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IT Consultancy


Belfast, Northern Ireland


3 + years

Closing Date

2024-02-26 00:00:00


DevOps Developer (.Net OR Java) Senior Consultant

  • DevOps Developer (.Net OR Java) Senior Consultant – Systems Engineering – Technology Consulting – Belfast


    At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all. 



    The opportunity

    We’re looking for DevOps resources with expertise in Java OR .Net based Technologies to join the group of our System Engineering and Integration team. This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of a leading firm whilst being instrumental in the growth of our service offering.

    Your key responsibilities


    The role Is required to support the DWP Apply Team, and will have the following responsibilities:

    • implementation of Authentication and Authorisation for microservices/microfrontends
    • Mentorship for Junior DevOps in the team
    • Ensuring tech debt is highlighted and captured in backlogs.
    • Identifying right-sizing opportunities with an understanding of FinOps principles
    • Technical development & configuration


    Tasks: Write deployment run books for staging and live deployments and provide assistance to the SREs performing the deployment. Follow the PDUs ‘Ways of Working’, covering; code, branch, commit, and testing standards. Ongoing maintenance tasks like; patching, upgrades, and improvement works. Documentation


    • Build a secure Azure production environment that is DWP compliant and supports automation. This must be aligned to agreed Architecture documentation
    • Build an Azure development and test environment that is DWP compliant. This must be aligned to agreed Architecture documentation
    • Development of solutions using DevOps pipelines to delivery scalable, maintainable, and reusable products and services within existing and new platform & landing zones
    • Ensures a smooth transition and minimal defects/issues when promoting the dev builds into the OPH environments.
    • Fix any defects identified during testing
    • Technical development & configuration
    • All themes of work will require Azure, Terraform skills, Gitlab and some experience to Ansible
    • It would be preferred if resource has PowerShell and Python Scripting experience


    Skills and attributes for success

    • A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Software Programming or Information Management
    • Minimum 3-4 years of experience in a software development role
    • Analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills
    • Basic knowledge and understanding of software development life cycle processes, agile development methodologies, software design and testing
    • Linux, AWS, CI/CD, and DevOps / Operational practices allowing them to be re-tasked across the platform between delivery, improvement, and support tasks
    • Resources should have a suitable amount of Terraform experience, or certification, to be able to get up to speed quickly and work confidently on the estate
    • The role will be expected to work to Automation first and DevOps principles

    Soft Skills

    • Excellent Communication Skills
    • Team Player
    • Self-starter and highly motivated
    • Ability to handle high pressure and fast paced situations
    • Excellent presentation skills
    • Ability to work with globally distributed teams
    • Can operate independently or with minimum supervision
    • Ability to work & Coordinate with various teams (QA, Release Team, Product Team, PMO)
    • Learning ability, including integrating information and the ability to judge and to evaluate

    What we look for


    We’re interested in candidates with a genuine creative vision and the confidence to make it happen. You can expect plenty of autonomy in this role, so you’ll also need the ability to take initiative and seek out opportunities to improve our current relationships and processes. If you’re serious about auditing and ready to take on some of our clients’ most complex issues, this role is for you.

    What working at EY offers

    At EY, we’re dedicated to helping our clients, from start–ups to Fortune 500 companies — and the work we do with them is as varied as they are.

    You get to work with inspiring and meaningful projects. Our focus is education and coaching alongside practical experience to ensure your personal development. We value our employees and you will be able to control your own development with an individual progression plan. You will quickly grow into a responsible role with challenging and stimulating assignments. Moreover, you will be part of an interdisciplinary environment that emphasizes high quality and knowledge exchange. Plus, we offer:

    • Support, coaching and feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues around
    • Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career
    • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you

    About EY

    As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and Consulting services, we’re using the finance products, expertise and systems we’ve developed to build a better working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime. And with a commitment to hiring and developing the most passionate people, we’ll make our ambition to be the best employer  a reality.

    If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.


    The exceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build.


    Apply now.


    Please note;

    Prior to finalizing your application, you will be asked to provide personal information across several dimensions of diversity and inclusiveness. The information you provide is kept entirely confidential and will not be used to evaluate your candidacy. We collect this data to help us analyse our recruitment process holistically and implement actions that promote diversity and inclusiveness. While optional, we encourage you to provide this information to hold us accountable towards our goal of building a better working world. Read more about our commitment to diversity& inclusiveness here . We ask because it matters!


    EY exists to build a better working world, helping to create long-term value for clients, people and society and build trust in the capital markets.


    Enabled by data and technology, diverse EY teams in over 150 countries provide trust through assurance and help clients grow, transform and operate.


    Working across assurance, consulting, law, strategy, tax and transactions, EY teams ask better questions to find new answers for the complex issues facing our world today.



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