Senior Configuration Engineer

Next PLC
07 Dec 2018
04 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Next eCommerce has grown significantly over the last 2 years and in order to keep pace with the demand in deployments and central services we are expanding our Deployments and Application Infrastructure teams.

With the introduction of Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery (via the weekly Release Train) we have increased our deployment success rate from 40% to 90% however further modernisation and improvements are needed to keep pace with the business.

We understand that manual processes cannot scale and we're looking to invest in automation for builds, deployments, environment creation, configuration and much more.
We are looking for passionate, committed, hard-working individuals who want to make a difference. Aptitude and attitude over experience we are willing to consider candidates from any technical or infrastructure related background; from Developers to Systems Engineers.

Here's some of the technologies and tools we'll be looking at;
  • Configuration Management solutions
  • Infrastructure as Code (IaC)
  • PowerShell DSC
  • Disposable / Self-Serve Environments
  • Automated deployments
  • Visual Studio / TFS / Release Manager
  • Virtualisation / Cloud / Containerisation

Personal skills;
  • Team Player - willing to do any work if the team needs it,
  • Collaborative - works to get team consensus
  • Can do attitude - gets the job done
  • Problem Solver - takes on challenges and gets a result
  • Critical thinker - always looking to improve and understand root cause faults
Preferred Experience; working with or designing/implementing
  • Configuration management solutions
  • Continuous Integration / Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) pipelines
  • Deployment automation
  • TFS / Release Manager
  • PowerShell / Automation scripting languages

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