DevOps Engineer - Legal & General


Closing date: 26/07/2018

Working here is about being there for our customers; we’re available should the worst happen and we work together to enable social and financial equality across the UK. But it’s also about you –how you develop and what you can achieve.

We’ll help your talent thrive in an environment where you’ll be supported to work flexibly and autonomously, sharing in our success and rewarded for a great performance with a generous benefits package.

Job Description:

Job Duties

  • Build, test, maintain and operationally own multiple DevOps tools and environments to support Digital application development and operations.
  • Support development colleagues with peer review activity as required.
  • Actively participate in agile scrum ceremonies including sprint planning, providing estimates and updates for development activity.
  • Working as part of the development team to help understand and shape business requirements.
  • Working with the development team and DevOps Lead to help devise, plan, build and document automated build pipelines and infrastructure as code.
  • Communicating problems you find to line management and product owners in a clear, detailed and helpful way, reporting progress, risks and issues, and identifying solutions.
Skills Range:

Qualifications: RHCSA or equivalent experience


Infrastructure Design & Build

  • A general understanding of the Linux operating system (preferably Red Hat based).
  • An understanding of networking and security.
  • Experience in at least one scripting language (bash, python, ruby…).

Infrastructure Automation

  • Experience with a configuration management tooling (Puppet, Ansible).
  • An understanding of Infrastructure as code patterns and principles.
  • An interest in containers and container orchestration.

Build Automation

  • A good understanding of CI/CD principles.
  • Experience using automated build tools i.e. Jenkins.

Customer Awareness

  • A supportive, communicative and collaborative approach to working in a team.
  • An understanding of the different drivers and needs of customers, distributors and partners.

Business & Industry

  • An understanding of key organisational structures, frameworks and core processes.
  • An understanding of digital/web development or product delivery.

IT & Systems

  • An interest in technology.
  • Willingness to look at code and learn about different configuration management and automation tools.

Specific Experience

  • Working knowledge of building and maintaining large cloud based environments a bonus.
Person Specification:


Whatever your role, we reward ability, performance and attitude with a package that looks after all the things that are important to you. Our employees have a wide range of benefits including a generous pension scheme, life assurance, 25 days' holiday (plus one day after two years), private medical insurance, performance related bonuses, a variety of share schemes, discounts at both a huge range of high street stores and our own great products, your hard work will be rewarded when you join us.

Key Area: Programming/Developer 15-1131.00Programming/Developer
Salary: competitive
Attendance: Full-Time
Additional Information:

From HR and Digital teams through to Group Finance, Risk and Corporate Comms – our Group function support our businesses across the UK and abroad. Delivering essential services and activities that have a real impact on our business and our customers lives, we enable our people to do what they do best, contributing to delivering a great customer service, profitability and strategic growth.



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