business Unit. Would you like to be part of a growing company with the scale and strength to give your career a boost in Consulting and Delivery? CGI are looking to recruit a highly skilled DevOps Engineer responsible for leading and supporting our delivery teams engaged in cutting-edge Agile DevOps transformation programmes.

Are you someone who is looking to take a leading role in a delivery team using your experience of DevOps tools and techniques? If so, this is the perfect role for you. This opportunity is primarily based in Reading; however, we may also consider candidates who prefer to be based in any of our UK offices.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

You will create and develop relationships with you development team members and client stakeholders, to enable effective and quality delivery on client Agile DevOps delivery projects and programmes. You should possess a technical and business understanding of the worlds of Cloud admin and software development.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

As a senior member of our software development teams, you will exhibit strong interpersonal skills – confident, clear, and concise – with a passion for latest cloud technology innovations and their application to clients’ challenges. You will need to be ambitious and keen to learn and develop at pace and CGI will provide you the support and training to help achieve this.

To be successful in this Senior DevOps Engineer role, we are looking for a proven track record, with experience of Azure cloud platforms, ideally in the following environment:
• An end user IT department or service provider
• A systems and solutions vendor
• A Systems Integrator or IT Services organisation

Essential skills & experience:
• Practical DevOps experience with Agile ways of working on distributed systems
• Practical experience of Azure Cloud admin, covering compute, storage, network and security
• Familiarity with operational aspects of DevOps, including application monitoring, performance and security, using tools such as Active Directory, Azure Monitor, Log Analytics, Elastic and design patterns for availability and resilience
• Experience of developing Azure components, e.g. function apps, logic apps
• Experience of integrations and extensions using third party APIs and SDKs
• Experience of development / admin with Azure database services, e.g. Cosmos, Postgres
• Experience of CI/CD pipeline management with working knowledge of Git, container technologies, the Atlassian toolset & ecosystem
• Mid-level scripting skills (e.g. Bash, Powershell) plus knowledge of Azure CLI
• Basic (or above) development skills in at least one of Java, Javascript, Python
• Linux and Windows admin

Beneficial experience:
• Understanding of IoT device integration and provisioning, using e.g. MQTT, Azure DPS, JSON templates, IoT Hub or Azure Service Bus
• Knowledge of at least one communications technology used in IoT, e.g. NB-IoT, LoRaWAN
• Experience of AWS
• Experience with Infrastructure as Code



  • DevOps
  • GIT
  • GIT
  • Jenkins
  • Microservices
  • Telecommunications

What you can expect from us:

Build your career with us.

It is an extraordinary time to be in business. As digital transformation continues to accelerate, CGI is at the center of this change—supporting our clients’ digital journeys and offering our professionals exciting career opportunities.

At CGI, our success comes from the talent and commitment of our professionals. As one team, we share the challenges and rewards that come from growing our company, which reinforces our culture of ownership. All of our professionals benefit from the value we collectively create.

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CGI is an equal opportunity employer.