Expert DevOps Cloud Engineer

Employer: Finastra
  • IT Software
  • Job type: full-time
    Job level: 1 - 5 years of experience
  • Updated at: 29.11.2020
    Short company description

    We’re an energized bunch, who love to be at the forefront of innovation. We make it our mission to develop and stay ahead of the latest trends and technology. Our goal? To put customers at the core of what we do and to deliver solutions that drive transformation and unlock the potential of people and businesses.


    Finastra is looking for an experienced, levelheaded Full Stack Engineer who does things the right way and loves to troubleshoot, solution and improve. We want you to join our Cloud Enablement Team under Development Enterprise Architecture and become part of the team responsible for our products in Microsoft Azure cloud.

    Job Accountabilities:

    As a DevOps Engineer you will be part of the Global Technology organization and work closely other product engineers, architects and developers to build highly reliable products. The Development Operations Group manage the entire Microsoft Azure Cloud environment for FINASTRA development and as such we’ll rely on your experience to help us build out the automated, shining beacon of best-practice infrastructure that we need, and your role will be supported by the teams of top-notch developers, support engineers and the entire Finastra organization to deliver the best of breed products and services to our clients.


    As technologies move around us, we need a team of people who grow and adapt to new best practices. We look for people with:

    - At least 7+ years of computing experience, knowledge and excitement about the terrain and 2+ years of direct Azure experience
    - A solid grasp of the programming tools at their disposal, and knowledge of the time and place to use each one
    - Working experience with configuration management (e.g. Ansible/Puppet/Chef/DSC)
    - Working experience with monitoring (e.g. OMS/APM) and notification systems
    - Strong/Expert knowledge of Azure ARM templates and PowerShell, AZ CLI, shell, Python
    - Pragmatic problem-solving abilities dealing with complex systems
    - Comfortable wearing lots of hats in a heterogeneous environment: working with web servers and databases, and software, dashboards and various IaaS systems and PaaS resources
    - Ability to deliver long-term, repeatable IaC solutions that incorporate directly into an overall CI/CD process
    - Strong/Expert knowledge of container provisioning and management (Docker/Docker Swarm/Kubernetes) a strong plus
    - Strong commitment to standardization
    - An excellent command of written and spoken English
    - The Cloud Enablement Group place exceptional value on experience and skills that directly align our needs within the Azure tech stack, specifically experience and knowledge of: Azure IaaS and PaaS technologies in general (a deep knowledge of the tools in the platform, specifically, environment delivery and support for: Service Fabric, Application Service Environment, Azure Kubernetes Service, Azure SQL, Cosmos, etc., Azure APIM, Azure AD, Azure OMS/Application Insights, Global Traffic Manager, Redis Cache, any Azure PaaS resource in an automated, repeatable fashion through a combination of Azure ARM templates, PowerShell, shell, Python, etc.
    - Provisioning and capacity planning
    - Cloud SDN (Azure)
    - Strong security/audit awareness
    - Operationalization of solutions from Development POCs through Production
    - Vulnerability and patch management