DevOps Engineer

Job Location

Edinburgh, UK

Type of Job



£45,000 to £65,000

Date Posted

9 May 2021

Lucent is looking for a DevOps Engineer to join an established, growing company operating in an innovative technology sector. Working in an Agile team you will be involved in projects from the start working with architects contributing to design. You will be responsible for the deployment of code into production environments and supporting documentation, closely monitoring systems and identifying any issues and providing feedback to the development team. This is an excellent opportunity to join a company that has a strong focus on learning and development and will support and fund you in obtaining relevant qualifications.

The Company

Scotland based; you will be joining a market-leading specialist who works with numerous high-profile clients. The market they operate in is growing and presents unique technical problems which require creative and user-friendly solutions built to the highest technical standards. There is a strong team spirit in the company, and remote working has created camaraderie. Training and development is a crucial focus for all. This company believes in investing in its team. Hence, every DevOps has the opportunity to complete their Microsoft Certified Azure Administrator Associate and Azure Solutions Architect Expert qualifications.

The DevOps Role

  • This is a varied role and your duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Setting up code repositories, pipelines and branching strategies for CI\CD

  • Creating environments using Infrastructure as Code

  • Working with the architects at project inception and contributing to design decisions

  • Creating secure and efficient cloud infrastructure solutions

  • Maintaining test environments

  • Creating documentation for the easier handover of code into production

  • Creating appropriate access controls and review steps for code deployment

  • Monitoring applications throughout their lifecycle

  • Continuously improving application security standards

About You

The successful DevOps Engineer will have the following skills, experience and personal attributes:

  • An experienced DevOps Engineer with experience of highly resilient systems, you will be able to analyse business problems and design suitable technical solutions.

  • You will have experience with scripting including ARM Templates and Powershell

  • You will ideally be familiar with MS Azure and have CI/CD experience in Azure DevOps

  • Ideally, you’ll have a computer science degree or similar and any Azure or DevOps certifications would be a bonus, but these not required.

  • You should have excellent problem-solving skills, be a great communicator and be a team player as this is a very collaborative environment.

While remote work is the norm just now, in future, you will most likely join the team in the office one or two days per week, but you will be able to be more office-based if you like.

Benefits include a bonus, holidays and pension, and continued investment in personal development and learning to support you in your future growth. Salary is dependent on experience but will be competitive.

To apply please send your CV as soon as possible.

Successful applicants will have to undergo security clearances and criminal record checks.

All applicants should be eligible to work in the UK.

To Find Out More Contact

Rebecca Hastings

07564 444 680