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Senior DevOps Engineer - Data and Analytics


Senior DevOps Engineer - Data and Analytics

  • 526443
  • Closing at: Jan 30 2022 at 23:55 GMT

We're proud to have been a Principal Partner for COP26, the UN Climate Change Conference, and are leading the way to provide the energy needed now, while building a better world of energy for tomorrow.

To reach net zero by 2050, we're looking for people who can bring big ideas, new skills and innovative thinking to help us build a world that's more sustainable and inclusive for you, your family, the community you live in and for generations to come.

So join us on our journey to net zero and help us power change.

Base Location: Reading or Havant

Salary: £46,319 - £61,175 + a range of other benefits to support your family, finances and wellbeing

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time, 37 hours | Flexible working patterns available

What is the Role?

SSE is transforming the way we deliver value from data, and have implemented an Analytics Platform on Azure to execute on that vision. Working in a Scrum team, you'll have first class communication and interpersonal skills as well as the technical ability to develop, improve and maintain that platform.

As a DevOps Engineer, you'll be working as part of the team to deliver new capability, enhancements and support day to day operations as they arise.

What do I need?

You should have a deep understanding of Microsoft Azure and demonstrable experience with that cloud environment. Ideally your experience should be from an Infrastructure as Code (IaC) perspective through the automated provisioning of resources and capability.

To be considered for the role you'll have experience in:

- Using Azure Resource Manager (ARM) templates for automated deployments

- Automated provisioning of cloud resources, such as Database, Synapse, Data Factory, Databricks

- Advanced scripting skills (PowerShell).

- Using Azure DevOps as the primary tool for backlog management, task tracking etc.

A broad capability over Azure architecture and design would also be beneficial, e.g. across components such as API Management Gateway / App Gateway / Azure Firewall / CosmosDB / SQLDB / SQLMI.

Life at SSE

If you're considering a career with us, you're probably wondering what's in it for you? From health and wellness to finances and family, we're proud of our benefits package which includes 34 days holiday (plus the option to buy additional days), enhanced maternity and paternity leave, discounted healthcare and a wide range of offers via our SSE Advantage scheme.

At SSE we're proud to celebrate difference. We all have different skills, experience and backgrounds and we strive to have a friendly and inclusive culture where you can be yourself. We take pride in a job well done and share the belief that an inclusive culture is key to our success and vision for the future. Above all, safety is at the heart of everything we do at SSE and we live by the mantra 'if it's not safe, we don't do it'.

SSE is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We actively encourage applicants from all protected characteristics and commit to providing any reasonable adjustments required during the application and assessment process, and upon joining SSE.

Next Steps

All applications should be submitted online, and I'll be back in touch after the vacancy closing date to let you know the outcome.

If you would like to discuss any working differently requirements or adjustments you may require throughout the recruitment and selection process, please contact / 01738 275846.

Before commencing employment with SSE, you'll be required to fully complete our pre-employment screening process consisting of a basic criminal records and credit check.



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Our Benefits

  • Sharesave Scheme
  • 34 days of annual leave
  • Option to purchase up to 10 days holiday
  • Interest-free technology loans
  • 24/7 free and confidential employee counselling service
  • Private healthcare discounts
  • Subsidised gym memberships
  • 21 weeks full pay maternity leave
  • Cycle to Work scheme with generous £2500 limit
  • Interest-free salary advance to cover transport season tickets

Explore our full list of benefits:

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ROI Benefits Booklet


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